Meet Our Staff
Kimberly Sollmann has a bachelor’s degree in middle school math and language arts from Miami University, and a masters degree in literacy from the University of Dayton, and has completed course work in STEM practices and common core and career readiness from Miami University. Kim has also completed additional course work in reading fluency. This is Kim’s 8th year at the Co-op. She also taught grades 4-6, math and language arts for 11 years at Piqua City Schools. Kim is married to Chad Sollmann and they have two children, Grant, 13, and Elise, 9, who both attended the Co-op as preschoolers. We are excited to have her on board!
Jeanne Fuller serves as our Preschool Class Lead after many years as Preschool Aide. Jeanne brings 19 years of preschooler experience with her and is excited to share new ideas with the students. She is married to Bill and has two grown children. Though originally from Wisconsin, she now lives in Sidney and you may see her jogging through Tawawa Park. We are very happy to include Mrs. Fuller into the co-op experience! This is her 10th year with us!
Emme McClain is our Pre-K aide. This is Emme's 2nd year with us. She graduated from Jackson Center High School in 2018 and has attended the past 2 years at Wright State University where she was studying education. She aspires to be a special education teacher some day but for the time being wants to enjoy working with young kids. Emme is also our current Administrator.
Karen Miller is our Preschool class Aide. She comes to us after working as substitute for Pre-K and Preschool for 4 years. She also is an experienced Co-op Parent! Kaitlyn, 11, and Tyler, 9, Karen's children with Jeremy Miller, both attended the Co-op and now go to elementary school where she has volunteered. Karen has an Associate's Degree in Accounting and worked as an Office Manager for Northwestern Mutual in the past. We are excited to have her on our team!
Karen is available to us in thanks to a special grant we've received through the United Way! She comes into the school each Thursday and works with the Pre-K class in small groups to help them excel in reading, preparing them for Kindergarten standards! She sends books home a few times a month to allow parents to work with the children on the weekly sight words and word recognition. Mrs. Stockstill brings many years of experience with her from Holy Angels school where she worked as a teacher. We are so thankful to have her!