Support Staff

Ashley F.

Director

Telephone 913.663.1997 X8

Email ashley@hcckc.org

Ms. Ashley earned a degree in Human Services with emphasis in youth and child care from Washburn University. Ashley has been working with children since 2006 and began working at Hillcrest in 2011 as the Lead Teacher in our Infant Room. Ashley joined our administrative team in 2013 as our Assistant Director and became our Director in 2016. Ashley works 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Mary W.

​Assistant Director

Telephone 913.663.1997 x9

Ms. Mary earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Pittsburg State University in 2015. She has extensive teaching experience at Hillcrest, including being the Lead Teacher for our 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Navigator Summer Camps, as well as the Lead Teacher for our Pre-K classroom. Mary works 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m and is First Aid and CPR certified. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Amanda L.

Support Teacher

Ms. Amanda joined our center in 2017, after earning a Bachelor of Science degree and working with children for over two years. She works 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is CPR and First Aid certified.

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Allison S.

Support Teacher

Ms. Allison has a Bachelor of General Studies degree specializing in Early Childhood Education and a degree in Elementary Education. She worked with children for over seven years before joining our center in 2015. Allison works 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is CPR and First Aid certified.

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Jennifer W.

Support Teacher

Ms. Jen spent a summer working at an early childhood center before joining our center in 2019.  She works part time and is also working on completing her college education. She is First Aid and CPR certified.

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Jessica D.

Support Teacher

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Karen D.

Cook

Ms. Karen had many years of experience cooking and caring for children before she joined our center in 2016. She works 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Chris Y.

Administrative Assistant

Telephone 913.663.1997

Email chris@hcckc.org

Ms. Chris earned a B.A. degree in Spanish from Murray State University. She taught junior high/high school Spanish and Business classes before beginning her Early Childhood career in 1996. Chris began working at Hillcrest in October of 2010 as a Support Teacher before becoming our Administrative Assistant in 2011. She is CPR and First Aid certified. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Donna S.

​Business Manager

Telephone 913.663.1997 X4

Email donna@hcckc.org

Ms. Donna has been our Business Manager since 2003. She has a B.A. degree in Business Administration and had twenty years experience in business management before joining our team.