Charlotte Wallstrom, fondly known to students and parents alike as Teacher Charlotte, has taught at Broadview Co-op Preschool for 14-plus years.  Teacher Charlotte has worked with preschoolers since the mid-1970s. Her now-grown children attended co-op preschool,starting her love for how co-op supports children and families.

With a master’s degree in education, including an emphasis on special education and early childhood education,Teacher Charlotte brings knowledge, experience and positive energy to the classroom. Charlotte is passionate about children’s growth and paraphrases Will Rogers with her own line, “I never met a child I didn’t like.”

Charlotte teaches Broadview Co-op’s Toddler and Pre-3 programs, along with her beloved classroom mascot, Mr. Moo.

Ricci Kilmer has a deep passion for education and believes in children’s natural instincts to explore and discover. Nature is a common theme in her classroom.  Children engage through art, hands-on discovery, social interaction and play, early literacy and math activities, all while developing skills they’ll need as they move toward kindergarten.

With a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education and a teaching certificate in mathematics and Elementaryeducation, Ricci has taught preschool through 2nd grade, written curriculum for summer camps, and is always learning alongside her students. She’s fluent in Spanish, loves sharing music, art, and world culture, and is a great fan of co-op education herself, as she participated in NSCC’s co-ops with her own two sons.

Ricci teaches Broadview Co-op’s 3-5 and Pre-K programs.