Mrs. Sisson has been with St. Mary preschool/pre-kindergarten since 2005. She played a major role in the accreditation process of the preschool program, which has been accredited thru AdvancED since 2016. In 2017, Mrs. Sisson led a school-wide effort to receive a Community Foundation grant to create an interactive sensory/science garden on the St. Mary campus for teaching all students about various aspects of nature.
Mrs. Sisson is very involved with her church and has taught preschool age children in Sunday school classes and Jr. Church for over 20 years. She directed the preschool V.B.S. program and co-directed the V.B.S. program for 15 years. Mrs. Sisson has also been directing the Children’s Creative Ministry Program at her church for 24 years. Both of her children attended St. Mary preschool and graduated from St. Mary/Pope John Paul II School.
Amy Harris is the Preschool teacher at St. Mary School. She is a graduate of Ball State University with an Early Childhood and Elementary Education degree. She has been teaching for 24 years, in grades Infant through Kindergarten. She has also worked in a Special Needs Preschool and taught English as a Next Language for Kindergarten through Fifth grade. Mrs. Harris has been with St. Mary’s for 1 year. Mrs. Harris is married and has 6 grown children and 4 grandchildren. When not playing at school or with her grandkids, she likes to travel with her husband and go sailing. Mrs. Harris’s favorite thing about preschool is how her students always make her laugh and smile!