Two great things we can give our children: One is roots, the other is wings.

       - Hodding Carter

Kelly Long

Preschool Director

Kelly has a passion for helping children learn, with background in curriculum and professional development.  She earned a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and a master's degree in instructional technology.  Kelly taught for 15 years in Harford County and the private sector, and served as the Director of a Virtual Learning Center.  She created a learning coach program to help mentor teachers in their development.  Kelly is also a mom of a Pre-K graduate here at Fallston Community Pre-K and cites her love for this program and its great academic foundation as key reasons why she is delighted to serve as its Director.

Rev. Kimberly Secrist Ashby


Pastor Kimberly came to Fallston Community Pre-K in 2011, and leads chapels once a month with our students.  Her hope is that all of the children will come to know God as one who loves them, helps them, and gives them great gifts to use in the world.  She is regularly present during school time and available to support all of the families of our preschool children.  She has two children of her own, one of whom graduated from FPK in 2014.  She holds a Masters in Education and a Masters in Divinity, with classes on education and counseling in both degrees.  More information about Pastor Kimberly is available on the FPC Staff page.

Amy Kraft

Lead Teacher

3 Day 4's class

3 Day 3's class

Amy was born and raised in Harford County and currently resides in Kingsville with her husband and two daughters.  Ever since she was in Kindergarten it has been a dream of hers to become a teacher.  Upon graduating from The John Carroll School in 1999, she went to York College of Pennsylvania to study education.  She graduated from York College with honors in the spring of 2003.  After earning her B.S. in Elementary Education with a concentration in Science, she was hired by Harford County Public Schools and has been teaching ever since!  She is dual certified through the State of Maryland to teach Pre-K through 8th grade and over the past 13 years has taught Preschool 3’s, Preschool 4’s, Full-Day kindergarten and 3rd grade.  In 2008, Amy graduated from Towson University with a Master’s of Education in Elementary Education.  
Amy loves spending time with her family, going to the beach, fishing and reading.  She has been part of our FPK family since 2013!

Marcie Sobczak

Lead Teacher 

5 Day 4's class

Marcie was born and raised in Harford County and currently resides in Jarrettsville with her husband and three daughters.  In 2006 Marcie earned her Masters of Arts in Teaching through Towson University.  She taught special education for five years in Anne Arundel County Public Schools before taking a couple years off to stay home with her children.  Marcie returned to the classroom in 2013 at the preschool level and has enjoyed working with children at the beginning of their academic journey.  Marcie is excited to be a part of the FPK community.

Jennie Varga

Lead Teacher

2 Day 3's class

Angie Sokolov

Lead Teacher

4 Day 4's class

Parent-Tot class

Angie is originally from Harford County and moved back a few years ago with her husband and 2 daughters. She graduated from Bel Air High School in 2000 and then continued on to attend Elon University where she received a B.F.A in Music Theatre. Her love for acting, singing and dancing led her to New York City where she lived her dream performing Off-Broadway for many years. Angie has always had a passion and energy for young children and in 2009 she went back to Graduate School where she earned her Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from City College of New York. She went on to teach preschool at a prestigious private school in Soho. Angie's oldest daughter is a recent FPK graduate and her younger daughter is already starting preschool too. Angie loves teaching at Fallston Community Pre-k and can't imagine teaching anywhere else.

Jess Fedo

Teacher Assistant

3 Day 4's class

3 Day 3's class

Jess graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor's of Science in Family and Human Services. She is currently in her second semester of graduate school at Mcdaniel College for School Counseling. Jess worked in non-profit for 5 years and is now working at a mental health resource center part time. Outside of school, she is a huge advocate for sharks. She lived in South Africa for a month working in Great White conservation. Her favorite part of each school day is being able to constantly laugh with all the kids and watching them fall in love with learning.

Katie Harrington

Teacher Assistant

5 Day 4's class

Katie graduated from Stevenson University and holds a B.S. in Family  and Human Services.  Ms. Katie ‘s children attended Fallston Community Pre-K.  She then started as a substitute at our school and joined the teaching team in 2019. In her spare time, Ms. Katie enjoys running and spending time with her active family.

Molly Dodd

Teacher Assistant

2 Day 3's class

Molly joined Fallston Community Pre-K this year as a Teacher Assistant for our 2 Day3’s. Molly has a BFA in Ballet and Dance Performance. Working with children has always been a passion and she enjoys watching and helping them learn and reach their greatest potential. When Molly is not in the classroom she is teaching at a dance studio sharing her love of dance with children 3-18. Molly feels blessed to be able to work with all the students at Fallston Community Pre-K and hopes to continue make an impact on them and their growth!

Linda Boehmer

Administrative Assistant

Linda is an experienced office professional, with additional experience in preschool and daycare.  She grew up in the Baltimore area, lived in Myrtle Beach, SC, for 16 years, and has returned to live in Fallston and work at FPC.  She enjoys traveling and reading.


Linda greets families at the door, handles the phones, and assists the Pre-K Director in the daily management of the school.

Fallston Community Pre-K Committee

Pre-K Committee Members 

Lou Ann Rau - Chair

Susan Barker

Wendy Galliher

Teri Mairose

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