Elaine Rosi has 35+ years experience in educating children. Her education spans from an International Certification for Montessori preschool, teaching children 3, 4, 5, and 6 years of age to using her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education to teach Kindergarten accumulating 17 years teaching experience. She also completed her Master of Arts degree in Education which enhanced her work with teachers as she became a Director of a Child Development Center from 1996 to 2000. This leadership role led her to accept a job in 2001 as Director of Martha Rounds Academy in Brentwood, Missouri which she and her husband Richard Rosi purchased in September 2002. She remained the Director of their school until 2005 when she and Richard purchased their second preschool in Wildwood, Missouri. She now holds the title of Owner and Executive Director of Elaine Rosi Academy For Children. Richard has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business successfully working in the corporate sales and management field for 30 years. Together Elaine and Richard work side by side developing innovative programs that enhance children’s preschool experiences. Both welcome families with open arms to visit their schools and learn about our successful preschool programs.
Bethany Hanson is the director of our Wildwood location. With her bachelor of arts degree in early childhood education from Webster University, Bethany has dedicated the past 10 years to educating young children. Her experience ranges from being a lead infant and preschool teacher to being a center director. In her spare time, Bethany enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys reading and crafting as well. She is excited to welcome your family to Elaine Rosi Academy and can’t wait to provide and support the best care and education to your children.