Our Staff


Jennifer Casillo

Jen is passionate about educating young children and is excited to share her knowledge with the TBT Preschool community!  She believes great parent and school relationships are necessary for maximum school success.

Jen has been in the education field for over 18 years.  She has both teaching and administrative experience.  Jen has taught students ages 3-8 and spent over 10 years teaching Kindergarten.  Jen’s background in Early Childhood Education gives her a unique understanding of the developmental needs of a Preschool child.

Jen has a Master’s degree in Education and holds multiple CT state certifications.  She continues to expand her knowledge of Early Childhood Education through professional experiences.  Jen looks forward to continuing the long-standing traditions and commitment to excellent education at TBT Preschool for many years to come!

Read more from Jen here.


Gail Kikosicki

Gail has been with TBT Preschool for over 20 years.  Gail teaches our 2 and 3-year-old children.  She is passionate about art and nature and her students reap the benefits of her passion though her engaging and creative centers and lessons.   Gail loves to watch her student’s creativity blossom through play!


Kathy Betts

Kathy has been with TBT Preschool since 2013, she received her B.S. in Education from the University of New Hampshire.  Kathy teaches our 4-year-old children.  She absolutely loves planning and creating learning experiences for her students.  Kathy resides in Madison with her husband, daughter and her beloved dogs.


Stacy Reed

Stacy has been with TBT Preschool since 2013.  She has a Master’s degree in Education.  Stacy is the facilitator for our “Ready2Go” (child and companion) program.  As a parent of three she loves to use her personal parenting experiences and educational background to support young families.  Stacy can also be found in our classrooms lending a helping hand!

Enroll Today!

If you know of a child, aged 2 – 5 years old, who would enjoy our wonderful learning environment, contact our Director Jennifer Casillo at nsdirector@tbtshoreline.org, or call 203-245-8039 to get your child started for the 2020 – 2021 school year.

Enroll Today

Enroll your child by calling our director – Jennifer Casillo.