Staff

Ashley Scott, Preschool Director

Our director, Ashley, has been with the Preschool for 5 years and became the director in the summer of 2016.  She has 10+ years in the education field, with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood.  Ashley attends Mansfield 1st EPC where she is also the Director of Children's Ministries. She enjoys art and dance! She is married and has 3 girls.  

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool:  "The children and families!  I love the relationships that are built through this Preschool and the fact that we  get to teach the message of Jesus Christ to these growing souls!"

 

 

 

Dianne Esmont, Preschool Plus Teacher

Dianne has a B.S. in Education, with 30+ years in the education field and 22 years at the Preschool. Dianne is married and has 3 daughters.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "The loving environment - the wonderful staff and families who bring their precious children here. There is a warm, supportive and comfortable atmosphere here!"

 

 

Patti Courser, MWF and Preschool Plus Teacher

Patti has 13 years in the education field and this is her third year at the Preschool. She has taught Sunday School for 20+ years and currently attends Clearcreek Church of God. She loves photography! Patti is married with 2 children.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "The children! I love seeing their smiles and having fun with them."

 

Laurie Stanley, TuTh and Preschool Plus Teacher

Laurie has an Associate Degree in Nursing (RN).  She has been in the education field for 19 years and at Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool for 16 years.  Laurie attends Crossroads Community Church.  She loves the outdoors!  She is married and has 2 kids.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool:  "The children and their families!  I love being able to teach about the love of Jesus to each of these precious little ones!"

 

Tabitha Hazlett, TuTh and MWF Teacher

This is Tabitha's second year at Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool. She enjoys cake decorating and spending time with family. She is married and has 2 young children who both attended Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool. 

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "The loving and caring staff. They are like an extension of family!"

 

Shawn Wade, 5-Day 2 Teacher

Shawn has a BA in Elementary Education.  She has been in the education field for 25+ years with 19 of those years at the Preschool.  Shawn attends First Congregational Church.  She is married and has 5 children.  She loves attending her children's sporting events and reading.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "The Christian based aspect and all the wonderful families that attend and the staff I work with!"

 

Amanda Lucas, 5-Day 1 Teacher

This is Amanda's fourth year with the preschool and she is excited to be back teaching in the classroom! She enjoys reading and camping and hiking with her family. She is married and has a daughter who attended preschool here.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "I love getting to know the children and the families. I'm very blessed to be a part of helping the children grow. Plus, the staff is wonderful to work alongside. We are a family!"

 

Sara Mack, 5-Day 1 and Preschool Plus Teacher

Sara has 20+ years in the education field.  This is her 8th year with the preschool.  She holds a Masters Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from Bowling Green State University.  She attends Resurrection Parish.  She enjoys reading, hiking and spending time with her family.  Sara is married and has 2 children.

Favorite thing about Mansfield 1st EPC Preschool: "I love watching the children grow and being in a loving, caring community of teachers and families!"