Teachers & Staff

AppleTree educators specialize in teaching young children and supporting innovative teaching for all students. They are caring, qualified, friendly, and excited to work with children and their families.

Each classroom has at least two teachers, including a Lead Teacher with a Bachelor’s degree, who share classroom responsibilities and instructional time. All instructional staff members receive professional development and extensive assessment to continuously make their teaching stronger and more effective.

Staff

Jilana Booker

Instructional Coach

Kimberlee Bradford-Gray

Lead Teacher

Pre-K 5

Martina Conley

Lead Teacher

Preschool 2

Gabriella Estevez

Extended Day Staff

Katherine Francisco

Extended Day Staff

Janelle Gaye

Lead Teacher

Pre-K 7

Ashley Hahn

ELL Teacher

Shakeia Hawkins

School Aide

Faith Henry

Lead Teacher

Pre-K 6

Daunte Hill

Teaching Assistant

Pre-K 6

Sam Hood

Lead Teacher

Preschool 3

Lesly Hudgins

Operations Coordinator

Kiantay Johnson

Teaching Assistant

Preschool 3

Porchia Kibler

Dedicated Aide

Ana Legge-Lopez

Lead Teacher

Pre-K 6

Jahlynn Moore

Lead Teacher

Preschool 3

Adriana Moore

Lead Teacher

Preschool 4

Magee Morales

Social Worker

Daniel Nielsen

Resident Teacher

Pre-K 7

Sakeithia Rhea

Resident Teacher

Pre-K 5

LaToya Richardson

Lead Teacher

Preschool 4

Kendra Scott

Speech Language Pathologist

Karen Stona

Principal

Juan Ucles

Special Education Teacher

Yashica Valentine-Kearse

Lead Teacher

Pre-K 6

Andrea Wye

Teaching Assistant

Preschool 4

Get Connected

Sign up for our email list and learn how we develop and provide proven early childhood education programs to the most under-resourced three- and four-year olds to close the achievement gap before children enter kindergarten.

Make a Difference

Donations support more than 2,000 children, ensuring they have strong academic and social skills to thrive in school and in life.

Donate Today