Meet Our Teachers
Katherine “Kit” “Miss Kit” Barther is enthusiastically pursuing her college degree focusing in Social work and Psychology. After working for her family business for several years she was driven by her love of working with children. She has had various experiences in guardian and babysitting jobs. She has been with the Turtle program for four years and enjoys watching their young faces learning about the world around them. Kit is very passionate about animals and enjoys volunteering her time for their wellness. In her free time Kit loves dancing, yoga and spending time with her family, friends and pup, Winnie.
Shannon Hauser is the assistant for the Turtles class. Shannon has an associates degree in Liberal Arts from CCM and attended East Carolina University for Early Education and Psychology and plans on returning to school in order to complete her degree. Shannon is passionate about seeing her students learn and grow. Shannon is the mother to a beautiful little girl, Kennedy. She loves animals and has two dogs and two cats of her own. This is Shannon’s first year at Valley Brook but she has experience with teaching at another preschool as well as being a nanny.