Little Root Founder and Lead Teacher
Ms. Dre completed her early childhood training through LifeWays North America and opened Little Root Playgarden in 2014. Prior to opening Little Root Ms. Dre founded St. Johns Swapnplay and directed their playspace program for 8 years. Ms. Dre has been parenting for over 20 years and because of this experience brings lots of tools and support to the Little Root families.
Ms. Dre loves gardening with the children, singing, weaving oral stories and bringing felt puppets to life at Little Root.
Ms. Amanda Margerum
Little Root Assistant
Ms. Amanda is an experienced assistant teacher, mother of three childcare (2 boys, 1 girl) and lover of cooking, nature and gardening. She brings a calming presence to the preschool. She is gifted at seeing each child’s individual needs while also being someone who can whip up a Star Child celebration cake in minutes. She has worked as a volunteer in classrooms for over 8 years and has been at Little Root for one year.