St. Luke Early Childhood Center
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
- 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.