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Lead Teachers

ErinErin, Infant Teacher
Erin is the Baby Butterflies teacher, and joins our staff with seven​ years of experience primarily as an infant teacher. She has her Bachelors of Science Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from SUNY Oneonta, and has completed her Masters of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment from Cabrini University. Erin is excited to join the Magic Memories team as the Baby Butterflies teacher.

KirstenKirsten, Infant Assistant Teacher
Kirsten is our Baby Butterflies assistant teacher and joins our team with two years of experience working with children. She is currently engaged and excited to get married next year! Kirsten participates in gymnastics competitively for eleven years now and participates in adult classes for the past three years. October is her favorite month because Halloween is her favorite holiday.

TilerTiler, Toddler Teacher
Tiler is the Teenie Turtles teacher, and has been working at Magic Memories since December of 2016. After the birth of her 2 year old niece and very many years of babysitting, she decided to pursue a career in child care because she absolutely loves children! She is on course to obtain her CDA and then right after she will be pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. When Tiler is not teaching she loves to go shopping, to attend sporting events, and most importantly watch Netflix. She looks forward to all the time she gets to spend with her kids this year and to watch them grow and learn!

Da’ReeshaDa’Reesha, Toddler Teacher
Da’Reesha is one of our co-lead teachers for the Tiny Tiggers. She is the youngest in her family and has one older brother and sister. Da’Reesha is originally from Washington, D.C. but moved to Philadelphia in 2016. She recently graduated from Lincoln University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services and a double minor in Political Science and Black Studies. She is excited to join the Magic Memories team!

ShawnnaShawnna, Toddler Teacher
Shawnna is one of our Tiny Tiggers co-lead teachers. She has been working at Magic Memories since June of 2012, starting off as an afternoon assistant moving up to a building floater. Shawnna has taken the Child Development and Introduction to Education courses at Phoenixville Area High. She recently graduated from Medical Assistant School and currently works at Phoenixville Hospital on the weekends. She loves to watch the children grow more and more every day. She has a beautiful little boy of her own and a younger brother who she both adores. She enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, and relaxing.

BrittanyBrittany, Toddler Teacher
Brittany is our Kitty Kats teacher. Brittany is 23 years old and lives in Collegeville, PA. She lives with her parents and her younger brother who attends Temple University. She is a graduate of Methacton High School and attended Montgomery County Community College where she took courses in early child care. Brittany enjoys running, shopping, spending time at the beach, going to the movies, and hanging out with friends. When she is not at home in Collegeville, she spends time at her family’s beach house in Sea Isle City, NJ. She is enjoying her time at Magic Memories working with such great children, parents, and a wonderful staff.

LizzLizz, Toddler Teacher
Lizz is our Mini Monkeys Teacher, and has been working at Magic Memories since July 2016. She started her career in childcare in 2007, but she has been working with children since 2003. During Lizz's senior year in high school she started as an afternoon floater after school. From that point forward she knew where she was going to be. She has experience working with children as young as 6 weeks and all the way through school age. Lizz also did a student teaching program in 2008 and gained experience working with 11th and 12th graders. She currently has her CDA for the preschool age and is working towards her Associate’s Degree in ECE. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing cards, and reading.

AbbyAbby, Toddler Assistant Teacher
Abby is the Mini Monkeys Assistant Teacher but has been part of the Magic Memories family since 2015. She graduated from Owen J. Roberts High School and took teaching courses through Delaware County Community College while still attending high school. Currently, she is enrolled in Montgomery County Community College to earn her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. In her free time, Abby likes to spend time with her twin sister or visit her favorite place, Disney! She enjoys being surrounded by children and would love to become a Kindergarten Teacher one day.

JerilynnJerilynn, Toddler Teacher
Jerilynn is our Chipmunks teacher. She is the youngest out of eight children in her family, plus she has a twin sister. She received her Associate's Degree in Medical Assistance from Brightwood College. Jerilynn is currently enrolled at Delaware County Community College for Early Childhood Education. She has fifteen years of experience as an infant and toddler teacher. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling to the Bahamas, Punta Cana, Canada, and Jamaica. Her favorite place to visit is Disney where she goes every summer with her family for vacation. She is happily married with three children and enjoys spending time with them on the weekends, especially to watch her son play football.

AliciaAlicia, Preschool Teacher
Alicia is our Teddy Bears teacher. Alicia joined the Magic Memories family in the Fall of 2014. She has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from West Chester University and is a licensed teacher in PA and NJ and ​is working towards her Masters in Early Childhood Education and Director’s Credential.​ She has spent the majority of her career working as a preschool teacher, but spent a few years as a substitute teacher in public schools too. Outside of Magic Memories, Alicia is a volunteer with the Cat Angel Network. She is also a Broadway enthusiast and goes at least twice a year to New York City to see a show! Alicia is also a lover of all things Disney, cats, and penguins!

CrystalCrystal, Preschool Teacher
Crystal is our Giraffes teacher and recently joined the Magic Memories in January of 2018. She has been in the education field for over 20 years and cannot see herself working in any other field. She is a wife, mother of two lovely sons, and an educator. Crystal received her Bachelors of Sciences in Elementary Education from St. Joseph’s University. She is currently taking classes to obtain her master’s in Pre-K to fourth grade. The quote “children are our future, teach them and let them lead the way”, is a quote she takes to heart. Nurturing and teaching is something she has in her soul. Helping and watching children grow brings her so much joy in life and she is excited to continue her passion of teaching at Magic Memories.

JillJill, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Jill is the Awesome Ants teacher and recently joined the Magic Memories team in August 2017. She graduated from Kutztown University where she studied Elementary Education to obtain her Bachelor’s Degree. She also studied Music Education, so “Music and Movement” will be extra special for the Awesome Ants! Jill is excited to continue her education in the upcoming years. In her spare time, Jill teaches piano lessons, spends time with her “better half”, Nick, and their awesome foxhound Ruger. In her spare time, you can find her gardening, singing, or making others laugh.

MeaganMeagan, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Meagan is the Busy Bees teacher. She graduated from NYIT in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, which includes a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She has been working with children for the last 11 years and is very excited to start a new adventure here at Magic Memories. She enjoys spending time at the BMX track as her niece and son are both involved in racing. Meagan, her husband, and son are all huge Disney fans and love to vacation there whenever possible.