Mary Johnson Children's Center




The quality of an early childhood program is ultimately dependent upon the staff. Mary Johnson Children’s Center and its affiliates are fortunate to have a highly trained, dedicated and experienced staff who are committed to working with young children.

Administrative Staff

Early Childhood Staff

Rumblebuffins Classroom
  • Courtney Otis

  • Kayla Zeno

Thunderdragon Classroom

  • Jackie Prime

  • Sue Hall

  • Shannon Minor

Caspia Classroom

  • Melissa Jennison

  • Amy Conant

  • Casey Briggs

Dawntreader Classroom

  • Emma Fricke

  • Jeff Rowekamp

  • Taylor Masterson

Narnia Classroom

  • Darcy Bean

  • Lisa Hudson

  • Allison Hayes

  • Jessica Friend

Floating Teacher

  • Lillian Smith

Head Start Early Care Advocate

  • Will Robinson

Middlebury Cooperative Nursery School

  • Lindsay Hard, Lead Teacher & Site Director

  • Amber Burritt

  • David Kirsch

  • Wendy Krygier

School Age Staff


  • Nancy Van Nostrand - Site Director

  • Megan Aube

  • Amelia Stanford

  • Julie Purinton-Shuler

MJCC at Salisbury Community School
  • Heather Hardt - Site Director

  • Melissa Schuarte


  • Jill Paul - Site Director

  • Melissa Loretan

  • Savannah Earley

  • Jim Parler-Shuler


  • Alice Eckles - Site Director

School Age Programs Administrative Staff

Mary Johnson Childcare Services



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