Our Trinity Tots Staff
Mrs. Norris is the Director of Trinity Tots and also a VPK teacher. She started the program in 1989 and has loved every minute of caring for and nurturing all the young children who have come through the preschool’s doors. She grew up in New Jersey and received her B.S. Degree in Education from Concordia College, NY but was thrilled to move here to Lake Placid, FL in 1988 to be in a warmer climate! She and her husband Rev. Norris, have 4 children and 3 grandchildren. Mrs. Norris loves to sing, bake, play with her grandchildren and relax on a cruise ship.
Amanda has been teaching at Trinity Tots since 2001. She teaches one of the 4 year old VPK classes. Amanda enjoys seeing her students learning, exploring, and discovering new things each day. When she is not teacher, she enjoys going to Disney World and playing with her dog and two cats.
Mrs. Baucom joined our Trinity Tots staff in August, 2018 as a VPK teacher. She received her BA Educational Studies degree from Warner University and loves helping young children develop their skills. She is married and has 3 children who keep her very busy at home. Mrs. Baucom recently became a new aunt and tries to get some snuggles from her nephew whenever possible. When she’s not at Trinity Tots, she enjoys going on the boat with her family and making memories at Disney.
Mrs. Davis joined the Trinity Tots team in March, 2017 as an assistant teacher. She retired after 27 years of teaching in the Public Schools. She received her B.S. degree in elementary Education at the University of South Florida and her certification in Special Education. Mrs. Davis is married and has a son and daughter. She enjoys traveling, going to Gator games, visiting her daughter in Chicago, and relaxing in the Florida Keys each summer.
Mrs. Phipps was born and raised in Ohio but moved here to Florida in 2012 to be closer to family. She is married and also has the pleasure of being mother to 3 children. Mrs. Phipps joined the Trinity Tots staff in 2014 and is the teacher of one of the 3-yr. old classes. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and going shopping out of town.
Mrs. Joles started working at Trinity Tots in August 2018 as the teacher in the 3-yr. old class. She was born and raised in Lake Placid and loves the small-town feel. Mrs. Joles is married and has 2 daughters. She received her Associates degree from South Florida State College and hopes to continue her education. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, all things Disney, and crafting.