Locations in Jackson and Perryville
(573) 243-9753

Dear Parents and Caregivers

Thank you for considering Southeast Little Learners Preschool. We are honored that you are considering trusting us with your child’s safety and well-being. Our primary goal is to provide quality early education services to children while providing a safe and family-centered environment.

Husband and wife led preschool
We are family-friendly.

Southeast Little Learners Preschool aims to provide evidence-based teaching strategies to your child based on your child’s individual needs. This program will offer learning opportunities through child-directed play and structured learning activities that will foster your child’s love for learning while meeting their individual developmental needs.

At Southeast Little Learners Preschool, our staff is dedicated to ensuring an enriching environment that meets the needs of your child and family. We believe in the importance of working with each child’s family to provide your child with effective learning opportunities.

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Meet the Staff

Jennifer Partridge

Owner, Speech Language Pathologist

Jennifer Partridge has formal training and years of experience working with children of all ages and developmental needs. She received her bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders with a minor in Autism from Southeast Missouri State University and then proceeded to get her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from Southeast Missouri State University. In addition to her formal training, she has been a foster parent to 16 children and has three children. 

Jacob Partridge

Owner, Speech Language Pathologist

Jacob Partridge has been a licensed speech-language pathologist since 2013. During that time, Jacob has had the pleasure of working with children and adults ranging in age from 12 months to 64 years of age. He has served individuals with disabilities in public schools, outpatient rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, client homes, and in the community.

Krista Weseli, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Krista Weseli is a pediatric physical therapist with experience working with children with a variety of delays and disorders, and a specialty in working with Medically Fragile Children. She received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science – Kinesiology from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus, MS, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Dana Schonhoff, MOTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Dana Schonhoff is a pediatric occupational therapist with experience working with children in the schools and out-patient private practice settings. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in occupational therapy from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She also has advanced training and certification in sensory integration therapy.










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