Mrs. Cristy Seely
Mrs. Seely has been with EWP since 2010. She became the director in 2014. She has a B.Ed in Early Childhood Education which she attained from the University of Toledo. Mrs. Seely has been working in the early childhood field for over 20 years in various capacities including Montessori and Children’s Ministry. She believes that the first five years of a child’s life are the most important. It is during those critical years that children are molded into who they will become as an adult. Her goal is to offer students enriching experiences that nourish them spiritually, inspire them academically, support them emotionally and guide them socially. She is married and the mother of four adult children.
Mrs. Tina Faulkner
3 Year Old Teacher Email
Mrs. Faulkner has been teaching at EWP since 2007. She has a degree in Business from Owens State Community College. She strives to provide a classroom that makes students feel welcomed and loved. She recognizes that each child in unique and her goal is to encourage them to develop and grow at their own pace and style. She is married and the mother of two sons. Her oldest son is serving in the United States Marine Corps and her youngest son is an EWP graduate!
Mrs. Chris Skiba
3 Year Old Teacher Email
Mrs. Skiba has been with EWP since the fall of 2009 and began teaching in 2014. Before coming to EWP, Mrs. Skiba worked as a substitute for the Rossford School District, primarily in their preschool classrooms. Her goal for her students is to make their first educational experience the best and begin to lay the foundation for academic success. She believes that education starts with a solid partnership between parents, students and teachers. She is married and the mother of two children.
Mrs. Jeny Mazza
Mrs. Mazza acquired her Associates Degree in early childhood education from Owens State Community College. She is committed to providing families with a loving and developmentally sound foundation for a time of learning. She believes children should be allowed to explore, inquire, play and discover the world around them. Mrs. Mazza is married and has one daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family. She especially likes to go camping, go to the cabin and hang at the barn watching her daughter ride. She started teaching at EWP in the fall of 2016.
Ms. Morgen Browning
Morning 3 Year Old and Afternoon 4 Year Old Assistant Teacher Email
Ms. Browning earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science from Bellevue University. This is her first year at Elizabeth Wayne. Her son being an EWP graduate, she is thrilled to be on the other side of the classroom. This year she hopes to help children learn by providing a caring and playful environment. In her off hours, she enjoys spending time with her son, painting and reading.
Mrs. Erin Perry
4 Year Old Teacher Email
Mrs. Perry attained her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Owens State Community College. She is passionate about providing experiences for young children to develop their capabilities so they can enter kindergarten with skills that will help them succeed in their education and everyday life. Mrs. Perry believes that when children are excited about learning and provided opportunities they become intrinsically motivated to learn, develop and have fun doing so. She grew up in Elmore and resides there still with her husband and two daughters. In her spare time she enjoys camping with her family and supporting her daughters in their sports and extracurricular activities. She joined the EWP team in 2014.
Mrs. Amanda Wilt
Mrs. Wilt is no stranger to Elizabeth Wayne Preschool as she was a parent here long before becoming an Assistant Teacher. She studied business at Owens Community College and has been moonlighting as an office assistant/bookkeeper at her friends dance studio for several years. Now that all of her children are in school, full-time, she is looking forward to assisting Mrs. Perry create a comfortable and loving environment for their students. Mrs. Wilt is organized, creative and loves working with children. She is married and has four boys.
Mrs. Maria Fisher
4 Year Old Teacher Email
Mrs. Fisher holds a degree in Human Services from the University of Toledo. She has been teaching at EWP since 2001. She has been working in the field of early childhood education since 1989. She enjoys helping students prepare for kindergarten through developmentally appropriate activities that challenge each student’s wide range of abilities. She is married and the mother of three children.
Mrs. Heather Grycza
4 Year Old Assistant Teacher Email
Mrs. Grycza began with EWP the spring of 2017 as a substitute teacher. She holds a Marketing and Sales degree from Owens State Community College. She taught at a couple of daycare/preschool facilities, was a pharmacy technician for a few years, but found that her passion was either working with children or the older and elderly. After working for 7 1/2 years in an Assisted Living community as an Activity Assistant with Alzheimer’s patients, she found that she really wanted to get back into the preschool setting. She understands that each child is unique and they grow and learn at their own pace. Mrs. Grycza is married and has two daughters, Rachel (an EWP grad!) and Leah. Their family is completed with a German shepherd mix named Hershey.
Mrs. Jenny Robbins
Mrs. Robbins graduated from Huntington University with a degree in Education. She has been teaching at EWP since 2008. She believes that preschool is a place to have fun and be silly while learning the necessary skills to excel as a student. Mrs. Robbins knows the importance of challenging students to help them reach goals while encouraging growth with love, patience and excitement. She is married and the mother of three children.
Ms. Molly Gast
Kinder Start Assistant Teacher Email
Ms. Gast graduated from The University of Toledo in 2017 with her Bachelors in Early Childhood Education. She is very excited to start her journey at EWP. Ms. Gast believes providing children with a safe environment to learn, play, and explore is a crucial aspect of early childhood. One of her goals is to provide students with the skills and encouragement they need to independently problem solve and positively interact with others. Ms. Gast is originally from Sylvania, but currently lives in Maumee. She loves playing and watching sports, and spending time with her family, friends, and English bulldog Tilly.
Mrs. Tamie Daly
Mrs. Daly rejoined EWP as a Lunch Bunch and Floater Teacher in 2015. She originally worked at EWP as a Teacher Aide from 2006 to 2010. She enjoys working with children and helping them learn everyday. She is married and has one daughter. Mrs. Daly enjoys traveling with her family and antiquing at estate sales.
Mrs. Carly Erickson
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Mrs. Erickson attained her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Owens State Community College. She believes children learn best through play and it is her goal to provide a fun and loving learning experience for children to grow. She teaches Music, Bible, Living Skills and runs our Summer Camps. Newly married, Mrs. Erickson and her husband reside in Toledo with their two dogs, Scrappy and Stout. For fun she loves to sing and play guitar. Occasionally you can catch her acting in a local theatre production! She is excited to bring her love of music and God’s word to the students of EWP! Mrs. Erickson began teaching at EWP in 2018.
Mrs. Meg Duesing
Lunch Bunch Teacher Email
Mrs. Duesing began working at EWP in the fall of 2019. For the last 14 years she has been a stay at home mom to her four children. She is an active volunteer in her children’s schools and extracurricular activities including lacrosse and swim team . Mrs. Duesing studied political science and elementary education at Wittenberg University. She believes that children are capable individuals and with love and encouragement they will gain the skills they need to be successful. She and her husband have lived in Perrysburg for the last 17 years. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, being creative, being at the lake and swimming. She loves all things Michigan and especially loves rooting on the Wolverines- Go Blue!
Mrs. Kristin Sluhan
Mrs. Sluhan began teaching art at EWP in the fall of 2016. She studied art at the University of Kentucky and Lourdes College and then began a career in event planning and design. She loves children and is excited to bring the arts to EWP preschoolers. She is married and the mother of two girls.
Mrs. Corinne Shuff
Lunch Bunch Teacher Email
Mrs. Shuff joined the EWP team in the fall of 2018 as a long term sub. However, she is no stranger to our school as she is also an alumni! Mrs. Shuff is married with two children. She graduated form Perrysburg High School and Penta Career Center for digital video production. After high school she pursued a career in photography, but realized after she had her son what her real passion is- working with children! Being able to teach him and watch him grow made her want to do the same for other children. She is excited to have found a home at EWP where she can use her talents to enrich the lives of students. Being able to help and teach so many kids is her passion.