Meet Our Teachers And Staff
One of Alphabet Academy's best traits is it's longevity of staff and teachers. This also speaks highly of our company and organization as usually the childcare industry is a high turnover field of employment. It also lets parents know that our staff and teachers have years of experience in the child care field. Our teachers are requried to have yearly education as well as criminal clearances and FBI background checks. Most teachers and staff have years of experience working with children as well as implementing the academic curriculum that our school uses daily. Meet some of our staff below.

Elizabeth Skelly/Director/Owner

Elizabeth Adams-Skelly is the owner and director of Alphabet Academy Eastside in beautiful Bend Oregon and is a native to this community as well. She has worked with children for over 20 years and is the proud mom of three of her own, Payton, Parker, and Madeline. Before having children she graduated with a degree in Early Education and Family Studies and has been putting it into practice teaching preschool and kindergarten for the past 15 years, and has been directing for the past decade. Elizabeth has a passion for teaching children and loves growing new relationships with children and their families that will last for many years to come!​

Amanda Hodges/ Manager/Teacher

Amanda Hodges grew up in Bend Oregon.She has been working in the childcare industry for over 11 years with the last 9 years at Alphabet Academy Eastside. She is a Step 7 in the Oregon Registry having taken many ECE classes over the years. She enjoys spending time with her two kids, William and Jaxson. In her free time, Amanda spends time with her family and her two boys. She also enjoys spending time with her dog, Brutus.
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Bend, Oregon
We Prepare Your Child For Public School
"Teaching your child to learn from A to Z is as easy as one, two, three" 

PRESCHOOL & LEARNING CENTER
ALPHABET ACADEMY EASTSIDE
Maddison Brown/Assistant Manager
Head Pre-K Teacher

​Maddison Brown was born and raised in Bend Oregon. She started at Alphabet Academy Eastside when she was a junior in high school. She has taken many ECE classes and is currently our head Pre-K teacher. Maddison is dedicated to the social and emotional development of each child and makes it her goal to inspire children to love to learn. In 2016, Maddison was promoted to Assistant Manager of Alphabet Academy Eastside. She spends most of her free time with her animals or with her boyfriend. She enjoying the outdoors and the Central Oregon lifestyle.