• Our Staff

    • Erin Siraguse, Preschool Director
      Erin has taught in many classrooms from preschool to middle school prior to moving into education administration.  Early childhood education is at the heart of Erin’s teaching experience, and she loves the sense of wonder each student brings to preschool classes.  She is a firm believer that the world would be [...]
    • Lori Schmoyer, Assistant Director of Operations
      Lori grew up in South Florida and made her way to Northern Virginia with her husband and two children in 2014. She has a background in communication, marketing, and public health and started her career working in federal government and academic settings.  Both of her children attended BPC Preschool during [...]
    • Nancy Rosene, Treasurer
      Nancy, a research demographer, has served as the preschool Treasurer/Budget Analyst for 14 years. She is delighted to use her passion for data analysis (yes, really!) to support a church community and ministry that has meant so much to her family. Through the preschool, her family joined BPC, which is [...]

    Our Teachers

    • Kat Bridon
      Kat is a wife of 14 years and a mother of two children. Her oldest child attended BPC Preschool in 2012 before moving out of the area. When they returned to northern Virginia in 2018, Kat rejoined BPC Preschool as a substitute teacher. She loves to see the children try [...]
    • Valerie Millard
      Valerie is a military spouse married to her college sweetheart and a mom to boy-girl twins, age 7.  Before moving to Burke in July 2020, Valerie and her family have called many places home (Kansas, Texas, and Arizona).  They are enjoying exploring their new home here in Virginia! Valerie has [...]
    • Tamma Ruth
      Tamma has been teaching Pre-K for 15 years. She is a professional educator who has dedicated her life to creating an environment that opens each child’s passion for learning.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado Tech and an Associate of Arts degree in Child Development.  [...]
    • Shannon Long
      Shannon grew up in Burke and taught first and second grades at Fairfax County Public Schools for 16 years prior to joining BPC Preschool.  She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and early childhood education from James Madison University as well as a master’s degree in special education from the [...]
    • Debbie Davis
      Debbie grew up in Missouri, attended college in Florida, and has been married to an Air Force officer for 18 years.  They have lived in many incredible places and military life has been a wonderful experience for her family.  Both of her children attend Lake Braddock Secondary School and love [...]
    • Sue Hyjek
      Sue has been teaching at BPC Preschool for seven years.  Prior to joining the teaching staff, Sue was a board member on the BPC Teacher Appreciation and Fundraising Committees.  She has taught both 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. What she enjoys most about teaching both age groups is seeing students find their [...]
    • Johna Grayson
      Johna is a wife of 30 years and a mother of three children and grandmother of three. Her middle child attended BPC Preschool from 1999-2001. She has significant experience with volunteer youth activities, including being a Girl Scout leader many years for her two daughters. She loves working with children [...]
    • Courtney Alvin
      Courtney has worked in early childhood education for more than 18 years, and most recently was a stay-at-home mom.  She enjoys helping children grow and learn through play and their natural environment.   Courtney believes the best part about teaching is getting to know each child and including a curriculum that [...]
    • Meg Ross
      Meg and her husband Bruce are both originally from California. Bruce is retired from the Navy, and so they lived in many different places during his career including six years in Japan.  They have two boys (ages 27 and 25) and two girls (ages 20 and 15).  Their family also includes [...]