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Our faith filled, professional staff and administration bring years of dedication and experience in the field of early childhood education to our rich curriculum. Our curriculum meets all of the standards and benchmarks required by the State of Florida and the Diocese of St. Petersburg.
  • Kathie Mitchell- Director
​          I am thrilled to be in my 20th year here at St. 
          Luke ECC.  Both of my children attended 
          preschool here and I feel blessed each day to 
          work with your children- your little miracles!  I 
          have my BS and my CDAE.  

  • Diane Robertson- Pre-K/VPK Teacher
          This is ​my 24th year here at St. Luke ECC 
          and truly enjoy teaching Pre-K.  I have a degree 
          in Early Childhood Development and Education 
          and love the inquisitive mind of the preschooler!

  • Rickey Damone- Three's Teacher
          I began here at St. Luke's 15 years ago, when 
          I enrolled one of my daughters.  I have my AS
          in Early Childhood and love being a part of  
          each child's education journey.

  • Christine Potak- Two's Teacher
         This is my 10th year teaching here at St. 
         Luke's. I have been teaching pre-school since 
         1995 and have my Bachelor's degree in 
         Education.  We enjoy providing a very nurturing 
         and positive environment in our classroom.

  • Ray Pickens- Pre-K/VPK Teacher
         This is my 9th year teaching at St. Luke's.  I 
         have my CDAE and I love teaching.  In addition 
         to my Pre-K classroom, I also enjoy sharing my 
         love for science in our monthly Science Labs.

  • Annmarie Terrio- Three's Teacher                  She joins us here at St. Luke ECC with a degree in Early Childhood Development and Education.  Annmarie brings a wonderful warmth and true excitement for learning to her classroom.

  • Stephanie Murphy- Admin. Assistant
          I have worked at St. Luke ECC or 12 years
          and all four of my children attended pre-
          school here.  I enjoy working with such a
          wonderful staff and friends.  It is very 
          rewarding to be a part of such a wonderful
          early childhood center.

  • Susan Slattery- Pre-K/VPK Teacher
           I am enjoying my 16th year here at St.
           Luke's.  I have my CDA and love working
           with children each day.  I am originally 
           from North Dakota... a long way from 
           sunny Florida. 

  • Claudia Useche- Three's Assistant Claudia started at St. Luke's 2 years ago. Her children attended St. Luke's and she is excited to be in a part of our center.

  • Michelle Black- Two's Assistant 
          Michelle is beginning her first year here at 
          St. Luke ECC.  It is wonderful to watch as 
          she interacts with the two's in such a 
          positive and nurturing way.

  • Judy Insalaco- Pre-K/VPK Assistant Teacher 
          This is my 13th year teaching at St. 
          Luke's.​  I have a BA and my CDAE and 
          enjoy teaching.  I was born in Mass., 
          but moved to Florida as a teenager.

  • Stacey Bruggeman- KMO                      Stacey is starting her 2nd year here at St. Luke's.  She enjoyed being a sub in the classrooms and is now enjoying KMO.

  • Morgan Francis- KMO                          Morgan works with our littlest children making them feel right at home in our KMO program.

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