Meet our Preschool Educators
Lisa McCoy, School Director
Brenda Costanzo, Assistant Director
Hello! My name is Brenda Costanzo. I have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 35 years. I have been working in childcare for 20 plus years and have enjoyed every moment of it. I have been with Cadence Academy for 10 years. I have been here with Cadence Academyl for 10 years. I have here at the Yelm Cadence Academy as the Assistant Director for 4 years. I am glad to have this opportunity to watch all of the children grow.
Cindi Knapp, Teacher
Hello! My name is Cindi and I am the Busy Bee teacher. I have been working in the childcare field since 1991, and part of the Cadence Academy family since 2001 and love every minute of it. I also have my CDA. I have 3 amazing children, Robert, Jazmyne, and Justin, who mean the world to me. Children are the future and I love the fact that I can teach them to lead the way.
Tami Mildenberger, Teacher
Hello! My name is Tami Mildenberger and I began working at Cadence Academy in September 2012. I earned my Associate of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Education from South Puget Sound Community College in 2011. My experience includes working for a children's non-profit organization and teaching at cooperative preschool. I look forward to helping your children gain the skills they need to become life long learners.