Mary Ellen Oates
Teacher & Assistant Director
Mary Ellen has been the kindergarten teacher at Puddle Duck since the fall of 1995, and assistant director since 2008. She is a mother of three grown children, two of which have worked at Puddle Duck throughout the years. Mary Ellen is teacher certified for Kindergarten-Ninth grade through the Dept. of Public Education. Her main goal in the classroom is to ensure that each child is prepared for the jump from Puddle Duck to the public school.