Teachers and Staff

Jo Anna Quinn
STEM Assistant
LPCP Staff: STEM Assistant and Substitute
Experience: 6 years Preschool Teacher
Hobbies: Loves spending time with her family. Together they enjoy the outdoors and hiking amongst other things.
Mrs. Jo Anna Quinn joined LPCP this past summer as a substitute teacher, and is assisting in the Friday STEM class. Jo Anna studied in Elgin Illinois and then taught preschool in Texas before moving to Leesburg 2.5 years ago.
Krystle Morton
2's Assistant Teacher
Krystle Morton is the Two's Classes' Assistant teacher working with Ms. Shelly. She is very excited to join us at LPC Preschool. She lives close-by in Leesburg with her three children. She has 5 years’ experience in early
Lori Fitzgerald
Junior Kindergarten Teacher
LPCP Staff: Junior Kindergarten
Experience: 13 Years Public Education
Hobbies: She is thrilled to be a member of the LPCP community and is looking forward to an amazing school year! Lori resides in Potomac Falls with her two sons which are currently attending college here in Virginia.
Lori is an early childhood educator with over 13 years of experience working with children from ages 2-8 years focusing on the development of the whole child, socially, emotionally and academically. Creating a safe and trusting environment that encourages social
Becky Remy
3’s Wednesday Teacher
LPCP Staff: 3’s Wednesday Teacher
Experience: Degrees in Education and Child Psychology
Hobbies: Family and love to hike and spend time outdoors
She studied at the University of Miami and graduated with degrees in Education and Child Psychology. She taught first grade until she had her own children, 3 sons ages 13, 16 and 18 years old and a daughter age 8.
Shelly Whitt
2's Co-Lead Teacher
LPCP Staff: 2’s Lead Teacher
Experience: 13 Years church ministries and Preschool Education
Hobbies: Embroidery, Jewelry making and spending time with family.
Shelly was born in Michigan, she has lived in Maine, and been in Virginia for 16 years. She is married and has four children who keep her busy with all their sports and activities. Shelly has 13 years of experience
Shanan Burnside
PreK Teacher
LPCP Staff: PreK Teacher
Experience: 2 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Reading, Hiking and Traveling
Ms. Shanan is looking forward to joining the 2's team after being a SAHM for the past 8 years. She loves working with preschool aged kids and especially enjoys the playful and inquisitive nature of the 2 year olds
Kelli Kinard
3's Teacher
LPCP Staff: 3's Lead Teacher
Experience: 12 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Reading, Cycling and Being on the lake
Ms. Kelli enjoys teaching the 3's class because the kids are at a really fun age! It's amazing watching them learn and explore their new environment.
Cindy Barthelemy
3's Assistant Teacher
LPCP Staff: 3's Assistant Teacher
Experience: 20+ Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Hiking, Family Time and POUND exercise class
Experience: 9 Years in Education
Hobbies: Running, Dancing and Reading
Ms. Cindy has been a Leesburg resident for 28 years, and never tires of the joys being a preschool teacher brings. The best thing about teaching is how loving and sweet the kids are.
Mandy Kopp
Pre-K Teacher
LPCP Staff: Pre-K Teacher
Experience: 9 Years in Education
Hobbies: Running, Dancing and Reading
Ms. Mandy has a masters degree in Special Education. She's got two wonderful kids and is a Sunday school teacher at Leesburg Presbyterian Church.
Jennifer Henson
STEM Lead Teacher
LPCP Staff: STEM Lead Teacher
Experience: 11 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Baking, traveling and fostering animals.
Mrs. Henson is an experienced early years’ teacher and loves working with Pre-K children and looks forward to fun science and STEM experiences. She was born and raised in Leesburg and has three children.