West Concord Faculty and Staff

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

ANNE DOHERTY, West Concord Program Director, joined CCC in 1988 and taught until 2001 when she became program director. She received a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a Master’s degree in special education from Lesley University.

MARCELA BEAN joined CCC in 2007 with our Emerson program and then moved to West Concord in 2008. She graduated from the University of Presov in Slovakia with a degree in education and earned an Associated Degree in Early Childhood Education from Middlesex Community College.

KAYLA BLAKE earned a Master of Education in School Counseling from University of Massachusetts. Her experiences include working with children in a variety of settings including, preschool and elementary schools.

AMANDA BRYSON joined CCC in 2015 and has worked in the field of early education since 2010. Amanda graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Salem State College. She has worked with infants, preschoolers and school aged children.

TIFFANY CLARK has worked at both our Emerson and West Concord locations since joining CCC in 2010.Tiffany holds a Bachelor’s degree in child development from Mills College.

HANNAH COLBY joined CCC in 2016 as an Afterschool teacher.  Prior to joining CCC she worked with children in a variety of settings, including summer camps. Hannah received her Bachelor of Arts in English with an Education minor from Florida State University

JAMES CONTI [J.C.] joined CCC in 2004 and has taught in both the preschool and afterschool programs. JC graduated from Lock Haven University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education.

ELIZABETH DOLHAM graduated from Eastern University in Pennsylvania where she earned a Bachelor’s of Education. She has been working with children that range from age three to five years old since 2007. For the past two years and currently, Liz is our primary infant room teacher.

SUSAN HEGARTY worked at CCC from 2007-2009 and taught in our Mixed age class. She then went to teach at Children’s Village in Cambridge before returning to CCC as an Afterschol teacher. Susan holds a Master of Science in Child Development from Wheelock College.

DIANE KRUG has been with CCC for more than 30 years. She studied early childhood education at Northeastern University and Middlesex Community College.

AUTUMN LUCAS joined us in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree from Keene State. Her degree is in Education and she is certified in Elementary Education K-8.

JESSICA MANCINI joined CCC in 2005. Her past experience includes working in special education with children ages 3–18. She has a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education and a Master’s in special education from Framingham State University.

KATHY MANERO has been a member of the CCC staff since 1999 and has worked with children ranging in age from 2 to 7. She has an Associate’s degree in early childhood education from Middlesex Community College.

JULIA MELL joined CCC in 2012 from the Andover School System. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Wheelock College with a concentration in early childhood education. Her teaching experiences include preschool through middle school aged students. She is a CCC alumna.

ISABELLE RADDASSI joined CCC in 2014 and works afternoons in the Preschool Program. She earned a Ph.D in Biochemistry from Paris University in France and holds an Early Education Certification from Middlesex Community College. Since 2007, Isabelle has worked with infants, toddlers and preschool age children in various settings.

MICHAEL RILEY joined CCC in 2015. He is working towards an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education at Middlesex College. Michael’s experience with children involves coaching soccer and being actively involved in his children’s elementary school here in Concord.

HOLLY SWANSON has been with CCC since 2001 and has more than 25 years of early childhood experience. She has worked at all three CCC sites with both infants and preschoolers. Holly attended Mount Waschusett Community College and is certified in early childhood education.

JEN TURINI joined CCC in 1999 and has taught children ranging in age from 3 to 6. She has a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Westfield State College.