Our Staff

Jane Radio, our Director, began as a teacher’s aide in 1992.  While completing her Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, she co-taught in the three-day morning classes. In 1997, she took on the position of Head Teacher of the three-day program and Director of the school.  Mrs. Radio is always looking for ways to tweak the program in order to better facilitate the development of the students and to provide an enriching experience.

Nicki Babcock joined our staff in 2018 as Head Teacher of our two-day program. She holds a B.S. Degree in Child Development and Family Science and has nine years experience as a Head Teacher in a preschool setting. Mrs. Babcock has brought to St. John's a fresh, new perspective for the 2-day program and with her positive, creative energy and great love of children she is able to provide experiences that enrich all developmental areas for the children.

Sharon Longenbach is the Associate Teacher of the three-day program and, began her employment with the school in 1996. She holds an Early Childhood Education Degree.  She is an animated story teller and talented artist. With these gifts and others, she possesses the ability to stretch your child's imagination as well as develop their cognitive and language skills.

Jill Nunamaker has also been with us since 2018 and is an Assistant Teacher for both programs. She holds an Early Childhood and Elementary Education Degree and in the past, utilized her degree as a substitute teacher and a PreK teacher. She facilitates the children's growth with her calm, patient demeanor as she guides them through activities with just the right amount of positive reinforcement needed for their success.

 

Note from the Director

The staff members are professionals who are trained in early childhood education and/or related fields. They are qualified, dedicated and caring individuals who provide a nurturing environment as well as the stimulation and education necessary for the child’s development. Each staff member has longevity with the school. They each have individual talents that help to keep the flow of the day moving smoothly and effectively. All staff members are trained and certified in First Aid and CPR.  Criminal record checks and child abuse history clearances are on record. 

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