Trinity UMC Preschool of Smithfield Staff



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Meet our Staff

          Meredith holds a Masters Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Dance. She is passionate about education and believes that young children learn through creative experiences. 
Mrs. Meredith Parks
Preschool Director

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2 Year Old Class

          Michelle holds a Master’s Degree in Education and taught in the public school setting for 25 years. Michelle is excited to bring her years of Early Childhood Education experience to Trinity!


Michelle Parker, lead teacher
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, Teacher’s Aide


3 Year Old Class

Kayla Smith, Lead Teacher

          Katrina comes to us with a wealth of experience working with children in the Trinity nursery, Preschool, and YMCA Child Watch. She is eager to welcome our preschoolers and help them to grow!
Katrina Donovan, Teacher’s Aide

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4 Year Old Class

          Laurie has a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education from Old Dominion University.  She taught Kindergarten at Newsome Park Elementary and has been with Trinity UMC Preschool for 4 years.  Laurie has a passion for early learning and teaching through play, books, and songs. 
Laurie Lowery, Lead Teacher

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          Carolyn was the Trinity Secretary for 17 years and also taught preschool for 7 years! She will be sharing her love of music by directing our Music and Movement class weekly.
Carolyn Hyman, Teacher’s Aide

Trinity UMC Pastor

Pastor Dan Elmore

We look forward to getting to know your family.

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