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Preschool-Apples

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Stacie
Tennant

Assistant Teacher

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Assistant Teacher

Ms. Amanda loves to work with children and has been with ELF for the past five years!  She has her Bachelors Degree in Psychology. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, camping and spending time with her family, she has a newborn baby girl, and a dog Mae!  One thing many people don’t know about her is that one day she hopes to write a children’s book!

Ms. Stacie comes to ELF with 30 years experience of teaching! She has 3 children, TAD, Colton, and Riley. She enjoys riding Harleys and cooking. She especially loves to spend time with her grandchildren. Her biggest life accomplishment is watching the kids that she taught turn into grown ups. 

Preschool-Pineapples

Emalee
Arbogast 
Lead Teacher
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Ms. Emalee is from Pocahontas County, WV. She has been with ELF for two years! In her free time, Miss Emalee enjoys reading and cooking. She loves to learn new recipes. She grew up on a farm with four siblings, one of them being Ms.Bethany.  She loves getting to work with children because they are funny and easily make everyday brighter.

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Cheyenne
Bennett

Assistant Teacher

Miss Cheyenne is originally from Morgantown, but just recently moved back after living in Colorado for a while. She has one dog who she loves to take on walks and hikes. Miss Cheyenne loves working with children because there is always something to do and they are so much fun to be around! Ms.Cheyenne has been with ELF for a year and a half!

Preschool-Bananas

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Ruth 
Kubinsky

Lead Teacher

Ms. Ruth is originally from Philly! She has graduated from WVU with Psychology and Spanish. This is her 3rd year at ELF. Ms. Ruth loves working with kids because it is never boring, her favorite activity with them is crafting and dance parties!  She loves kayaking the zoo and Disney movies. Ms. Ruth has a bunny but loves giraffes! 

Cailey 
Hillard 
Assistant Teacher

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Ms. Cailey has been with ELF for four years. She lives in Morgantown. Something nobody knows about Ms. Cailey is that she is scared of Crickets. She likes working with kids because there is always something to do!

Toddler 1- Kiwis

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Billiejo
Knox

Lead Teacher

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Anna
Kalakin

Assistant Teacher/PIC

Ms. Billiejo joins our teams with two years of previous childcare experience, including substitute teaching! In her spare time, she enjoys making crafts and playing with her six dogs! Ms. Billiejo enjoys working with kids to watch them grow and learn! 

Miss. Anna comes to us from ELF Site 2. In her free time, she loves to play with her dogs, go on hikes and hang out with her friends. Her favorite thing about working with children is all the joy they bring to her life!

Toddler 2-Lemons

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Jennifer

White

Lead Teacher

Tristan
Dennis

Assistant Teacher
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Ms. Jennifer graduated from WVU in 2016 with a MDS degree. She specialized in Child Development and Family Studies, Special Education, and Early Interventions. She loves spending time with her husband and son.

Mr. Tristan is new to the ELF team. He was born and raised in Morgantown, WV. In the past, he has worked as a musician and photographer. Mr. Tristan has two cats named Peter and Rowan. In his free time, he enjoys playing the mandolin, riding his bike, and taking pictures with his "old-timey" camera. Mr. Tristan loves working with children because he has the opportunity to play and learn with them! 

Resource Teachers

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Bethany
Arbogast
Office Manager/PIC

Ms. Bethany has been with ELF for four years. When working with children, she enjoys watching them learn and grow. In Ms. Bethany's spare time, she enjoys watching Netflix, hiking, going to the gym and traveling. She is one of five children! Ms. Bethany has three sisters and one brother, one of her sisters being Ms. Emalee. 

Madison 
Zink

Resource/PIC
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Ms. Madison is from Maryland but currently lives in Morgantown, WV. She just recently completed her time serving for the United States Navy. She has two cats that she loves to cuddle. In her free time, Ms. Madison enjoys dancing, playing soccer, traveling, and watching movies/TV. She loves working with children because of their wild curiosity. 

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Olivia
Bryan

Resource/PIC
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Darby 
Herd
Resource/PIC

Miss Olivia is from Charlottesville, VA but currently lives in Morgantown. In the past, she has worked as a Montessori preschool teacher. She loves getting to spend time with friends and having the opportunity to travel to new places--she has been to 6 different countries! Miss Olivia's biggest accomplishment is being the first person in her family to go to college. She loves working with children because of their positive attitude and good spirits!

Miss. Darby has been with ELF for 3 years. In the past she has worked at group homes, as a WVU program assistant, and as a server. She has a dog named Luna. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, going to the beach, and painting. She loves working with children because of the relationship that can grow between a child and a teacher.

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Kaitlyn
Angalich

Resource Teacher 
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Shakeira
Moss
Resource Teacher

Ms. Kaitlyn is originally from Wheeling, WV! She is studying communication sciences and disorders at WVU and plans to get her masters in speech pathology in the fall. Ms. Kaitlyn comes to ELF with four years experience. She has a cat Luna, and in her free time loves the outdoors or being in the gym. Ms. Kaitlyn plans on working with kids for many years because she loves seeing them grow into their own person. 

Mrs. Shakeira has worked with ELF for the past two years.. She previously worked as a CNA. In her free time she likes to read and do outdoor activities. Something that not many people know about Miss. Moss is that she is afraid of the dark. She loves to work with children because she gets to share her knowledge with them!

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Megan
Alderman 
Resource Teacher 

Ms. Megan used to be a Vet Tech! She has a Dog and a Cat, Ms. Megan loves cooking, hiking, reading, photography, shopping and of course traveling! Some background about Ms. Megan studied animal science for 3 years, her biggest life accomplishment is being a straight A student in college and having a townhouse at 21! Her favorite part of working with children is helping them problem solve and watching them learn and grow! 

Kitchen

Ayan
Ali Gahair

Kitchen Staff
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Maggie
Yokovich

Kitchen Staff
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