Little Friends Preschool is staffed by state certified professionals who desire to see your children grow in all areas of life. We’d like to introduce you to our wonderful staff!

Paula McClintock (Director & Teacher, Voyagers Class)
Paula has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University. She has worked at Little Friends Preschool since 2012. Paula helps to get our children successfully prepared for kindergarten and she places an emphasis on literacy skills. She is also a graduate of our preschool! Paula has one son Noah and lives in Salem. In her spare time she enjoys watching her son play basketball and baseball, shopping and spending quality time with her family.

Mandy Fowler (Teacher, Explorers Class)
Mandy is excited to provide hands-on learning opportunities for our youngest students! Mandy is a licensed social worker in the state of Ohio (B.A. Social Work, Malone University), and is state-credentialed as an Early Childhood Mental Health Professional. She has been working with children and families both professionally and with First Friends Church for almost 18 years. Mandy and her husband, Pastor Pete Fowler, have two beautiful children, Rachel and Nathan, both of whom are Little Friends Preschool alumni! Quality time for Mandy includes volunteering at Salem First Friends Church, reading, gardening, baking, and spending time with her family.