MEET OUR STAFF
Joan Easton Joan Easton
Interim Director
BA - Elementary Education - Point Park College
Kim Beggs
Teacher – Young 3’s and 3's
BS - Finance – West Virginia University
Lisa Brown Lisa Brown
Art Teacher
BS - Architecture
Mary Grace Bruni Mary Grace Bruni
Lead Teacher – Older 4's and 5's and Kindergarten Explorations
BA - History - Holy Cross College
MS - Special Education - Duquesne University
Jody Buckner Jody Buckner
Assistant Teacher – Young 3’s
BS - Elementary Education
Lisa Cushman Lisa Cushman
Assistant Teacher – Older 3’s/Young 4’s
BA - Business Administration - Grove City College
Marianne DeVito
Lead Teacher - Older 4's and 5's
BS - Child Development - University of Pittsburgh
MS - Special Education - University of Pittsburgh
Margaret Hooton Margaret Hooton
Music Teacher
BA - Journalism - University of Iowa
Music Education - Duquesne University

Martha Hudak Martha Hudak
Office Manager
BS – Math and Computer Science – Grove City College
MS – Engineering – George Washington University
Carolyn Hurd
Assistant Teacher – Older 2's and Young 3's
Early Childhood Education - CCAC

pAT hURD Pat Hurd
Assistant Teacher – 4 Day Young 4's
Lead Teacher – Lunch n More
Early Childhood Education - CCAC

Rachel Hutchinson Rachel Hutchinson
Assistant Teacher – Older 2's
BA - Theater - Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M Ed Secondary Education - dePaul University

Dottie Lust Dottie Lust
Kitchen
Associate Degree – Robert Morris
Mary Beth McNamee Mary Beth McNamee
Lead Teacher - Older 2's
BA - Political Science - Denison University
PA Certification - Elementary Education

Cindy McVerry Cindy McVerry
Assistant Teacher - Older 4's
BS - Early Childhood Education

Laura Nichols

Laura Nichols
Assistant Teacher - Older 2's and Lunch n More
BS - Elementary and Special Education - Duquesne University
MS - Reading and Language Arts - Duquesne University

Chris Photos Chris Photos
Lead Teacher - Younger 4's
BS - Early Childhood Education - CA State University at
Los Angeles

Laura Ricci Laura Ricci
Lead Teacher - Parent/Toddler Friday Morning
Music Teacher
BA - Music - Indiana University
MS - Italian Literature - Middlebury College
LeaAnn Simmonds Brittney Steeb
Assistant Teacher - Older 4's & 5's
Currently a Senior at Kaplan University majoring in
Early Childhood Education
Becky Sutherland Becky Sutherland
Lead Teacher – Young 3's
BS – Elementary Education - West Virginia University
MS - Reading - West Virginia University

Diane Sweeney Diane Sweeney
Lead Teacher – Older 3’s/Young 4’s
BS – Child Development – University of Pittsburgh
Marcy Tischuk Marcy Tischuk
Assistant Teacher – Older 4’s
BA – Speech and Hearing Science
MS - ESL and Special Education
Heidi White Heidi White
Assistant Teacher – Young 3’s
BS –
Kathi Workman Kathi Workman
Accountant/Consultant
BS - Accounting - Indiana University of Pennsylvania