“For it is by GRACE you
have been saved…”

Ephesians 2:8


Joanne Schmidt

I was born in Lake Wales, FL, but grew up most of my life in Attica, NY.  I have been in Vero Beach since I was 10 years old.  I graduated from IRSC with an AA in Early Childhood Education and have been working with preschoolers since I was 18!  I have been teaching the…

Toni Morales

I was raised in Long Island, NY, before moving to Boca Raton, FL, to receive my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at FAU.  I have been married to my husband for 16 years and we have 3 children.  I started teaching VPK at Gracie’s Preschool in 2011 where all of my children were blessed to…

Leann Thimmer

I grew up in Stockholm, Sweden, and came to Vero Beach to attend Indian River Community College as a foreign student.  I graduated with an AA degree and later returned to complete the necessary classes for my Staff Credential.  After graduating college, I married my husband John and remained in Vero.  We have one daughter…