St. Matthew’s Preschool & Kindergarten

2440 Conestoga Road
Chester Springs, PA 19425

(610) 458-3381

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Sandy Elkins

I have been with St. Matthew's since 2003. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from West Chester University. My first love is the children at St. Matthew's, but when I am home I enjoy gardening and cooking. Contact me at

Michelle Favara

I love St. Matthew's! Biography coming soon...

Pam Foster

I have been a teacher at St. Matthews School since 2003 when we first opened our doors. Before that I worked at Hopewell Nursery School. I have a degree in Art but found my "perfect job" when I started teaching the fours and fives classes at St. Matthews School. My husband and I have lived in Chester County since 1997 and are lucky enough to be parents to three wonderful daughters. In my spare time I love to walk, read, garden, take my kayak out onto Marsh Creek, but most of all I love spending time with my family and our pets! Contact me at

Maureen Keenan

I have a background in Early Childhood Development and Education and have been teaching at St. Matthew's since 2003. I have four children. I love to reading, gardening and cooking as well as teaching three and four-year olds! Contact me at

Trisha Measel

I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Wayne State University in Michigan. In 2006 my husband, myself and 4 children moved to Chester Springs where I found myself loving the world of St. Matthew's. I started subbing when my boys were here and became a three's teacher shortly after. I enjoy sharing my time with children and can't imagine a day without being here. In my spare time I am a fan of all my children's activities and interests. Quality family time is important to me. Contact me at

Margie Miller

I have my Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Penn State and many memorable years teaching in the Elementary classroom. This has taken me to St. Matthews where I began teaching in 2006. I enjoy time with family, outdoor activities with my children, baking, and Penn State football. Contact me at

Carol Moore

I have my Elementary Education certification and have been teaching three-year-olds through Kindergarten for 22 years. I have been a four-year-old teacher at St. Matthew's since 2006. My passion is teaching young children and I also enjoy reading, walking, yoga and my dogs. Contact me at

Laura Palmer

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Paula Reese

I started at St. Matthew's as the school secretary in 2010. Since then, I have added working as a teaching assistant in one of our four year classes and I am now teaching in the afternoons. When I am not at work, I enjoy cooking, baking, walking, reading and traveling with my husband and our three daughters. Contact me at

Susan Smith

I have been teaching at St. Matthew's since 2003. I've enjoyed teaching three and four-year-olds as well as the Enrichment class. I have a degree in Elementary Education and previously taught in elementary school. My husband and I have three grown sons. In my spare time I enjoy hiking, biking and gardening. Contact me at

Tanya Tuckman

I have been with St. Matthew's since 2008 as a sub and assistant teacher. In 2013 I began teaching the two-year-old classes and love it. I am the mother of three wonderful daughters, am heavily involved in soccer (both playing and coaching) and love my Rottweiler Ruby! Contact me at

Renee Hansberger

I have my Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Bucknell University and my Master of Music in Music Education from West Chester University. I worked as an elementary school band teacher in Downingtown Area School District for eight years. After taking time to stay at home with my two precious children who attended Saint Matthew's Preschool, I taught mommy and me music classes and Preschool theater classes.