Staff Directory

About Our Staff

Our teaching team has three members:

Cristina Kearns, Director

Ashley Gile, Lead Teacher

Stephanie Nichols, Associate Teacher

 

Cristina Kearns

Director

About Me

Mrs. Kearns began teaching in 1996 and joined our preschool staff in 2000. She has an AA degree in Early Childhood Education and is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Cristina is credentialed by the state of New Hampshire as an Early Childhood Master Professional, an Early Childhood Administrator, and a Master Teacher 1. She continues her professional development by attending conferences for early childhood professionals. She and her husband Shawn have two daughters, Hannah and Gabriella. They enjoy spending time boating and especially cherish their time spent with their extended families. Cristina notes that she is fortunate to be able to work at an amazing school with such a motivated staff.

Cristina Kearns

Ashley Gile

Lead Teacher

About Me

Mrs. Gile joined our staff in 2013. Ashley is a certified Early Childhood Lead Teacher and has also completed many courses towards her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at Southern New Hampshire University.  Ashley is credentialed by the state of New Hampshire as a level 3 Early Childhood Teacher and maintains ongoing professional development by attending workshops and conferences. She is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  Ashley and her husband have one son, Aidan. They spend much of their time in Maine during the summer and enjoying being outdoors as much as possible. Ashley feels so blessed to work with such a supporting and caring staff and looks forward to many more years as a teacher at Immanuel Christian Preschool.

Ashley Gile

Stephanie Nichols

Associate Teacher

About Me

Mrs. Nichols joined our staff in 2014. Stephanie has been teaching since 2010. She is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. She is also credentialed by the State of New Hampshire as an Early Childhood Teacher level 3. She continues to educate herself through workshops and learning by observing her children in the classroom.  Stephanie and her husband David have two sons, Jaxson who will be four in October and Owen who was born in March of 2017. They love exploring hiking trails and spending time with family and friends. Stephanie feels honored to be working for a wonderful school and having such a supporting and caring staff all through Immanuel. She is excited for another great year of teaching with Mrs. Gile.

Stephanie Nichols