Ashley Fritz, Director
Ashley started with Mt. Nebo Christian Preschool in August of 2016.
I am so excited that you consider Mt. Nebo Christian Preschool as the place for your child to grow and learn! Making Mt. Nebo Christian Preschool as your “school home;” it’s my desire that your child grow to love his/ her class and come home talking about all the wonderful things they did and learned throughout the day. I speak highly of our program not only as the director, but also as mother of two children; in which first the Lord and education are of the highest importance.
I am originally from Middletown, Maryland where I lived for the majority of my life. I attended college at Shippensburg University where I doubled majored in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Shortly after graduation, I moved to Oregon in order for my husband to attend Western states Chiropractic College. During my time in Oregon I taught second grade.
Once returning from Oregon knew I wanted to continue my career in Education but also use my background in business, so I went on to take a Director’s position at a preschool in Germantown, MD. I immensely enjoyed my time there but felt something was missing; that piece that was missing was a connection with the Lord within the education field. I am very excited to have education and my relationship with the Lord connected!
“If we don’t Teach our children to follow Christ the world will teach them not to.”
Ms. Gail, Administrative Assistant / Billing
Ms. Gail started working at Mt. Nebo in April of 2011, filling in wherever needed. She became the Administrative Assistant in August. Prior to working at Mt. Nebo, she was employed with Grace Child Care in Hagerstown. Ms. Gail has over 30 years of Accounts Receivable and office experience. She is an active member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in Rohrersville.
Chelsea has worked at Mt. Nebo before in the kitchen. She is returning to Mt. Nebo after having children.
Ms. Amy, Teacher
Ms. Amy joined our staff in December of 2010. She has previous experience working with children at other learning centers. Ms. Amy has completed the 90 hour Child Care Course and the Infant and Toddler Course at Frederick Community College. She’s looking forward to getting to know the children!
Ms. Kathy, Teacher
Ms. Kathy joined our staff in October of 2009. She has worked with children and their families for over 16 years. Ms. Kathy completed the 90 hour Child Care course, the 45 hour Infant and Toddler Child Care course and the 9 hour Communication Skills for Child Care Providers. She also completed the Medication Administration for Child Care and Emergency Preparedness courses. Ms. Kathy studied music at Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music. She is active in her home church as a Sunday School teacher, accompanies the ‘Cherub’ Choir, and is a substitute organist. Ms. Kathy resides in Hagerstown with her husband and three children.
Older Two’s Class
Ms. Colleen, Teacher
Ms. Jessie, Teacher
Ms. Jessie has worked with children for the past 5 years. She’s completed the Group Leader Course for School Age Children. Ms. Jessie also completed the Infant and Toddler class through Hagerstown Community College. She is currently enrolled in the Pre-K child care course. Ms. Jessie loves working with children, and hopes to have children of her own someday.
3 Year Old Classes Class
Ms. Julie, Teacher
Ms. Julie started with Mt. Nebo in the fall of 2009. Since 1985, when she began working with young children and their families, she’s known that she is doing the work God called her to do. Ms. Julie previously taught at Montessori, Head Start, corporate based child care and privately owned centers. She earned an Associates degree in Applied Science in Early Childhood Education. She has completed the Medication Administration and Emergency Preparedness for Childcare Providers courses. She is also certified in Infant, Child and Adult CPR & First Aid. Ms. Julie values the freedom to share the wonders of God with the children. She is passionate about providing an environment that promotes the joy of discovery, creativity, independence and language development.
Ms. Kim, Teacher
Ms. Kim has been working at MNCP since August 2013. Kim teaches the 3 year old class and is Mount Nebo’s Bus driver.
Ms. Mary, Teacher
Ms. Kristi, Teacher
1/2 Day 3’s Program
Ms. Janelle, Teacher
Janelle started at Mt. Nebo Christian Preschool in January 2006. She has completed the 90 hour Child Care Course, Infant and Toddler course and the Medication Administration course through Hagerstown Community College. Janelle stated “I really enjoy and am thankful for my job at Mt. Nebo. It is very rewarding to work with children. I enjoy each of them very much.” Janelle believes that working with children is a gift that God has given her. Outside of Mt. Nebo, Janelle is active with the children for her home church. She lives in Thurmont, MD and enjoys spending time with her husband Tom and their 2 dogs. Her favorite hobbies are scrapbooking, reading and shopping.
Ms. Vicki, Teacher
Ms. Amy, Pre-K A Teacher
Ms. Amy joined our staff in June of 2010. She has 5 years of experience working with children at a previous learning center. Ms. Amy has completed the 90 hour Preschool Course, the Medication Administration for Child Care Providers Course, and the Emergency Prep for Child Care Course. She is an active member of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church where she is the Church Treasurer, Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School Director, and sings in the Praise Choir. Ms. Amy enjoys working with children very much and feels very blessed to have found a home with the staff and families at Mt. Nebo.
Ms. Jami, Pre-K B Teacher
Ms. Carly, Pre-K C Teacher
Ms. Carly joined our staff in June of 2013. She has worked with school age children for several years and has enjoyed every minute of it. Ms. Carly graduated from Shepherd University with a Regents Bachelors of Arts Degree with a concentration in Elementary Education. She has also completed the Medication Administration for Child Care Providers, Emergency Preparedness course and is certified in CPR and First Aid. Ms. Carly grew up in Boonsboro and feels privileged to still be a role model within the community. She has a strong belief that all it takes is one person to make a positive difference.
Ms. Jamie, Pre-K D Teacher
Ms. Cerey, Pre-K E Teacher
Ms. Brandi, Teacher’s Aide
1/2 Day Pre-K Program
Ms. Lori, Teacher
Ms. Lori joined our staff in August of 2012, but has been working with children for over 20 years. Lori holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Education as well as her Teaching Certificate. She is happily married with two sons and three daughters; one having been adopted from China. Ms. Lori and her husband are very involved in their church, Lifehouse Church East. Currently, Ms. Lori is working toward her Early Childhood Education degree through Liberty University on-line. She is very excited to be here and work with the children and families of Mt. Nebo.
Ms. Christine, Teacher
Ms. Christine has worked in childcare for many years. She has completed the 90 hour Child Care 1 & 2 courses at Hagerstown Community College with the honor of outstanding performance. Ms. Christine completed the Know, Love & Teach course through Apples for Children. She also completed the Emergency Preparedness, Medication Administration and CPR / First Aid Certified courses. Ms. Christine has volunteered and worked for the public school systems in Montgomery and Washington Counties. She loves teaching children and helping them learn!
Ms. Nicole, Teacher’s Aide
Ms. Bre, Teacher’s Aide
1st – 3rd Graders (FLC)
Ms. Desiree, Teacher’s Aide
Ms. Desiree joined the Mt. Nebo staff in September of 2015. She first began working with children in church nursery with her mom as a little girl. A graduate of Hagerstown Community College with her Education Childcare Professional Certificate, she will be a level 3 in the Maryland Credentialing system.
Ms. Desiree is an active member in her church where she enjoys teaching VBS every summer. In her spare time she enjoys playing viola, reading and spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Erik, Teacher’s Aide
Mr. Erik has been with Mt. Nebo since January 2017. After high school he joined the Army and served for 10 years before entering full-time Christian ministry, serving on church staffs in Washington D.C., Florida and Maryland. Erik holds a degree in Biblical and Theological Studies and is a few credits shy of an MA in Christian Ministry. He is married to Cassy and together they have three sons. If you meet “Mr. Erik” you will soon understand why he works with children, he seems to fit in just well.
Ms. Christi, Teacher’s Aide
Ms. Alyssa, Teacher’s Aide
Mr. Tristan, Teacher’s Aide
4th – 6th Graders
Ms. Brooke, Teacher