WELS
Search   for     





Forgot username or password?
 
  
Our Teachers

Sheila Burfield
Director and Lead Teacher

 

Sheila has been in the early childhood field for 15 years and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development from Concordia University, St. Paul.  She has previously worked in a daycare setting and as a Head Start teacher, and thoroughly enjoys the preschool setting.  Sheila is an avid walker and enjoys yoga, gardening, and kayaking.  Sheila and her husband live in Chatfield and together enjoy hiking, biking, and relaxing at home.  They have two college aged children.  
 

Jan Dale
Assistant Teacher

Jan Dale graduated from Concordia University, St. Paul, with a bachelor of science degree in elementary education with an early childhood concentration.  Previously she has taught kindergarten, preschool, and has been employed as an in-school aid for a special needs child.  She and her husband enjoy gardening and traveling to visit their three grown children.


 

PollySue Bitter

Assistant Teacher

 

Polly grew up in Caledonia, WI. She and her husband, Pastor Jon Bitter, lived in NY and IL before moving to MN in 2000. Polly and Pastor Bitter have four grown sons.  Polly graduated from Dr. Martin Luther College (New Ulm, MN). She previously worked at Resurrection Lutheran School (Rochester, MN) as a Preschool Teacher, Director, Grade 3 Teacher, and Teacher’s Aide.  Polly is excited to be a part of the Precious is the Child team. She spends her free time reading, sewing, gardening, and in various outdoor activities.