Our Preschool Staff

From Left to Right: Julie Hoge, Jamie Selvaggi, Kelly Ziegler, Autumn Lucas, Rosemary Fincham

Kelly Ziegler- Director and Lead Teacher

Kelly Ziegler is a veteran kindergarten teacher with over 10 years of experience. She is also the mother of 3 young children. Kelly’s education includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University and a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from Towson University. Kelly has been very active in church as a Sunday School teacher, Christian Education advocate, and Vacation Bible School director. All of these skills and experiences have led Kelly to where she is today. Kelly took on the role of a preschool director and is now bringing her skills and experience to Bethel. She is very excited to be part of this spiritual and academic program!

Jamie Selvaggi- Teacher's Aide

After volunteering for a while, Jamie officially joined Bethel Church Preschool as an aide in January 2013. Jamie loves sharing God and his love with the children who attend the preschool. She especially loves the opportunities she gets to pray with students and their families. Jamie lives in South Franklin Township and is the proud parent of three great children: Hannah, Andrew, and Grace.

Rosemary Fincham- Teacher's Aide

Rosemary Fincham Teacher's Aide Rosie has been a member of Bethel Presbyterian Church for many years. At home Rosie has 2 dogs, 2 birds, 2 horses, and lots of fish. She loves her family of pets and they keep her very busy! Rosie enjoys working with children at the preschool. She loves their affection and smiles. Rosie enjoys sharing the love of the Lord with the preschool students every day. 

Autumn Lucas- Teacher's Aide

Autumn is a longtime member of Bethel Presbyterian Church who recently joined the Preschool staff. Autumn enjoys working with children. She has a daughter Madison and a son Jeg. Autumn also loves pets, and has a cat and a dog. She loves camping, baking, and crafting. Autumn has worked with children at Bethel Presbyterian Church and local schools for many years.

Julie Hoge- Teacher's Aide

Julie graduated from Muskingum College and has taught in the early elementary grades her whole career.  She retired from McGuffey School District with 30 years of experience in first grade and kindergarten, having taught in all five of the elementary schools.  Julie and her husband Paul live in a farmhouse near West Alexander and are on year 25 of their "Fixer Upper" plan.  They have two college-age children, Matthew and Lauren.  Julie is a member of First United Methodist Church in Washington.