Jennifer Felicelli, Ph.D., Director
Angela Long, B.A., Assistant Director
Melissa Calhoun, Receptionist
Amy Whitehead, Receptionist
Infant Room Staff
My name is Liz. I graduated from McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in Mobile
where I later substitute taught and then taught English full time. My mother still teaches
theology at McGill but I love working with the infants as I am able to watch and guide
them through many of their beginnings.
My name is Michele. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in business
administration from the University of Florida. I also attended the University of Colorado
for three years working on a Master of Science degree in geography and environmental
science. My husband, Michael, and I have a daughter named Sydney. She attends
Christ the King. My hobbies are; golf, photography, hiking, fishing and camping.
Toddler Room Staff
Hi, my name is Andrea. I grew up in Daphne and graduated from Christ the King
School. For high school, I graduated from Bayside Academy and continued on to
graduate from Pensacola Junior College. While in college I had a job working with
young children. I moved back to Daphne in late 2005 and started working at CTK
Preschool in Jan 2006. I love working with children. I love the smiles and hugs they
give me, getting to know their families, teaching them about God's love, and discovering
their unique personalities.
My name is Elisha. I’ve been with the Early School since June 2010. Though I’ve
only been here for a short time, I’ve been working in Early Childhood education for the
past five years. I’ve worked with children of all ages, and I just love watching and
engaging in their growth and development. My husband and I moved to the Daphne
area, from Birmingham in the summer of 2009 to be a part of a church plant. In May of
2011 we welcomed our first son, Josiah, into the world.
My name is Judy. I have been at Christ the King 6 years. I started in the infant
room, and have worked in Pre-K3 and Pre-K2. I got my G.E.D. after being a stay at
home mom for 17 years and started working with “Mom’s Day Out” at St. Ignatius,
where I worked with the 3year olds for a long time. When we moved to Daphne I started
work here, and I love it. In all I’ve been working with children for about 22years. My
husband and I have been married for 40years, and he’s one of my favorite hobbies. We
ride motorcycles together, yes, I ride my own bike, a Honda Shadow 1100, and have for
12years now. It’s a very large bike! I also love art in every form, I do needle work, and
read a lot. My husband says I have over 300 books. I love working here because I have
the only job in the world that only gives love, laughter, and best of all hugs!
My name is Chesley .I’ve worked at CTKECDC since 2009 and really enjoy
working with all of the wonderful children that attend our school. I grew up in
Robertsdale, Al and still live there. I graduated from Robertsdale High School and
attended Jacksonville State University and Faulkner State after high school. In my free
time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
My name is Michele. I have worked in early childhood development for many
years. In 1987 I completed a twelve month course in Child and Family Care. My first
employment opportunity was at a local Kinder Care where I was a teacher’s aide for two
years. I have worked at four different child development centers in Alabama and
Georgia. My husband Patrick and I have three daughters ages 18, 10, 14. Patrick
is a former park ranger and will often take us to surprise locations for hiking and rock
My name is Amanda. I grew up in Childersburg Alabama. I graduated High
School in 2004 and joined the Air Force. I have been moving all over the world since
2005. I have a beautiful 4yr old girl and a handsome 3yr old son. I have been working in
childcare for 6 years.
My name is LaToya. I’m from Daphne, AL. I have been working at CTKECDC
since July 2009. I received my Bachelors and Master’s degree in Education from the
University of Mobile. I taught in the public school system for two years. I am married and
I have one son, Kollin. In my spare time I enjoy reading and shopping.
My name is Terika. I am form Daphne, AL. I graduated from Daphne High School
in 2007. I have been working at CTKECDC since May 2008. I’ve worked in every
classroom at CTKECDC. In my spare time in like to make scrapbooks and write poems.
Hi, my name is Kristin. . I have worked at Christ the King Early School since July
of 2010, when my husband and I moved here from Jacksonville, Florida. Although I
don’t have children of my own (yet) I have always enjoyed working with kids. In the past
I did this by working as a substitute teacher or as a teacher’s aide. In addition to working
at CTKECDC, I also teach PreK4 CCD at Christ the King. I am originally from Houston,
Texas and have been in Daphne for a little over a year. Recently, my husband and I
purchased our first home and we are both excited to make the Eastern Shore our home.
I have a degree in Psychology from the University of Alabama. I look forward to working
with you and your child to have a great year.
My name is Kathy. I am new to the Eastern Shore area. I have lived in Enterprise
for the past six years and worked as a special education teacher. My husband and I
have been married fourteen years and have two children. I have a B.S. degree in
special education (learning disabilities and mental retardation) and a Master’s in early
intervention. I am currently working on my PH.D. in clinical psychology. I have been a
teacher for twenty years and especially love working with the birth to 5 year age group.