Carol Earle - Sonshine Director

Carol Earle –         Sonshine Director

Miss Carol has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in special education from Evangel University, Springfield, MO.  Carol has taught kindergarten, special education and substituted in the various school districts where she’s lived.

Carol, as well as all the staff, keep current by attending 18 plus hours of additional workshops/seminars yearly.  “I have the best staff caring for and teaching little children that one would find anywhere!  It’s a privilege to work with such a dedicated, creative, and fun group of people!”



Corrine Wilson - Kindergarten teacher

Corrine Wilson – Kindergarten, 4K Teacher

Miss Corine has a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Salem State College in Massachusetts.  Corrine has been teaching at Sonshine for 18 yrs in the 4K  and Kindergarten program. “I love helping children learn new things.  They get so excited when they grasp the concept being taught which in turn excites me.”





Diane Dougherty - 4K Teacher

Diane Dougherty –            4K Teacher

Miss Diane has been employed at Sonshine since 2003, and is currently teaching the 4K program.    Diane has her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education.  “This is the most rewarding job there is.  In working with the children I find something new and refreshing every day.”






Vickie Petrelis - Teacher's Assistant

Vickie Petrelis –                3N Teacher

Miss Vickie has received her associates’ degree in Early Childhood Ed. and is looking forward to earning her bachelors degree.  She has been with Sonshine for over 10 years.  “This is the first job that I’ve had that I look forward to going everyday!  The staff at Sonshine are passionate about what they do.”