Preschool Staff

Sue Osborn, Preschool Director

Sue has been teaching at St. Paul’s Preschool since 2004 and does a fantastic job ensuring that the children who go through our program enter kindergarten with their best foot forward. There’s a reason Sue is the longest tenured staff member around St. Paul’s Church and Preschool and we are blessed to have her.

If you were a Muppet, which one would you be and why?

I would be Kermit because there’s always a song in my heart. Granted, preschool songs can be like earworms that just go on and on (and on).

What is your favorite flavor of Pringles?

Original—My Grandmom would give these to us as a very special treat for a tray lunch in front of the TV.

What is the worst gift you have ever received?

A mom’s group I’m in has the tradition of passing “Phyllis” around as a Christmas White Elephant gift. She is an unattractive feathery Phyllis Dillar looking bird creation. It’s not a “worst gift” as it’s given with a sense of humor and the responsibility of adding to her story while sneaking her into someone else’s home so you’re not stuck with her for too long!

When you were five years old, what did you want to be?

I wanted to be unique like my neighbor Mickey. She was a Quaker and had a pyramid built under her bed for some spiritual reason unrelated to being Quaker. She also had two toilets in her bathroom that she shared with her three boys and husband. What was cool was she had them separated by a large tank that was home to a large snake! We could feed the snake mice that they raised in cages in their barn. She had a goat to cut the grass and to eat their garbage. At Halloween they put a real skeleton that was usually resting in its coffin on the upstairs landing, at the door to greet the trick-or-treaters. There was always something really interesting happening next door.

What excites you most about your position at St. Paul’s?

As a teacher to preschoolers, no day is like another! Children are fun and love to be heard. They’ve got interesting ideas and stories. Their perception of the world is untarnished and hopeful. It is wonderful to see what we’ve taught be learned and used.

Tammy Jacobi, Preschool Teacher

Tammy began teaching at St. Paul’s in 2016 and comes to us with a passion for children that can be traced throughout her life and professional career. As someone who finds joy in helping others, she is a great addition to our preschool and considers it a gift to help teach young minds and watch them grow.

If you were a Muppet, which one would you be and why?

Fozzy Bear is my favorite.  We both love to make people laugh, and Fozzy is very kind to his friends and always trying to help.  We need more Fozzies in our world!

What is your favorite flavor of Pringles?

I love the original.  My mom used to make fudge and pour it into the long Pringles container and mail it to us in college!  What a treat.

What is the worst gift you have ever received?

I can’t  say I received a bad gift, but we had a wrapping paper we used for about 20 years with a little man, laughing and laughing all over it.  We looked forward to be the one to get the “giggle man” wrapped present each year!  My Grandpa started this silly tradition!

When you were five years old, what did you want to be?

A rancher, a ballerina, an artist, a priest, a mom were the top 5 on my list.

What excites you most about your position at St. Paul’s?

Meeting all the wonderful children each year!  I love hearing their stories and seeing their happy smiles as they learn and grow throughout the year.  Children are the true embodiment of joy.

Maggi Naas, Preschool Teacher

Bio coming soon.