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Joseph Pizzano

Executive Director

7 years of experience

MA Educational leadership
NJ Supervisor Certification
NJ Principal CE
MAT in Early Childhood Education

“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods or techniques.  The teacher is the heart of the educational system.”

Kelly Paul

Financial Officer

10 Years experience


Rosemarie Smith

Administrative Assistant

17 years experience

Child Development Certification

Michael Dye, Jr.

Enrollment Coordinator

B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminal Justice

“If you always think you are right, you’ll never learn anything new”

Julia Pointer-Henderson

Dietary Aid

5 years experience

Ty’Quasia Williams

Floater teacher/substitute teacher

Child Development Associate

8 years of experience

“It takes a big heart to teach little minds.”

Jacqueline Paul



Shavonne Fennell

Family Worker

5 years experience
BA Social Work


Latanya Boughton

Lead Teacher

M.A. in education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education, 15+ years of classroom experience, and NJ Certified preschool through grade 3.

“Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

Margaret Fieseler

Lead Teacher

30+ Years of experience

NJ Teacher of Preschool through Grade 3 Certification

B.A. in Sociology

“The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”
-Robert M. Hutchuins

Corinne Fleming

Lead Teacher

17 years experience

Certification: NJ Teacher of Elementary Education

B.A. in Human Ecology with a Concentration in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts.”
-Dalai Lama

Phoenix Batson

Lead Teacher

B.A. in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood, 15 years of classroom experience, and NJ Certified preschool through grade 3.

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not.”
-Dr. Seuss

Britney Yaple

Lead Teacher

5 years of experience

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education & Women and Gender Studies

“Teaching is the profession that creates all the other professions.”


Alicia Ellis

Associate Teacher

20+ years experience

Child Development Associate

“A teacher takes a hand, open a heart, and shapes the future”

Natasha Horne

Associate Teacher

9 years experience

Child Development Associate

Sharron Horne

Associate Teacher

16 years experience

Child Development Associate

“While we try to teach our children about life, our children teach us what life is all about! I’m a preschool teacher, What’s your superpower???”

Aundre Graves

Associate Teacher

20 years of experience

Elementary School 6 years

Preschool 14 years

Child Development Associate

“If you always try your best then you’ll never have to wonder about what you could have done.  I gave today all that I had in me.”
-Suzie Bitner

Patricia Saunders

Associate teacher

Childhood Development Associate

9 years teacher assistant

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”
-Alexandra K. Trenfor