Our Teachers

Kimberly Orloff

2’s Class Lead Teacher, 3’s Class Assistant Teacher

Kimberly holds a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Hawaii. She develops her play-based curriculum according to the developmental needs of her students. She incorporates learning through hands-on materials and experiences. Kimberly has taught preschool and kindergarten in Virginia, Hawaii, Florida and Maryland.  She has worked as a Training and Curriculum Specialist and a Researcher for the Open Doors Program. Kimberly volunteers at her church as a Sunday School teacher. She and her husband Conrad live in Columbia with their two children, Julia and Emma.

Amy Gallagher

3’s Class Lead Teacher, 2’s Class Assistant Teacher

Amy has been a part of the LNS community since 2011. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Mathematics. While a student, she spent summers teaching at preschools and camps. She has 11 years combined teaching experience at the kindergarten, second, and fourth grade levels. She and her husband Ryan live in Columbia with their two boys, Ian and Daegan.

Theresa Bobier

4’s Class Lead Teacher

Theresa has a bachelor of Liberal Studies and Elementary Education from Longwood University. She has taught Pre-K through 4th grade in Virginia and Germany.  She has been a part of the LNS community since 2011, and served on the LNS Board of Directors for 3 years.  Theresa lives in Columbia with her husband and their two children, Tommy and Emma.

Jayati Sarkar

4’s Class Assistant Teacher

Jayati obtained Bachelors & Masters degrees in Literature with Education as a minor, and received her certification for preschool at Howard Community College.  She began teaching while still in college and has worked as a Pre-K teacher here in Howard county for 8 years and then took some time off for family. Teaching and working with little children is her passion. Her hobbies include cooking and is a volunteer fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.