Mr. Jeff Twiford - Preschool Director

This is my 15th year as Director at Storehouse Grow & Go Preschool. I also teach Music, Fitness and Science.

I really enjoy working with the staff, the children and their families. It’s hard to believe our preschool is in its 65th year!

I grew up right here in Plymouth Valley, graduated from PW in 1967, and have been attending church here since I was four years old. I have degrees from Penn State and Beaver College, a Principal’s certification through Cheyney University with additional graduate work at Temple, West Chester, and the University of Pennsylvania.

This will be my 51st year as an educator. I taught music for 13 years (one year in Norristown, one year in Upper Moreland, and eleven years as the Band Director at Methacton HS) and then was an assistant principal or principal for 23 years (1 ½ in Souderton, 11 ½ in North Penn, and 10 years in Boyertown)

 Along the way I also spent 13 years in the 276th Army Band of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, including seven years as the Bandmaster and Commanding Officer (good preparation for pre-school).

My family includes my wife, Linda, daughter Becky (school guidance counselor in Wissahickon SD), daughter Mandy (OB-GYN and Dermatologist in York, PA), son Dan (professional musician in Nashville, TN), step-son Jason (works for “Carranza Roofing & Siding”), and five grandchildren- Jason’s daughter, Miabella (17), Mandy’s children, Benjamin (11) and Grace (9), and Becky’s sons, Karim (7) and  Idris (3).

Linda & I are also entertainers who perform several nights/week at retirement communities in the area and I enjoy other music activities including teaching private music lessons and playing in the Worship Band at Storehouse Church.

I am blessed with my family, my church family at ShC, and my co-workers and preschool family here at Storehouse Grow & Go Preschool!