I am your director and owner at Cornerstone Preschool, Clearwater FL. I was born in India and moved to Florida in 2002. I am happily married, and I have two beautiful children. I have worked in the childcare industry for over 10 years. I have my bachelor’s degree in Commerce. I love coming in each morning to a wonderful staff, great parents and amazing children. I am always grateful for the opportunities and growth in childcare.​

Mrs. Ami

VPK Teacher

My name is Amieris Correa. I am from Cuba. I am married and have two children. I moved to United States of America when I was 25 years old and used to teach in Cuba. When I moved here I continued my teaching career. I have 7 years of experience working with children. I am now a VPK teacher! I am CPR/ First Aid certified, I also have 45 DCF clock hours, and just earned my National CDA. I love working with children and it amazes me what young children are capable of doing. I am so happy to be part of Cornerstone Preschool and will continue to do my best for all the children that walk through the door of Cornerstone Preschool.


As an accredited, Gold Seal preschool, all lead teachers must have a CDA

(Child Development Associate) certificate or a college degree with

coursework in early childhood. In addition, all staff must:

Complete a minimum of 24 hours of annual in-service training

Pass local, State, and FBI background checks (Level II Screening)

Maintain current Pediatric CPR and first aid certificate

​All of our staff have at least an Associate's Degree and several years of experience working with children. We invite parents to read each teacher's

bio posted in the classroom.

Mrs. Virani

VPK Teacher

I was born in South India and moved to United States in 2002. I am a happily married mother with a son. I been in the education field for 4 years and have my degree in Commerce. I am very happy to be a part of Cornerstone. The love for children inspire me to work in this industry.

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Ms. Iryna

VPK Teacher

Hi! My name is Ms. Iryna, and I am very happy to be a part of Cornerstone Preschool team. Let me tell you a little about myself. I was born and raised in UKRAINE. I graduated National Prekarpathian University and have Bachelor Degree in Philology (English Language and Literature) . I have been working with children of different age groups and have over 9 years of experience. I can say that there is nothing better than coming to work and looking into big, bright eyes and seeing happy faces of the children that are waiting to learn something new every day. Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning.

Mrs. Hutchinson

​Three’s Teacher

Mrs. Hutchinson was born in China. She is married and has three children. Raven is 9, Jake is 8 and Tristan is 3. She received her associate degree in English and her bachelor’s degree in international trading. She moved to the United States in 2007 and started teaching Chinese since then. Mrs. Hutchinson joined Cornerstone Preschool in 2017 as an assistant VPK teacher. She is currently working on getting her CDA credential and she will be teaching our 3’s and 4’s in the 2018-2019 school year.

Ms. Sheffler

Assistant Director

I grew up in a small town in Illinois before moving to Florida. I have been in child care for over 4 years and a master’s Degree in Early Childhood Educational Studies from Walden University. I have my CDA as well as my Director’s Credential. Before beginning my career in childcare, I earned my Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Everest University. I am trained in First Aid as well as CPR and have completer all the required state trainings. I like to make learning fun and enjoyable for the children so that they will be excited to learn new things. Every child is unique in the way and the speed in which they learn. If learning can be entertaining to the children, then I believe that they will crave more!

Ms. Kate

VPK Teacher

My name is Kanwal Sadruddin I moved to United States of America in 2013. I am a VPK teacher. This will be my first year teaching in Cornerstone Preschool. I love working with children. I have my CDA and Directors Credential.  I am First Aid and CPR trained. I am working towards my bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood. I love to teach, and it is my passion. I look forward to making every child’s preschool years memorable. I am a team player and I am highly motivated. The children inspire me to come to work every day with a smile on my face and to help keep a smile on their faces. I am a super hero. I teach.​

Ms. Alexandra

VPK Teacher

My name is Alexandra and I have been working in childcare for about 5 years now! I started as a summer camp counselor at YMCA and I am now a VPK teacher! I am CPR/ First Aid certified, I also have 45 DCF clock hours, and just earned my CDA from Pinellas County Technical Collage! I am looking forward to go for further education to obtain my bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.