Our Staff

We have a wonderful staff of teachers that truly make our program special:

Denise Spencer

Denise Spencer

Pre-school Director
Teacher for the 2 year old and 4 year old program

My husband, Shaem Sr. and I have 3 children, Shaem, Jr., Katie, and Ty. They are all graduates of Wesley Grove Pre-k. I attended Western Maryland College where I earned both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees. I am originally from Hagerstown, Maryland. I enjoy teaching children and also learning from them. I am so glad to have the opportunity to be a part of the early learning experience.

Tiffany Fauntroy

Tiffany Fauntroy

Teacher for the 3 year old program 

My husband and I are the proud parents of two growing young men.  Their names are Devyn and Kyle.  They are both graduates of Wesley Grove Prekindergarten.  I earned my bachelor’s degree while attending Slippery Rock University and am originally from Pennsylvania.  I often tell my students that I have the best job in the world.  It is an honor to be a part of their early childhood education.

Liane Sayers

Liane Sayers

Teacher for the 5 year old program 

I received my bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.  After graduation, I taught pre-school, kindergarten then first grade, before taking time off to raise my children.  My husband and I have two daughters; Cailin, who is a graduate of Wesley Grove, and Kenzie, who is a current student at Wesley Grove.


Theresa Cunningham

Teresa Cunningham

Assistant for the 3 year old program

I am married to Tink and we have two sons who both graduated from Wesley Grove.   I have always enjoyed working with children, from scouts, teaching religious education,and especially here working with your children.


Debbie Odom

Debbie Odom

Pre-School Administrative Assistant
Assistant for the 4 year old program

My husband, Jim and I have been married for 21 years and we have two children, Rebecca and James.  James, our youngest, is a graduate of Wesley Grove. This is my 7th year at Wesley Grove and I’m proud to work here and be part of a team of dedicated teachers.  I love working with children and feel privileged to be part of their preschool experience.


Karyn Payne

Assistant for the 5 year old program

I have always enjoyed working with children and I’m so excited to be here at Wesley Grove. Previously I’ve worked for a corporate daycare, Jump Bunch, and Anne Arundel County Public Schools as an Aide.  My husband Eric and I have two children, Madison and Ryan. I look forward to having a fun year with the two year olds!



Amanda Gleason

Assistant for the 2 year old program

This year I joined Wesley Grove Pre-k as the 2 year old assistant.  Working with children has been a passion of mine and I feel very fortunate to have this opportunity to work with the students at Wesley Grove. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) and am currently working towards a certification in Elementary Education. My husband, Brian and I have three children; Naomi, Drue and Brie who all attended Wesley Grove Preschool. I look forward to working with the 2 year olds!


Debbie WilliamsonDebbie Williamson

Substitute teacher for all programs 

I have been at Wesley Grove for 24 years.  I have been married to my wonderful husband, Scott for 28 years.  We have 2 grown children, 4 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.  They are the joys of my life!  I attended Kellogg Community College in Michigan.  I chose this field because of my love for children.  I am glad that I can offer a positive and nurturing experience for your children.