Ms. Sue grew up in Holland, Michigan and attended Western Michigan University. Escaping the bad winters, she moved to North Carolina where she met her wonderful husband Brian. They have three beautiful children who are all really involved in various activities and keep Sue very busy! Sue has taught science in preschool and elementary schools for over ten years.
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.
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.
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.
Ms. Chris has an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development and loves working with young children. She has more than 12 years of childcare experience, working with a variety of age groups as well as special needs children. Living in the Raleigh area since 1991, Chris loves the close knit family feeling of North Carolina. She is married with a daughter and son and three cats who bring lots of joy to daily life. Chris likes to spend time crocheting, bird watching and working in the yard.
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.
We are very excited to have Ms Amanda joining the MMO team this year! She has lived in Raleigh since she graduated college in 2006 but still consider St. Louis her hometown. She has been married for eleven years to her college sweetheart and they have two wonderful children together, a second grader and kindergartener at Sycamore Creek. She absolutely adores little children and looks forward to getting to know each of them this year!
Ms. Jessica is new to MMO this year, and is looking forward to a wonderful year with your children. She graduated with a degree in Psychology from the College of Charleston in SC. She has lived in Raleigh since 2001 with her husband Nick. They have a yellow lab and two wonderful sons who keep them busy with all of their athletic and school activities. Jessica has helped out in her son’s schools since preschool doing everything from teaching science to serving on the PTA board. In her free time, she enjoys reading, painting furniture, and spending time with her family.