“At Trueblood, learning how to be a good friend and learner is practiced all the time. Using nature and playing as our guide, our children learn through experiences.”
Roxanne Steele, Lead Preschool Teacher
Thank you for your interest in Trueblood Preschool. Trueblood is located on Earlham College’s campus and is operated by Richmond Friends School. We look forward to showing you how children grow and succeed with an educational start at Trueblood!
Hours: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Meet the teachers:
Roxanne Steele (Lead Teacher)
Roxanne Steele, Lead Teacher at Trueblood Preschool, is excited to take the lead during this first year of the Friends School and Trueblood merger. Roxanne has been active with the Friends School in the past with her son, and has worked in preschool and special education settings in the past. Bringing the philosophy of the whole child and multi-sensory learning together is a thrilling task to take on at Trueblood Preschool. Roxanne lives in Richmond with her husband, Brian and their children Mariah, Sara and Nathan and memory of daughter Rachel.
Sarah Lemons (Assistant Teacher)
Sarah graduated with a Masters in Counseling Psychology and has experience using play therapy to connect with young children. She enjoys incorporating nature and creativity into education curriculum and has a background in art. Sarah enjoys guiding children to show their individuality through crafting and creating. She is a bookworm and loves finding new books for kids to enjoy along with her. Sarah lives with her wife Sofia, two girls, two cats, a dog and her beloved chickens.
Danielle Parks (Assistant Teacher)
Danielle Parks is a life long resident of the Richmond are. For the past 9 years she has helped take of many family members children until they were ready to enter school. She has spent many years dedicated to her family and her son’s education.