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Sara Johns joins on as the Executive Director. Sara has a deep rooted connection to Mom’s House. Over a decade ago she was a former mom. She was a junior in high school when she had her first child and was preparing to drop out of high school, when someone told her about Mom’s House. Not only did Sara graduate high school with the support of Mom’s House she went onto receive her college degree. She has always stayed connected to Mom’s House by volunteering, speaking at events and serving on the Board of Directors. Now she has the opportunity to apply her corporate knowledge and give back to the organization that gave her family so much.
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Melissa has a diverse knowledge and passion for Early Childhood Education, Mom’s House and it’s mission. She has been employed at Mom’s House for nearly a decade, in just about every function related to the childcare program. As of December 2016, Mom’s House has had the honor of having Melissa continue to serve Mom’s House in a new capacity as Program Director. She is tremendously compassionate and gives each mother in our program the support they need to be successful. Melissa creates an environment that encourages staff, mothers and children to be inspired and empowered to become the best they can be,
Preschool Teacher | Group Supervisor
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A Millersville University graduate who studied multidisciplinary in educational studies, Dana came to Mom’s House in 2016. Despite obtaining an education degree and experience in childcare, she didn’t think she would become a teacher. But when Dana heard of Mom’s House and it’s mission she felt God was doing amazing things with Mom’s House and she wanted to be apart of the team. Dana is dedicated to creating an atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging, safe and adaptive to each child’s individual needs. Mom’s House is blessed to have Dana’s expertise in Early Education as well as her leadership to support other teachers.
Older Toddler Teacher | Center Kitchen Supervisor
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Lisandra has over a decade of experience working with children in different capacities which include infants, toddlers, and pre-kindergarten. She also has had the opportunity to open up her own private daycare in Monmouth, NJ where she served military families from the U.S. Army. Lisandra and her family relocated to Lancaster County after her husband served twelve years in the service. She continues to have a passion for working with children and families. Lisandra not only has her Early Childhood Education credentials but also her Serve Safe credentials. She has excelled Mom’s House’s nutrition and childcare programs to paramount levels.
Younger Toddler Teacher
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Randi grew up in a family owned childcare center, so understanding the importance of quality childcare it was only fitting that she would dedicate her career to Early Childhood Education. She started at Mom’s House as a volunteer in 2016 taking time off from working to advance her education. The staff, mothers and children at Mom’s House quickly fell in love with Randi so when she was available to join Mom’s House as a full-time Teacher she was welcomed with eager and open arms in 2017. Randi believes all children are capable of learning even as early as infancy and classrooms should be interesting, fun yet challenging place where children can grow academically and socially.
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Makeda was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY but five years ago moved to Lancaster where she currently reside in East Petersburg PA. Makeda has been in the field of early childcare for 9 years. When not teaching she enjoys reading, planning party events, event planning, shopping and spending time with her dear family. Makeda and everyone at Mom’s House is excited by the anticipation of countless milestones Mom’s House will reach with her on the team.