Instructional Staff


Christa Brueckner is the program director and lead teacher. She develops and implements age-appropriate instructional and assessment activities for the three and four-year old students enrolled in the program. She holds a degree in early childhood and elementary education from Stephens College. She also has extensive experience and education in early childhood, having taught kindergarten and established the first accredited childcare facility in Cooper County. Her former pre-school program was a partner in the Missouri Pre-School Project.


Theresa Krebs is the teaching assistant and is also the extended care director. She works closely with Christa in developing the high-quality instruction and helping to meet the individual needs of every learner in the program.