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Charter Lane KinderCare

Michele Farleman,
Center Director

1849 Charter Lane Lancaster PA 17601
Ph: (717) 393-0686
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: Off Rte 30 in the Greenfield Corporate Park.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Leola and Fritz provide transportation on a case by case basis. Contact school for information.

Teachers & Staff

As you will see in our staff bios, we have a diverse group of teachers working with our children. We believe that each teacher has a unique skillset to offer each classroom. We select only the best candidates for our classrooms and families.

Jill Geist, Assistant Director

""I enjoy being a positive influence for the children. It is rewarding to be a part of the learning experience.""

Jill has worked with our KinderCare for many years! She started as a Kindergarten teacher and was promoted to Assistant Director where she has been for over ten years. While many things changed about the center, Jill remained the constant that many families grew to love. Jill's passion for Early Childhood Education is evident in her interactions and relationships with our families.

Previous Experience:

I began my early childhood journey with KinderCare when I was just out of high school. I have since developed bonds with my students (some of them now as current parents) that have devoted me to this KinderCare forever!

Year Started:
9/1/1986
Tenure:
28 Years
Years in ECE industry:
26 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate's Credential

Ms. Damaris, Infant Classroom

Previous Experience:

Damaris has spent many years in an infant classroom. We are excited that she has joined our team.

Year Started:
9/2/2014
Years in ECE industry:
10 +
Education:
Associates in Early Childhood

Ms. Sherri, Infant Classroom

Previous Experience:

Sherri brings to us a background in infant yoga and massage. She is passionate about baby sign language.

Year Started:
5/19/2014
Years in ECE industry:
10 +

Ms. Lori, Pre-K Counts

Ms. Lori enjoys time with her young son and familiy. Outside of work, Ms. Lori enjoys walking and reading

Previous Experience:

Ms. Lori worked previously with preschool children

Favorite Children's Book:

Very Hungry Caterpillar

Year Started:
6/2/2014
Years in ECE industry:
7 +
Education:
Bachelors in Child Development

Ms. Jen, Infant Classroom

"I love my job because I get to spend every day building relationships with our infants and their families."

Previous Experience:

Ms. Jenn has experience as a teacher, home visitor, and Director in Florida.

Year Started:
1/1/2006
Tenure:
8 Years
Years in ECE industry:
7 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood

Ms. Kisha, Infant Classroom

"I love watching our infants grow."

Previous Experience:

Ms. Kisha has experience working at the Boys and Girls club.

Year Started:
1/1/2000
Tenure:
14 Years
Years in ECE industry:
11 years
Education:
Child Development Associate Credential; Associate's in General Studies

Ms. Madeline, Pre-K Counts Classroom

"My goal is to connect the dots. Connect families to each other. Connect school to home. Connect kids to life long friends."

Previous Experience:

Ms. Madeline comes to our KinderCare family with experience working with Pre-K Counts and their families. She brings a knowledege of parent based learning activities.

Year Started:
7/22/2013
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
10+
Education:
Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Michelle, Learning Adventures Teacher

"I'm happiest in the classroom when I see a child discover something for the very first time. We have a lot of those moments and I go home happy every single day!"

Previous Experience:

Michelle worked in our KinderCare center then took some time off to raise her children. She is now back with KinderCare and a lively part of our Pre-K classroom.

Year Started:
12/16/2013
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
10+

Ms. Eden, Discovery Preschool Classroom

"KinderCare empowers children to learn, grow and explore. I'm glad to be a part of that journey"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Eden worked with our KinderCare for about 6 years. She took some time away, before finding her way back to our classroom.

Year Started:
4/2/2014
Years in ECE industry:
7 +

Ms. Jessica, Discovery Preschool Classroom

"I'm so glad to be a part of the KinderCare team. I look forward to coming to work each day."

Year Started:
2/4/2013
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
5 +

Ms. Minh, Toddler Classroom

"I enjoy helping the children reach goals and accomplish new tasks."

Previous Experience:

Ms. Minh has worked with children throughout her schooling.

Year Started:
1/1/1998
Tenure:
16 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate Credential; Bachelor's in Elementary Education

Ms. Angell, Discovery Preschool Classroom

"I love seeing everybody smiling and making children laugh!"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Angell has been babysitting since she was 11!

Year Started:
1/1/2010
Tenure:
4 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years
Education:
Bachelor's in Business Management

Ms. Abby, Preschool Classroom

"I enjoy listening to the stories the children come up with about their play experiences!"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Abby has many years of babysitting experience.

Year Started:
1/1/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years

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