Ali Lafreniere is the Lead Teacher in our 5-day morning preschool and 4-day pm preschool classes. She has been with EDS since 2017. Ali earned her degrees in English and Early Childhood Education from St. Michael's College in Colchester, VT.
"I absolutely love my job & feel SO grateful that I get to do what I love every day! I find true happiness in supporting children on their educational, creative, hands-on & adventurous learning experiences! I want my students to be engaged & comfortable in their learning environment. I went to college at St. Michael’s in Colchester, Vermont. I earned my degree in English and Early Childhood Education. My husband, Josh, and I met when I was in Colchester, VT. We stayed in Burlington for a while before deciding to move halfway between our families! We have lived in Exeter for eleven years & have two daughters - Evie (9) & Josie (7). Our turtle Reggie is 17 years old & our crazy puppy Lulu is 1! We love to go on boat rides, have gatherings with family & friends, spend time in the sunshine & go on overnight adventures. My personal goal is to ensure that your child loves school and that he/she wants to come back each and every day! "
Amy Morgado is the Lead Teacher in our 4-day 4-year old morning classroom, haveing also co-lead our toddler classes in previous years. She has an associate's degree in Early Childhood and, before having her own children, spent ten+ years working in infant and toddler classrooms on the Seacoast. During this time, she also directed and ran her own school. Her children came to EDS for preschool and, during those five years, she was an active member of the parents' committee and always enjoyed volunteering. Amie is happily married with two daughters.
Sondra Morrissey is the Lead Teacher in our 2-day 3-year old classes and 3-day 3- & 4-year old classes. She has been working with children since she was 16 years old at an afterschool program and graduated from college with a degree in Early Childhood Education.
"I live in Hampton, NH in the town where I grew up, and I have one daughter named Camryn. When I am not teaching I can be found on the softball field. I play coed softball, coach my daughter’s team, and enjoy watching and cheering on her travel team. I also enjoy spending time with my family, going to the beach, and attending community events."
Stephanie Fiore is an Assistant Teacher in EDS Toddler program. Her experience and passion for working with young children comes from years of providing care to local families out of her home. She lives in Raymond with her two children and significant other.
Richa Mishra joined the EDS team in 2019. She works with our extended day students Monday - Thursday providing art and creative activities to our students. She has her BS in Early Childhood Education/EC Special Education. She lives in Exeter with her husband and two sons.
Starlene Swartz is an Assistant Teacher for EDS 2 day 3 year old classroom. Her love for this field has blessed her with 15+ years of experience working with children of all abilities, working with teachers, and working with families. She has lived in Brentwood for the last 4 years with her two children. She loves to spend time in her garden or on the beach.
After School Enrichment
Maegan McCauley started at EDS in 2009 as a substitute teacher. She is now our afternoon K-2 After School Enrichment teacher. Maegan has a BS degree from Weber State University, as well as Dual Teaching certificates from Great Bay Community College. Maegan lives in Exeter with her daughter, Peyton, who is an EDS alum.