Teachers and Staff

Meredith Morris
2's Lead Teacher
LPCP Staff: 2’s Lead Teacher
Experience: 10 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Music and trips to the beach
Mrs. Meredith Morris is our new lead teacher in the Two’s Classes. Meredith has had a passion for working with children for over 10 years. After receiving her B.A. in Christian Ministry, she moved from Chesapeake, VA, to Loudoun County
Shanan Burnside
2's Assistant Teacher
LPCP Staff: 2's Assistant 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 2'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
Assistant Pre-K Teacher
LPCP Staff: Assistant Pre-K 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.
Angela Helge
Music Teacher
LPCP Staff: Music Teacher
Experience: 12 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Sewing, Knitting and Music
"I'm excited to create a fun setting that gets all children singing, tapping and moving while enjoying their creative side in class." She leads the children's music at LPC with her guitar playing husband in Harmony w/ the Helges.
Carly Guy
Preschool Director
LPCP Staff: Preschool Director
Email: director.lpcpreschool@gmail.com
Experience: 20 Years in Preschool Education
Hobbies: Cooking, Reading, Stargazing and iridium flare tracking
With her background in Child Language Acquisition, Carly never tires of watching communication between young children as they recognize and absorb the patterns of language and the verbal and non-verbal cues that enrich this uniquely human experience.