Miss. Theresa is the Owner of Academy of Little Learners. Miss Theresa has been working in child care for over 20 years. She obtained her Child Development Associate Credential from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2015. Miss. Theresa was an Assisstant Director for a local child care center before taking on this new venture. Miss. Theresa is a mom of three grown children, one of which is Miss. Kayla the co-owner and director.
Miss. Kayla is the Director and
Co-Owner of Academy of Little Learners. Miss. Kayla has been working in child care for six years. She obtained her Associate's Degree in 2015 in Early Childhood Education at Lehigh Carbon Community College. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in 2017 in Education Pre-K-4 at Kutztown University! Miss. Kayla is engaged to be married in 2018!
Academy of Little Learner's Staff
Miss. Melissa has worked at Academy of Little Learners for more than 13 years. She is the lead teacher for the Pre-K and School Age program. Miss. Melissa believes every child can learn when they feel safe, nurtured and important. She strives to create that environment for every child in her care. Miss. Melissa is a proud Mom of two school age children.
Miss. Shana is the assistant teacher in the Pre-K and School Age Room. She has been a nanny for 4 years. Miss. Shana recently joined our team in December 2017. Miss. Shana is looking to continue her education in Early Childhood.
Miss. Julie is the group supervisor and the assistant preschool teacher at the Academy of Little Learners. She obtained her Associate's Degree in 2013 in Education at Lehigh Carbon Community College. She volunteered at the Academy from 2009-2011. In 2011 she became part of the Academy staff. Miss. Julie loves interacting with all of the children and watching them grow and learn every day!
Miss. Ashley is the Toddler room lead teacher. She has been working in childcare for 12 years. She completed her Child Development Associate Credential in 2015. I live in Orfield with my husband, my 8 year old daughter, and my 3 year old son. I am so happy to have the opportunity to care for your toddler.
Miss. Sylvia has taught Kindergarten in Salisbury School District and Building Blocks Learning Center. She enjoys riding on her husbands Harley or going to car shows in their 1939 Chevy Coupe. Miss. Sylvia has two daughters and three grandchildren that keep her busy.Miss. Sylvia is excited to be part of the toddler room because children keep you young at heart!
Miss. Heather is the lead preschool teacher at the Academy of Little Learners. She has 12 years of experience working with all age groups. She has been working at the Academy of Little Learners for 5 years. She is also a Daisy Girl Scout Leader. She has been married since April 2011.
Miss. Ashley L is our floater. She will be a part of each and every room. She is originally from Maryland where she was a gymnastics/dance teacher at the Little Gym of Fredrick for three and four year olds. She attends Kutztown University and is majoring in Elementary and Special Education following her mother's footsteps. After she graduates she hopes to start out working with autistic children in school and eventually move to the classroom to teach either Kindergarten or first grade.
Miss. May is our floater. She will be part of each and every room. She is a junior at Kutztown University majoring in Special Education Pre-K-4/Elementary Education. Her main focus is to be a teacher of the visually impaired birth to age 21.
Miss. Brooke is our Infant Room Teacher. She has worked in child care for 4 years. Miss. Brooke has three children of her own.