Meet Our Staff

Mrs. Kay-Lynn Johnston

Preschool Director / PreK4

Kay-Lynn Johnston graduated in 1979 from Dr. Martin Luther College with a Bachelor of Science in Education and has taught 19 years in elementary and early childhood education. Previously she taught one year in Round Lake, Illinois, grades 3-5; three years at King of Kings in Maitland, Florida, grades 1-4; two years at Bay Pines, Seminole, Florida, grades 2-3; and four years at St. Paul's in Beverly Hills, Kindergarten. This is the ninth year in her present position as preschool teacher and director at Precious Lambs of St. Paul's. She received her Director's Credential through Tallahassee Community College in December 2005 and has continued her education through early childhood courses offered by the state of Florida, Martin Luther College, and Wisconsin Lutheran College.

 

Sharon Welfel

PreK3

Mrs. Sharon Welfel graduated in 1981 from Arizona Lutheran Academy in Phoenix, Arizona.  Mrs. Welfel, a lifelong Christian and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, began working part-time at Precious Lambs Preschool in 2003 and was the teacher’s assistant for 5 years.  She attained her Florida Child Care Professional Credential in December 2006 through the Florida Department of Children and Families, and became a lead preschool teacher in August 2008 when the second preschool classroom opened.  Since then she has taught a class of combined 3 and 4 year olds.  Mrs. Welfel has continued her education through local and online seminars, and preschool specific courses offered through Martin Luther College and Wisconsin Lutheran College.
Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." ~ Matt. 19:14