Kathie Barlow - Administrator. She is the mother of 4 children and has 1 grandchild. Kathie has resided in Southern Utah for the last 10 years. In her spare time she often enjoys adventures with her own children exploring Zion National Park.
Ms. Barlow is originally from Southern California where she began working in the field of early childhood education back in 1982. Since then she has accumulated 36 years of professional experience working in education and childcare. She began working as a preschool Teacher's Aide at Pinecrest Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA where she was later promoted to the Pre-K Head Teacher. Later, she worked as a substitute K-2 Teacher for the school district, and a Teacher at La Petitie Montessori. Her experience as a Director includes: KinderCare, YMCA, and the Warner Brother's Studio's Children Center in Burbank, CA. Kathie has launched other Centers such as Koality Care, and Love to Learn in Southern CA.
Kathie has an Associates Degree in Child Development from Moorpark College, a certificate in Infant and Toddler Studies from UCLA. and a Bachelor's of Social Science Degree in Education from Ashford University. She's also taken college courses in American Sign Language. Kathie may be reached via email at email@example.com
Jessica Mertz- Director and also the Lead Teacher of our Montessori class at Beehive Learning Academy. Jessica has been married for over three years and resides in Saint George with her husband. She began working at Beehive Baby Academy as the 2 year old Teacher's Aide in January 2014. She has worked hard and proven herself to be an excellent teacher, thoughtful manager, and a dedicated team member. Jessica has completed more than 80 hours of professional training in Early Childhood, she has a current CPR & First Aid certificate, and has earned her NAC credential. She has been studying the Montessori philosophy and enjoys applying this method in her classroom. She may be reached at 435-986-0505.