Our staff works collaboratively to create a caring and engaging enviroment for children to grow and learn in new and exciting ways.  The staff exceed professional development hours to prepare and implement lessons and activities to meet each child's developmental milestones.

Our Staff

Lisa Barbarino
Owner/Director

 Lisa Barbarino is the owner and Director of the Children's Ctr. For Learning since January of 2007. She is married to Joe and has a daughter named Brianna. Lisa has been working with children for the last 30 years, and works a great deal with the community.

 

 

 

 

 

Talented Tigers

Miss Jen has been teaching for over 10 years in Early Childhood Education. Miss Jen received her CDA license in 2017 as well as her Bachelor's Degree. Ms. Jen has been the Assistant Director and Group Teacher for the past 4 years and is the lead teacher in our Pre-School class, the Talented Tigers.

Miss Amber
Curious Cubs

 

Miss Amber is new to the CCL. She works with our Curious Cubs, 0 - 12 months.

She implements activities for children to learn through play through our Highscope Curriculum.

Miss Sam
Lovable Lions

 Ms. Samantha has been working with the CCL since June of 2014, and received her CDA License in  2018. She is responsible for our Lovable Lions, our toddlers, on emerging language, physical development and self readiness skills through our Highscope Curriculum.

Miss Kari
Busy Bears

Miss Kari has been working with the CCL since October of 2019. She is responsible for our Busy Bears Class, 2 1/2 - 3 1/2, also known as our potty-training class. She implements activities for children to learn through play through our Highscope Curriculum.

Miss Alycia
Playful Pandas

Miss Alycia started working with the Children's Ctr. in October of 2019 . She is the lead teacher in our Playful Panda's Class, 2 1/2 - 3 1/2. Alycia worked in another center for 5 years and has experience working with children from 6 months to 5 years of age.

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