Varied Instruction includes the following activities and more!

  • Art
  • Music
  • Housekeeping and dress-up
  • Sand and water play
  • Blocks
  • Puzzles
  • Computer time
  • Story time
  • Chapel time with our pastor
  • Field trips to the Pumpkin Patch, fire department and more!


Faculty and Staff

Our teachers and assistants bring outstanding qualifications and talents to Yorkminster Presbyterian Preschool. All lead teachers hold a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or a related field. Several of our faculty hold advanced degrees. Being a learning community is a high priority at Yorkminster Presbyterian Preschool. Our teachers participate in professional development each school year and are eager to incorporate early childhood research into their daily classroom activities.

Each class includes one lead teacher and one assistant teacher.


(757) 989-5422

Yorkminster Presbyterian Preschool

6218 George Washington Memorial Hwy  |  Yorktown, Virginia 23692

2018-19 Teaching Staff: 

Four day 4-year-old class:
Lisa van Vuuren – Lead teacher
Winifred Simpkins – Assistant teacher

Three day 4-year-old class:
Allison Lucas – Lead teacher
​Kate Imbery – Assistant teacher

Three day 3-year-old class:
Karen Berardini – Lead teacher
​Monica Michalski – Assistant teacher

Language enrichment ages 3/4
Karen Berardini – Lead teacher
Monica Michalski – Assistant teacher

Two day 2½-year-old class
Marla Jackson – Co-teacher
Melissa McGill – Co-teacher

Small Class Sizes:

Two day 2½-year-old class – 10 students
Language enrichment 3/4 – 10 students
​Three day 3-year-old class – 14 students
Three day 4-year-old class – 14 students
​Four day 4-year-old class – 15 students