Our Staff


Mary Beth – Entered the field in 2001; Joined JWS in 2018
B.A., Elementary Education, Loyola University Maryland

Assistant Director

Nikki – Entered the field in 2015; Joined JWS in 2017
M.Ed. in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University
B.S., Psychology, Northeastern University

Yellow Room, Young Toddlers

Mary – Entered the field in 1983; Joined JWS in 1987
A.A., Child Development, Fisher College

Kati – Entered the field in 1993; Joined JWS in 2011
B.S., Early Childhood Education and Psychology, Northeastern University

Red Room, Toddlers

Deborah – Entered the field in 1990; Joined JWS in 2001
B.A., Speech Communication, Boston College

Becky – Entered the field in 1998; Joined JWS from 2011-2017, returned in 2019
M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education and Creative Arts in Learning, with SEI endorsement, Lesley University
B.A., Comparative Literature with Education as a related discipline, UMass Amherst  

Green Room, Younger Preschoolers

Ellen – Entered the field in 1985; Joined JWS in 2011
M.Ed, Lesley University
B.A., Mount Holyoke College

Olivia – Entered the field in 2018; Joined JWS 2018-2021, returned in 2023
M.Ed, Northeastern University
B.A., Northeastern University

Blue Room, Older Preschoolers

Erin C. – Entered the field in 1991; Joined JWS 1991-2001, returned in 2006
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College
A.A., Early Childhood Education, Fisher College

Preschool Extended Day

Jackie – Entered the field in 1974; Joined JWS in 1974
B.S., Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College
A.A., Carroll School Orton-Gillingham Reading Program

Toddler Extended Day Teacher/Program Assistant

Michelle – Entered the field in 2009; Joined JWS in 2021
Studied at Bunker Hill Community College, UMass Boston, and Urban College of Boston

Office Manager

Isabella – Entered the field in 2017; Joined JWS in 2020
M.Litt., Publishing Studies, Stirling University
B.A., English Literature and Art History, Smith College