It takes a big heart to help shape little minds...
Christine's love for children and knowledge of development of the preschool-aged child help her to create an environment that is child-centered and developmentally appropriate.
Christine is a former Special Educator, Behavior Specialist, and Home Trainer. She holds a degree in Special Education, and certification in Young Children With Special Needs. In addition to directing the program at Jacob's Ladder, Christine also teaches our four year old AM class.
Pam has been teaching at Jacob's Ladder Learning Center for over 10 years. She attended Boston University School of Education where she studied Early Childhood Education. As the Lead Teacher for the three year old program, she loves working with our youngest learners, helping them to adjust to being at school and beginning the early foundations of learning.
When not teaching preschool, Pam enjoys volunteering, hiking, reading, and spending time with her family, including her two children who are Jacob's Ladder graduates!
Colleen joined the Jacob's Ladder family last year as a substitute teacher, and now serves as the Lead Teacher for our PM session. Originally from Cleveland, OH, Colleen graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. She then earned a Master's Degree from Regis University in Denver, Colorado. She formerly taught first grade in both public and private schools. Colleen holds multiple certifications in literacy and reading specialties.
Nancy has been an important member of the Jacob's Ladder team as an Assistant Teacher for 9 years. Previous to this, she was a parent and member of the Board of Directors at Jacob's Ladder for 4 years.
Nancy earned her Bachelor's Degree from Mount Ida College in Boston, MA. She resides in Londonderry with her husband and two children.
Mellisa is currently an Assistant Teacher for our 3 year old class. Before taking time off to raise her family, Mellisa was a 6th and 7th grade teacher at Seven Hills Charter School in Worcester, MA.
Mellisa earned her Master's Degree in Elementary Education from Anna Maria College . Mellisa and her husband reside in Londonderry with their son.