Tara Rinckey received her Masters of Science Degree in Family Studies and Human Services, and her Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degree from Kansas State University. Tara is certified in Early Childhood Education from the Kansas State Department of Education. Previously Tara worked at several early childhood programs in Kansas and Virginia. Tara joined Bethlehem Preschool in 2005 as head teacher in the Pre-K 4s room. In 2019 she changed roles to become the curriculum director, and in 2021 was promoted to Co-Director at Bethlehem Preschool.
Maura Tarantino received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Administration from Hudson Valley Community College and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Management at Excelsior College. She has previously worked as an assistant teacher at St. Matthew’s Lutheran School and joined Bethlehem Preschool in January 2016 as an assistant teacher in the Toddler Room. She later moved to be assistant teacher in the Three’s Room, head teacher in the Pre-K ¾’s, and head teacher in the Pre-K 4’s room. In 2021 Maura was promoted to Co-Director at Bethlehem Preschool.