Preschool Teachers


Kristine Adams

Mrs. Kristine Adams teaches three classes for us: Mon/Wed/Fri morning and afternoon 3's plus a Tuesday/Thursday 3 year olds in the morning. Previously Kristine assisted in the afternoon pre k program for for 2 years and this is her 5th year with the 3 year-olds. She is married with 3 children (youngest two are HBCPK alumni) and stays busy with a variety of sports and school activities with her children and loves to read.  Mrs. Adams has a BS in Management from Lock Haven University and received her Preschool Early Education Endorsement Credential from the state of Virginia and her Educator's Credential from Association of Christian Schools International.  She attends All Saints Church where she has taught CCD classes for many years.


Loretta Abbott

Mrs. Loretta Abbott begins her sixth year at HBCPK. She teaches MUSIC to our 4 year old students each Monday and this will be her fifth year in the 2 1/2s class. Loretta attended Northland Bible College and Bob Jones University. She has completed her Child Development Credential and is pursuing her Educator's Credential with ACSI. She has 5 previous years of teaching experience with 3 yr olds, using Abeka curriculum. Mrs. Abbott is married, has 2 children and a dog named Mila! . She attends National Community Church where she helps lead worship with her beautiful voice!  She absolutely loves 2's and 3's and is looking forward to welcoming your little ones into her classroom.  Loretta enjoys music, reading and baking!


Kerri Gibbs

Mrs. Kerri Gibbs begins her 4th year at HBCPK. Previously Mrs. Gibbs assist in Pre K with Mrs. Goff and Mrs. Waskow, and now begins her second year with Morning Pre K. Mrs. Gibbs attends Park Valley Church where she is active in women's Bible study and Sunday school.  She is married with three children, all of whom are graduates of HBCPK.  Kerri loves photography and has her own business; she is also an avid runner with lots of marathons under her belt!  She is a graduate of West Virginia University with a degree in Journalism and has completed the Preschool Endorsement Credential with the state of Virginia and received her Educator's Credential from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). Mrs. Gibbs also leads our Kindergarten Running Club and Lego Clubs on Fridays. Mrs. Gibbs loves the innocence of children, their eagerness to learn and their unconditional love!


Betty Jo Goff

Mrs. Betty Jo Goff begins her 15th year at our school and has over 20 years of experience with preschool and kindergarten-age children. She teaches full time in morning and afternoon Pre-K with our oldest preschoolers. She has a Liberal Arts degree from NOVA, and has completed her teaching credential through Association of Christian Schools International. She attends Park Valley Church, active in the nursery, attends Bible studies and leads a small group .  She adds her gift of signing to the classroom, as the children learn colors, songs, and prayers, both in sign and Spanish. Mrs. Goff is married, and has one married daughter and loves traveling with her hubby! She is an energetic teacher who never hesitates to don a costume, a wig, or make the weekly themes full of play experiences!


Vicky Hackler

Mrs. Vicky Hackler has been a music assistant, and then spent the next five years assisting Mrs. Wilkens in the three year old program. She is currently in her 4th year as a lead teacher in the 3's classes. Mrs. Hackler teaches the MWF morning 3's, the T/Th morning 3's and the MWF afternoon young 4's.  Vicky has a degree in Psychology from Randolph-Macon. She has completed her Early Education Credential from Ashworth College in Georgia and received her Educator's Credential from the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  Mrs. Hackler is married and has 3 children, all alumni of HBCPK and now two of them are in college and one is in high school. She is a dog-lover and shares her home with Sophie, the labradoodle and Charlie, a cavalier/papillion mix.  Her church is Park Valley, and she enjoys time with friends and family at the beach.


Betty McNeil

Mrs. Betty McNeil has been a teacher here at our school for over twenty years. She teaches morning and afternoon Pre-K classes. She has four children who attended our school many years ago, and now are college graduates! She is the proud grandma to two sweet little boys. Mrs. McNeil is an avid Jazzerciser and enjoys travel and going to the beach and cheering for the Nats and Caps!! She graduated from Radford University with a degree in Business and has completed her teaching credential through Association of Christian Schools International. The McNeil's attend church at Haymarket Baptist. Mrs. McNeil is known for her fun themes, like outer space, dinosaurs and tracing everyone's shape while we learn about the parts of the body! She has a very calm and positive atmosphere in her classroom which makes for a great day for all!


Kelly Stone

Mrs. Kelly Stone begins her eighth year at HBCPK, and her third year with the MWF young 4's program- both morning and afternoon.  Mrs. Stone has been teaching Kindergarten P.E., and assisting the morning 3's and the afternoon Pre K since 2011. Kelly completed her Early Childhood Education degree from Vanguard University in California, and her teaching credential from Association of Christian Schools Internationals (ACSI). Kelly enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, camping, hiking, walking her dog, Lucy and distance racing. Two of her daughters are graduate alumni of HBCPK.  Mrs. Stone attends The Way Church in Warrenton and she loves teaching the young 4's!