Meet Our Teachers
A World of Friends prides itself on providing superior and qualified staff to foster learning to children. AWOFS’s staff are constantly completing various professional development and continuing education to better serve all children.
Jennifer Dorsey, M.Ed.
Jennifer is very passionate about sharing her love of animals and nature with children. Jennifer graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland University with a master’s degree in Special Education and Leadership. Jennifer is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Special Education. She holds a Maryland state teachers certification as well as a nature certification from Eastern Region Association of Forest and Nature School (ERAFANS). She is a level six in the Maryland State Credentialing Program.
Kellee Foster, B.Ed.
Assistant Director/Pre-K Teacher
Kellee has enjoyed being a part of the A World of Friends family for 12 years and finds joy in fostering a family friendly environment to our families. She is the ultimate soccer mom and has a love of all things dolphin. She possesses her bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Notre Dame of Maryland University and is pursuing her masters degree in special education from Erikson Institute. She is also in pursuit of her Maryland state teachers certificate. She is also a level six in the Maryland State Credentialing Program.
Pre-K Teacher's Assistant
Kori has been with A World of Friends for 4 years and has continued to grow an develop. She is near the completion of her Child Development Associate (CDA). She continues to take over 100 hours a year of professional development while working an additional part-time job. She loves to sing, play the piano, and all things music. She is also a level 4 in the Maryland State Credentialing Program.
Professional Development is a continuum of learning and support activities designed to prepare individuals for work with and on behalf of young children and their families, as well as ongoing experiences to enhance this work. Professional development (PD) for early childhood education is essential to providing high-quality services to children (naeyc.org).
Ms. Kellee, Steve Spangler, and Ms. Jennifer at MSCCA’s annual Conference by the Sea 2019.