MEET OUR TEACHERS

The Y Preschool Teachers are responsible for implementing an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of children ages 2-5. Our staff provide a quality experience to children and parents that focus on the YMCA Core Values: Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.

Ms. Lisa Petrillo, Childcare Director

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Bachelors of Arts in Psychology and Child Development, Minor in Accounting

Advanced Directors Credential with VPK Endorsement

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

30+ years of experience

 
 

Mr. Stephen Hagberg, Childcare Coordinator

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Bachelors of Arts in Cross Cultural Studies

Bacehlors of Arts in Theological & Biblical Studies

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

5 years of experience

 

Ms. Alberta Cowles, VPK A

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Bachelors of Arts in Physical Education

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

9 years of experience

 

Ms. Tanika Canty, VPK A

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

A.A. Paralegal Study

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

3 years of experience

 

Ms. Sharon Graham, VPK B

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

National CDA

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

22 years of experience

 

Ms. Emeli Garcia, 3 Year Olds

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Bachelors of Arts in English

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential

 

Ms. Luisa Barrous, 2 Year Olds

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

State of Florida Child Care Overview Course (45 hours)

State of Florida Staff Credential