Sunset Hills Nursery School Teachers & Staff
We have a wonderful staff here at Sunset Hills Nursery School. We are all here because we want to see children grow and learn in a safe and caring environment.
Christiane Paul Two & Three-Year-Old Classroom Teacher
Mrs. Paul began her time at SHNS as a parent and then a sub. She teaches the 2 year olds and morning and afternoon 3 year olds. She attended the Bradford School.
Michele Rowland Two & Three-Year-Old Classroom Teacher
Mrs. Rowland is returning this year to teach the 2's and morning 3's.
Carolyn Boisvert ( Mrs. B) Four-Year-Old Classroom Teacher
Mrs. B is a former parent returning this year to teach the morning 4's. She has her teaching certificate from Bucknell University and her Masters of Education from Kean University.
Erica Larkin Four-year-Old Classroom Teacher
Mrs. Larkin has been a teacher at Sunset Hills Nursery School for over two decades. She teaches the 4s morning and afternoon. She has her Elementary Teaching Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh.
Jennifer Kotkiewicz Turko (Mrs. K) Five-Year-Old Classroom Teacher
Mrs. K has been teaching in the 5s for over 15 years. She teaches the morning and afternoon 5s. She received her Elementary Teaching Certificate from Carlow College.
Emily Balestreire Miss Emily joins us this year as an assistant in the morning 4's class with Mrs. B. She has her Teaching Certificate for Duquesne University and her Masters of Education from University of Pittsburgh.
Cristina Beatty Mrs. Beatty joins us this year as an assistant in Mrs. Rowland's class. She is a former parent who is actively involved in multiple volunteer positions in the community.
Wendy Crowley Mrs. Crowley has been at Sunset Hills Nursery School for over 15 years. She will be assisting Mrs. Larkin in the morning 4s. She has her BA from Salem State College in Massachusetts.
Tammy Kostek Miss Tammy joined us in 2020. She is assisting Mrs. Paul in the 2 and 3 year olds. She is a Mt. Lebanon resident and a graduate of Youngstown State University. We are excited to have Miss Tammy's experience with special education.
Gina Lison Miss Gina began working here with the two year old class. She is has worked with many of the different class levels over the years. She will be assisting Mrs. K in the morning 5's, and Mrs. Larkin in the afternoon 4's.
Marie Reese Ms. Marie is a grandmother of several former students as well as a long time community resident. She teaches our Fun Friday class.
Michelle Brumfield Mrs. Brumfield was an assistant in the 5's for 14 years before taking over as Director in 2021. She had been a South Hills resident for over 25 years and has two adult children that started their education here at Sunset Hills Nursery School. She received her BA from Ithaca College in New York.