Meet the Pre-K Teachers

My name is Debi Nordin. I have been an Early Childhood Educator for 27 years, teaching in Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade. Young children are my heart! I graduated with an Associate’s Degree in 1986 from St. Nicholas Montessori College in London, England and with a BS in Elementary Education from Arkansas Tech University in 1995. I am excited to be working in the Russellville School District.

My name is Janice Peeler. I began my teaching career at Center Valley Elementary School in 1987. I am a graduate of Russellville High School and Arkansas Tech University. I have been teaching preschool in the River Valley area since 2001. I am excited to be working with the Oakland Preschool Program and helping my students begin their road to success through education.

Jessica RobisonMy name is Jessica Robison. I graduated with my bachelor degree in early childhood education in 2013 from University of the Ozarks. I started teaching for Headstart as a preschool teacher in 2014. In 2017, I began teaching preschool in the Russellville School District. I enjoy working with the diverse children and adults in the district. 

I am Sherri Robbins. I have three of my own children and worked with kids for many years before discovering that working with young children was my passion. After this discovery, I pursued a degree in Early Childhood Education from Arkansas Tech University and graduated with my bachelor’s in 2011. After graduation, I worked at Dover Early Head Start for three years before I began teaching at Oakland Heights in August of 2017. I love working with preschoolers and look forward to the fun we will have learning and exploring!