I am excited to be here at St. Paul and love getting to know all of the preschool students and their families. Here is a little bit of info about me. I was born and raised in the Northern Kentucky area. I attended Villa and St Pius for Grade School and graduated High School in 1994 from Notre Dame Academy. After high school, I attended Northern Kentucky University where I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Mental Health and Human Services. This is my 14th year of teaching preschool and my third year at St. Paul. I met my husband, Jason, shortly after college and we were married in 2004. We have 3 children who all attend St. Paul. In my free time, I like to hang out with family and friends, scrapbook and watch my kids play sports and dance.
My name is Allison Reed and I am the teacher in the preschool 4 (5 day a week) classroom. This is my fourth year at St. Paul. I have been happily married to my husband Steve since 2006. We have 2 beautiful daughters who both attend St. Paul School. I have been teaching preschool for 8 years. My husband and I are actively involved with our daughters’ competitive cheer-leading teams and with the St. Paul PTO.
My name is Krista Hughes, this is my second year at St. Paul’s and I will be teaching in the preschool 3’s five day a week classroom. I have my Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Directors credentials. My husband and I have one child who attends St. Paul. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, reading and watching my child at his different sporting events.
My name is Michelle Hughes and I am the 3 year old teacher. I am very excited to work at St Paul and can’t wait to get to know all the kids and their families. I was a preschool teacher before I decided to stay home with my kids. I have a step daughter that is 22 and attends PA school at the University of Toledo, I have a 16 year old son that attends Simon Kenton where he plays football and wrestles, and my other daughter is 12 and attends Twenhoffel. She also is a competitive dancer.
My name is Dawn Leedom and I am the preschool aide. This is my third year as an aide in preschool but previously was a substitute teacher at St. Paul for several years. Prior to that, I was a project manager for AT&T. I am a proud graduate of St. Paul School and Notre Dame Academy. My husband, Chris, and I have sent all six of our children (1 boy, 5 girls) to St. Paul. I love working with the preschoolers and watching them grow and develop to be ready for kindergarten. I enjoy spending time with my family and going on all kinds of adventures. Anyone who knows me, knows I love soccer, especially our Dayton Flyers!
My name is Colleen Thomas and I am a preschool aide. I live in Union, Kentucky with my husband Mike and our twin boys Aidan and Zach. Currently, Aidan is in the Kindergarten class at St. Paul and Zach is at North Pointe Elementary. I graduated in 1996 from Notre Dame Academy, and graduated in 2002 with my Bachelor’s in Communication from Northern Kentucky University.