Hilltop Staff

Executive Director

I did my undergraduate work at Indiana University and completed my ED.M at the State University of New York @ Buffalo.  I have been working in early education since 2003.  I have been an administrator since 2005.  Prior to my administration experience, I provided educational programs to children ages 6-17 within urban communities in Southern Indiana and Upstate New York. 

Finance Director

I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2008.  I received my master’s in accounting in 2010.  Both degrees are from the University of Kansas.  Prior to working as the Finance Director of Hilltop, I worked in public accounting for 6 years performing audit and tax services.

Assistant Director/Operations Manager

I graduated from The University of Kansas with my Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences.  I’m currently working on my Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Studies with an emphasis in Administration, Management, and Leadership.  My anticipated graduation date is summer 2017.  I worked as a 1:1 behavioral therapist before coming to Hilltop to teach. I taught at Hilltop for one year before moving into administration. I’ve been the Operations Manager at Hilltop since February 2014.

Curriculum Director

After receiving my bachelor’s degree from The University of Kansas in 2007, I taught English is Japan for three years to children 1-12 years of age. Upon returning to the states, I taught in the classroom from 2011-2015 with children ranging in age from 1-5 years of age. I have taught in both wings of Hilltop and I am currently working to complete my MS in Early Childhood Studies.

Administrative Assistant

Accredited since 1987 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
KU student, staff, and faculty families receive priority on the waiting list
Sliding fee schedule and scholarship fee subsidies
Warm, loving care coupled with developmentally appropriate curriculum
KU families from across the nation and world bring diversity to Hilltop classrooms
Lead teachers hold degrees in child development, early childhood education, or elementary education
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