Dayspring Preschool Staff
Our teachers meet or exceed the criteria for preschool educators as defined by the State of Ohio.
Director and 4/5 Lead Teacher: Lara Fogle earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University. She has taught preschool in Delaware and has assisted and substituted in Marion. She lives in Marion with her husband, Mike and their two children, Gage and Olivia. Her passion for children overflows into the classroom.
4/5 Aide - Sierra Easterday is a graduate of Tri-Rivers early childhood education program. She comes to us with lots of fun ideas and tremendous enthusiasm! Sierra was also part of the National Technical Honor Society and earned a gold rating in FCCLA (Family, Career, and Leaders of America) state competition. She lives in Marion with her husband and two children. We are so blessed to have Sierra be a part of our program.
3/4 Lead Teacher: Barbara Hays has a true passion for children. She has taught preschool in Marion for 20+ years. Prior to that she has taught preschool in various locations including Japan. Her high energy level and passion for children is evident in her teaching style in the classroom. Her understanding of children and their needs allows her to excel in our program.
3/4 Aide - Teri Shipley comes from a long background of working with children. From providing home daycare to working in preschool and child watch at our local YMCA, Ms. Teri is an outstanding asset to our program. She resides in Marion with her husband and 3 children. We are so excited to have her on our preschool team!
3/4 Lead Teacher - Hannah Howell is a graduate of The Ohio State University and has taught preschool in Marengo, Ohio. She is very involved at Dayspring and is much loved in the children's department on Sundays! Hannah resides in Mt. Gilead and is a very valuable asset to our team!
3/4 Aide - Diane Jankowski comes to us after serving as an aide in the former St. Mary's preschool program and as a substitute in our program for many years. She resides in Marion with her husband and two sons and we are proud to add her to our program!