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ADMINISTRATION

Ms. Hajjar
~ Owner ~
Donna Hajjar established The Learning Path on June 25, 1999.
Our current location, on the Atkinson/Derry line, located in the Brookstone Park Development,  
was custom built in 2004. Our second center, located in Salem, opened in March of 2011.
Ms. Donna Hajjar has been working with children since 1995.
Her work history includes:
* Assistant Teacher at Pixie Pre-School from 1995 - 1997 
* West Running Brook Middle School & Hood Middle School/Derry from 1997/1998 
* Special Education Assistant at Pinkerton Academy 1999 
Donna is working towards her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College with 40
 credits thus far. She is Lead Teacher qualified and has accrued countless workshop and training hours in ECE,
 and is CPR & 1st aid certified.
Donna is a member of the NAEYC and holds a NH Teaching Credential.

Mrs. Paquette
~ Center Director ~
Director at The Learning Path since 2011
Mrs. Sally Paquette has been working with young children since 1998.
     Her work history includes:
* Director/Infant Teacher at Live, Laugh & Learn from 2009-2010
* Director/Infant Teacher at Plaistow Learning Center from 2007-2009
* Associate Director at Little Sprouts from 2006-2007
* Director at Offsping Kids from 2003-2006
* Director at Create & Discover Learning Center from 1998-2003
Sally has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education & Business Science from Castle College, she has 
accrued countless workshop and training hours in ECE, and is CPR & 1st aide certified. 
Sally is a member of the NAEYC and holds a NH Teaching Credential.

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KINDERGARTEN AND PRE-K

Miss Morneau
~ Associate Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2011
Ms. Jen Morneau has been teaching children since 1994
Her work history includes: 
* Preschool Teacher at Ma Petite Maison from 1999-2011
* Teacher/Provider at Golden Opportunities from 1996-1999 
*Teacher Aide/Student Intern at Pollard School 1996
*After School Care Provider at Play & Learn from 1994-1996
Jen is currently taking many Early Childhood Education workshops and seminars
She is CPR/1st Aid certified.


Mrs. Gundlach 
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016 
Mrs. Dejia Gundlach has been teaching children since 2011 
Her work history includes:  
*This is Mrs. Gundlach’s first experience working in a preschool setting* 
Dejia is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Child & Family Development at 
American Public University System 
 She is CPR/1st Aid Certified. 
 
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PRESCHOOL

Mrs. Garcia
~ Associate Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2014
Mrs. Krystal Garcia has been teaching children since 2001
Her work history includes: 
* Lead Teacher at Create & Discover from 2013-2014
* Business Owner/Director at ABC Academy Family Daycare from 2009-2013
* Lead Preschool Teacher at Little Genius Preschool from 2005-2009
* Director at KidCare Daycare from 2001-2005
Krystal  her Associate’s Degree from the University of Phoenix.
She is CPR/1st Aid certified and holds a NH Teaching Credential.


Miss Boisselle
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since August 2013
Miss Courtney Boisselle has been teaching children since 2007
Her work history includes: 
* Nanny for two children 2001-2013
* Lead Teacher at Little Explorers Learning Center from 2007-2011
Courtney has her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Essex Community College.
She is CPR/1st Aid certified and holds a NH Teaching Credential.


Mrs. Thyne
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2014
Mrs. Sarah Thyne has been teaching children since 2005
Her work history includes: 
* Professional Early Childhood Educator at Quality Learning Centers from 2005-2014
Sarah has taken 30+ credits towards a BA in Elementary Education from Rivier College and has also taken 
30+ credits towards an Associate Degree in ECE from Nashua Community College. 
She is CPR/1st Aid certified.

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OLDER TODDLERS

Mrs. Upton
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2012
Mrs. Katie Upton has been teaching children since 2008
Her work history includes: 
* Teacher at Child Care/Day Camp, Workout Club & Wellness Center from 2009-2012
* Lead Teacher at Londonderry Learning Academy from 2012 
*Teacher Assistant at Learn As We Play from 2011-2012
*Misc. Student Teaching 2009-2012
Katie has her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Plymouth State University and is currently
enrolled at Manchester Community College in their ECE Professional Certificate Program 
and has accrued countless workshop and professional development hours.
She is CPR/1st Aid certified and is a member of the NAEYC and holds a NH Teaching Credential.


Mrs. Burch
~ Associate Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2012
Mrs. Valorie Burch has been teaching children since 2009
Her work history includes: 
* Assistant Teacher at Abide in the Vine Childcare from 2009-2012
Valorie is currently taking Early Childhood Education college courses, seminars and workshops.
She is CPR/1st Aid certified and is a member of the NAEYC and holds a NH Teaching Credential.

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YOUNG TODDLERS

Miss Lepine
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2015
Miss Nicole Lepine has been teaching children since 2009
Her work history includes: 
* Lead Teacher at Wonder Years from 2013-2015
* Lead Teacher at Rainbow Land Child Center from 2011-2012
* Assistant Teacher at Little Frogs & Polliwogs from 2009-2011
Nicole has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Hesser College.
She is CPR/1st Certified, is a member of the NAEYC, and holds a NH Teaching Credential. 

Ms. Torosian 
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016
Ms. Brittney Torosian has been teaching children since 2010 
Her work history includes:  
* Lead Teacher at Creative Little Angels from 2010-2016 
Brittney is finishing up her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from
 Manchester Community College.  
Brittney is CPR/1st Aid certified.

Ms. Sok 
~ Assistant Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016
Her work history includes:
* This is Ms. Cynthia Sok’s first experience working in a preschool setting.
  She is currently pursuing her Associates Degree in ECE and working on accruing 
workshop and training hours in ECE.
Cynthia is CPR/1st Aid certified.

Mrs. Clancey 
~ Assistant Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016
Her work history includes:  
* This is Mrs. Genisa Clancey’s first experience working in a preschool setting.
  Mrs. Clancey has her Bachelors Degree in Business/Finance and is currently pursuing her 
Associates Degree in ECE and working on accruing workshop and training hours in ECE.
 Geinisa is CPR/1st Aid certified.

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INFANTS

Mrs. Ingalls
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2015
Mrs. Carolyn Ingalls has been teaching children since 1992
Her work history includes: 
* Lead Infant Teacher at Beginning and Beyond 2010-2015
* Lead Infant Teacher at Ma Petite 2008-2010
* Lead Infant Teacher at Newton Learning Center 2007-2008
* Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher at Offspring Futures 2004-2007
* Infant Teacher at Beginnings & Beyond 1999-2003
*Home Day Care Provider 1996-1997
* Infant Teacher at Bright Horizons 1992-1996
Carolyn has attended Northern Essex Community College where she received her Lead Teacher credits.
Carolyn has countless workshop and training hours and is 1st Aid/CPR Certified

Mrs. Theriault
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path Since 2015
Mrs. Teresa Theriault has been working with young children since 1995.
Her work history includes:
* Lead Teacher at Beginnings and Beyond, from 1999-2015
* Lead Teacher at Ages and Stages, Hampstead, NH from 1995-1999
Teresa has 96 credits towards her Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and has accrued
 countless workshop and training hours in ECE.
 She is CPR/1st Aid Certified, is a member of the NAEYC, and holds a NH Teaching Credential.


Mrs. Thompson
~ Associate Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2008
Mrs. Maureen Thompson has been working with young children since 2001.
Her work history includes:
* Associate Teacher at YMCA at North Shore Cabot Street from 2001-2002
* Associate Teacher at Building Blocks/YMCA in 2003
* Associate Teacher at Children’s World Learning center in 2004
* Special Needs Paraprofessional at Derry Village Elementary School from 2004 - 2008
Maureen began teaching in our Derry center in 2008. 
She joined the teaching team in Salem upon our opening in March 2011.
Maureen has accrued countless workshop and training hours and is CPR/1st Aid Certified. ​


Mrs. Cunningham 
~ Lead Teacher ~
 Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016 
 Mrs. Jeannie Cunningham has been teaching children since 1990 
 Her work history includes:  
* Paraprofessional at East Derry Memorial Elementary School from 2005-2006 
* Lead Teacher at Oak Hill Christian Nursery School, Howell, NJ from 2000-2004  
*Teacher at St. Elizabeth Child Development Center, Portland, ME from 1993-1997 
  Jeannie has her Bachelor of Science Degree in Child Development from
 Coso Community College in Ridgecrest, CA. 
Jeannie is currently working on accruing workshop and training hours in ECE.
She is CPR/1st Aid certified.


Ms. Brodowski 
~ Assistant Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016
Ms. Natasha Brodowski has been working with children since 2011 
 Her work history includes:  
* This is Ms. Brodowski’s first experience working in a preschool setting.
Natasha has experience as a Nanny for several families. She is currently working on 
accruing workshop and training hours in ECE.  
She is CPR/1st Aid Certified.
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CLASSROOM SUPPORT

Miss Jackson
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2011
Miss Kaitelyn Jackson has been teaching young children since 2011
Her work history includes:
* This is Miss Jackson's first experience working in a preschool setting.
Kaitelyn has Early Childhood credits from Salem High School.
Kaitelyn has her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Southern NH University and is enrolled
 in their Bachelors Degree program in Early Childhood Ed.
She is  CPR/1st Aid Certified and holds a NH Teaching Credential.


Mrs. Horton
~ Lead Teacher ~
Teaching at The Learning Path since 2016
Mrs. Sara Horton has been teaching children since 2009
Her work history includes:
* Lead Teacher at The Learning Path of Salem 2012-2013 
* Lead Teacher at Merrill Johnson Early Childhood Program, Hooksett, NH 2011-2012
 *Special Education Assistant at Londonderry School District from 2006-2011
Sara has her Associates Degree in General Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education 
from New Hampshire Technical Institute. 
 She is currently taking ECE workshops and is 1st Aid/CPR Certified.

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Our entire staff of educators are required to have a minimum of 18 hours of annual
professional development. All of our teachers are CPR and 1st Aid trained.
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