April Roberts

April Roberts

Name: April Roberts Position: Assistant Teacher Classes: 4’s Years at the Co-op: Teaching at the Co-op since 2017 Degree: Associates Degree in Science and a Bachelor Degree in Science for K-6 education with a minor in Special Education K-6. Other …

Shannon Cooch

Shannon Cooch

Name: Shannon Cooch Position: Assistant Teacher Classes: 3’s Years at the Co-op: Teaching at the Co-op since 2017 Degree: Bachelor Degree in International Studies and a Master’s Degree in International Affairs Other Experience: Mrs. Cooch taught English in Poland for …

Parent and Me Program

The toddler years are crucial for the development of trust and cooperation. Toddlers need spontaneous, real-life activities specific to their pace and stage of development. Toddlers actively learn from observing and participating with other children and adults, including teachers and …

Michelle Kalista

Michelle Kalista

Position: Director Years at the Co-op: Alumni since 2008, 2.5 years as Executive Board Treasurer, Director since 2016 Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science, Masters in Public Administration Experience: Worked for the Cleveland Metropolitan School district for 10 years in the …

Kim Newbauer

Kim Newbauer

Name: Kim Newbauer Position: Lead Teacher Classes: Parent and Me Years at the Co-op: Alumni family, Teaching at the Co-op since 2016 Degree: Bachelor Degree in Human Development and Family Science from The Ohio State University and a Masters Degree …

Michelle Jenkins

Michelle Jenkins

Name: Michelle Jenkins Position: Lead Teacher Classes: Pre-K Years at the Co-op: Alumni family, Teaching at the Co-op since 2016 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Other Experience: Mrs. Jenkins has 11 years of experience teaching kindergarten, and 3 …

Marlene Meine

Marlene Meine

Name: Marlene Meine Position: Lead Teacher Classes: 4’s Years at the Co-op: Teaching at the Co-op since 2016 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Kent State University Other Teaching Experience: Mrs. Meine has spent 8 years teaching preschool …