Meet The Leadership!

Regional Directors & Vice President of Programs

Sarah Toporski

Vice President of Programs

Sarah has been with Magic Memories since 2012, and the families and staff here have truly developed into a second family for her. She started as a Preschool Teacher, and then grew to Assistant Director, Director, and Regional Director before her current role as Vice President of Programs.

Sarah has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education & Early Childhood Education, and a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves visiting the sites and seeing all the fun activities our teachers do with the children each day, and developing our administration team as leaders within the schools.

Prior to Magic Memories, Sarah was a Kindergarten teacher and substitute teacher. She lives in Phoenixville with her husband Chris, their two boys, Eric & Ryan, and two dachshunds, Hines & Rocco. Sarah’s kiddos attend our Phoenixville location too!

When she’s not outside playing with the boys, Sarah loves to read, enjoy her coffee on the porch, and go to spin & barre classes.

Meagan Foster

Regional Director

Meagan Foster has been with Magic Memories for 6 years, but has been in the ECE field for over 19 years.  She started out at Magic Memories as a Pre-K teacher and has held multiple positions before her current role as Regional Director.

Meagan graduated from Ellis College of NYIT with a Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Early Childhood Education. She currently lives in Phoenixville her husband and her children Addison and Blake, who also attend Magic Memories!

Apart from loving her 3 dogs, some of Meagan’s favorite things are Star Wars, Disney, and BMX. In her spare time you can find her at the local BMX track where her son races or taking a bike ride with the family. Meagan says that she is, “So excited to be a part of the Magic Memories family! Please never hesitate to come to me with any questions you may have.”

Meet The Chester Springs Leadership

Amber McCormick

Director

Amber joined Magic Memories in May 2023! She has over 8 years of early childhood education experience as a teacher, assistant director, and a director. Amber also earned both her CDA and PA Directors Credentials. The bulk of her post high school education came from Kutztown University where she majored in speech communications. When Amber am not at work, she can be found hiking, doing crafts, reading, or just spending time with friends and family. Amber loves being outside and using her creative side. She lives with her husband and 7-year-old Norwegian forest cat named Mildred. Amber looks forward to getting to know all of you and being a part of your child’s educational journey so please don’t hesitate to stop by the office and say hi!!

Lisa Garagozzo

Assistant Director

Lisa started with Magic Memories this February, 2024. She has 25 plus years of experience in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. She holds a Masters Degree with Distinction in Elementary Education from Cabrini University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. LIsa has 4 children – two college graduates and twins that are currently in college, one golden retriever, and one maine coon cat. She loves working out, cooking, reading, and relaxing at the pool and the beach.

Meet The Collegeville Leadership

Kaitlyn Pettinato

Director

Kait started working at Magic Memories in Summer 2023. She has 7 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. Kait earned her Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Reading Area Community College, and just recently graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Walden University. Kait’s most recent position before Magic Memories was teaching 2-3 year olds. In her free time Kait loves tending to her plant. She currently has about 45 different types of plants and even have a greenhouse in her living room! Outside of tending to her plant nursery, in Kait’s free time she enjoys reading, doing puzzles, and spending time outside.

Kelsey Holeton

Site Supervisor

Kelsey joined Magic Memories in Fall 2023! Kelsey has been in the Early Childhood field for over 13 years now and has worked with every age group and held several administrative roles as well. She had the privilege of attending Cabrini University to obtain her BA in PreK-4 with her Instructional 1 teaching certification. When Kelsey is not working, she is with her husband, twin daughters and 2 cats. In the little bits of spare time she has, Kelsey loves to listen to music, crochet and spend time outdoors. Kelsey looks forward to partnering with your family to offer the best educational experience for your child and learning what makes them special. It’s important to have your village.

Meet The Green Lane Leadership

Cheyenne Bohn

Director

Cheyenne started working at Magic Memories in April of 2022; she started as a part-time floater while working at a school district as a long-term substitute. During the Summer of 2022, Cheyenne then became full-time and worked her way to becoming the Assistant Director. She has worked in child care for over 5 years and has tons of experience with all different age groups. Cheyenne graduated from Kutztown University with her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. She also got her Masters’s Degree in Special Education with a focus on Autism from West Chester. In her free time, Cheyenne loves to spend time playing/watching sports and spending time with her family. Cheyenne has a daughter, Clementine, who attends the center and loves it! Cheyenne and her family welcomed a baby boy in October, who will also be joining the Magic Memories family!

Lindsay Bauman

Assistant Director

Another friendly face you will see at our Green Lane center is Miss Lindsay, our Assistant Director. Lindsay has over 15 years of experience working with children in many different settings. Although she has a business degree, she has an undeniable love for children and is looking forward to continuing her education in the field. Lindsay has two daughters, Avery and Austyn, who attend the center and love it! In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and going boating.

Iyisha Weaver

Director - Kid’s Zone

Iyisha joined our Magic Memories family in January 2022! Iyisha has over 6 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education. She has also worked as an Early Education Specialist within family homeless shelter systems. Iyisha has her bachelor’s degree in child and family development and her Master’s degree in education. In her free time, Iyisha loves to relax and have some downtime.

Meet The Jeffersonville Leadership

Martina Wylie

Martina Wylie

Director

Ms. Martina joined our Magic Memories family in November 2021! Martina has her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been working in childcare for 16 years. Her favorite part of working in childcare is having the opportunity to watch and be a part of the staff and children’s personal and professional growth.

Wasana Phukhao

Assistant Director

Wasana became part of Magic Memories in Jeffersonville in March 2023 as an infant teacher before her current role as as Assistant Director. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from West Chester University and a CDA. She has been in childcare since 2019 and fell in love with being a teacher of the little ones ever since. She loves seeing each child grow into their unique selves and enjoys being part of their developmental journey. She is currently working towards a Master’s degree in Special Education at WCU and spends most of her free time with her daughter and loved ones.

Meet The Norristown Leadership

Joanna Thompson

Joanna Thompson

Director

Joanna joined our Magic Memories family in July 2021 as Assistant Director and became our Director in July 2022. Joanna has been in childcare since she was 16 years old. Her favorite part about it is watching the children grow, making a difference in their lives, and making connections with their teachers. Joanna is currently going to school at Eastern University for school counseling. In her free time, Joanna enjoys reading and going to the movies. Don’t hesitate to reach out to Ms. Joanna if you have any questions or concerns!!

Yesnia Hinkle

Assistant Director

My name is Yesenia Hinkle, it is my first year as an assistant director at Magic Memories located in Norristown. I have graduated from West Chester University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Fine Arts and a minor in Art History. I spent most of my time teaching pre-k prior to taking on this position. Outside of work I spend most of my time in the gym or spending time with loved ones.

Meet The Phoenixville Leadership

Ashley Hennessey

Director

My name is Ashley Hennessey, and I joined the Magic Memories family in 2021. I graduated from Neumann University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a concentration in Special Education. When I started working in my first childcare center, I knew that ECE was the career path for me. I am originally from Cape May, NJ, and found my way to Montgomery County in 2020. Some of my favorite things are going to the beach, cows, and reading. In my spare time, when it is nice out, you can find me at the beach with my sister by my side and a good book in my hand. I love being a part of the Magic Memories family and am confident you will too! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us!

Lindsay Flynn

Lindsay Flynn

Director

My name is Lindsay Flynn. I am new to Magic Memories, but I have been in the teaching field for the past three years. Since I was in the first grade, I knew I wanted to work with children and be a teacher! I went to Kutztown University to get my Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, Pre-K-4. I am originally from Quakertown, PA, but my husband and I bought our first house in November 2022 in Birdsboro, PA. We adopted our kitten, Franklin, as soon as we moved in. In my spare time, I love to read, travel, cook, and spend time with my family and friends. I am so excited about the journey that I take at Magic Memories! Please do not hesitate to reach out through email or over the phone!

Lauren Wisely

Assistant Director

My name is Lauren Wisely. I have been with Magic Memories for over 4 years, and in the early childhood education field for over 17 years. I love being a part of children’s lives as they learn and grow. In my free time I live to travel and spend time with my family.

Meet The Plymouth Meeting Leadership

Iyisha Weaver

Director

Iyisha joined our Magic Memories family in January 2022! Iyisha has over 6 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education. She has also worked as an Early Education Specialist within family homeless shelter systems. Iyisha has her Bachelors degree in child and family development and her Masters degree in education. On her free time Iyisha loves to relax and have some down time.

Hannah Shaaber

Assistant Director

Hello! My name is Hannah and I’m the Assistant Director at Magic Memories Plymouth Meeting. I graduated from Shippensburg University with a major in Sociology and a minor in gerontology. I worked as a Registered Behavioral Technician with children on the autism spectrum for 4 years prior to my employment with Magic Memories. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and my dogs. I enjoy reading a good book and relaxing down the shore whenever time allows. My family and I are big Eagles fans, go birds!

Meet The Royersford Leadership

Karly Steinberg

Director

Karly has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Exercise Physiology and a minor in Education from Ursinus College. She has worked with children since she was in high school and always knew this was what she wanted to do! She has been with Magic Memories since 2018 when she started as the lead Pre-K teacher in the Chameleon classroom. In her free time, Karly loves spending time with her husband and her two Yorkies. Karly loves watching, teaching, and playing sports, and her favorite team is the 76ers. Karly is excited to be bringing her son with her to Magic Memories in the fall!

MaryKate Sapata

Assistant Director

Hey there! My name is MaryKate, and I am the Assistant Director at Magic Memories Royersford! I earned my BA in Spanish Education and MS in Organizational Leadership from Cabrini University. I’ve worked with students of all ages, from infants to college age, and I love getting to see them grow! Magic Memories is such a nurturing environment, and I love seeing the children here learn and flourish. Outside of being an Assistant Director, I love doing embroidery, jamming to Taylor Swift, and drinking my morning coffee. I also enjoy spending time with my fiancé, daughter, Margot, and my dog, Dizzy.