ABC's Staff Credentials | Private School | Pittsburgh, PA
412-344-4422

Mon - Fri:  7:00 am  - 6:00 pm

1630 Greentree Rd. • Pittsburgh, PA 15220

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Welcome to ABCs For Children, Inc.

Celebrating Excellence in Early Education since 1982

Preschool & Day Care Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PA) – ABC's For Children

Ms. Sue Dean, who has a Child Development Associate Degree, has been committed to caring for children in our nursery here at ABC’s For Children for 26 years.

 

 

Ms. Marlene Sutch, who has a Child Development Associate Degree, has been committed to caring for children in our nursery at ABC’s For Children for 20 years.

 

 

Ms. Noreen Bach, our Nursery Supervisor, has her Child Development Associate Degree and has been teaching and caring for children in the childcare field for 23 years. She has been supervising and managing our nursery sharing her expertise and knowledge for the past 2 years.

 

 

Ms. Christin Stumpf, our Nursery Caregiver and Teacher, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and an Associate’s Degree in Child and Family Studies and has 5 years of experience for caring and teaching children in the childcare setting.

 

 

Ms. Jenny Lawson, our Nursery Caregiver and Teacher, has been a Registered Nurse for the past 28 years. In addition, she has directly cared for children in the home setting for the past 10 years. Ms. Jenny’s family attended ABC’s For Children for the past 8 years and we are honored to have her spread her knowledge and love to the families we serve.

Administration

Ms. Jennie Brown, is the Owner of ABC’s For Children Inc. Pittsburgh, PA. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, Jennie worked in the Special Education Field focusing on Developmental Delays and Autism. In 2008, Jennie joined ABC’s For Children Inc. and began educating and training Teachers on the latest research in early learning. ABC’s For Children has received its 4STARS, NAEYC Accreditations, and DPW Certificates annually under the Ownership and guidance of Jennie Brown. With an eagerness to develop and grow as an Owner and as a Team of Teachers, ABC’s For Children is a place where Teachers and Children glow.

 

 

Ms. Ashley Dodd, is the Director of ABC’s For Children Inc. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, Ashley joined our center educating children on our Toddler and Preschool Floor. Quickly, she moved into leadership guiding and training Teachers and leading our center into excellence. For the past 5 years, Ashley has been committed to our center assisting Parents, Children and Teachers in their journey with Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten, and the Public Schools.

 

 

Make an appointment to come in and meet some of our talented, experienced staff today!

Our Teachers are leading professionals in early learning. The top Universities in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas require observational hours for graduating students and ABC's For Children is a prominent school for University students to become further educated by the latest research in the classroom settings and through intentional teaching which is the sole reason each child thrives in our program.

Nursery Caregivers and Teachers

“We have been taking our son to ABC's for Children, for about 8 months, and couldn't be happier! The ladies are wonderful and I know he is safe and in good hands.”

- GM, March

Meet the Staff Who Make

It Happen!

Ms. Samantha Stevens, who came to ABC’s For Children as a child, has just recently graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Early Childhood Education and has taken on a lead teaching position in our Toddler Classroom.

 

 

Ms. Vickie Lee, has 10 years of experience caring and teaching children and working with families in the home setting.

 

 

Ms. Jamie Phillips, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Services, has been educating and caring for children for the past 3 years. Jaime has been a volunteer with Big Brothers and Big Sisters for the past 2 years as well. Her energy and happiness is evident in her daily work. Jaime’s contagious positive energy is a joy for the children, parents, and teachers.

 

 

Ms. Jenny Lawson, our Toddler and Nursery Caregiver and Teacher, has been a Registered Nurse for the past 28 years. In addition, she has directly cared for children in the home setting for the past 10 years. Ms. Jenny’s family attended ABC’s For Children for the past 8 years and we are honored to have her spread her knowledge and love to the families we serve.

 

 

Ms. Stephanie Sims, who works as a Lead Teacher in our Toddler program, has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology containing 18 Early Childhood Education credits.

 

 

Ms. Lori Gorman, applies her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Sociology, and a minor in Psychology, while working with our children and family. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work and is an Educator in our Toddler Program. She has over 10 years of experience working as a Behavior Specialist/Mobile Therapist, Social Worker, and teaching children of all ages.

Toddler Teachers

Ms. Elaine Poliziani, has 6+ years of experience in teaching and caring for children at ABC’s For Children. Her professionalism, dedication, and passion are irreplaceable to our center. Her motherly nature is evident immediately.

 

 

Ms. Christiane Holtz, has been working with children for 9 years and is our Afternoon

Kindergarten and School Age teacher. She has been part of the ABC’s family for 7 years and

works with all ages in the building! Her dedication and commitment are an asset to our

success.

 

 

Ms. Kristin Warzinski, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in English Writing, has been teaching children for 14 years. For the past 8 years, she has been a Preschool Teacher at ABC’s For Children. Her lesson planning and activities are a lead example to our classrooms and new teachers.

 

 

Ms. Jessica Barker, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Early Childhood Education, has 6 years of experience in teaching children in a classroom setting and has been dedicated to our program for over two years.

 

 

Ms. Kelly Cormack, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, has been teaching children in the classroom setting for 2 years and has worked in our program educating children for the past year and a half. Her afternoon lessons and activities are a privilege for everyone to experience.  

 

 

Ms. Jennifer Spellacy, who has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, has been working with children and families for over 2 years. We are excited to bring her on to our team of dedicated teachers. Jenny has an eagerness to develop individually, along with developing with her team of teachers. Her joy is an example to everyone who surrounds her.

 

 

Ms. Samantha Nicholson, has joined our program as a Lead Preschool Teacher. Her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and experience in the Early Childhood classroom has provided her with the knowledge to provide exceptional care to our Preschool program.

 

 

Ms. Tricia Ludrof, has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and has been teaching children for over 4 years. Her value to our Preschool Classrooms exceeds expectations and is a major contribution to the development of our program.

 

 

Ms. Emily Hilpert, who has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, has been teaching preschool and school age children in our center for over two years. We are excited for Emily to apply her education to our classrooms.

Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers

Thank you for putting your trust in the care and education that we provide for your child. We want to do all that we can to meet your family’s needs!

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