Andrea Taulbee, Lead Teacher
Andrea came to McGuffey full-time in 2015 after spending a year subbing in the Primary classroom and the rest of McGuffey’s staff has grown to appreciate her superpowers in working with young children with patience, love, and firmness. Andrea’s background includes cosmetology and restaurant management, and her organizational skills and initiative were a huge part in making Trivia Night 2015 such a success. Andrea is lead teacher and has her Primary Montessori Certificate from the North American Montessori Center.
Andrea’s daughter has attended McGuffey since preschool. Her husband Bryan co-owns The Broadway Barrel House restaurant in Lebanon. Andrea loves spending time with her extended family, as well as gardening and reading. She is also an amateur genealogist and has discovered over 1,500 ancestors in her family tree.
Hayley Schweitzer, Classroom Assistant, Kindermusik
Hayley is the Primary Afternoon Assistant and teaches Kindermusik to PK1, PK2 and Kindergarten. Hayley has a B.A. from Miami University in Music Education with a minor in Creative Writing. She is also Kindermusik certified, has been teaching local Kindermusik classes and she teaches voice lessons. In addition to volunteering work with children, Hayley worked at Mini University for two years before coming to McGuffey in the fall of 2019.
Maggie Petroski, Classroom Assistant, Extended Da