Angela Frey,
Teacher,
4th year with ABC

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

    Previous teaching experience:

    • Lead Preschool Teacher for Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran School in Overland Park, KS., 1 year.
    • Online ESL teacher, VIPKid-Beijing, China, 2018.
    • Summer Camp Teacher for ABC Preschool, 2 years.
    • Substitute Teacher for ABC Preschool, 4 years.
    • Kindergarten-4th grade teacher for Racine Unified School District in Racine, WI, 1 year.
    • Preschool Administrator for Our Savior's Precious Lambs Preschool in Strongsville, OH, 1 year.

Dianna Jones,  Teacher,
2nd year with ABC 

  • Masters of Arts in Education, Baker University, Baldwin City, KS.
  • Bachelors of Arts Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg, MO.

Previous teaching experience:
  • Kindergarten teacher and 1st grade teacher for Hickman Mills C-1 School District, Kansas City, MO, 9 years.
  • In-home daycare director, 5 years.

Katy Lautzenhiser,
Teacher, Director, Owner

7th year with ABC

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

  • Previous teaching experience/working with children:
  • Online ESL Teacher,               VIPKid-Beijing, China, 2017-current.
    --KidVenture volunteer,
    Eagle Creek Church,
    2015-2018.
    --Youth Volleyball Coach,
    Lee’s Summit Parks & Rec, 2014-2015.
    --Sunday School teacher, Children’s Worship leader, Vacation Bible School craft director, Aldersgate UMC in Lee's Summit, MO.
    --Director, Aldersgate UMC Family Ministries, 2012
    --League Director, Aldersgate UMC Upward Soccer, 2010-2011
    --Upward Cheerleading Coach, Woods Chapel UMC
    --Upward Basketball Coach, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Previous management experience: 
  • Director/Owner,
A Better Choice Preschool, LLC (ABC Preschool), 2015-current
  • Journalism career included radio news director, newspaper reporter, and television news producer.

Nancy Winburn
Teacher

3rd 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.

Brandi Dwyer,
Teacher Assistant,
2nd year with ABC

  • Studied Human Development and Family Services, and Photo Journalism, from University of Missouri in Columbia, MO.

Previous experience working with children:
  • Substitute Teacher Assistant with ABC Preschool, 2 years.
  • Childcare volunteer at Operation Breakthrough in Kansas City, MO, 5 years.
  • MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Leader, 3 years.
  • Math and English middle school tutor, 4 years.

Susan Lintz,
Teacher Assistant,
2nd year with ABC


    • Attended Washburn University in Topeka, KS.

    • Previous experience working with children:
      • PreK Assistant Teacher, WeCare Children's Ministries at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church in Lee's Summit, MO, 2 years.
      • 1st grade Child's Faith Formation Program (CFP) teacher, Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Lee's Summit, MO, 3 years.
      • Cedar Creek Elementary PTA Vice President, Lee's Summit, MO, 2 years.
      • Cedar Creek Elementary PTA Carnival Organizer, Directory Organizer, Fundraising Organizer, Lee's Summit, MO, 10 years.
      • Cedar Creek Elementary 6th grade Graduation Coordinator, 1 year.
      • Lee's Summit West High School Project Grad Secretary, 1 year.
      • Youth soccer team manager, 5 years.
      • Spirit Zone Cheer travel coordinator, team head parent, 4 years.

    Lindsay Gorden,
    Substitute Teacher,
    2nd year with ABC

    • Masters of Science in Education with Reading Specialization from Northwest Missouri State (NWMS) in Maryville, MO
    • Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education/Minor in Early Childhood Education from NWMS in Maryville, MO

      Previous teaching experience:
    • Substitute teacher for ABC Preschool, 1 year.
    • ABC Preschool Parent Council leader, 1 year.
    • 2nd and 6th grade teacher for Orrick R-11 School District, Orrick, MO, 8 years.