Meet the Team
Dedicated & Certified
All of our staff are certified in Pediatric CPR and First Aid.
We have all of the required Federal and State clearances.
I have been in the child care industry for since 2010 and opened Poppy’s Playhouse in March of 2018. I am a mom of 3 and have always loved caring for children. I have a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Child Development. Child care has always been my passion and I love being a part of a child's most important developmental stages.
I have been the director of Poppy's Playhouse since 2019. I have a Master's Degree from Duquesne University in Early Childhood Education and a BA in Psychology. I am the oldest of 4 and took on a caregiving role at a young age. Child care has given me the opportunity to be with children during various stages of their lives and development.
I have been working with children for the last 10 years. I have 2 younger siblings that sparked my interest in working with children. I nannied for 2 families for 4 years before joining the team here at Poppy's Playhouse. I am currently enrolled in Nursing School with the hopes of one day becoming a pediatric nurse.
I am married with three amazing sons. I started my career in early childhood education. teaching preschool and pre-k from 2000-2005. I went on to receive my Associates degree in culinary arts in 2006. After working in the culinary industry for many years. I have come back to early childhood education because it has always been my passion. I am excited to be back in this industry!
Lead Toddler Teacher
I am the proud mom of two wonderful sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and the love of my life, my grandson Deacon! I had an in-home daycare and nannied for many years. I am passionate about the growth and development of children and love to see them blossom over the years.
I have loved children my whole life and am so honored to be able to spend every day with them here at Poppy's Playhouse. I graduated from Chartiers Valley in May of 2020. I have been babysitting for many years and love watching children grow.