Grace Dykstra
Grace DykstraLead Teacher
Grace is a graduate of Hope College with an Elementary Education Certificate and Degree in Fine Arts. She has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from Michigan State University. She has been teaching for 31 years, and this year will be her 15th year teaching at New Community Preschool.
Maggie Franklin
Maggie FranklinLead Teacher
Maggie has been in the Early Childhood Development field for over 20 years in a variety of teaching positions. She attended GRJC and GVSU studying Early Childhood Education, and continues to learn through continued education classes and teaching her students. Maggie has been teaching at New Community Preschool for the last 9 years now.
Laura Horinga
Laura HoringaPreschool Director and Lead Teacher
Laura graduated from Kuyper College with a major in Bible and Theology, and earned her Elementary Education Degree from Cornerstone University with a major in Language Arts. She also received her Master’s Degree from Cornerstone in Curriculum and Instruction. She has been teaching at New Community Preschool for 5 years now.