First Congregational Church Preschool takes great pride in our ability to attract and retain the best teachers for your children. We are proud to say that several of our teachers have taught in our program for over 15 years.

Marcy Dusza
Marcy has been teaching here for 10 years and began as Preschool Director in 2021. Marcy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Foreign Language and Speech Communications from Ripon College.  She has a Master’s degree in elementary education from DePaul University.  Marcy and her husband, Mike, have three children.  
Preschool Director/Teacher
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Jeannette Lloyd
Jeannette has a degree in Elementary Education, Deaf Education and MA in Education with a focus in Communication.  She works part-time as the Administrative and Communications Manager in addition to her role as New Member & Engagement Coordinator for the church.
Stephanie Catrambone
Stephanie joined the staff in 2006.  She holds a degree in early childhood development from Cannock Chase College in England.  She and her husband, Anthony, live in Western Springs and are the parents of two boys.
Carrie Farra
Carrie has a BA in English and Communications from Hillsdale College in Michigan.  She and her husband Dave live in Clarendon Hills with their 3 children.
Jeannie Francis
Jeannie Francis
Jeannie has her degree in Elementary Education from the University of Illinois and joined the preschool staff in 2018 as the Pre-K small group teacher.  She has enjoyed substitute teaching while she and her husband have raised their three children here in Western Springs.
Ann Miklosz
Ann received her degree in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois and joined the staff here in 2010.  Ann has four children, all of whom went to First Congregational preschool.  Ann and her husband, Mark, live in Western Springs and are members of the church.
Tracey Scodro
Tracey Scodro
Tracey joined the preschool staff in 2014. She has a degree in Elementary Education from Miami University and a Master's degree in Language and Literacy from Harvard University. Her three children all attended First Congo Preschool.
Amy Sheriff-Faison
Amy is a graduate of National Lewis University with a degree in Early Childhood and Human Development.  She and her husband, Bob, are church members and the parents of two daughters.  Amy joined the preschool staff in 2003.
Christy Vitek
Christy joined the staff in 2010.  She is a graduate of the University of Illinois majoring in English and history education.  She and her husband, Mike, reside in Western Springs, and are the parents of four children, all of whom attended our preschool.
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Abby Wenstrup
Abby was born and raised in Hudson, Ohio and received her Elementary Education degree from Miami University. She, her husband, and three boys have lived here for 24 years.  She has been at First Congo Preschool since 2015. Among some of the things Abby enjoys: platform tennis, fluid running, and being with kids!