PRESCHOOL STAFF

  • Miss Ruth

    Miss Ruth has been at Joplin First Preschool for 26 years, she is the Director. She has a B.A. in Communications from MSSU. Ruth has been married to Mr. Doug for 37 years. They have three children; Brian, who is married to Miss Chelsey, Stephanie, and Mary Ann. They are all graduates of Joplin First Preschool. They have also been blessed with four grandchildren; Jacob, Carli, and Payton who are graduates of Joplin First Preschool, and Kaden a current Joplin First preschooler. She enjoys spending time with her family.


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    Ruth Greer | 417.623.2796 |

  • Miss Brooke

    This is Miss Brooke's third year at Joplin First Preschool, she is the Assistant Director. She has a BSBA in Marketing with a minor in International Business from MSSU. She was born and raised in Oklahoma, but now resides in Joplin. Miss Brooke has one daughter, Annabelle (9) and she loves to attend church at Carterville Christian Church with her daughter. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and seeing new places. Her dream is to travel the world, see God's beautiful creations, and help the Lord's people grow closer to Him.



  • Miss Chanda

    Pre-K Co-Teacher. Bio coming soon!

  • Miss Samantha

    Pre-K Co-Teacher. Bio coming soon!

  • Miss Mindy

    This is Miss Mindy's 7th year teaching at Joplin First Preschool, she a Co-Teacher in the Primary class. She has been teaching preschool for 17 years. She and her husband, Eric, live in Carl Junction and have been married for 28 years. They have three sons; Trey, Coltyn, and Trenton. Mindy and Eric attend James River Church with their family. She enjoys watching her son Trenton play basketball, babysitting her sweet nephews, and spending time with her family.

  • Miss Chelsey

    Miss Chelsey has been teaching at Joplin First Preschool for 12 years, she is a Co-Teacher in the Primary class.  She absolutely loves working with kids and feels they are such a blessing.  When she is not working at the preschool, she is spending time with her family.  She has been married to her husband, Brian, for 13 years and they have three children; Jacob (12), Carli (10), Kaden (3). Her kids keep her busy with sports and school activities.  She attends Hope City Church and loves cooking for her family.

  • Miss Rachel

    This is Miss Rachel's third year at Joplin First Preschool, she is a Co-Teacher in the Toddler's Class. Miss Rachel was born and raised in Joplin, MO and currently resides in Oronogo, MO. She has been married to James for 13 years and have two daughters, Shelby (7) who is a Joplin First Preschool graduate, and Savannah (1), and one son, Jackson (3). She enjoys family time, gardening, reading, crafting, and of course her huge love of animals.

  • Miss Whitney

    Toddler Co-Teacher. Bio coming soon!

  • Miss Teresa

    Extended Care Teacher. Bio coming soon!

  • Miss Katie

    Extended Care Teacher. Bio coming soon!

  • Miss Carolyn

    Music Teacher. Bio coming soon!