Our Teams

Our child care experience is designed to promote each child’s own individual, social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

Directors

Miss Amy is the Director of Learning Ladder Academy, LLC. She comes to us with 25 years of director experience and a passion for working with young children. She has her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Montgomery County Community College.  In her spare time, Amy enjoys spending time with her two children, going to new places, and just relaxing.

Miss Dani is the Co-Assistant Director of Learning Ladder Academy, LLC. She has been with the facility since June 2020 and holds an Associates degree from RACC. She was promoted to the Assistant Director position after being a Preschool teacher. 

Miss Monica is the Co-Assistant Director of Learning Ladder Academy, LLC. She is very excited to join the Learning Ladder Team! Miss Monica has over 20 years of experience working with children. She has her Associates degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program for administration.

Miss Monica and her husband of 30 years, along with their daughter have just moved to the area and look forward to exploring! My older daughter lives in Maryland with her husband and their one-year-old son! Miss Monica looks forward to getting to know all of you and your children!

Infants

Miss Sara is the Lead Teacher in the infant classroom and has been with LLA since December of 2020. She has been working in childcare for the past five years and absolutely loves it! Originally from Indiana, PA, where she attended the Indiana University of PA, Sara and her husband moved to the Wyomissing in December and enjoy their spare time exploring the area.

Miss Allie is an Assistant Teacher in the infant classroom. She has two boys the oldest is in 4th grade and the youngest is 2 years old.  Miss Allie has two dogs and a cat.  She loves to go hiking and play at the park with her dogs.  In the spring she added two chickens and two ducks to her family.  She also loves to travel and go to the beach in the summers.

Preschool

Miss Lori is the Lead Teacher in the Preschool 2 classroom. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working in childcare since 1983. Loris has worked as an infant teacher for over 20 years, a toddler teacher and infant specialist, a preschool inclusion teacher for about 10 years, and a school-age teacher. She and her husband recently celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary and have one grown daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys training, competing in rally and nose work with her dogs, as well as researching her family history, scrapbooking, reading, and spending time in nature. She looks forward to spending time and working with the children and their families at LLA.

Miss Naomi is the Assistant Teacher in Preschool 2. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and has several years of experience in working with children.

Miss Jacque is a Co-lead Teacher in Preschool 1. She’s currently working on finishing her associates in Early Childhood Education for grades Pre-K – 4th. Miss Jacque has worked with children her whole life and has been teaching for seven years. She’s excited to become an even better teacher and share her many talents to help guide the children she’ll be working with.

Miss Nicole is a Co-lead Teacher in Preschool 1. She started in July of 2022 and has been an early childhood education teacher for almost 6 years. When she’s not in the classroom, you can find Miss Nicole most likely out on a boat or cuddled up watching a show with her dog Abby. She is super excited to be a part of the LLA team and cannot wait to get to know the families and children further. One of her goals is to help any parent and child to find success here at LLA!

Pre-K

Miss Katie is our Lead PK-1 class teacher. She started working with kids during her high school years in a child development class. She then moved on to early education, and in her final year, as a student aid in first, third, and fifth grade. Katie graduated from Wilson HS in 2015 and college in 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Child and Family studies. Aside from schooling, she coached youth soccer for 2 years and has worked at Kindercare for 2 years. A few of her favorite pastimes include playing with her two dogs Molly & Dingo and spending time with her 4 nephews and niece.

Miss Alma is our assistant teacher PK-1. She’s been working with children for 6 years. She has her CDA from infant and toddler. She likes to play kickball on her free time. Her future goal is to keep growing as an educator and mother.

Miss Becca is the Lead Teacher in our PK-2 classroom.  She has been working with children on and off for about two years but has been studying ECE for two and half years. Miss Becca loves working with children because she enjoys watching them grow up before her eyes. Children are funny, and caring, and they make working a great time. She just moved to the area about seven months ago with her boyfriend and cat, Tig. She also loves to cook, go on adventures, and spend time with friends and family.

Toddler, Twaddler and Prepper Team

Miss Katie is the Lead Teacher in our Twaddler classroom and has been with us since February 2007. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Kutztown University. Her favorite thing about working with young children is watching their little personalities develop and shine!

Miss Erin is the Lead Teacher in our Toddler classroom. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing from Penn State and aspires to be a children’s book author. She’s a proud Aunt and Godmother and has 15 years of experience in childcare. She’s been here since 2012 and cannot imagine working anywhere else.

Miss Lauren is an Assistant Teacher in our Twaddler classroom.  She is excited to work in that room and her energy and enthusiasm shows!

Miss Tori is an Assistant Teacher in the Prepper classroom. She recently graduated from Conrad Weiser High School and Berks Career and Technology Center. At BCTC, Miss Tori studied Early Childhood Education. Since she was a young kid, she has always wanted to become a teacher. Two goals Miss Tori has in life are to travel to as many countries as possible and to own her own bakery.

Miss Pat is an Assistant Teacher in the Prepper classroom.  She has worked in childcare for 16 years and loves working with kids.

Miss Sarah is an Assistant Teacher in our Toddler classroom. graduated from Berks Career and Technology Center in December 2020. In her free time, she likes to read books, listen to music, go for walks, and play with her cat. Sarah chose this career field because she loves working with kids and watching them thrive.

Miss Mayra is an Assistant Teacher in our Twaddler classroom.  She’s flexible, friendly, and loves working with children. Miss Mayra is also an easy-going person.

Miss Samantha is an Assistant Teacher in the Prepper classroom and a genuine soccer mom. My husband and I enjoy watching our daughter’s games. I have a daughter in grade 5 and a daughter in grade 11, who plays goalie for her high school team. Our son is a sophomore at Bloomsburg University this year. We have 2 cats, 2 dogs, and a leopard gecko we inherited from my son.

Before and After School Care / Floaters

Miss Debbie is the lead teacher in our school age room. She is a mother of two beautiful kids and an army wife. Miss Debbie has been working with children since she graduated high school in 2011 and has fallen in love with working with children of all ages ever since. She enjoys teaching new things and watching them get excited and grow.

Mr. Donnie joined our team in June of 2019 as a floater. He has his Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree. Donnie loves spending time with the children at Learning Ladder Academy when he’s not in class.

Miss Megan has been with LLA since January of 2021 as a floater. She is currently pursuing a degree in engineering. In her spare time, Miss Megan enjoys spending time outdoors and playing the piano. She really enjoys working with children!

Bus Driver / Floaters

Miss Leonor has been a bus driver at LLA for over two years and can confidently say she loves her job! She enjoys interacting and getting to know the kids in her care, and likes to play jokes and make the children and co-workers laugh. Miss Leonor also enjoys singing songs with the children on the bus as she drives them safely to their destinations.

Miss Merari, also known as China, says being a bus driver is a very rewarding career, especially for those who love interacting with children. She has twenty-plus years of experience and has loved every second of it. Miss Merari has five wonderful children of her own and in her free time, she loves spending it with family.

Contact Us

Questions? Comments? Drop us a line by giving us a call or using the form below.

Contact Us:
Phone: 610-320-9995
Email: info@learningladderacademy.net

Address:
2250 Ridgewood Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 6:30am to 6:00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

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