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Our Staff

It takes a big heart to help shape little minds...
Christine Weston
Program Director

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 both of our 4 year old classes!

Pamela Skwiot
Substitute Teacher

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.  Although Pam has made the difficult decision to step away from the classroom as a Lead Teacher, we are blessed to have her stay on at Jacob's Ladder as a Substitute Teacher.


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 Baker
Lead Teacher

Colleen joined the Jacob's Ladder family in 2015, and currently serves as the Lead Teacher for our PM session, and the Assistant Teacher for our AM four year old group.  Originally from Cleveland, OH, Colleen graduated from 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. 


Faith Abood
Lead Teacher

 Faith has been an important member of the Jacob's Ladder team as a Lead Teacher in our 3's class since 2021. 


Faith earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and Psychology from Keene State College. In addition to her employment at Jacob's Ladder, Faith currently works at Londonderry's North Elementary School as an Instructional Assistant. She lives in Londonderry with her 2 wonderful children, who are both proud Jacob's Ladder graduates!





Mellisa Sharrock
Substitute Teacher

Mellisa is currently a Substitute Teacher at Jacob's Ladder. 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 fantastic son.


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