MMO Staff

Director
Ms. Liz has been blessed to serve children and parents at MMO since 2010 and has loved working in such a wonderful program with a great team. Over the past decade she has found her true passion for teaching young children in both a preschool and a Sunday school environment. She has also coached springboard diving at Wood Valley Swim Club and curently works in Product Sales at the Girl Scout Council. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia and she served for over 20 years in the military as an Army officer. She moved to North Carolina in 2002 to teach at UNC Chapel Hill and now calls North Carolina home. She and her husband, Steve, have a teenage daughter and son. Liz enjoys traveling with her family, reading, volunteering and walking with friends.

Lead Teacher
(Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)
Miss Karen has been teaching at MMO since 2011. She attended Virginia tech – (Go Hokies!) – where she received a Bachelor of Science in Family and Child Development. In the Fall of 2000, she made Raleigh her home to help serve with a campus church, Grace. She met her husband, Tommy, while serving there. She has had many different experiences in education. Prior to coming to MMO, she taught as a traveling tutor, a co-teacher to infants, toddlers, and preschool, and as a a teacher assistant in the public schools. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband. Together, they minister to college students and young adults. They also enjoy playing games and entertaining friends in their home.

Teacher
(Monday through Thursday)
Miss Angela has been teaching at MMO since 2011. She grew up in Southern California and attended Pasadena City College where her focus of study was Early Childhood Development. In 2005, her family moved to the Carolinas. She has over 10 years of experience in early childhood education, which includes being a teacher in preschools, a daycare center and childcare supervisor at church events. Ms. Angela is married with two daughters and resides in Cary. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking and have fun with her business, “Perfectly Posh,” selling all-natural beauty products.

Teacher
(Fridays)
Ms. Beth grew up in New Jersey. She moved to Texas for a few years and studied at Lamar University. She ended up in North Carolina in 1993 and worked for Brenntag Chemical Distributors until starting a family in 1998. Beth and her husband, Glenn, have two teenage daughters, Megan and Lee Ann. She discovered her passion for teaching children over 14 years ago when she began working as a preschool teacher at Tabernacle Learning Center. When she’s not working, she enjoys hanging out with her family, playing softball, and being creative with her business, “Serve with Verve,” which is unique beaded flatware.

Teacher
(Tuesday, Thursday)
Ms. Katelyn is a 2014 graduate of Celebration Christian Academy and attends Wake Tech. She came to MMO in 2014 and she is adored by the children. Katelyn is one of six siblings. She was born in Michigan but grew up in Raleigh. She has enjoyed working with children since she was 12 and works as a part-time nanny. Some of her favorite things include music, being outside and being around people.

Teacher
(Monday – Friday)
Ms. Bethany grew up in Augusta, Georgia. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Georgia and a Master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Marshall University. She moved to Raleigh in 2013 and loves living in “The City of Oaks!” Bethany has been married to her husband, Nate, for 13 years and they have three kids; ages 10, 7, and 4. She is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist and has worked in Early Intervention, as well as with the school-age, and adult populations. Through her work experiences, she has discovered her passion to serve kids and their families. She is a member at Calvary Presbyterian Church and loves helping in the nursery and elementary age Sunday school class, singing on the worship team, and hosting a Life Group. Bethany is blessed to be a past MMO parent, and subbed for MMO in the spring of 2016. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, having people over for meals, singing, drinking coffee, exercising, reading, listening to audio books/podcasts, and going to the beach.

Teacher
(Monday – Friday)
Ms. Nicole is new to the MMO team and very excited to start working with your children. She’s originally from Germany and moved to North Carolina in 2001. Before having her twins in 2008, she worked in management at a pharmaceutical company. She has subbed for many years at St. Francis of Assisi Preschool and is currently serving as the VP on the FOQ board at her children’s school, Quest Academy Charter School. Nicole enjoys traveling, scuba diving, exercising and good company.