Creative, nurturing and professional teachers are at the heart of our program.  Teaching positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a directly related field.  All staff are trained in CPR, first aid, and health screening and participate in on-going professional development. 

Classroom Staff - Older Threes, Fours and Fives

Four teachers, a full-time aide and a part-time aide work with 28 children in our large, open classroom. 
Assistant Director/Teacher Sue Nellor holds a Diploma of Teaching from the State College of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.  She has twenty seven years of relevant experience.
Teacher Anne Jaegerman has a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin and a MEd in Child Development and Early Childhood Education and a Certificate of Professional Development in Inclusion from Wheelock. She has twenty nine years of relevant experience.
Teacher Barbara Foster has a BS in Elementary Education from George Mason University and an AAS in Early Childhood Education from NoVa Community College. She has twenty one years of relevant experience.
Assistant Teacher Carrie Hentz has a BA in History from George Mason University.  She is currently working towards a degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has eight years of relevant experience.
Aide Kaiser Lal has seventeen years of relevant experience.
Aide Kathy Connell has seven years of relevant experience.  She is currently working towards a CDA through Northern Virginia Community College.

Classroom Staff - Twos and Young Threes

Two teachers and a full-time aide work with a balanced group of twelve two- and three-year-olds.  Children must be at least two years and six months old to attend. 
Teacher Mindy Levine has a BA in Psychology from Ohio University and a MA in Counseling and Developmental Services from Kent State University.  She has five years of relevant experience.
Teacher Sarah Piechocinski has a BS in Family Studies from Towson University.  She has six years of relevant experience.
Aide Mimi Barua has BA in Sociology from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh and holds a New York State Special Education Teaching Assistant certificate.  She has nine years of relevant experience.
Floater Teacher

Mark Riley has a BS in Child and Family Studies from the University of Arizona and a JD in Juvenile and Family Law from Antioch School of Law.  He has six years of relevant experience.


Sandra Redmore holds a BA in Psychology from Yale University and a MA in Early Childhood Education from Lesley University.  She has twenty one years of relevant experience.  Active in the local Early Childhood Education community, Sandra is active in the Virginia Cooperative Preschool Council and NoVa Outside, environmental educator's alliance, and is a member of Leadership Arlington, class of 2013.