Our staff is qualified and dedicated to provide an early childhood experience that is developmentally appropriate for the children. Above all, our center staff realizes that you are entrusting us with your most precious gift, your child.

DC4 is licensed by New York State Office of Children and Family Services. All staff meet staff qualifications under section 418-1.13 of the Day Care Center regulation requirements.

Administrative Staff

  • Rachele Ver Valin-Pettit, Executive Director
  • Julia Cobane, Center Manager I
  • Kristine Hammond, Center Manager II
  • Maureen Krueger, Administrative Assistant

Infant Classroom

  • Kathleen Hessinger, Teacher
  • Jessica MacNeill, Assistant Teacher

Toddler Classroom

  • Kristine Hammond, Lead Teacher
  • Shannon Brady, Assistant Teacher

Preschool Classrooms

  • Kylie Dewing, Teacher
  • Nathan McGonigal, Assistant Teacher

Preschool Classrooms

  • Julie Cobane, Teacher
  • Rebecca Brannen, Assistant Teacher

School Age Classroom

  • Nathan McGonigal, Teacher
  • Rebecca Brannen, Assistant Teacher

Auxiliary Staff

  • Nancy Endress, Food Service Manager
  • Sarah White, Center Assistant
  • Rachel Sage, Center Assistant
  • Abigail Kennedy, Substitute Teacher
  • Nicolas Dewing, Custodian