Debbie Stevens

Bachelor’s Degree from Anderson University Married with one daughter Preschool Teacher for 10 years Joined The Ark Staff in 2016 It is such a blessing to be teaching at The Ark!  I love teaching from a Biblical world view and believe that each child is a wonderful and unique creation of God’s.  I love to […]

Mary Lynne Bordewick

Married with 2 grown children Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Quincy College, Quincy, IL Taught 9 years in Kindergarten, first and second grades Joined The Ark Staff in 1995 I always think the current class is my “favorite” class, but then I meet the next class and I fall in love all over again. […]

Tammy Daugherty

Married with 2 daughters who attended The Ark Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University of Ohio Preschool Teacher for over 13 years Joined The Ark staff in 2015 I feel so blessed to be teaching at The Ark! I have been a part of The Ark family as a student (MANY years ago), as a parent […]

Kim Drell

Bachelor’s Degree from University of Iowa Married with 3 children who all attended The Ark Joined The Ark Staff in 2007 I love when I’m teaching my class a song in which my child taught me years ago while at The Ark. It always takes me back to when my children were in preschool. When […]

Jan Lutes

Elementary Education Degree from Miami University of Ohio Married with 2 grown children Taught in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois Teaching Preschool since 1990, joined The Ark Staff in 2008 While staying home with my children when they were young I often babysat for my friends that worked. I always tried to do something educational for […]

Karin Manning

  Bachelor’s degree from North Park College Married with 5 children One on one Aid and Learning Disability Aid Previous Ark Preschool Teacher 2007-2009 Rejoined The Ark Preschool staff in 2012 As the mother of 5 children I have come to realize how uniquely God creates each child.  Four of my five children were born within […]

Becky Martinez

Married with 2 children Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from DePaul University Master’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Erikson Institute Preschool Teacher for 7 years Joined The Ark Staff in 2013 I am so excited to join The Ark staff! From the moment my children started at The Ark […]

Anna Movido

Bachelors Degree and Masters of Arts Degree from the University of the Philippines Married with 2 grown children Joined The Ark Staff in 1994 I am blessed to have loving and caring co-workers at The Ark. I love teaching at The Ark. It is a joy and privilege to partner with parents in the nurture […]

Joann Steenken

Bachelor’s Degree from Marquette University Married with 2 children who attended The Ark Joined The Ark Staff in 2006 Our children loved going to The Ark Preschool. As a Mom, I always felt that when they stepped through their Ark classroom door, each child was accepted and celebrated for their uniqueness. It was such a […]

Holly Pelsor (Director)

Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Benedictine University Married to my High School Sweetheart Preschool Teacher for 8 years Assistant Director for 3 years NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) member Joined The Ark Staff in 2015 I feel so blessed and privileged to be the Director of The Ark Preschool.  I have worked […]