The Gingerbread Cottage Preschool

Where learning for the future begins
Celebrating 40 Years of Service to the Community!

Location Info

15421 Pouncey Tract Rd
Rockville, VA 23146
804-749-4451

Gingerbread.pouncey@gmail.com

Half Day Preschool Program
Ages: 3 - 5 Years Old
9:00AM - 12:00PM
September - May

  • 3 year olds
    3 days / week
  • 4/5 year olds
    4 days / week

Additional Fun / Enrichment Programs:

  • Cottage Kids Club
    3, 4, and 5 year olds
  • Summer Fun Camp
    3, 4, and 5 year olds

Pouncey Tract

Pouncey Tract Employees

Monica Williams - Director

Monica Williams has been teaching preschool since 1993. She joined the Gingerbread Cottage teaching staff in 2003 and taught a three year old class until 2007 when she became the Director. Monica is the mother of three sons and a daughter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, reading, sewing and church activities. Monica has a large extended family in New England and loves to take trips to spend time with them.

Patty Dupuis - Teacher

Patty Dupuis joined the Gingerbread Cottage teaching staff in January of 2012. She is a graduate of James Madison University and has a BS in Early Childhood Education. Patty is mom to three children (all college-aged or above) and has one son-in-law. When not at school she enjoys spending free time with her husband. They love to relax at their lake house and spend time outdoors. Patty also loves to craft and sew and enjoys reading.

Michelle Nickels - Teacher

Michele Nickels joined the Gingerbread Cottage teaching staff in September of 2013. She is a graduate of the University of Richmond and licensed to teach Pre-K through 6th grade in Virginia. Michelle is mom to three children. When not at school, she enjoys spending free time with her family, reading, and spending time outdoors.