Team Leaders

Brenda Dively, Woodstock Program Coordinator

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 one grandchild.

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




Megan Estep, Center Manager, Strasburg
 Megan has worked at both of our Pollywog locations, and with various ages. She currently has her Associates of Arts & Sciences Degree in Education from Lord Fairfax Community College. She resides in Edinburg with her husband and daughter. In Megan’s spare time she likes to read and spend time with her family.


Megan Tusing, After School Program Coordinator

Megan has worked with children of all ages at Pollywog Place since 2012. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Consumer Science from Bridgewater College. She is also a certified EMT. Megan resides in Edinburg, VA.

The Pond provides a safe and nurturing environment for our after school children while implementing a wide variety of educational centers. We offer an assortment of activities and hands on learning to help them wind down after their school day. The staff enjoys assisting the children with their homework and hearing about their day!     

Voted Best Daycare & Preschool for 2012, 2018, 2019 by Virginia Living Magazine

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Voted Best Independent School for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019 by Virginia Living Magazine