PECC Staff and Contact Information

Karen Fenton, Director, Prairie Early Childhood Center

Karen has thirty-five years of experience in early childhood education: twenty-one years as director and fourteen years with the Shawnee Mission School District Special Education Department. Karen is a hands-on director and spends most days being with the children and staff. Karen enjoys children’s enthusiasm and the uniqueness of each child. “Ms. Karen” considers the safety and needs of the children her top priority. Karen and her husband, “Mr. Ron,” are members of Prairie Baptist Church and the parents of two PECC alumni. Karen is a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Christian Early Childhood Association.

PECC’s phone number:  913-236-7067
Karen Fenton’s e-mail:  fenton at

PDO I Teachers: Stephanie Caine, Emily DeLaRosa, Jessica Walsh

PDO II Teachers: Stephanie Caine, Nancy Falk, Nancy Davis, Kerri Bell Jones, Maureen Liljegren

PDO III Teachers: Lori Blalock Greer, Lilli Hill, Janet Jennings, Maureen Liljegren, Shelly Redmond

Floater: Amy Short

4 Session Kindergarten Prep: Janet Jennings

Preschool: Becky Humphrey, Jennifer O’Neill

Kindergarten Prep: Becky Humphrey, Emily Lang