Hampstead Preschool of the Arts

Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team!

Each of the Hampstead Preschool of the Arts teachers and staff brings elements of excellence to the HPA team. In addition to decades of early childhood education experience combined and education ranging from Masters in Education to the North Carolina School of the Arts, every HPA teacher is CPR and First Aid certified. Each of our lead teachers has a bachelor's or associate's degree and even our teacher's assistants are more than qualified with years of childhood education experience.  We also complete yearly furthering education classes with Smart Start of New Hanover County as well as attend the National Association for the Education of Young Children Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina each year.

Margie Butts

Owner


Jessie Johnson-Smith

Director


Katie Cook

Story Telling Special


Susan Laakman

Pre-K


Joan McCarthy

2 year olds


Kiara Tifft

2 year olds


Jesika Stow

3 Year olds


Amanda Bueschel

3 year olds


Cathy Slany

Substitute Teacher