Staff 1Marci McCabe

Marci McCabe is the teacher in the four year olds' program. She has served as a Hiland Preschool Board Member for 2004-2006. She joined our teaching staff in 2003 as a substitute teacher when her son was enrolled and then became a full time teacher in February 2006.. Marci has a degree in Business Management . She is also an active member at Hiland Presbyterian Church working closely with the children's programs. Marci and her husband, Kevin live in Ross Township with their son Ryan. In her free time she enjoys scap booking, gardening, making jewelry and spending time with her family and friends.


Staff 1Jeanie Barbour

Jeanie Barbour is the teacher in the four year olds' program. Both of her children, ages 14 and 19, are Hiland Preschool graduates. She's been working with children as a nanny for several families over the past 18 years, a board member of the Highcliff Elementary PTO for 6 years, and as a dance teacher at the Highcliff Elementary dance program for 7 years. She attended Pittsburgh's High School for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) where she majored in musical theater. Her hobbies include interior design, crafting, attending musical productions, and helping out with her daughter's competitive dance team. Jeanie is very excited to join the Hiland Preschool family!


staffaKelly Schreffler

Kelly Schreffler is the teacher in the three year olds' program. She was introduced to the program as a Hiland Church member when her two children were enrolled at Hiland Preschool. She is also a past board member, serving from 2010 to 2013. Kelly spent 8 years in the U.S. Air Force. While stationed in Montgomery, Alabama, she pursued a degree in Anthropology/Sociology at the University of Auburn at Montgomery. As she starts each school year she looks forward to meeting the new families and helping their children grow as they spend their days at Hiland Preschool.


Staff 1Andrea Lamaide

Andrea Lamaide is the teacher in the three year olds' program. She grew up in the North Hills and resides in Ross Township with her husband and her two children. Her son is a graduate of Hiland and her daughter is currently enrolled in the four year old program. Andrea discovered her passion for working with children by volunteering at both her children's schools and is an active member in the PTO. Andrea also has a passion for animals and enjoys spending her time attending children's activities. She looks forward to helping your children learn and grow throughout the school year!


Staff 1Kate Monti

Kate Monti is the teacher in the Half Pints prgram. Her three children are all Hiland preschool graduates and she joined the teaching staff in January 2014. Kate and her husband Bill live in the Avonworth school district where Kate is very active in her children's school as the PTA president. Some of her hobbies include baking, sewing, scrapbooking and attending her children's sporting events. Kate is really looking forward to the start of a new school year with your children!