Early Childhood Lead Teacher: Caterpillars


B.A., University of Plovdiv

Dessi joined Congressional in 2011.  Before joining Congressional, Dessi taught grammar and literature in Elementary and Secondary schools, overseas. She has worked in early childhood programs at both Kindercare and Fun and Friends. She also teaches at the Bulgarian Educational Center in Washington D.C.  When she is not at school, Dessi enjoys spending time with her daughter, son, and husband.


"Teaching children at 2 ½ to 3 years of age is truly satisfying and rewarding. I receive unconditional love and trust from my students as I help them strive to become independent and confident.  I see the passion and enthusiasm for learning in my students’ eyes.”

Alexis Eggleston

Early Childhood Lead Teacher (Grasshoppers)

Amanda Gideon

Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Dragonflies)

Cecilia Mejia

Early Childhood Lead Teacher (Fireflies)