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© 2015 by Precious Ones Child Care Center, Inc.. All rights reserved.       DEEC Program Number:  2912325 

© 2015 by Precious Ones Child Care. All rights reserved.                       DEEC Program Number:  2912325 

© 2015 by Precious Ones Child Care. All rights reserved.                       DEEC Program Number:  2912325 

Meet Our Wonderful Staff!

Therefore, as God's chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves 
with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12

Erin G. -
Director
 
Erin has been with Precious Ones since May 2012 and in the child care field for over 13 years.  She attended Becker College where she earned her Lead Teacher certification in Infants/Toddlers, and Preschool. Ms. Erin taught in Pre-K classrooms and substituted for the public schools for 9 years. She studied psychology and administration at Quinsigamond C.C. where she obtained her Director's License. She is currently our Center Director; stop in her office to say hello!
Amanda G.  - 
Assistant Director

 

Amanda ha been with Precious Ones since 2014. She is a certified Lead/Infant Toddler Teacher, as well as, Lead Preschool Teacher. Amanda is the Assistant Director at Precious Ones. She holds her Bachelor Degree in Education Studies and is CPR/First Aid Certified. Amanda has over ten years experience with children and is the proud mother of her son Archer, who has also attended Precious Ones. She is extremely grateful to be able to work at a center that supports her to do what she loves most, working and guiding children through their most important years of life.

Nancy V.-
School Age Teacher

 

Nancy has been with Precious Ones since we opened in February 2010.  She is MA DEEC certified in Infant/Toddler/Preschool, as well
as First Aid and CPR and holds an Associates Degree from Quinsigamond Community College. She previously worked as a teacher's aide/monitor at the elementary level in Uxbridge and taught at a private preschool in Hopedale. Nancy is also a proud mother of two college students and has resided in Uxbridge since 1997, along with her husband.

Mervat B. -  
Lead Preschool Teacher

 

Mervat joined the precious ones team in September 2011. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education with a specialization in Elementary Education. She has worked as a certified elementary teacher for ten years. She is DEEC certified as lead infant, toddler, preschool and director one. Mervat has always loved working with children. She also loves spending time with her husband and two children. She feels incredibly blessed to be part of Precious Ones team.

Joslyn R.  -
Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Joslyn is a certified infant, toddler, and preschool teacher; as well as school age coordinator.  She received her teaching certification in 2018 and is attending Worcester State to obtain her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently group leader of our Douglas School Age program. She joined Precious Ones in July of 2015 as a teacher’s aide. Joslyn feels incredibly blessed to have found Precious Ones so early on and looks forward to a long future here.

Lauren J.  -
Lead Preschool Teacher

 

Lauren joined the Precious Ones team in Oct., 2017. She is a certified preschool, toddler, and infant teacher. She received her teacher certification in 2009 from the Tri-County RVTHS Early Childhood Careers Program. She obtained her lead preschool certification at Fisher College in March of 2017. She has been working in a preschool setting for the past four years, and has experience in Kindergarten classroom as well. She loves cooking, baking, and arts & crafts. She also loves taking her Great Dane, Fiona, out on adventures in the area. Lauren feels so blessed to be a part of the Precious Ones team, and looks forward to many wonderful years to come.

Tanya B.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Tanya started her child care journey back in 1999 when she was in high school.  She started in preschool and also worked with school age before having two children of her own. She loves to be "crafty" and spend time with her family. Tanya joined the POCC family in 2016 in school age, took some time off, and came back to be in the older infant room. She loves watching them learn new things and watching their personalities develop and blossom. Tanya is delighted to be in her new room and meet new families at Precious Ones.

Erin S.  -
Preschool Teacher

 

Erin joined the Precious Ones team in February 2017.  She is a graduate of Uxbridge High School and attended Lasell College, where she earned her Infant/Toddler Certification.  She is a devoted mother of 3 amazing and energetic children and feels incredibly blessed that's she's been able to see her little ones grow as a stay at home mom for the past 6 years. Erin is thrilled to bring her creativity to the toddler program and overjoyed to start a new chapter in her life at Precious Ones.

Kristan D.  -
Preschool Teacher

 

Kristan has been working in the child care field for 15+ years, mainly with the toddler age group, but has experience with school age, infants, and preschool as well.  She is newly certified in MA as well.  Kristan was married to her husband Frank in 2015 and has an awesome little boy,  Frankie, born in 2017. She has taken a variety of professional development courses and has some college credits from CCRI.  Kristan has been playing soccer for 28 years and still plays once a week. She loves being part of the Precious Ones Team! 

Catrina C.  -
Preschool Teacher

 

Catrina received her Infant/Toddler and Preschool certificate from Dean College in 2008. She has been working in childcare ever since. Catrina also has experience in nannying and PCA/Respite work with Autistic children and adolescents. She is currently attending Quinsigamond Community College to receive her associates in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood development. Teaching is her passion and she is excited to be going back to school to further her career. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their beautiful 6 year old daughter.  She is very excited to join the Precious Ones team!

Bailey B.  -
Preschool Teacher

 

Bailey is a certified teacher currently teaching mainly young toddlers but also helping teachers in other classrooms. She is currently enrolled in school as an early education major. Her goal is to continue teaching young children and eventually become Lead Teacher Certified. Bailey has been with Precious Ones since September 2016, starting as a teacher's aide when she was in high school. She loves the kids and looks forward to meeting new children and watching them learn and grow!

Nicole E.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Nicole is a certified infant/toddler and preschool teacher.  She has been working in the child care field since 2003.  Nicole studied at Dean College in 2010 and received her certification for Early Childhood Education.    In her spare time Nicole enjoys spending time with her three children.  She is happy to be part of the Precious Ones team. 

Amanda M.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher
 
Amanda joined the Precious Ones team in October of 2017 as a teacher's aide, she spent time as a School Age Group Leader and now she is thrilled to be a teacher in the Older Toddler room. She recently earned her teacher’s certification through Bay Path University, where she continues her studies to obtain her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. Amanda graduated from Douglas High School in May of 2019 and is one of the youngest teacher’s on the Precious Ones team; but that hasn't stopped her! She is passionate about teaching children and feels extremely blessed to work with such an amazing staff and wonderful families.
Amanda W.  -
Preschool Teacher

 

Amanda joined the Precious Ones team in January, 2017. She recently attended Becker College where she received her Infant/Toddler & Preschool certifications. Previously she was a cosmetologist and taught at Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy. Amanda is also a mom to 3 amazing boys.  She has always loved children and looks forward to continuing her education in child care.

Sheena P.  -
Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Sheena joined the Precious Ones team in September 2018.  She is a certified infant/toddler and preschool lead teacher. She holds a bachelors degree in education.  Sheena has over 10 years experience working with children of all ages and development levels.  She is a proud mom of two girls.  She loves spending time with family and friends.

Maryia K.

Kristin M.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Kristen joined the Precious Ones team in August of 2018. She is a certified infant/toddler teacher, with over 20 years experience working in child care. Kristen is the proud mother of two daughters, Lily and Delaney. Kristen loves working for the May family and fellow teachers at Precious Ones. She is grateful that she is able to nurture children each day. 

Tanya M.  -
Lead Preschool Teacher

 

Tanya joined Precious Ones November 2018. She has a Bachelor's in Early Childhood and is Lead Teacher certified Preschool and Teacher Infant/Toddler. She has over 30 years of experience in the child care field starting with babysitting, being a nanny, raising two children, working in day care centers, public schools plus had a home daycare. She is very active at her Presbyterian church as Nursery Provider, Deacon Secretary and choir member. Now that her sons are off in college,Tanya is thrilled to return to a classroom. She looks forward to a long, fulfilling career at Precious Ones. 

Catie R.  -
Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

Catie joined the Precious Ones team

In August 2019. She graduated Bridgewater State University with a bachelors degree in Psychology and a minor in Special Education. She is lead Infant, Toddler, Preschool and Director 1 & 11 certified through EEC. Catie has been working in childcare centers since 2010 but also has experience in school settings as well. Catie loves spending time with her two boys and family and can’t wait to get to know all the children here at precious ones and watch them grow! “

Lee M.

Maryia K.

Jessica S.

Kasie

Kasie

Olivia

Bailey

Madelyn

 

Colleen

Madelyn

Mariah

 

Jessica G.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Jessica joined the Precious Ones team in May of 2019 and loves being a part of the POCC family. 

She recently obtained her Infant/Toddler teacher certification and loves working with this age group. Jess enjoys spending time with her two little boys and being outdoors. She looks forward to learning from her fellow teachers and becoming the very best teacher she can be.

Julie S.  -
Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Julie graduated from high school with her teacher's certificate in 1998 and received her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Fisher College. Julie is Director 2 certified. She worked at another center for 7 years prior to joining the Precious Ones team. Julie was also a nanny for 5 years. Her experience ranges from infants through school age.  She also has experience with special needs children. She lives with her wonderful husband and her son Jake,    She loves to spend time with her family and in her spare time she enjoys treading, doing crafts and playing games with her son.  She is thrilled to have joined Precious Ones in the summer of 2019.

Jillian G.  -
Infant/Toddler Teacher

 

Jillian is our newest addition! She recently joined the Precious Ones team at the beginning of November. Jillian is certified in infant, toddler and preschool with experience in Pre-K classrooms as well. She obtained her certification from North Shore Community College in December 2016. Not only has Jillian had the last four years of experience in child care she is also a mother to a two year old little boy. In her free time she loves spending time with her son, niece and nephew! Jillian is so excited to see what her future holds being apart of the Precious Ones family!

Hannah

 

Maddie

 

Megan

 

Mariah

Lisa

 

Abigail

 

Our Incredible Part Time & Summer Staff

Madelyn

Lee M. Preschool Teacher

Michelle D.

School Age Group Leader

Rebecca S.

 Teacher's Aide

Lisa M.

 Teacher's Aide

Nadine B./School Age Summer Coordinator

 

Grace M./School Age

Summer Group Leader

 

Rebecca G. Preschool Teacher

Colleen R./School Age

Summer Group Leader

 

Our Amazing Teacher's Assistants

Maddie

Hannah

Megan

Rachel

Abigail

Tessa

Megan

Mariah

Madeline

Gabe

Kyla

Kyla

Kristin

Taylor

Jessica

Daisha

Nate

Mariah

Skylar

Anna

Anna

Courtney

Jessica

Rachel

Kristin

Nate

Tessa

Faith

Erika

Makayla

Christina

Faith

Anna

Erika

Rachel

Savannah

Mica

Rebecca

Rebecca

Madeline

Brendan