All classes at FPP are taught by experienced and dedicated teachers. They are the heart of the Preschool and create the warm and nurturing environment that allows our children to thrive and grow. Each class has a lead teacher as well as a teacher’s aide. To further their professional development, our teachers attend monthly staff meetings and participate in training programs throughout the year focused on early childhood education and development.
Morgan Crump joined the FPP staff in 2016. Prior to her role as Director, Mrs. Crump worked as a Lead Teacher in the 3's and 4's classrooms and managed daily operations as Assistant Director. Mrs. Crump has a Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University. Her passion for working with young children led her to a career change and an Early Childhood Development Degree from Northern Virginia Community College. Mrs. Crump previously served on the FPP Operations Committee and worked as a Parent Helper in the classroom. She and her husband have two children, both of whom are FPP graduates.
Linda Carter has been teaching for over 25 years and has been at FPP since 2006. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and English from Trenton State College and is certified to teach in New Jersey, West Virginia, and Virginia. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Carter has operated a home childcare for 15 years and is active in both Girl and Boy Scouts. She and her husband Jeff have been married for over 20 years and live in Fairfax City with their two children, Elizabeth and Thomas. Both of Mrs. Carter’s children are alumni of FPP.
Jenny Minor holds a Bachelor’s degree in French (with a minor in Business Administration) and a Master’s degree in Education. Mrs. Minor taught middle school French in Oklahoma, ESL in the country of Morocco, and middle school History and Math in Alabama. She has also worked as the Church Business Manager for a large Lutheran Church in Missouri. Mrs. Minor has two beautiful daughters.
Ms. Cengiz has been at FPP since 2017. She has been teaching for over 13 years. She also worked as a Preschool teacher in Turkey. Mrs. Cengiz has Associate’s and Bachelor's degrees in Early Childhood Education. She has attended myriad programs and conferences on early childhood education. Mrs. Cengiz and her husband have been married for over 20 years and live in Fairfax with their three wonderful children. Mrs. Cengiz has international teaching experience because of her husband’s previous jobs, and he is currently a counterterrorism expert and professor at George Mason University.
Ms. Lindsey joined the FPP staff in 2021. Ms. Lindsey is a Virginia native. Her youngest child is an FPP Graduate.
Ms. Mona joined the FPP staff in 2021. Ms. Mona grew up in Egypt where she earned her Bachelor and Master Degrees in Social WorkIn addition her position as the 3s Teacher's Aide, Ms. Mona is also a Lead Teacher for the FPC Childcare Program.
Ms Ebtesam joined the FPP teaching staff in 2023.
Ms. Cathy joined the FPP staff in 2022. In addition to her role as Teacher's Aide, Ms. Cathy is also a Lead Teacher for the FPC Childcare Program.
Ms. Tracey joined the FPC staff in 2006 and began working with young children in the Sunday nursery in 2010. Ms. Tracey joined the FPC Childcare staff as a Lead Teacher in 2021.
Ms. Meech joined the FPP staff in 2024.