Leadership & Teachers

Julie Kandall

Julie Kandall worked for thirteen years as a teacher before joining Columbus Pre-School as the educational director in 2011.

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Candice Everett

Candice has been at Columbus for 8 years! Before going back to school for her master’s in Early Childhood, Candice worked in pediatrics.

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Mia Bauman

Teacher Mia is in her 10th year in education. As an undergrad, she attended the University of Vermont, gaining a BA in both Art History and Chemistry.

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Emma Segal

Emma is in her 7th year working at Columbus. She started as an assistant teacher just out of college after gaining a BA in Sociology with a minor in Art History from Hartwick College.

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Jennie Bear

This is Jennie’s first year year teaching at Columbus Pre-School! Jennie received her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood General Education and Special Education

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Lisa Lu

This will be Lisa’s 8th year teaching at Columbus Preschool! Lisa received her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College.

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Samantha Grondwolt

Samantha has been a preschool teacher for 12 years. She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education, and after 7 years at the Medical Center Nursery School

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