Pastor Mary Stork

Day School Coordinator

Pastor Mary has been in ministry for over 20 years; she has worked as a Daycare Director as well as the school Chaplain.  Mary has a heart for people, wanting to see them grow in their character, values and identity, even at a young age.She believes that when you train a child up in the Word of God, they will develop all the tools they need to succeed in life.

Alexandria Forbus

Day School Director

Alexandria has had a love for children ever since she was a little girl.  At the age of 14 she started working in her parent’s daycare and out of that she developed her passion to one day be a school director.  Immediately out of high school, she began pursuing her early childhood credentials.  She has been well loved and trusted by all the families she has worked with and is excited to walk this journey with you and your children every day and to see them grow.

Shena Hunt

Lead Teacher

Shena has been working with children all over the Collier Country area for twenty years. Throughout her career, Shena has gained experience with infants and children up to the ages of preschool. However, her favorite age group to work with is preschool. “With this age group, there are no limits to teaching them. They are like little sponges that absorb everything and they are extremely interactive” she shares. Shena is so passionate about working with children because she does not see it as a job, but a ministry opportunity. Her favorite part about coming into work is getting to spend time with the kids everyday. “They are so fun and always make me laugh” Shena shares.

Sarah Tarcezewski

Lead Teacher

Sarah has been involved in children’s ministry programs for over a year and a half. However she has been in the mom business for 14 years. She absolutely loves being used to shape and form children at such a young age. Sarah enjoys being able to share the love of God with the children as well as teach them about His love for them. Sarah finds excitement in having the opportunity train the children how to think responsibly. Her mission is to establish one-on-one relationships with the children to grow them into future leaders. She believes that her job goes beyond a lesson plan and she wants to be an extended support ton the children that they might not get elsewhere. “My favorite part about coming into work everyday is definitely the hugs” Sarah shares.

Molly Ryan

Lead Teacher

Molly has taught preschool in both Montessori and traditional schools. She loves interacting with children, watching them socialize with others, and seeing them learn their colors and many other basic skills. Molly says she feels blessed to teach children and see their joy when they achieve something new. Making children feel loved and nurtured so that they feel secure, is one of her passions. She loves encouraging children and letting them know that it’s okay to make mistakes. Molly believes her job gives her the opportunity to help children shine and find their gifts.

Cynthia Vera

Lead Teacher

Cynthia has been working with children for nine years. She has experience with infants through fifth graders. Cynthia is more than excited to share the love of God with the children each and every day.  Her goal is to plant seeds of knowledge into the children and guide them to be amazing future leaders of our world. Her favorite part of coming into work ever day is being able to teach the children and watch them apply everything that they are being taught.

Rebecca Buford

Lead Teacher

Rebecca has worked with children of all ages for over ten years. She has gained her experience through volunteering at special learning centers, working with families through nannying jobs, and being a mom of a two year old. Rebecca loves watching children grow and learn, especially when she teaches them sign language in the classroom. She believes that Bloom offers an amazing place for children to grow in all aspects of development and education. Rebecca shared, “I am so proud to be apart of a growing community and I’m blessed to be given the opportunity to teach and care for these children”.