Meet the Staff

The character of the NCLC environment and staff offers a nurturing, well balanced home-away from home experience. We stimulate active learning with exceptional age appropriate education.

History

28 experienced and qualified educators comprise the current staff. We pride ourselves in a very low staff turnover. Many of our staff have been with us for 10-30+ years. Our entire staff is certified in CPR/First Aid, Medication Administration, Emergency Preparedness, and State of NH Health and Safety Federal Training Requirements.

Each staff member has a commitment to child care and a desire to lead each child to the path of self-confidence and achievement.

Administrative Staff

  • Maria Donati – 36 Years of Service – Director
  • Heather DeChane – 30 Years of Service – Assistant Director
  • Christine Hagerty – 6 Years of Service – Office Manager

Support Staff

  • Shirley Kaltenbach – 12 Years of Service – Pastor
  • Courtney Caprarello – 19 Years of Service – Food Services Director
  • Robert Allan – 32 Years of Service – Chef
  • Alexis Roberge – First Year – Assistant Teacher
  • Ainsley Mazerolle – First Year – Assistant Teacher
  • Monique Penteleakis – First Year – Assistant Teacher

Enrichment Teachers

  • Nancy Wight – 7 Years of Service – Music/Movement Teacher

Infant Team

  • Courtney Caprarello – 19 Years of Service – State of NH Associate Teacher Qualified
  • Liz McPherson – 7 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Eileen Surette – 8 Years of Service – State of NH Associate Teacher Qualified
  • Priscilla Takayama – 33 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified

Toddler Team

  • Stacy McCrossin – 7 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher qualified
  • Sarah Doughten – 3 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Jeanne Wible – 3 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Sarah Arnold – 2 Years of Service – Assistant Teacher Qualified

Preschool Team

  • Lisa Close – 18 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Kristine Funk – 12 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Amy Walker – 6 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Samantha Peterson – 3 Years of Service – State of NH Associate Teacher Qualified
  • Ariana Maldonado – First Year – Assistant Teacher Qualified

Pre-Kindergarten Team

  • Joyce Douglass – 29 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Joanne Kelloway – 20 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Tristan Close – First Year – State of NH Associate Teacher Qualified

Progressive Pre-K/Kindergarten Team

  • Heather DeChane – 30 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified
  • Mary Waterman – 17 Years of Service – State of NH Associate Teacher Qualified
  • Diane Adams – 32 Years of Service – State of NH Lead Teacher Qualified