Caldwell Presbyterian Preschool - Biographies
Caldwell Presbyterian Preschool - A life-long love of learning begins here!
Team Biographies
Our teaching staff would like you to know more about them. They feel that if you are considering trusting them with your child, knowing more about them will help you make your decision.
Chris Sallstrom
Chris Sallstrom
Teacher - Four year-old class

Chris and her husband Todd have two wonderful children, Maddie and Gabe. She and Todd met at Baptist Bible College in Pennsylvania and have been working together in youth ministry for 21 years. Chris and her family moved to Lake George to work at a church in the local area.

Chris was a preschool teacher in Lapeer, Michigan for 3 years. She also substitute taught for 7 years prior to beginning at Caldwell. Chris is excited to be back in preschool. She is looking forward to the many things she will be doing to prepare these children for kindergartenl It is a great joy for Chris to work with the families here in Lake George.
Kate Pape
Kate Pape
Teacher - Three year-old class

Kate Pape is a wife and the mother of three young daughters. She and her husband, Fred, met at Cornell University where they both graduated, in 1999 and 2000. She and her family lived in Central Massachusetts for 10 years before moving to Lake George at the end of 2011. Two of the Pape's daughers attend Lake George Elementary School and the oldest is now in Middle School.

She will teach her class with love.
"God is love." 1 John 4:16
"Love never fails." 1 Corinthans 13:8

Lesley Clemons "Nee Nee"
Lesley Clemons "Nee Nee"
Assistant Teacher

Lesley was born and raised in the town of Tillson, NY. She graduated from Potsdam with a BS in Music Education. She also received her BS and a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from SUNY New Paltz. Lesley taught for 33 years in the Arlington School District in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Lesley and her late husband, Bob began spending time in Lake George as "weekenders" in 1995 and became full time residents in 2011. Between Lesley and Bob they have three children; Michael, Bob and Bonnie. Lesley is active at the Caldwell church as part of the choir and the Caldwell Preschool Formation Committee.

It is a blessing to have Lesley's talents, experience, and her bubbly personality as a part of our classrooms!!

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