Our greatest strength is our outstanding staff...

  Ms. Mary ostrowski   owner, president

Ms. Mary ostrowski

owner, president

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I hold degrees in accounting, educational leadership, and educational administration; I am also certified as a health coach.
  • Prior to buying Weems, I served as Director for a PK3-12 international school in Panama. 

On the Personal Side:

  • Last year I hiked the Camino de Santiago in Spain which was a great turning point in my life.
  • Books, books, books -- I love them!
  Mrs. kate marriner   school director

Mrs. kate marriner

school director

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Education. 
  • Prior to joining the Weems Creek family, I taught 1st Grade at the Severn School for seven years. 

On the Personal Side:

  • My husband and I have 4 children -- 3 girls and a boy.
  • My favorite thing to is spend time with my family!

...with over 60 years of combined experience, our teachers are committed to providing each child a loving and warm environment in which to grow socially, intellectually and artistically in an age appropriate manner.

  Mrs. kathy anderson   teacher: Prek (5's) class

Mrs. kathy anderson

teacher: Prek (5's) class

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Special Education.
  • I have worked at Weems Creek for 30 years.

On the Personal Side:

  • I love gardening, sewing, fishing, crabbing, hiking, traveling, consignment shopping, painting (walls not pictures!) and learning from others! 
  • My family and friends are most i mportant to me.
  Mrs. lee kriel   asst teacher: Prek (5's) class

Mrs. lee kriel

asst teacher: Prek (5's) class

My Professional Background Includes:

  • My first job was Assistant Director of a Nursery School. I tried everything from working in the classroom to cleaning miniature toilets.  
  • I graduated from Elon University with a BA is Psychology.

On the Personal Side:

  • I am raising three fun boys! 
  • I recently climbed Mt. Katahdin, the highest point on the Appalachian Trail.
  Mrs. kate howells   teacher: 2/3's class

Mrs. kate howells

teacher: 2/3's class

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I hold a BA in elementary education and a Masters degree in early childhood education.
  • Prior to joining Weems Creek, I taught 1st grade for 11 years..

On the Personal Side:

  • I have two children, aged 2 and 5 years old. Fun fact: they both attend Weems Creek this year!
  • I am originally from Hershey, PA.
  mrs. marisa corona   teacher - steam

mrs. marisa corona

teacher - steam

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I graduated from Towson University with a B.A. in English and later earned my MD teaching certificate. 
  • In 2005, I was the proud recipient of MD's Walmart Teacher of the Year Award.

On the Personal Side:

  • I am thrilled to be at Weems Creek!
  • This year I am beginning the lengthy process of acquiring National Board Teaching Certification.
  ms. nicole larue   teacher: 4's class+asst steam

ms. nicole larue

teacher: 4's class+asst steam

My Professional Background Includes:

  • I graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in Child Development and Family Relations.
  • I have taught preschool for four years.

On the Personal Side:

  • I love to be outdoors exploring on long hikes.
  • I just moved to the Annapolis area from Maine and enjoy my new home.
  • I love to read!
  Mrs. joaney littin   asst teacher: 2/3's + 4's class

Mrs. joaney littin

asst teacher: 2/3's + 4's class

My Professional Background Includes:

  • After high school I joined the Navy and served as a hospital corpsman.  
  • This is my fourth year at Weems in the young 4’s class, and my first year in the 3’s class.  

On the Personal Side:

  • My husband was in my brother company in boot camp - we’ve been together almost 30 years!
  • Our family enjoys a Jimmy Buffett concert every year.