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Rev. Steven & Doreen Parkhill

ParkhillTitle: Pastors and Administrators

Pastor Steve is the lead pastor of South Canonsburg Church and has served here since 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Literature: New Testament from Oral Roberts University and a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary and a post graduate certificate from Lakewood Bible Institute. Professionally, he has served as the Dean of Students at Lakewood Bible Institute and Graceland University and as Director of Lakewood Bible Institute and Antich University International. Pastor Doreen is the Co-Pastor of South Canonsburg Church and has served here in the ministry since 1989. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History Secondary Education with a Psychology minor. She has taught grades 8-12 in a Christian school and has served on the missions field in Africa, China, Eastern Europe and Mexico. Steven and Doreen parkhill reside in Canonsburg with their two children.

Gwyn Cimino-Green

Gwyn-GreenTitle: Director

Mrs. Green has earned a BSBA in Business Management from Waynesburg University, possesses associate credits in Early Child Development and certification in Child Day Care Management. She is the coordinator for Kids Church Ministry, assists with Vacation Bible School at South Canonsburg Church, and has put in many volunteer hours with other ministries at the church before accepting the position of Preschool Director in 1990. Mrs. Green has played a major role in the development of the program and its curriculum. Her heart’s desire is to plant seeds of hope and encouragement in the lives of children.

Laurie Slovik

4 Day Program - Teacher
Mrs. Slovik has received her BA in Communications from Point Park College and associates degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  While raising her two children, she worked with several other preschool programs in the area. In 2005 she joined Rainbowland as a teacher in the 4 Day Transitional Program and has assisted with other programs as needed.  She has brought unending creativeness to our program and is very patient with the children.  Mrs. Slovik has great insight and understanding about the children and their creative talents. She receives great joy from seeing them excel and achieve their goals.

new-CEnglishChristine English

4 Day Program - Teacher
Mrs. English has received her BS in Elementary-Special Education and MS as a Reading Specialist from California University of Pennsylvania.  Before coming to Rainbowland she held positions in day care settings as an Assistant Group Supervisor and Lead Teacher. Her responsibilities included lesson planning, organize and prepare activities, supervise during meal times and assist others during the day care day. Christine also taught 7th and 8th grades at Holy Family Learning Center in Washington, PA until she decided to start her family. She continues to volunteer regularly at her church in the nursery, teaching Sunday school and Vacation Bible School. She is excited about working with children who are just beginning their educational journey.

Suzanne Antonucci Suzanne Antonucci

3 Day Program - Teacher
Mrs. Antonucci has received her BA in Communications, a Master degree of Instructional Leadership and Pennsylvania teaching certificate in secondary English from Robert Morris University. She has held teaching positions in the Washington School District and Hillcrest Christian Academy before deciding to stay home to raise her family. She does freelance writing for a Pittsburgh based company and tutors children part time at a local learning support center. Mrs. Antonucci coordinate the Nursery Program at her church andhas a passion to help children excel. She welcomes the opportunity at Rainbowland to use her experience to build confidence in young children.

Stephanie Stoddard Stephanie Stoddard

2 & 3 Day Program - Teacher
Mrs. Stoddard has received her BA in Communications from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and holds a realtor licenses with a local company. She has been a Lead Sales person at a children’s retail store and a Network Coordinator for a workman’s comp company. Mrs. Stoddard enjoys volunteering at her church n the Nursery and the Vacation Bible School programs teaching and assisting the children with transition and learning. She joins Rainbowland as a teacher for the 2 * 3 day programs and finds great joy helping the children adjust to new learning situations and watching them grow.

Christina Springer Christina Springer

2&3 Day Program - Teacher
Mrs. Springer received her BS in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from California University of Pennsylvania. She has been working with children since a teenager helping in her church nursery, Vacation Bible School, and in the daycare setting, as well as being a preschool parent. She worked as a private nanny for six years before leaving to start her own family. Mrs. Springer is excited to join the program as a teacher and looks forward to encouraging the learning and development of children at such an early age.

Megan SpinaMegan Spina

Administrator Assistant/ Teacher
Miss Spina will be completing her Business Management degree at Waynesburg University, and then pursue her Master Degree in Education. She is involved in the Vacation Bible School program, teaches Kids Church and currently coordinates the Power Up program here at South Canonsburg Church. She has also been instrumental in helping several families in the community with child care. Miss Spina is a former Rainbowland Preschool graduate and we are excited to have her become part of our team. She looks forward to helping the children learn and grow, while sharing God’s love.