Our Staff

Leslie Foretich(Director)
Mrs. Foretich received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Special Education from Towson University and her ECE credentials from CCBC. She has taught 2s, 3s and 4s at TPP since 2002 and is the mom of a graduate of TPP. While not at school she loves to tend to her vegetable garden and will be visiting her son Ryan at the University of Pittsburgh where he will study nursing beginning in 2016.
Nancy Sherman (Treasurer)
Mrs. Sherman is a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. She has her MBA from the University of Baltimore. When she is not at school, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also loves antique shopping, cooking and gardening and enjoys playing with her grandchildren.
Ruth Pyle (Administrative Assistant)
After 30+ years working with children ages 18 months through Kindergartners, Mrs. Pyle retired from the classroom but continues to be a part of TPP on a part-time basis. In her spare time she likes to read, go to the beach and spend time with Elijah.

Teachers

Lee Broh-Kahn
Mrs. Broh-Kahn holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Duke University. She acquired her Early Childhood Credentials from CCBC. She enjoys gardening, exercising, and spending time with her family, including the four-legged members.
Pam Burton
Ms. Burton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Early Childhood from Millersville University. She has taught at TPP since 2011 with 2s, 3s and 4s. When she’s not at school she enjoys spending time with her sons and traveling.
Lorene LaBerge, Music Teacher
Mrs. LaBerge has a B.S. degree in Music Education from Wilkes University and received her Level III Kodaly Certificate from Hart School of Music. She has taught music at TPP since 1994. She is also a registered Music Together teacher and Director of Sing to Me with centers at Towson Presbyterian and Ashland Presbyterian. On Sundays, she is the director of the Cherub Choir at TPC. When she is not teaching, she likes to knit, sing and play with her grandson.
Clare Killian, Mrs. Killian is a graduate of University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies and a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She has been a preschool teacher for the past 11 years. When not teaching 2 and 3 year olds she is a part time lacrosse coach. Mrs. Killian enjoys spending time with her family, knitting, reading and watching her two children play sports and participate in Irish dance.
Mary Lehman
Mrs. Lehman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Towson University along with Early Childhood credentials. She comes to TPP with many years of experience working with 3’s, 4’s, 5’s and 6 year olds. When not working in the classroom Mrs. Lehman enjoys knitting, yoga, reading and spending time with her children and husband.
Kathy Osborn
Mrs. Osborn has been at TPP for a long time, first as a parent of her three children and as a substitute/classroom assistant. After finishing her Early Childhood Education credentials at CCBC she is going to be a three day three year old teacher at TPP! When not at school she wrangles her own kids, husband, and pets. She loves junk sales, any kind of festival, playing games and watching movies. Sometimes she even cooks!
Donna Dennis
Mrs. Dennis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Towson University. She comps to TPP with many years of experience teaching preschoolers and is excited to be our 2 year old class teacher. When she is not at school she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading.
Jennifer Starkey
Mrs. Starkey received her degree in Early Childhood Education from Frostburg State and has been a substitute teacher and parent here at TPP for 8 years. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her family and read.

Afternoon Teachers

Nancy Neary
Mrs. Neary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology/ Phys. Ed. from Towson University with early childhood credentials from CCBC. Her past adventures include teaching 4th-5th and 8th grade science. She has been teaching 4 and 5’s for the past five years and comes to TPP excited to be a part of the full time after school program. In her free-time she enjoys spending time with her family, music, swimming and camping in God’s great creation.
Tara Valente
Mrs. Valente graduated from Stetson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She received her Master of Education from North Georgia College and State University. In her free-time she enjoys being with her family, reading, cooking and interior design.

Classroom Assistants

Lori Parker
Mrs. Parker has ten years of preschool teaching experience. She has a Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, gardening and painting (walls!). Some would say she is a frustrated interior decorator.
Lisa Darwin
Lisa Darwin graduated from Stetson University with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Spanish. She earned a masters in social work MSW at UMB. She is currently working on her credentials at CCBC. In her spare time she loves spending my time with her family, her poodles, and reading great books.
Joanne Ingersoll
Mrs. Ingersoll has been at TPP since 1994. She has a degree in Occupational Therapy from Eastern Michigan University. Her son, Austin, is pursuing a career in Baseball Operations. She enjoys watching the Orioles and riding her bike. She recently ran her first 5K.
Debbie McIver
Mrs. McIver has worked with 3s, 4s and Kindergartners at TPP. She enjoys photography, bike riding, traveling, reading, word games and being with her family and her dog, Roxy. She has two granddaughters, Kaitlyn and Hannah. Mrs. McIver is our school photographer!
Mary Ellen Rowe
Mrs. Rowe holds her 90 hour Early Childhood Certificate from Essex Community College. She has worked with 3s and 4s at TPP since 1995. She loves to ski, read, go to the beach and ride her bike. Mrs. Rowe has two grown sons.
Donna Saucier
Mrs. Saucier holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Baltimore and attended JHU for her Master’s Degree. She is a former TPP parent and has been a substitute teacher for several years. While not working Mrs. Saucier enjoys going to the beach, photography, traveling and spending time with her family.
Shawn Unger
Mrs. Unger is the parent of a recent TPP graduate and has been a substitute here for several years. When not working in the classroom Mrs. Unger enjoys baking and cooking as well as reading and going to concerts and sporting events.