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Mrs. Annette MerkiMrs. Kelly Gumm – Preschool Director & Lead Teacher

Mrs. Gumm has more than 30 years of experience teaching preschool children and directing child development centers, including 9 years at EJP.  She and her husband, Russ, are graduates of MVNU and serve in ministry together.  She has two children, a son who is a graduate of MVNU, and a daughter who is currently attending MVNU. When out of the classroom, Mrs. Gumm can be found playing the piano, playing with her dog, and enjoying time with her family.


Mrs. Annette MerkiMrs. Annette Merki - Preschool Administrative Assistant and Classroom Aid

Miss Annette joined the EJP team in 2020 as a Substitute Teacher. She is now an Assistant teacher, bringing more than 25 years of experience as a lead preschool teacher. Annette and her husband, Dave, are both graduates of MVNC. She enjoys gardening and having fun with her 12 grandchildren.


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Esther Jetter Preschool
Director - Kelly Gumm
800 Martinsburg Rd.
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
740-397-9000 ext. 3737
Fax: 740-399-8681