Support Staff

Our floaters provides extra helping hands throughout the day. You might find them in "lunch bunch", doing carpool or afternoon dismissals, preparing snacks, gathering craft supplies, helping teachers with projects or comforting a child who is having a difficult day.  Floaters help with parent coffees, school events and programs, ordering supplies...and subbing wherever needed.


Liza Corder

Mrs. Liza Corder begins her 2nd year with us as a floater and assistant teacher. She enjoys working with young children- serving many years as a nanny with area families.  Liza has just completed her masters degree in education at Liberty University. She is married, and attends church at New Life Christian Church and is a multi-tasking, hard working, fun loving faculty member at HBCPK.


Meg Doppee

Mrs. Doppee begins her 2nd year as a MWF afternoon preschool floater.   She has a BS in Biology/Zoology from California State University, San Jose and an M.Ed in Curriculum Design from California State University Hayward. She has been teaching informal science for over 25 years in a variety of locations in California and Virginia. She is the founder of Discover and Explore Science Education Foundation and has taught our Kindergarten Science enrichment program the past 5 years. Meg and her husband Vic have 4 children, all graduates of HBCPK preschool programs, a large number of pets,  and loves to do just about anything outdoors. She loves to see kids eyes light up when they “get it” and considers it a great gift to help a child grow academically and spiritually.


Heather Johnson

Mrs. Johnson begins her 2nd year floating on M,W, and F mornings.  You'll find her helping with carline, snack prep, office assisting, traffic and the 11:30 Lunch Bunch.  Heather is married, with two children who were both are graduates of HBCPK. She enjoys supporting their many activities, running the Odessey of the Mind program and serving as PTO president at Gravely Elementary. Heather attends church at Holy Trinity.


Cheryl Mateer

Mrs. Mateer returns for her tenth year as an assistant teacher and her 2nd year as a floater. She floats and helps in the office Tuesdays and Thursdays.  She is married with three sons who were all graduates of HBCPK. Cheryl attends St. Katherine Drexel Church. Her hobbies include gardening, anything that involves the outdoors and just being a mom to 3 travel soccer boys! She enjoys being with preschoolers, loves giving out hugs and kisses, helping children adjust to preschool and encouraging each child have a great day while in her care.


Shannon Gaioni

Mrs. Gaioni is the Tuesday/ Thursday assistant to Mrs Adams and also a Monday/Wednesday/ Friday floater.  Shannon is married and has two children, one HBCPK graduate and one cueing student.  The Gaionis worship at Grace Life Community Church. Mrs. Gaioni has been an active kindergarten helper and is pursuing early education credentialing.  She enjoys time with her family and being a part of the team here at school!


Jin Hwang

Mrs. Jin Hwang joins us this year assisting with some of our Pee Wee Fitness classes and floating a few afternoons per week. She is also one of our 'go-to' substitutes!  Jin has 3 children that are all graduates of HBCPK (now they are teenagers!). She is married and their family attends church at Ambassador Bible Church. Mrs. Hwang is a graduate of George Mason with her BS in Pychology. She loves to crochet, try new recipes, she volunteer and teaches Sunday School at her church. Her favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:38-39 which she says comforts her knowing the nothing can separate her from God and His love. She loves being a part of HBCPK, and sharing Jesus with all the children.