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Preschool Staff

Cara Paul
Director, Children’s Circle Preschool
(317) 252-5517
cpaul@secondchurch.org

Cara Paul

Cara has been the Director of Children’s Circle Preschool since January of 2010. She works with almost 200 families with children ages nine months to five years. She is passionate about play based focus for preschool, and loves to watch young children as they learn and grow.

Prior to joining the staff of Second, Cara served as the Assistant Director and Music teacher at a preschool in Carmel, Indiana. She also taught fifth grade in Carmel Schools before starting a family. Cara received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hanover College in Elementary Education.

Cara and her husband Mark have two children, Maggie and Meredith. In her free time, Cara enjoys biking, crafts, and reading.


Karen Archbold
Administrative Assistant, Children’s Circle Preschool
(317) 252-5517
karchbold@secondchurch.org

Karen Archbold

Karen has been the Administrative Assistant at Children’s Circle Preschool since 2007.  Her favorite quote to tell families is “Disney has it all wrong.  Children’s Circle Preschool is the happiest place on earth”.  And she believes it! 

Prior to her position here at CCP, Karen worked in Indianapolis radio for 15 years.  She left that position to raise her two children, Amber and Chloe.  Karen and her husband, Steve have been members of 2nd Presbyterian Church for over 20 years and have been a part of the Indianapolis Great Banquet Community since 2001.

Karen spends her free time volunteering at church, walking mini-marathons and participating in all things musical.