EC3 Staff


EC3 is staffed by early childhood professionals who are committed to creating a positive environment for young children.

Twenty-three full-time teachers staff the eleven EC3 classrooms. All of our lead teachers hold either a Bachelors, Associates, or CDA credential, and every staff member is certified in infant/pediatric CPR and first aid.

EC3 also boasts support staff who are trained in child development and are filled with love for children. The support staff are very familiar faces to every EC3 child, and smoothly transition into the classrooms when primary caregivers are away. 

Prior to employment all staff members (teachers and office staff) must submit to reference checks, pass a comprehensive criminal background check, and receive clearance from Michigan’s database of those who are even suspected of child abuse or neglect.

Cheryl Adkins

Program Liaison

Wanda Bancroft

Preschool Teacher | Bear

Amanda Brock

Toddler Teacher | Seal

Catherine Carroll

Toddler Teacher | Frog

Buffy Clements

Infant Teacher | Bumblebee

Claudia Conley

Toddler Teacher | Penguin

Dani Douglas

Jr. Preschool Teacher | Lion

Julie Douglas

Toddler Teacher | Gecko

Jennifer Enterline

Toddler Teacher | Dolphin

Tammy Epling

Toddler Teacher | Gecko

Jamie Fortin

Office Manager

Casey Fowler

Infant Teacher | Ladybug

Ehricka Masalkoski

Toddler Teacher | Gecko

Angela Mendenhall

Preschool Teacher | Tiger

Carley O'Byrne

Infant Teacher | Bumblebee

Jesica Robbins

Classroom Assistant | Bear

Ada Scott

Toddler Teacher | Dolphin

Lindsay Simpson

Preschool Teacher | Tiger

Sofia Stathoulia

Preschool Teacher | Bear

Sarah Stein

Infant Teacher | Bumblebee

Mercedes Steward

Toddler Teacher | Frog

Elisabeth Tobia

Chief Executive Officer

Claudine Wilson

Toddler Teacher | Seal

Christina Young

Infant Teacher | Ladybug

Our child's teachers always make time to talk with us at drop-off and pick-up times. They ask about special things our child may have done that night or on the weekend. They have also used problems we have talked about (bath time, etc.) and read books about these issues to help our child.

Parent feedback from Fall 2012 survey
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