Teacher Abby

Abby Pletcher – Teacher / Director

Abby Pletcher brings to Dandelion almost 20 years of early childhood teaching experience. Abby started her career in 1995 in St Louis, Missouri after earning a B.A. degree in Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis. At her first job she quickly discovered a passion for working with young children and continued her teaching when she moved to the Bay Area in 1996. After spending four years as a lead teacher in preschools Abby decided to pursue more education. She attended Mills College and in 2002 earned her Masters degree in Early Childhood Education. After graduating from Mills Abby became the Associate Director at BlueSkies for Children in Oakland where she enjoyed her role as both a classroom teacher and an administrator. Abby also has extensive experience teaching teachers at the community college level.

Abby is the proud parent of two young children. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking and reading a good book.