Mrs. Cramer is a Teacher and our Preschool Director. She lives in Lancaster with her husband, Erin, and three sons, Ethan, Andrew and Isaac. She enjoys crafting, reading, going to the mountains and riding bike with her family. Mrs. Cramer has a BA and MS in Psychology from Millersville University and continued beyond her Master's degree to obtain certification in school psychology. She currently works at Lampeter Community Preschool so she has more time to spend with her family. You might also see her at her other job, Chick-fil-A!
Mrs. Dietrich teaches the 3-Day, Extended Pre-K class (M,W, F). Prior to teaching at Lampeter Community Preschool, Mrs. Dietrich taught early elementary and preschool at The New School of Lancaster. She also taught 2nd and 4th grade in Las Vegas, NV. She has her Bachelors Degree in Education from Lock Haven University. Mrs. Dietrich and her husband have a daughter, Natalie, and a son, Van, who attend Lampeter-Strasburg. She enjoys running and exercising at the YMCA. Her weekends are spent watching her children's sporting events.
Mrs. Gipe teaches the 2-Day, 2-year-old class (W, F). She grew up in Lancaster County. After attending the University of Delaware, she moved on to live in Philadelphia, and then New York City. Allyson currently resides in the Lampeter-Strasburg School District with her husband, Shawn, and her two children. Mrs. Gipe enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys traveling with her family to Ocean City, New Jersey, and Disney World. She is very grateful for the opportunity to work with the children and staff at the preschool.
Mrs. Hedrick Teaches the 1-Day, 2-Year-Old Class (Tues.). She lives in Refton with her husband, Nate, and their two sons, Jonathan (who loves attending Lampeter Community Preschool!) and Caleb. Mrs. Hedrick has a BFA in Dance Peformance and is also employed as a dance instructor at Willow Street Dance-Steps. Mrs. Hedrick attends Lampeter COB and loves working with the children there through both the preschool and children's ministry.
Mrs. Smith is the teacher in the Tuesday and Thursday 3/4 class. Mrs. Smith has her BS in Elementary Education from Millersville University. She is from the Philadelphia suburbs and taught for five years as a 4th grade teacher in Philadelphia prior to having children. She moved to Strasburg several years ago with her husband, Jacob, and three children Madison, Molly and Mason. She enjoys watching football in the fall and winter, watching Madison play soccer, and Molly do gymnastics! In the summer, you can find her whole family on the golf course!
Mrs. Byrnes is the Teacher's Aide in the 3-day, 4/5-year-old class with Mrs. Cramer. All of Cindy's grandchildren have attended Lampeter Community Preschool. She enjoys working with the children and helping the teachers. Cindy resides in West Lampeter Township with her husband, Jim. Her two daughters, Brigid and Allyson, graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg School District and live locally. Cindy has a passion for childcare and teaching children all the things they need to succeed in life. Cindy enjoys reading and spending time with her family; but her greatest joy comes from spoiling her five grandchildren.
Mrs. Lazar is a Teacher’s Aide in the 2-Day, 3-/4-Year-Old Class, and the 3-Day Pre-K class. She, and her husband, Bob, have three children who attend the Lampeter-Strasburg School District. During her years as a stay-at-home mom, Heather has spent a lot of time volunteering at Lampeter Elementary in the Kindergarten and 1st grade classrooms. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family at their various sporting activities. She also enjoys crocheting, the beach, Manchester United and baking.
Ms. McFalls is a Teachers Aide in the 2-Day, 2-year-old class. She lives in Willow Street with her family. Her two daughters, Kali and Rylie, attend Lampeter Elementary School. In addition to working at the preschool, she is a Master Hairstylist at Victoria Jo Lee Salon and has been a cosmetologist for 12 years. In her free time she likes to be with her family, go shopping, loves cooking, and watching her girls play soccer and baton.
Mrs. Menapace teaches a morning 3-/4-year-old class. She lives in Willow Street with her husband, Jake, and her two children, Jonathan and Ava. Prior to teaching at Lampeter Community Preschool and becoming a mother, Mrs. Menapace taught six years of kindergarten at Sacred Heart School in Lancaster. She has her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Saint Joseph’s University and her Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education from Millersville University. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, crafting, and spending summer at the beach.
Mrs. Ringer is a Teacher's Aide in the 1-Day, 2-Year-Old Class.
Mrs. Smith is a Teacher’s Aide in the 2-Day, 3-/4-Year-Old Class. Mrs. Smith has a degree from Penn State in Human Development & Family Studies and worked at York County Children & Youth as a caseworker for five years. Mrs. Smith resides in Willow Street with her husband, Todd, and 3 children, Tori, Luke & Ella. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and scrap booking.