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Lincoln Community Preschool Team

Highly Qualified

Passionate, dedicated, and loving, Lincoln Community Preschool teachers love their work and it shows in everything they do. Our goal is to make a positive difference on young kids who come to our Preschool.

Debbie McMannis

Principal/Toddler Teacher

Debbie is the school principal and toddler teacher (Credential # 180062383). Debbie brings over 30 years of experience ranging from hands-on classroom teaching to state-wide policy and decision making as the former Director of Early Education & Support Division of the California Department of Education. Debbie's true passion is in the classroom working directly with children and families. Debbie is a military veteran who served in the Navy during Desert Storm.


Casey Johnson


Casey is the preschool director and teacher (Credential #150197254). Casey brings over 10 years of experience in early childhood education. Casey received her Master's degree in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College. Casey, herself was a preschool-aged child immersed in play education with Bev Bos. Casey is formally trained in Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) Foundations. She is excited to support children in their early play experiences.

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