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Faculty & Staff

The faculty and staff are the backbone of our school! We respect each child as an individual, and strive to support parents in their role as primary caretakers of the children in our school.  Our Head Teachers all hold specialized or advanced degrees in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.  Our Assistant Teachers have all received specialized training, as well as demonstrated competence in working with young children.

Denise Lee – Director
BA, Psychology, Middlebury College
MA, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Colorado
Early Childhood Administration Certificate, Norwalk Community College

Kathy Gilbert – Advising Director & Head Teacher 3’s
BA, Child Psychology, Hamilton College
MA, Teaching & Curriculum, Columbia University Teachers College
Early Childhood Education & Administrative Certificates, Norwalk Community College
CT Director’s Credentials, Charter Oak College
Christine Fodor – Head Teacher – Pre-K
BA, English, Fairfield University
MA, Early Child Education, Western Connecticut State University
amyflynnAmy Flynn – Head Teacher – 4 Day 4’s
BS, Elementary Education, Syracuse University
MA, Learning Disabilities, Montclair State University

Katie Sullivan – Head Teacher – 3 Day 4’s
BA, English, University of Connecticut
MA, Elementary Education, University of Bridgeport
jennhoffmanJennifer Hoffman – Head Teacher – 3’s and 2’s
MA, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Bank Street College of Education
10 anneAnne Mignone – Assistant Teacher – Pre-K
BS, Fashion Merchandising, University of Bridgeport

Jennifer Rainis – Assistant Teacher – 2’s and Pre-K
CDA, Norwalk Community College
Adria Ellis – Assistant Teacher – 4’s
Continuing Professional Units in Early Childhood Education Field

Helene Winschel – Assistant Teacher – 4’s
BA in Psychology, Dickinson College
8 JeanneJeanne Pacewicz – Assistant Teacher – 3’s
Continuing Professional Units in Early Childhood Education Field
Jennifer Balogh – Assistant Teacher – 3’s
BA, Human Development & Family Relations, University of Connecticut
4 beverleyBeverly Crudgington – Science and Enrichment Coordinator
CDA, Norwalk Community College

Amy Cooke – Administrative Assistant
BS, Towson University

Denise Lee – Director

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Methodist Nursery School
1089 Fairfield Woods Road
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 374-6548

Denise Lee

Administrative Assistant
Amy Cooke

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