Andrea Albin, Teacher,
Assistant Director,
6th year with ABC 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, MO
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood from UCM.


Previous teaching experience:

  • ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China online platform, 2017
  • Substitute Teacher for ABC Preschool, 4 years.
  • Kindergarten Teacher in Raytown 

School District, 3 years.

  • Summer School Teacher, grades K-2, Raytown School District, 6 years.

Megan Green, Teacher, Extended Learning Coordinator,
3rd year with ABC 

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Graceland University.
  • Associates in Early Childcare K-6 from Metropolitan Community College (MCC) Blue River, Independence, MO. 

Previous teaching experience:

  • ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China online platform, 2018
  • Substitute Teacher for ABC Preschool, 2 years.
  • First Grade and Third Grade Teacher for Belton School District, Belton, MO, 5 years.
  • Paraeducator for Lewis & Clark Alternative School, Independence, MO, 2 years.

Katy Lautzenhiser,  Teacher, Director, Owner
6th year with ABC

  • Early Childhood Teaching Certification & Degree
    with Child Development Specialization from Rasmussen College-Overland Park, KS.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism from University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Previous experience teaching/working with children:

  • ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China online platform, 1 year
  • League Director, Aldersgate Upward Soccer 2010-2011
  • Coach, Upward Basketball at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church.
  • Coach, Upward Cheerleading at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church.
  • Director, Aldersgate UMC Family Ministries, 2012
  • Sunday School Teacher, Children’s Worship leader and Vacation Bible School craft director, Aldersgate UMC.


Previous management experience:

  • Journalism career included radio news director, newspaper reporter, and television news producer. 

Nancy Winburn,Teacher
2nd year with ABC 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, MO

    Previous teaching experience:
  • K-5 Art Teacher for Raytown School District, 4 years.
  • K-6 Art Teacher for Sherwood Cass R-Vlll School District, 1 year.

Marcella Schaaf,
Teacher Assistant
2nd year with ABC

Currently obtaining Associates in Applied Science for Physical Therapy Assistant Degree, Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (MCC-KC)

Previous teaching experience:
--Substitute Teacher Assistant, ABC Preschool, 2015-2016

--Site Coordinator, Kids Country for Lee’s Summit R-7 School Dist., 2007-2010

Angela Frey, 

Summer Camp Teacher,
Substitute Teacher,

4th year with ABC

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education Degree from Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN.

Previous teaching experience:
  • ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China online platform, 2017
  • Substitute Teacher for ABC Preschool, 2 years.
  • K-4 Teacher, Racine Unified School District, Racine, WI, 1 year.
  • Preschool Administrator, Our Savior's Precious Lambs Preschool, Strongsville, OH, 1 year.

Jen Upton, 

Substitute Teacher,

2nd year with ABC


  • Bachelor of Music Education PK-12 from Baker University, Baldwin City, KS.
  • Masters of Arts in Education, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS.

Previous teaching experience/working with children:
  • Substitute Teacher for ABC Preschool, 1 year.
  • Self-employed preschool music classes, Lee's Summit, 1 year.
  • K-5 Elementary Music, Harrison School District 2, Colorado Springs, CO, 3 years.
  • K-6 Elementary Music, Choir, Band, Ft. Leavenworth USD, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 4 years and 2 years summer enrichment.
  • 6-8 Middle School Music and Choir, Leavenworth USD 453, Leavenworth, KS, 1 year.
  • Cecil County Public Schools, Perryville, MD, 2 years.
  • Montgomery County Public Schools, Clarksville, TN, 3 years.
  • Substitute Teacher, Leavenworth USD 453, Shawnee Mission Public Schools, Olathe Public Schools, 1/2 year.
  • Cherub Singers Choir Director, First United Methodist Church, Leavenworth, KS, 2 years.
  • Girl Scout Troop Leader, Cookie Mom, 6 years.

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Stacy Gerhart,

Summer Camp Teacher,

1st year with ABC


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education from University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, MO
  • Certifications:
    --Early Childhood Special Education
    --Elementary 1-6
    --Special Education Cross Categorical K-12

Previous teaching experience:
  • Substitute teacher, Kelly Educational Staffing (Lee's Summit R-7 School Dist.), 8 years
  •  Special Education Teacher, Raymore-Peculiar School District, 5 years

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Lyndsie Wheeler,
Summer Camp Teacher,

1st year with ABC


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education with Math Concentration from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
  • Masters of Science in Elementary Education with Curriculum/Instruction from University of Central Missouri (UCM), Warrensburg, MO

Previous teaching experience:
  • ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China online platform, 1 year
  • Substitute teacher, 4th grade teacher, Paraprofessional at Blue Springs School District, 6 years
  • Second grade teacher, Excelsior Springs School District, 1 year
  • Fifth grade teacher, For Osage School District, 1 year
  • Substitute teacher, private tutor, Lee's Summit R-7 School Dist., 1 year