11645 Ladue Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | Phone: 314-569-0048

Shirlee Green Preschool

Staff

We are always ready to help you in anyway that we can. Please feel free to call Shirlee Green Preschool, 314-569-0048, or email one of us.

Karen Lucy

Director of Early Childhood Education

Karen Lucy has taught elementary and early childhood children for the last 20+ years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree with an emphasis in elementary education from Saint Louis University and earned hours toward a master’s in early childhood. Karen is happily wed to Dave Doyle and the mother of two adult sons- Ed and Anthony. 

Kayla Ellis

Director of Camp Micah

Kayla has been an employee of Shirlee Green Preschool since 2014 and the Camp Micah Director since 2016. Growing up, Kayla was an active member at Shaare Emeth. She had her bat mitzvah and was confirmed through the religious school. Following confirmation, Kayla was a madrichah (assistant teacher) for the religious school where she discovered teaching to be her passion. Since starting at Shirlee Green Preschool, Kayla has furthered her education in Early Childhood Education at Meramec Community College. In 2018 she expanded her family when she had her son Nash.

Kara Richey

Administrative Assistant to the Preschool

Kara has worked in the Administrative field for 10+ years. She currently holds an Associate of Arts degree and hopes to expand her education in the future.

Susan Rimerman

Early Childhood Coach

Susan retired in 2018 after 30 years of teaching for the Special School District of St. Louis. Since that time, she has worked with Shirlee Green Preschool as the Early Childhood Coach. She has lived in St. Louis all of her life and been affiliated with Shaare Emeth since 1960. She has been married to her husband, Shawn, for 38 years, with whom she has two daughters.

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