Meet Our Teachers

The Children's Center

We invite you to meet our fabulous team of big-hearted teachers here at The Children’s Center. Whether they have been with us for a year or 23 years they have one wonderful thing in common; recognizing that each child is a precious child of God, starting their educational journey in their loving and capable hands.
Come meet us in-person!


Liz Yeakley

Director of Children’s Ministries

Jen Barden

Associate Director of Children's Ministries

Colleen Coyne

Associate Director of the Children's Center/Bookkeeper

Katie Baker

Children's Center Assistant


Nikki Amato

Time For Tots Teacher

Janice Bass

Time for Tots Assistant

Leslie Becka

Explorers 2 Assistant

Bobbie Becker

Trailblazers P.M. Assistant

Lynda Campana

Adventurers 2 P.M. Teacher

Heidi Coburn

Adventurers 2 A.M. Teacher | Trailblazers P.M. Assistant

Tiffany Cohen

Adventurers 1 P.M. Assistant

Elizabeth Cupka

Little Explorers 2 Teacher

Laurie Fox

Little Explorers 1 Assistant

Katy George

Discoverers P.M. Assistant

Carol Harman

Trailblazers A.M. Teacher | 2018 Summit County Class Act Scholar Graduate

Annette Hill

Trailblazers A.M. Assistant

Olivia Janotka

Adventurers 2 A.M. Assistant

Ariel Krusinski

Little Discoverers AM Assistant

Laura Langhans

Little Explorers 3 Assistant

Ashley Malinak

Pathfinders P.M. Assistant

Angelina Martino

Adventurers 2 P.M. Assistant

Julie McCue

Little Discoverers A.M. Assistant

Molly Merrill

Explorers 1 Assistant

Jenny Mitchell

Little Explorers 1 Teacher

Jeanette Montgomery


Cindy Murdough

Little Explorers 3 Teacher

Anne Novelli

Adventurers 1 A.M. & P.M. Assistant

Debbie Ondrejka

Little Explorers 2 Assistant

Mary Beth Ott

Explorers 1 Teacher

Lisa Overmyer

Assistant Cook

Jaime Phillips

Discoverers A.M & P.M. Teacher

Mohannapriya Ranganatha

Discoverers A.M. Assistant

Ashley Reese

Little Discoverers P.M. Teacher

Kyle Renick

Trailblazers P.M. Teacher

Mindy Sattele

Licensing Specialist | Explorers 2 Teacher

Meg Sinko

Voyagers Teacher

Laura Speakman

Pathfinders A.M. Assistant | Little Discoverers P.M. Assistant

Heather Stark

Adventurers 1 A.M. & P.M. Teacher | 2020 Summit County Class Act Scholar Graduate

Katie Stecker

Time For Tots Assistant

Denise Stocker

Little Discoverers A.M. | Teacher & P.M. Assistant

Debbie Stutz

Pathfinders A.M. Teacher

Beth Turkaly

Time For Tots Teacher

Nancy Martinez

Lead Teacher & Administrator, Children's Center at Valley View

Kelly Collins

Assistant Teacher, Children's Center at Valley View

Lori Fauver

Assistant Teacher, Children's Center at Valley View