Staff

Suzanne Kirby: Suzanne teaches the 4 Year Old groups and is also the Director of the centre. She has a Teaching Degree (Early Childhood/Primary). Suzanne has over 30 years preschool teaching experience and has been at Appletree Hill Preschool for over 16 years. She lives in the area with her husband and two grown up children. When she is not watching her children play sport Suzanne enjoys camping, sailing and spending times with her family and friends.

Debbie Christodoulou: Debbie teaches some of the 4 Year Old groups and all 3 Year Old groups. She has a Teaching Degree (Early Childhood). Debbie has over 25 years experience in long day care and preschool centres. Debbie has been at Appletree Hill Preschool for over 12 years. Debbie and her husband enjoy watching their grown up boys play sport and getting away to their holiday house on the Murray River as often as they can.

Rhonda Tilyard: Rhonda assists with all the 4 Year Old groups and is also the Enrolment Officer, She holds a Certificate III in Children Services and has worked casually and permanently at Appletree Hill Preschool for over 10 years. Rhonda and her husband are past parents of Appletree Hill Preschool and they enjoy watching their three grown up boys play sport. Rhonda enjoys photography and renovating in her spare time.

Danielle Parry: Danielle assists with all the 3 Year Old and 4 Year Old groups. She holds a Diploma of Children’s Services. Danielle’s experience includes working with children with additional needs and she has worked casually and permanently at Appletree Hill Preschool for the last 8 years. All four of Danielle’s children attended Appletree Hill Preschool. Danielle and her husband enjoy taking their teenage children on holidays especially to their caravan at Lake Eppalock. They all enjoy spending time in the water and on their boat.

Carol Stephenson: Carol assists with all 3 Year Old and 4 Year Old groups. Carol holds a Diploma of Children’s Services and has over 25 years experience working with young children in family daycare, long daycare and the preschool setting. Originally from India, Carol settled in Australia more than 40 years ago and lives locally. She is married with three grown up children. On weekends Carols enjoys watching them play sport, cooking and spending time with friends.