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Preschool Staff

All staff are certified in First Aid and CPR and are required to obtain the necessary clearances.
Please take a moment to read our staff members’ information below.

Luci Keeler

Position: Director/Lead Teacher Pre-K class
Background Information:
I have many years of experience teaching preschool, Kindergarten Enrichment, Sunday School. Science Explorers and more.  I’ve had the pleasure of being a part of the Advent Christian Preschool family since 2011. I was hired as the director in 2013 and really enjoy the dual role. My husband Lee and I have lived in West Chester for over 15 years. We have two wonderful children—Kevin who is 14 and Katie who is 10. Kevin attends East high school while Katie attends Glen Acres Elementary. I love attending our children’s school and sporting events. In addition, I like to bake, read and of course, teach!
B.A. from DeSales University
Secondary Education-Social Studies

Ashley Callahan

Position: Lead Teacher 4 Year Old Class
Background Information: 
 Hello, My name is Ashley Callahan. I grew up in Philadelphia, but I have lived in West Chester for the past six years. I have always loved working with children, and I am so grateful to be able to do that at Advent. I have been lucky enough to work at Advent for the past two years, and I am so excited to continue my journey here!

Education: B.S. in Education from West Chester University
Certification: Early Grades (Pre-K - 4th Grade)

Sara Kim (Sun)

Position: Lead Teacher Enrichment
Background Information:
Hello, I am originally from Seoul, South Korea. I have lived in West Chester for little over 11 years with my husband, Henry, and four wonderful children, Alice, 22 years old, Alex, 21 years old, Ryan, 14 years old and Brendan, 10 years old. I am more than happy to be working at Advent. I am learning English from the preschoolers as English is my second language. I enjoy watching & coaching basketball for
Brendan’s team. I played professional basketball for 13 years in Korea.
Seoul Eun Kwang Girls High School, South Korea

Livia Schmied

Position:  Lead Teacher 3 year old class
Background Information:
Hello, my name is Livia Schmied (Mrs. Livy). I am originally from Jalisco, Mexico. My husband, Bob, and I have two wonderful children, Alex, 24 years old and Max, 10 years old. My husband and both of my children Alex and Max attended Advent Christian Preschool.
I worked at Advent for several years, but took a leave when Max was born. I am happy to be back working with the staff and children.
ICTMAR, University in Veracruz, Mexico
Certificate in Marine Biology

Kate McCaslin

Position: Teacher’s Aide
Background Information:
Hello, my name is Kate McCaslin. I am originally from Delaware County and I have lived in West Chester for the past 15 years. My husband, Matt, and I have two wonderful boys, Jake  and Andrew. Both of my sons are Advent Christian Preschool graduates. We have a crazy cat named Chewy. I enjoy attending my son's sporting events, as well as spending time with my family.
B.A. in Organizational Management from Cabrini College

Allison Scheerer

Position: Teacher’s Aide
Background info:
Hello, my name is Allison Scheerer. I am originally from Portsmouth, RI but I have lived in West Chester, PA from almost 12 years. My husband and I have three beautiful girls: Samantha (11), Natalie (9), and Ava (6). All three of my girls have attended Advent Preschool. Advent is a wonderful school and I am so happy to be a part of it!
BA in Labor and Industrial Relations from Penn State University