Dani Dontonio

I am excited to be assistant teaching in the Lavender classroom this year. I moved to Lexington from Illinois in early 2018 and started substitute teaching at LFP in the fall. I feel truly fortunate to be a part of this special community. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Art from Columbia College Chicago where[…]

Audrey Hamilton

I have loved being outside since I can remember. This led me to obtain a a dual bachelors from Brevard College (outside of Asheville NC) in Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education as well as Elementary Education. In the 5 years after college I traveled a lot, living in many states and a few other countries,[…]

Camilla Wilson

I am originally from Bowling Green, KY, where I graduated from Bowling Green High School in 2012. Recently, I moved to Lexington, KY and I am thrilled to become a part of Lexington Friends Preschool! Early on, I started taking care of children through babysitting, and eventually discovered Montessori education. In 2014, I found Plum[…]

Joy Mitchell

Joy Mitchell joined LFP during summer camps in 2018. She is a valuable part of the whole community, primarily assisting in the Goldenrod Room.

Shelby Wheeler

Shelby Wheeler

I graduated with a BS in Agriculture and Natural Resources from Berea College in 2016, and traveled for about a year before settling back in to KY. I’m a Gardener, Baker, and crafter, and I spend a lot of time going on adventures with my pup Roo. I’ve been subbing for LFP since January, and I’m[…]

Teddy Salazar

I am an assistant teacher in the Lavender classroom. In addition to teaching, I am a multidisciplinary artist and hope to bring my passion for community-engaged art into the classroom and the LFP community as much as possible. I believe in art as a tool for engagement and healing. By encouraging creative expression and outdoor[…]

Maryuri Welsing

Maryuri Welsing

My name in Maryuri Welsing, I was born in Santa Clara Cuba and moved to Florida when I was 24 years old. I have a bachelors degree in physical education with a basketball training certification. I am Montessori trained and have experience in teaching Spanish amongst all lower elementary grades.

Megan Adams

I am Lead Teacher in the Lavender Classroom at Lexington Friends Preschool. I have been working with children since 2010, both as a professional nanny and a Montessori educator. I studied biology and psychology at UK before completing my AMS Infant and Toddler Certification at the Greater Cincinnati Center for Montessori Education in 2017. I[…]

Sarah Jo Jacobs

I am a recent graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a Degree in Theater and English. Before completing my degree I spent a year teaching at a nonprofit after school theatre program in Austin Texas as well as facilitating at ‘The Thinkery’ a local children’s museum in Austin. After graduation I started work at Lexington[…]

Rebecca Trivisonno

I moved to Lexington in 2015 from Chicago, Illinois and began Working at LFP last year as the Afternoon Assistant in our Waldorf-inspired program. I am thrilled to be coming back for my second year as Lead Teacher in the Primary 2 class. I earned my BFA in Illustration at the Savannah College of Art[…]