Dreamers: Kaitlyn, Maira, Kirstin



Kaityln was born in Iowa, but has lived in the Hillsborough area for almost 14 years. Kaitlyn graduated in May 2013 from Meredith College, where she received her Bachelor's degree in Child Development. She has had the opportunity to work with one's, two's and three year olds through multiple internships and her first teaching jobs. She plans on continuing her education by pursuing her Master's Degree in The Master of Arts in Teaching. Kaitlyn lives with her family, which also includes her two dogs Coach and Chloe. Kaitlyn's favorite weekend activities include shopping, watching movies and going to eat. She also enjoys watching Duke Basketball. walking her dogs, and swimming. Kaitlyn joined the Little School team in 2013. 


Maira joined us as a teacher 2010. Maira is originally from Wisconsin, although she has been a North Carolina resident for most of her life. She is the wife of our sweet Mr. Pedro, the mother of adorable Yelana, and happy teammate of the amazing Crystal! She loves being a teacher and plans to earn a degree in Early Childhood Education. In her spare time, Maira spends time with her family, shops, and plays with her Jack Russell Terrier, Oreo.


Kirstin is originally from Jacksonville, Florida.  She lived there with her family for 11 years until they moved to Hillsborough!  Kirstin attended Orange High School, where she was a cheerleader and a senior leader in Younglife.  Kirstin spent two summers volunteering at Younglife camps while in high school, where she was a server for every meal to over 300 campers.  She graduated from Orange High School in 2015 and is attending Liberty University’s online program to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Kirstin has a seven year old nephew and a baby niece that just turned one!  She has always known she wanted to work with children and is passionate about teaching and loving them!