Hello Families, my name is Ms. Chelsea O'Neill. I am the Regional Preschool Director and Lead Teacher for the Moms Morning Out Program
at Brick By Brick Charleston. This is my second school year at Brick by Brick---and I absolutely adore my job. I have my bachelor's degree
in Early Childhood Education and Special Education and I'm currently in Graduate School obtaining my MA in Counseling. I have been working
with children ages 2-18 for twelve years, four years in an Early Childhood setting. I LOVE getting messy and laughing. I'm looking forward
to working with you and your children! Please feel free to contact me at: chelsea@buildbrickby
I am Heather! I grew up as a "Yankee" in rural New England and have since come to adore the South. Through out my childhood I was surrounded
by my 10 cousins, which has instilled in me a lifelong passion for children. I have several years of experience working with children in
after-school curricular activities, daycare, painting and art classes, summer camps, and clubs. I am a team player, a great nurturer,
full of ideas, enthuistic, and am most known for my creativity. I love the energy and unique perspective that each child possesses and cannot
wait to go to work each day and see those adorable smiling faces!
My name is Ben but you may know me as Dr. Blox. After graduating from the College of Charleston, I joined the Brick By Brick team in January, 2014
because, quite simply, I love to play. I spend my days teaching the basics of STEM education in local schools using Lego's® with the
Brick By Brick enrichment program and I spend my nights creating new models and programing robots. I have found joy in helping children
create something they never knew they had the ability to make and in the unique solutions they often come up with. You can find me at Open
Lego Labs, Parent's Night Out, and Birthday parties so sign up today and come help me build something you will be proud of!
Hello! My name is Patrick Magers and I have been a Lead Instructor here at Brick By Brick since 2013. I usually teach the robotics courses and I
run the First LEGO® League Team. I also love working our Parent's Night Outs and Birthday Parties! I have a degree in Early Childhood Education
from College of Charleston and have taught in Dorchester 2 School District at Spann Elementary. My wife and I live in North Charleston with our
two hound dogs, Todd and Tucker. I enjoy reading, making Star Wars LEGO creations with the kids, and taking long walks on the beach at sunset.
My name is Joe and I am 20 years old. I've been building with Legos® for the majority of my life and I don't plan on stopping. I love
working with kids because, honestly, deep down I'm just a big kid at heart. As a true master builder, there is no challenge that I'm not
willing to face head-on and I look forward to being able to help build the futures of every child I teach.
Director, Birthday Party Manager, Lead Teacher
Katie truly believes when children are encouraged to use their imagination they will be enthusiastic and lifelong learners.
"". Katie graduated from the University of South Carolina and is a certified Early
Childhood teacher. She has taught kindergarten, second grade and toddlers.
"". Katie is an accomplished cross-country and track athlete. You will probably
see her running the Ravenel Bridge, walking her Jack Russell at a local park or jogging on the beach!
Katie is very excited to be a part of the team and believes that building with Legos®
will broaden children’s imaginations and increase interest in STEM programs!
Assistant Director, Lead Teacher
Denise is a recent graduate of the University of Florida, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree, as well as her Master’s Degree in
Elementary Education. While studying for her Master’s, Denise focused on educational technology, as it is an area of great interest to
her. Stop motion animation, digital storytelling, and wikis are just a few ways she has integrated technology into her teaching experiences!
She is very excited about bringing together not only her love of Legos®, but also her passion for technology education to
Chastity White believes these words to be true. She strives to help students see their potential and work towards it. After
graduating from Charleston Southern, she taught 3rd grade in Charleston County for five years. Teaching in Ghana, West Africa has
been an important influence on her life. She has spent three summers teaching students in rural schools and exploring the history of Ghana.
She is excited to be a member of the Brick By Brick team and truly enjoys helping students use the outlet of building with Lego's enhance
their learning and give them more opportunities to shine.
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