Meet Our Staff

Each of our experienced and certified teachers holds a degree and/or certification in Early Childhood or Elementary Education. They all have a love for children and a passion to serve our school community. Our teachers work with each child to help them reach their full potential. All staff members are certified in CPR and First Aid. 

The philosophy of our preschool supports a strong home and school partnership. We have an open door policy and are available to help with your concerns.

Karen Mabli


Amy Hambrecht

Office Manager

Katie Cuffari

Office Manager

Sam Carelli

2's Teacher & Afternoon

Sue Sofka

2's Teacher

Kristin Black

2's Teacher and Teacher's Assistant

Kristen Schultz

3's Teacher/Head Teacher

Ashly Petronijevic

3's Teacher

Jenn Ross

3's Teacher

Alyson McCormack

4's Teacher

Fran Carver

4's and TK Teacher

Karleen Sharma

4's Teacher

Christine Chanley

Beginnings Teacher

Terri Woods

Teacher's Assistant

Eileen Kennedy

Teacher's Assistant

Jennifer Merowski

Teacher's Assistant

Lauren Harmon

Teacher's Assistant

Amanda Lopez

Teacher's Assistant

Erica Lisa

Teacher's Assistant

Hyun Hee Kang

Teacher's Assistant

Christine Gorman

Teacher's Assistant

Diane Luing

Teacher's Assistant

Patty Baney

Teacher's Assistant

Roberta Simoes

Spanish Teacher &
Teacher's Assistant

Marlene Pillow

Music Teacher

Samantha Colon

Music Teacher

Mackenzie Amerine

Bethlehem Church
Youth Ministry and Chapel Leader


155 Linwood Avenue
Ridgewood 07450

Please Join Us!

Bethlehem Early Learning Center welcomes families of every race, religion, color, and national or ethnic origin. In fact, all are welcomed. Please join us!

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