Pre-Kindergarten at The Country School

Meet Our Pre-K Teachers

Mary Jo Glacken

Mary Jo brings over 40 years of experience in early childhood education as she joins the TCS Pre-K team as lead teacher. Not only has Mary Jo taught in many private school Pre-K classrooms but she also brings experience directing child care centers. Most recently, Mary Jo has taught first grade at Saint John the Evangelist School in Silver Spring, MD. Mary Jo holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Development and Child Care Management from the University of Maryland.

Kim Wilson

KIM WILSON is a Country School alum and joined our faculty after many years as a parent here. An Eastern Shore native, Kim taught at St. Mark's Preschool for 7 years and is thrilled to now be teaching at TCS, where her daughters, Parker '23 and Sydney '22, attended.

Ann Hansen

ANN HANSEN has been an educator for over 15 years and holds a BA in psychology from Roanoke College and an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Lesley University in Massachusetts. She has taught at Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences in Santa Monica, California and at Friends School in Baltimore. After her daughter Kate began Kindergarten at The Country School, Ann worked part-time at The Academy Art Museum in Easton teaching school groups as well as conducting art lessons to populations with special needs. Ann then took on the role as the Director and Lead Teacher of the Mini Masters Early Enrichment Program at the Museum. When Covid temporarily closed this program, she began substituting at The Country School and then joined the faculty full time in 2021.
Ann loves traveling, hiking and spending time bird watching with her family. Ann has lived most of her life between Philadelphia and the Eastern Shore with time spent in California and Boston. She lives in Easton with her husband Lars, daughter Kate, dog Blu and cat Maya. "I feel so fortunate to part of The Country School community as a teacher as well as a parent!"
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