Our teachers are qualified Early Childhood Professionals. Each classroom is staffed by a Lead Teacher who has completed all State educational requirements and has demonstrated competency in teaching young children. Additional classroom teachers are hired as needed to enhance our programs. All staff members are trained in CPR and First Aid.
Mrs. Kathy Richard
Mrs. Richard is the Owner and Executive Director of the Hampstead Village Preschool. She is also credentialed through the state of NH as a Lead Teacher and Early Childhood Administrator. Mrs. Richard was a Dental Hygienist for 16 years, and received her degree from SUNY at Farmingdale, NY and was licensed in the States of NY and NH. She then went on to become a preschool teacher and received her schooling through Hesser College.
Mrs. Richard began to teach in the PK 3 class with Mrs. LeCours in 1995, She became the Director of H.V.P. in 1996 and bought the Hampstead Village Preschool in 2000.
Mrs. Richard has also been a Sunday school teacher for the Preschoolers and for 8 years worked with NOAH, National Organization for Albinism and Hypo-pigmentation. She organized Day Care and activities for children 6 Weeks through Kindergarten in various cities through out the country, (Las Vegas, St. Louis, Washington D.C., and San Deigo), during their Bi-annual conferences.
Mrs. Richard has lived on LI, NY, as well as MA and NH. She and her husband have 2 adult children, Alyssa and Nick. She also is a grandmother to Talia, Kara and Cassidy.