preschool director and 4's teacher
Linda Simpson has 36 years of experience in the field of education. After graduating summa cum laude from Penn State University, Mrs. Simpson taught Kindergarten in Spring Grove School District in York, PA for ten years. She is passionate about teaching young children and has been directing and teaching preschool since 1992. Mrs. Simpson lives in Millersville with her husband, Ralph, and dog Siri. They have three grown children: Megan, Andrew and Patrick, and two grandchildren: Cooper and Ellie. As a family they enjoy watching Penn State football, running and traveling.
Jessica Darrenkamp, a Millersville University graduate, joined the preschool family as a substitute in 2016 and happily stepped into the PreK classroom full time in 2018. She spent several years teaching within the Penn Manor and Solanco districts before falling in love with the creativity and energy of the preschool. She lives in Millersville with her family and enjoy listening to music, eating ice cream and coloring. She has one son, Wyatt, a proud graduate of Mrs Simpson’s preschool program and a frequent classroom helper.
3’s and extended day TEACHER
Sheryl Krahulik teaches the “fun, extra” classes at Sacred Heart Preschool: extended day opportunities for 4's and Wacky Wednesdays for 3's. She holds degrees in art and English from Penn State, and a Master's in Education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She was a teacher for several years in Manheim Township School District, and has worked with Mrs. Simpson’s preschool since 2003. Mrs. Krahulik has 3 children who have all graduated from Mrs. Simpson’s preschool and now go to school in Penn Manor.
Kendra Huber joins Mrs. Deets' Pre-K class this year. She is a graduate of York College. Kendra enjoys crafting, traveling and showing her dogs on weekends with her family. She has one daughter, Genevieve who is an alumni of Mrs. Simpson's Preschool and currently attends school in Penn Manor School District.
Sandy London has been an aide in Mrs. Simpson's program since 2010. Previously, she worked in banking for almost 10 years before becoming a stay at home mom. Born and raised in Lancaster County, she graduated from J. P. McCaskey High School. Sandy is the proud mom to three alumni of Mrs. Simpson's preschool: Kya, Amia and Tyran.
Dorothy Pratt began as a Preschool Aide for Mrs. Simpson's program in 1997. Everyone's favorite "school grandmother," Mrs. Pratt helps the Sacred Heart preschoolers in Mrs. Deets' classroom. Whether she is reading books to students or helping with an art project, she showers her students with lots of love! Mrs. Pratt lives in Lancaster, has one grown daughter and three terrific grandchildren. She enjoys cooking, taking trips with her family and reading.