Mrs. Brenda Keller is Trinity Preschool’s Teaching Director. She currently teaches our MWF classes for four year olds. She resides in Lancaster with her husband Steve and her three daughters, Addison and Kathryn at home and Molly who is studying at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Mrs. Keller is a graduate of Millersville University with a dual certificate in Elementary and Special Education and holds a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Penn State University.
Mrs. Keller taught Early Intervention for the CCIU and fifth grade at EYSD where she also worked as the Curriculum Coordinator before staying home to be a full time mom to her daughters. She most recently worked as a preschool teacher before coming to Trinity in 2014 as Director. Her hobbies include exercise, music, enjoying the outdoors, and making memories with family and friends.
“Children are a gift from God and I believe the role I play in their lives as an educator is an honor and a privilege. I feel blessed to share in their development as they begin their journey as lifelong learners and to be a part of this amazing Trinity Family. ”
Mrs. Nicole Leakway is the teacher for our T/TH classes for three year olds. She lives in York with her husband and two children. Her daughter Addison is a Trinity alumni, and her son Logan is currently a student here.
Mrs. Leakway graduated from York College majoring in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education. Prior to coming to Trinity, she was a TSS (Therapeutic Staff Support) in Lancaster for almost eight years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, running, and vacationing to places such as Disney World and the beach. “I am very blessed to have the opportunity to be part of such a wonderful preschool family. I look forward to teaching my amazing kids and watching their progress throughout the year.”
Mrs. Erica Shaull is our Terrific Twos teacher and also serves as a preschool assistant. She lives in York with her husband and two daughters. Both daughters, Abby and Tara, attended Trinity UCC Preschool. Erica loved to volunteer in their classes for special events and is thrilled to now be a part of the preschool staff. “I love working with the kiddos and am excited to watch them learn and grow!” Erica enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Kendall Discavage is our PreK and Enrichment class teacher and has been working with children for most of her life. Her experience includes everything from a camp counselor to a private nanny. Mrs. D is married to Don and has two children, Lauren and Matthew. The Discavages reside in Mountville. Things Mrs. D enjoys the most are hiking, reading, swimming and being outside. “I am honored to be a part of Trinity UCC Preschool and love being silly with my PreK kids.”
Mrs. Melissa Estes is our classroom assistant in the MWF and T/TH classes. She is a mom of three children, Shane, Morgan and Mandy and grandma to Cheyenne Rose. Her two daughters attended Trinity UCC Preschool. Mrs. E substitutes as a teacher’s assistant also at the three elementary schools in Eastern York School District. She loves being a part of Trinity Preschool. Mrs. E loves spending time with her family and granddaughter. She also enjoys camping, softball, reading and spending time at the beach.
Mrs. Jonda Klahold is our classroom assistant in the PreK class and is also the clerical administrative assistant for the preschool. Mrs. K is married and has two adult daughters who are alumni of our preschool. She also has two grandchildren. Mrs. K enjoys spending time with her family and friends.