Monika Van Dover, Assistant Teacher

Monika VanDover Assistant Teacher- MWF Young 4’s

Monika has been an assistant teacher at KUM since 2019.  However, she has been involved at KUM for 9 years since her oldest son started preschool at KUM.  She has four boys Jonah, Nolan, Peter and Bennett; they have all attended KUM for preschool.   Monika and her family live in Kirkwood.  She loves spending time with family, doing outdoor activities … Read More

Carrie Chen, Lead Teacher

photo of Carrie Chen Lead Teacher MWF Young 4’s

Carrie joined the teaching staff in 2017. She has a B.A. in Elementary Education from Indiana University, an M.A. from Lindenwood, and is certified in Early Childhood Education. She has previously taught in the elementary and preschool settings in the Parkway School District from 1998-2008, and comes to us after teaching for five years at Parkway United Preschool. Carrie lives … Read More