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Meet the Team

A Highly Experienced, Dedicated, Loving Staff!

Nadia Rahaim

Director

Coming Soon!

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Julia Lloyd

Administrative Assistant

Julia joined the St. Alban's Preschool staff in the fall of 2022 as our Administrative Assistant.  Julia has worked and volunteered in churches with children and youth for the last 30 years. She has administrative experience as an office manager, bookkeeper, and household manager. She went to Georgetown University and has a Master's Degree in Theology from Virginia Theological Seminary.  She is married to Father Kevin and has two young adult children.  Julia enjoys baking, reading, and hanging out with her family.

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Lyn Pyne

Twos Teacher

 Lyn has been a part of the St. Alban's staff since 2009.  She has a degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from Arcadia University in Philadelphia, PA. She has taught kindergarten, first grade and basic skills. Aside from teaching, Lyn worked in the educational publishing field for a number of years as both a writer and an editor. Lyn lives in Denver with her husband, daughter and son. Of all her past experiences, Lyn enjoys teaching preschool the most!

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Melinda Greene

Twos Teacher

Melinda grew up in Florida and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education.  She lives in Davidson with her husband and four children.  Melinda knew from an early age that she would spend her life working with children and has filled that calling by actively volunteering at her children’s schools, her church, and by working at St. Alban’s.  Melinda began her role as a substitute teacher and was delighted when an opportunity arose to play a larger role in the preschool in 2015.  Melinda taught our three year olds for 6 years but made the switch to join the twos in September 2021. In her spare time, Melinda enjoys attending live theater performances, exercising with friends and spending quality time with her family.

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Denise Kirch

Threes Teacher

Ms. Denise joined St. Alban's in the fall of 2022 as a Three-Year-Old Teacher.  Denise has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and an M.S. in Communication Disorders.  She has worked as a Speech Language Pathologist in preschool and hospital settings, as an educator at Discovery Place Kids, and in the TK program at Davidson Day. Denise has lived in Huntersville for the last 25 years with her husband Jimmy.  Denise has two grown children.  Denise loves to read, hike, and travel - especially explorng cities close to Charlotte!

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Annmarie Weatherbee

Threes Teacher

Annmarie joined the Threes team at St. Alban's Preschool in the fall of 2023. Annmarie came to us as a career journalist/writer/editor.  She is a member of St. Alban's Church, actively volunteering with children and youth.  When the opportunity became available to work with the Preschool, Annmarie jumped at the chance.  Annmarie lives in Mooresville with her husband and two young adult sons!

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Cleopatra Hawkins

Threes Teacher

Cleopatra was a substitute at St. Alban's Preschool for several years before joining the preschool staff as a four year old teacher in 2019. Cleopatra now enjoys working with our three-year-olds. She is originally from New York, studied at Baruch College, and lives in Huntersville with her husband and two children.  Cleopatra volunteers actively at her children's schools and with their extra curricular activities.  She has been a member of St. Alban's Church since 2008 and loves the welcoming environment and sense of community it provides. Cleopatra enjoys the theater, reading, bowling, camping with the family, and time with friends!

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Caroline Craig

Fours and Fives Teacher

Caroline has been a teacher in the four-year-old program at St. Alban's Preschool since 2011.  She is originally from the United Kingdom but now lives in Huntersville with her husband.  Caroline has two grown children.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Liverpool Polytechnic.   She worked for several years in both private and public schools teaching mainly in kindergarten before her husband was relocated to the USA in 1993.  Caroline has worked with young children for many years both in the classroom and outside on playing fields or at camp teaching riding lessons.  Caroline enjoys tennis, reading and her family.

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Carrie Beeler

Fours and FivesTeacher

Carrie joined the M-Th Fours in the fall of 2023 as a co-teachers. Carrie has worked at St. Alban's for 6 years in both the three-year-old and four-year-old programs.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in General Education with a concentration in Psychology and Sociology.  Carrie enjoys many crafts, including scrapbooking, as well as being out on the lake, traveling and cooking. Carrie lives in Mooresville with her husband and two children.

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Evelyn Villar

 Teacher

Ms. Evelyn joined St. Alban's Preschool during the 21/22 school year and has worked in the Threes and Fours programs. Evelyn is a native of Chile but now resides in Davidson with her husband and two daughters. She loves to read, travel, cook and bake. She is super crafty and loves to engage in messy projects with her class. Ms. Evelyn taught preschool in Florida prior to moving to Davidson.

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