FSP Staff

We employ Christian professionals who are trained in Early Childhood Education. Each staff member meets or exceeds the criteria for working in Early Childhood. We are required to complete at least 6 hours of professional development every year.  Our staff is also trained in CPR and First Aid, Child Abuse and Communicable Diseases.  

Keith Colbert – Director

Mr. Colbert brings 15 years of administrative experience with him to First Steps Preschool.  Prior to FSP, Mr. Colbert worked in a K-8 charter school starting his career in special education for 2 years, assistant principal for 3 years, and principal for 10 years.  He also has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance.  

Additionally, Keith has served on a number of local boards and civic organizations throughout his career including the Optimist Club, a local CFP chapter, and Trinity Church business committee.  He currently serves as an Elder for First Christian Church and was serving as the Chairman of the FSP Board until his appointment to the Director position.

Mr. Colbert enjoys playing the drums for church and serves as the worship team coordinator.  His wife, Stephanie, and he have 3 children and live by the idea that any time spent together is “quality time”.  “Christian, husband, father, friend” are the four words he attempts to live up to every day.

Tina Dunkle, Lead Teacher

Mrs. Dunkle has over 26 years serving in various children’s ministry experiences.  She has spent 1 year in MRDD, 6 years in child care and development, and 14 years in Christian Education with 7 of those years being in Pre-K to Second Grade. Mrs. Dunkle is married with one grown daughter. This is her third year at First Steps Preschool. She is currently taking courses from KidMin Academy.  It has been a passion and a privilege for her to engage with children and share the love of Jesus.

Ashley Talley, Lead Teacher

Ashley Talley joined First Steps Preschool as a parent in December of 2020, then as a staff member in July of 2021.  Her passion is teaching students about the love of God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. Her family attends First Christian Church and she and her husband have become partners of the church body.  She grew up in Huber and has lived here most of her life, she truly enjoys serving the community and understands the need for it. Ashley previously worked at a center for children with Autism for 7 years. She is excited to be a part of the First Steps team and wants for further her education to become a Christian Counselor in the future.

Meagan Todd, Lead Teacher

Stephanie Feagle, Teacher & Summer Camp Coordinator

Mrs. Feagle has been with First Steps since opening in 2020. Prior to working at FSP, she attended a career center for graphic design and media, followed by a nationally recognized hybrid design college. During this time, Mrs. Feagle traveled throughout the Midwest photographing live music through a private company for Capitol Christian Music, various other award winning artists, and briefly worked in the medical field. 

In addition, Stephanie brings along 7 years of volunteer experience specializing in therapeutic learning techniques with special needs children, and several years of involvement and guidance with the kids and youth of her former church on missions, camps, and events. Mrs. Feagle has a significant passion for individualizing relationships with each individual student to achieve their greatest potential spiritually, emotionally, and academically.

In her free time, Mrs. Feagle has immense passion for several artistic categories, as well as music. If you were to ask her what she is most grateful for, Stephanie would tell you she is overwhelmingly blessed that God gave her the opportunity to be a wife to her best friend Brandon, and a mother to her two beautiful children. Proverbs 17:22

Madeline Teague, Teacher

Hello families, I am Madeline Teague. I started working with preschoolers while I was still in High School volunteering at Faith Preschool and First Christian Church.  My first job was teaching preschool.  I live in Huber Heights and have attended First Christian Church for many years. I love teaching preschool children

Stella Hyre, Teacher

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