Meet The Staff

Our qualified and caring staff consists of teachers with backgrounds in early education.  The director holds a M. Ed. in Early Childhood Education.  Staff hold degrees in early childhood education and child development or are enrolled in school to improve their practice.  Staff model enthusiasm for learning by actively pursuing workshops and trainings designed to add to their expertise.  We are proud of the education of our staff since professional development has been proven to directly impact the quality of the early childhood education.  Our educated staff provides a high-quality education for the children and their families

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Sue Jenkin

Director

I am so lucky to spend my days with young children! I love the mindfulness of children, never worrying about yesterday or tomorrow, they live in the moment, a wonderful life lesson for all of us.  Children are so genuine, when your breath stinks like coffee, they tell you, they also tell you that they love you and you know they mean it.

When I am not at the preschool, I love being outside in the woods or at the beach, hiking with my greyhounds, taking photos of everything, including my dogs. Yoga is a daily obsession – I love the mindfulness of uniting mind and body.

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Silvia DiMella

Teacher

I love the looks of pure joy and excitement when children explore new tasks and activities.  I treasure my relationships with parents/families and their children, which in turn gives children models of social interactions, a vital part of growing and success in the future of the children I teach.

When I am not at preschool, I love reading just about anything, knitting and crocheting, along with gardening and going for walks, with Delylah, my dog.  Crossword puzzles are a favorite too.

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Michelle Tommell

Teacher

I enjoy being with children of all ages, but especially preschoolers.  There is nothing more rewarding than witnessing their wonder and excitement every day!

When I am not at the preschool, I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the beach, and reading. I especially love all things Harry Potter!

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Kristen Nedinsky

Teacher

Every day, and every child, is different.  I love watching them learn, discover and achieve.  I enjoy experiencing things with children for their first time, they grow so fast, it is fun to watch them grow.

When I am not at the preschool, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.  I love going for walks and going to the beach.  I love to travel and explore new places.

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Melissa McCray

Teacher

I enjoy teaching because I feel a part of something magical, making a difference in each child’s life.  I love exposing children to the wonders of the world around them.

When I am not at preschool, I love reading a good book, going for nature walks, gardening and art, along with spending time with my family, especially at the lake!

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Sarah Levesque

Teacher

I love seeing all the happy faces of the children when they come in each morning.  I enjoy helping children to learn new skills and achieve great things and believe in themselves!

When I am not at preschool, I love being outside, gardening, going for walks, or sitting by the campfire. I love spending time with my family.

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Meagan Egress

Teacher

I love that every child is unique and different, they make me laugh and smile every day.

When I am not at preschool, I love to garden and be outside.  I love shopping, and I participate and love “mud runs.”

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Melanie Grice

Teacher

I love working with preschoolers. Conversations with 3 and 4-year olds can be so much fun and, no matter what difficulties arise, the days are sprinkled with laughter and hugs. Most of all, I love helping to build a strong foundation for children to stand on throughout their lives.

When I am not at preschool, I love yoga, reading, spending time with my 4 children and long walks with my yellow lab, Luther.

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Tracy Colberg

Teacher

I love experiencing that special connection over a good book, an activity or one of our everyday classroom tasks. It’s in these precious moments that I can truly appreciate that child and really get to know who they are.

When I am not at preschool, I enjoy cooking, scrapbooking and snuggling with my family while we watch a good movie.

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Nilufar Yeasmin

Assistant Teacher

I love being in the classroom, I can make a difference in a child’s life, and they can make a difference in my life too.  I enjoy the relationships I develop each year with children.  I can help to provide a good foundation for the future for the children in my class.

When I am not at preschool, I like to spend time with my family.  I enjoy cooking and trying new recipes.  I love to travel to new places and see new things.

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Liza Ocasio

Assistant Teacher

I enjoy teaching and education children because I’m a different person when I am with the children.  I give so much more of myself when I am with the children, we both grow together.

When I am not at the preschool, I love to spend time with my family, we enjoy watching movies together.

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Melanie Agosto

Assistant Teacher

I love interacting with all the children.  I enjoy helping them to learn new skills.  I look forward to forming relationships with the parents and the families.  I feel like I am contributing to society when I work with young children, it is the most rewarding work I have ever done.

When I am not at the preschool, I love reading and spending time with my family.  I enjoy cooking and being active.  On weekends, I like to shop with coupons and save money and go to church.