CDC Staff + Teachers
For more than eight decades, the Child Development Center at The J has placed an extremely high priority on recruiting, training, employing and motivating exceptional Staff.
More than 80 percent of our teachers possess undergraduate degrees in early childhood education and related fields, and 100 percent of our teachers have successful experience working directly with young children. In addition, the Child Development Center at The J encourages ongoing Professional Development, to obtain contemporary perspectives on early childhood education.
Machaela Whelan Director
(913) 327.8051 Email >
Audrey DeSandro Assistant Director
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Rachel Roozrokh Curriculum Specialist
(913) 981.8875 Email >
Lisa Holland-Hoffman Office Manager
(913) 327.8050 Email >
Janna Rosenthal Sasone Consultant & Inclusion Specialist