Executive Director- Ms. Jean Casmir-Hill
Ms. Jean started our center 23 years ago and has been working tirelessly to provide a loving, affordable, and exciting place for us to work, learn, and play! She has a big heart and is always looking for ways to do more for the children and families at East Tenth.
Center Director- Ms. Emily
Ms. Emily wears many hats as the captain of our ship! She can often be found in a classroom, driving a bus, or greeting families at the door. Her loving arms are always open for the staff and families of East Tenth!
Education Coordinator- Ms. Ellie
Ms. Ellie is the organizer and problem solver at our center. She is an integral part of our team, a wonderful coach, and constantly has a smile on her face!
School-Age Coordinator- Ms. Julie
Ms. Julie is a kind, caring, and creative administrator. She guides all of her loving interactions with the Conscious Discipline skills she has picked up over her 3 years with our center. She had worked hard to provide a space for our school-agers that they enjoy!
Great Families Coordinator- Ms. Jess
Ms. Jess is a member of our admin team bringing 10 years of Family Engagement experience with her. She is always looking for ways to improve East Tenth and loves being able to help the families and staff in whatever way she can.
East 10th at Thomas Gregg Preschool Center Director – Ms. Dakota
Infant & Toddler Teachers
Infant Room 4 – Ms. Shonta
The creativity and playfulness in this Infant room is unmatched! Ms. Shonta has a routine and sticks to it to provide a safe and nurturing environment for the infants. You will commonly be greeted with a bright smile whenever walking by. Ms. Shonta brings such a sense of warmth and welcoming everywhere she goes.
Infant Room 4 – Ms. Laura
Ms. Laura has been with us just over a year. With her she brings a wealth of parental knowledge and experience.
Floater / Infant Room – Ms. Edith
Ms. Edith is one of our veterans over at East 10th. She has much experience with all ages. Her most recent love has been directed towards our infants. You can find her on the floor doing I Love You Rituals with the babes.
Two’s Room- Ms. Maggie
Ms. Maggie is an energetic, creative teacher that is eager to learn, volunteering for as many new trainings as she can. She is frequently incorporating her American Sign Language background into her educational plans. You can count on hearing the children laughing and singing all the way down the hall that are in her care!
Two’s Room- Ms. Michaela
The Two’s Room is a model for our center because of the love and dedication they have poured into it!
Multi-Age Room- Ms. Jocelyn
Floater- Ms. Jen
Ms. Jen has been with our center for 6 years as an Infant and Toddler teacher. She has a pair of leggings for each holiday and loves celebrating special days with our school family!
Preschool & Pre K
Preschool Room 7- Ms. Natalie
Pre-K Room 8- Ms. Ana
This room was added to our school at the beginning of 2019 when we reconfigured our preschool program. All children in this room will be entering Kindergarten new school year. Ms. Ana builds strong lesson plans and focus on critical thinking and problem solving to get these little ones ready for their next adventure!
Pre-K Room 8 – Mr. Quentin
Mr. Quentin started in our School Age Program and has found a home at East 10th. He is continuously striving to grow and learn. He joined Ms. Ana on this endeavor in August 2020.
Preschool at Thomas Gregg
Thomas Gregg Preschool- Ms. Aviana
Ms. Aviana is a veteran preschool teacher. She started with us as a teacher at East Tenth and transitioned to the the new preschool at Thomas Gregg in 2017. She was joined by Ms. Jessica in late 2018. Together they have created an environment full of curiosity and kindness. Evidence of learning is plastered all over the walls of their room as well as in the progress of the children.
Thomas Gregg Preschool – Ms. Jessica
Ms. Jessica joined our Thomas Gregg team in late 2018. She comes with experience in all age groups, with a CDA in Preschool.