Mrs. Nicole Whiteman, Director Mrs. Whiteman is a 2000 graduate of Bloomsburg University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. This is her tenth year at The Children’s School. She brings with her a passion for teaching and a strong foundation in Early Childhood Education. She taught pre-school for three years and second grade before moving to King of Prussia in 2003.
She completed her Master’s degree in Education at Cabrini College in May 2009. Mrs. Whiteman enjoys traveling, reading, and shopping. She loves music and spending time with her husband, Dave, and her twin girls, Grace and Allison.
Miss Virginia Foseid, Teacher Miss Foseid graduated from Drexel University where her major was Early Childhood Education. She received her Master’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed additional graduate work at Pennsylvania State University.
Miss Foseid retired in 1997 after 30 years as a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher with the Rose Tree Media School District. This is her twelfth year at The Children’s School. Miss Foseid enjoys reading, gardening, traveling, and her two dogs.
Mrs. Eileen Hoban, School Assistant and Substitute Teacher Mrs. Hoban received her Master’s degree in Education from Cabrini College in 2006. She previously worked in TE School district as a substitute teacher and in the reading program at both New Eagle Elementary and Hillside Elementary.
This is her first year at the Children’s School. Mrs. Hoban enjoys , walking her dog, and spending time with her three children and husband.
Mrs. Jessica Loftus, Teacher Ms. Loftus graduated from Cabrini College in 2010 where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Education. She is finishing up her Master’s in Education at Cabrini College. She has been at The Children’s School for five years. She enjoys teaching the youngest class and helping them love school!
Mrs. Loftus is full of energy and loves being adventurous in the classroom. She recently got married, and she and her husband are expecting a baby girl in October 2013.
Mrs. Marissa LePage, Substitute Teacher Mrs. LePage graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s degree. She earned her Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Pennsylvania.
She has worked successfully with children in summer camps, schools, and daycare settings. She is also a CPR instructor. Both of her daughters attended the Children’s School. Mrs. LePage enjoys spending time with her family and hiking with her dogs.
Ms. Linsey Mirigliani, Teacher Ms. Mirigliani graduated from Cabrini College in 2004. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. While at Cabrini she did her field study experience and student teaching at The Children’s School.
This is her ninth year teaching Kindergarten at The Children’s School. Ms. Mirigliani earned a Master’s degree in Education, as well as Reading Specialist Certification, at Cabrini College in August 2008. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. She is a baseball, hockey, and football fan and enjoys watching and going to the games.
Ms. Morgan Molinaro, Teacher Ms. Molinaro graduated from Cabrini College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She is currently enrolled in the Master’s program at Cabrini College. In the spring of 2011, Ms. Molinaro was a student teacher at The Children’s School.
This is her first year as a teacher and third year working at The Children’s School. She is very excited to join the team again! Ms. Molinaro loves the Phillies and the Flyers, the beach, and spending time with family and friends.
Mrs. June Olster, School Assistant Mrs. Olster holds a Pennsylvania Private Academic School Certification in Nursery and Kindergarten and graduated Most Likely to Succeed in Early Childhood Education. She joined The Children’s School in 2008 with over sixteen years experience as Assistant Director of a pre-school in Ardmore.
Mrs. Olster is an alumna of the Barnes Foundation Arts Education program. Her children are both educators. Her son Scott teaches high school Math and her daughter Sharon is a preschool teacher. She was runner up for America’s Funniest Mom in 1998 and enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren.
Mrs. Riva Rivalta, Teacher Mrs. Rivalta earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University and her Master’s degree from Rosemont College. She is currently enrolled in Cabrini College’s Special Education certification program.
Mrs. Rivalta taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and preschool, and is also a former preschool Director. This is her third year teaching at The Children’s School. Mrs. Rivalta and her husband reside in Collegeville with their four children and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys teaching P.R.E.P., attending her children’s sporting events, travelling with her family, and spending time with friends.
Ms. Maureen Saunders, Teacher Ms. Saunders is a 2008 graduate of Cabrini College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She joined The Children’s School staff in November 2008 as the part-time school assistant and substitute teacher.
She is currently enrolled in the Master’s degree program in Education at Cabrini. In September 2009, Ms. Saunders became a full-time teacher at The Children’s School. Ms. Saunders enjoys reading, traveling, going to museums, and spending time with her friends and family.
Mrs. Megan Sutterfield, Teacher Mrs. Sutterfield has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Elizabethtown College and completed her Master’s in Education at Gratz College. She taught pre-school for three years while her older children were very young. After staying home for 10 years to raise her family, she returned to Education in 2003 as a substitute in Spring-Ford Area School District.
This is Mrs. Sutterfield’s sixth year as a teacher at The Children’s School. She and her husband Dennis enjoy attending their children’s sporting events, reading, cooking, gardening, and exercising. Their oldest son Joshua is a senior at Cabrini College studying psychology and secondary education. Hannah, their daughter, is a sophomore at York College studying recreation therapy and Special Education.