Jamie Pence, Administrator/Executive Director

Jamie received a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in child development/family relations from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.  She also has a Master’s Degree in reading from James Madison University. Before opening Pollywog Place, she taught kindergarten for ten years. Jamie resides with her husband and son in Edinburg, VA.



Brenda Dively, Strasburg Center Manager

Brenda has been a Preschool Teacher for more than 20 years. She attended Northern Virginia Community College and obtained her Child Development Credential in 2000. She lives in New Market with her husband. Together, they have three children and two grandchildren.

I know all children learn and grow at their own pace. I, as an educator, have the privilege of guiding them through this journey.  brendadively@pollywogplace.com

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