Meet the Team

Dedicated & Certified

Stacy Barrett-Heisler


Our Wonderful Owner has worked the last 16 years at Stepping Stone Day School. She started at the age of 17 and has gone from a Teacher's Assistant to the Assistant Director. 

Now, she is applying her experience, skills, and understanding of the needs of children and parents in a Preschool environment.  

Preschool is more than just a job to her, it is her passion to help kids learn and grow.

Jacque Prodoehl

Head Teacher 

Jacque is our 3 and 4 year old teacher. She has been in childcare for the last 16 years and loves working and encouraging young minds. She is fun loving and caring. and can't wait to start a family of her own.

Yahaira Higuera-Orozco

Head Teacher 

Yahaira works with our 2 year old!  She is Creative, Caring and easy going. She love watching young minds grow through play and encourages there independence. She has worked in the daycare field for the last 4 years and loves what she does. She is going to school to become a pediatric dental assistant.

Kim Mello


Kim works with our 2 year olds. She is fun, kindhearted, and loves children. She has two grown children of her own and has been in the daycare field for the last 10 years. She is into gardening and loves to teach the kids all about it.

Our Teachers are Certified


Current in 

The Criminal Registry

CPR and First Aide

Food Handlers

Child Abuse and Neglect


Prevention is better than Treatment

15 hours of Child Development Training each year.

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