Kari ParkhillDay 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.
Laurie Slovik4 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.
Christine English4 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 Springer2&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