Leslie Wirth, Owner-Director-Teacher
Her background includes a Teaching Credential teaching Elementary School for 7 years. Leslie's connection with Cottage Preschool began before she became the owner and lead teacher. She spent 7 years volunteering at Cottage Preschool as her 3 children went through the program. Since 2007, she has been the owner and director.
Theresa Tennyson, Teacher
We’re very excited to have Theresa Tennyson on the teaching team. She is a Livermore resident with two children. Her daughter and son attended Cottage Preschool and are now in middle school. Theresa is filled with enthusiasm and a passion for children. She has her Bachelors degree, Associate Teacher in Early Education Certificate and a lot of imagination and creativity. We’re thrilled to have Theresa make every day magical and fun filled. She also keeps us organized and makes sure all of our tasks are accomplished by the end of our school day.
Stella Stewart, Teacher
Has dedicated many years to impacting Preschoolers. She has enjoyed teaching Cottage Preschoolers since 2007. She is a long time Livermore resident and has enjoyed raising her family here. She is married with an adult son and teenage daughter. Stella began teaching Preschoolers before she had children of her own. She enjoys planning Preschool curriculum that integrates science and a hands on approach. A favorite part of her day is reading stories in a variety of voices. Children get lost in her story telling.