Sharon is our Head Teacher and Manager. Sharon has worked in childcare since 1994, all of these years at Sunnynook Preschool.
Sharon started as parent help when her Aunt, Marilyn Dickson, owned the Preschool.
Sharon has a Bachelor’s degree in ECE and is fully registered.
Sharon began and completed her studies as her children moved onto school. Sharon is married to Craig and has three adult children and three grand-children; Lily, Willow and Sam.
Sharon especially enjoys working on art ideas and art projects with the children. Sharon is proud of the fact that the Preschool has such a strong community presence and loves that she has a fantastic dedicated team of teachers to work with.
Renee was a student of Sunnynook Preschool; her great Aunt built the Preschool.
Renee had been a reliever for us and joined us in 2017 as our Teacher Aide.
Renee loves art and knitting - designing her own patterns and stitches.
Renee is enjoying being part of the Sunnynook Preschool team and community.
Louise is a Senior Teacher and has been working here at Sunnynook Preschool since 2004.
She loves working with the children and finds herself smiling on the way to work.
Louise has a Bachelor's degree in ECE and is fully registered.
Louise says she is lucky to be working with a great team who work together well.
Louise is married to Toby and they have three sons and one grand-daughter, Olive.
Hello, 你好。 Serena is our newest teacher, 2020. She is newly graduated with a graduate diploma in ECE from the University of Auckland last year.
Serena has several working experiences with different centres. She worked in Queenstown as a baby teacher for a year.
Serena loves music and dancing. She specialised in traditional Chinese dance, performing with other dancers in various event. She loves sharing and bring her dance skill to the practice with children.
Serena married Brain January 2020 and moved to Forrest Hill. She is also very excited to start her career and learning journey with other teachers and children at preschool. She says she is lucky to work in this small and warm learning community.
Felicia has a Bachelor's degree in ECE and has been working here since 2014..
Felicia loves music and can play the ukulele and basic piano. She loves seeing children's creativity and watching them blossom as they learn.
Felicia says she is always very happy and you'll never see her with a frown!