Our Staff


Mrs. Amy Redar
– Preschool Director
Ms. Amy transitioned to the role of director in mid-May 2019.  She joined our teaching staff in August 2016.  Ms. Amy came to us with 18 years of teaching experience and 6 years in school administration. She is a Bethel College graduate.  She loves books and reading aloud to children.
Ms. Shana
– Preschool Teacher – 3/4 year olds
Ms. Shana began working at Hively in 2019.  She came to us with many years of early childhood experience.  She is excited to be working in a Christian preschool setting once again.  She is a working mom of one and loves the color purple.  Her caring spirit is a great fit for our littlest ones.
Ms. Sheryl
– Preschool Teacher 4/5 year olds
Ms. Sheryl began teaching at HAPS in 1999.  She teaches our 4 & 5 year old 3-day classes on MWF mornings and afternoons.  It won’t be long before she will have been here long enough to teach the children of past students! Ms. Sheryl is an expert at helping children prepare for kindergarten. All of her preschool experience helps her to be one fun grandma!
Ms. Valerie
– Preschool Teacher – 4/5 year olds
Ms. Val joined our teaching team in 2017.  She teaches our 4 & 5 year old 4-day class (Pre-K) on MTWF mornings and the afternoon portion of our Full Day classes.  She brings with her 35 years of experience in education, including 20 as an early childhood teacher.  She likes to read, bake, and ballroom dance and spend time with her six grandchildren.