Bakerstown Presbyterian Children’s Center is blessed with a staff of strong, Christian women who are nurturing and caring. Our teachers feel called to this ministry and mission, sharing the love of Christ, along with nurturing the growth of each child. Through the staff the children feel love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control, the fruit of the Spirit.
Our staff are professional educators who attend at least six hours of Professional Development annually, and are CPR/First Aid Certified. Each staff member holds PA State Police, FBI and Child Abuse Clearances.
Wendy Sondej is our director. Wendy has a degree in Elementary Education and a wide range of experience in childhood education, including operating her own preschool, teaching in elementary school, and as a special education aide.
Mommy and Me
Mrs. Beth Joyce teaches the Mommy & Me class of 2 year olds and their parent/caregiver.
Mrs. Begeman and Ms. Kohser teach the 2 year old Drop Off classes.
Three Year Olds
Mrs. Brenda Joyce (right) and Mrs. Sweet teach a morning 3 year old class together.
Mrs. Kimmell and Mrs. Grassucci (“Mrs. G.”) teach another 3 year old morning class.
Mrs. Brenda Joyce (right) and Mrs. Stone teach an afternoon 3 year old class.
Four Year Olds
Mrs. Prasse and Mrs. Mobley teach both a morning and an afternoon class of 4 year olds.
Mrs. Dean (right) and Mrs. Cox teach a morning class of 4 year olds.
Mrs. Novelli and Mrs. Grassucci (“Mrs. G”) make learning fun in one of BPCC’s morning 4 year old classes!
Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Cyphert teach the Pre-Kindergarten class together.