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Rev. Steven & Doreen Parkhill

ParkhillTitle: Pastors and Administrators

Pastor Steve is the lead pastor of South Canonsburg Church was ordained in 1985 and has served here since 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Literature: New Testament from Oral Roberts University and a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and a post graduate certificate from Lakewood Bible Institute. Professionally, he has served as the Dean of Students at Lakewood Bible Institute and Graceland University and as Director of Lakewood Bible Institute and Antioch University International.

Pastor Doreen is the Co-Pastor of South Canonsburg Church and has served here in the ministry since 1989. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History Secondary Education with a Psychology minor. She has taught grades 8-12 in a Christian school and has served on the mission’s field in Africa, China, Eastern Europe and Mexico. Steven and Doreen Parkhill reside in Canonsburg with their two children.

Gwyn Cimino-Green

Gwyn-GreenTitle: Director

Mrs. Green has earned a BSBA in Business Management from Waynesburg University, associate credits in Early Child Development and certification in Child Day Care Management. She has been involved with the Kids Church, Vacation Bible School and has put in many volunteer hours with the children’s ministries at South Canonsburg Church before accepting the position of Preschool Director in 1990. Mrs. Green has played a major role in the development of the program and its curriculum. Her heart’s desire is to plant seeds of hope and encouragement in the lives of children.
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Kari Parkhill

 Day Program - Teacher
Kari Parkhill received her BS in Elementary/Special Education from Oral Roberts University. She is working on her PA certification and completing a Master’s in Special Education. She volunteers with Vacation Bible School, KIDZ Church and Nursery at South Canonsburg Church and is part of the Praise & Worship Team. Before stepping into the role of teacher at Rainbowland, she worked in a daycare setting as well as tutoring elementary age children. Miss Parkhill is excited to help young minds learn and thrive in an environment that is safe and positive, allowing them to be all that they are created to be.




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Laurie Slovik

4 Day Program - Teacher
Laurie Slovik has received her BA in Communications from Point Park College and associates degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. While raising her two children, she worked with several other preschool programs in the area. In 2005 she joined Rainbowland as a teacher in the 4 Day Transitional Program and has assisted with other programs as needed. She has brought unending creativeness to our program and is very patient with the children. Mrs. Slovik has great insight and understanding about the children and their creative talents. She receives great joy from seeing them excel and achieve their goals.




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4 Day Program - Teacher
Christine English has received her BS in Elementary-Special Education and MS as a Reading Specialist from California University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to Rainbowland she held positions in day care settings as an Assistant Group Supervisor and Lead Teacher. Her responsibilities included lesson planning, organize and prepare activities, supervise during meal times and assist others during the day care day. Christine also taught 7th and 8th grades at Holy Family Learning Center in Washington, PA until she decided to start her family. She continues to volunteer regularly at her church in the nursery, teaching Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She is excited about working with children who are just beginning their educational journey.


Christina Springer Christina Springer

2&3 Day Program - Teacher
Christina Springer received her BS in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She has been working with children since a teenager helping in her church nursery, Vacation Bible School, and in the daycare setting, as well as being a preschool parent. She worked as a private nanny for six years before leaving to start her own family. Mrs. Springer is excited to join the program as a teacher and looks forward to encouraging the learning and development of children at such an early age