Meet the TKC Team
Founder, Creative Director
Alex is the Founder and Creative Director at The Kindergarten Connection. She founded TKC while working as a Kindergarten classroom teacher as a way to further connect with other teachers like herself.
Through The Kindergarten Connection, nearly 200,000 teachers collaborate together from all around the world!
Alex currently teaches Transitional Kindergarten in Washington State and is constantly inspired by all of the amazing teachers she works with both online and in person. She loves helping other early childhood educators gain confidence, save time, and stress less.
Director of Operations
Mandy oversees all of the team members and happenings here at TKC. From running point on big projects to making sure the day to day tasks run smoothly, she ensures that we are bringing our teacher community the very best!
Mandy is a former Kindergarten teacher turned education blogger. She lives in Gilbert, Arizona with her husband and 6 children where life is full and there’s never a dull moment!
Michelle makes the TKC blog teacher-ready for you to find and access the best printables, resources, and to connect with our community!
Michelle is a former elementary teacher of almost 10 years turned stay-at-home mom. She is a proud Arizona native and currently lives in Gilbert, AZ with her husband and two daughters.
Kate is the teacher supporting the TKC community in our inbox. She is behind the scenes connecting with teachers, supporting their classroom questions, and helping them make the most of our resources.
Kate is a Special-Education Preschool teacher in WA state with nearly ten years of experience in early childhood classrooms. Like many teachers, she isn’t one to turn down a good cup of coffee!
Megan puts together our email communications and ensures that you consistently get the BEST of the best resources in your inbox each week!
She lives in Arizona with her husband and three kids. She has a specialization in Early Childhood Education and taught 3rd grade for 4 years. In addition to loving life at The Kindergarten Connection, she is currently braving it with the big kids as a Junior High English teacher.
Marketing strategist and expert at connecting the dots to make someone’s vision come to life, Mary Rose helps us stay growth-oriented and creative here at TKC.
She has been married for 18 years and is a proud mom of 5 beautiful children. Mary Rose is also a former elementary school teacher with a Master’s Degree in Education, specializing in curriculum design and instruction.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and Belen makes it possible for our community to see TKC resources in action through her photography and images.
Belen is a current Kinder Dual Language Teacher and a mother to two amazing little people. She has a deep passion for the creative arts, bilingualism/biculturalism and loves a strong cup of coffee in the morning!
Jen is a vital part of our behind-the-scenes team, ensuring that our resources reach our community and that technical operations run smoothly!
Jennifer loves everything about data and technology. She works behind the scenes keeping systems running smoothly and quickly resolving any issues that do pop up.
To take a break from technology, Jennifer enjoys spending time outdoors and learning how to dance hula.