Lisa Kane

Director (2020 - present)

WCNS Teacher (2011 - 2020)


Lisa stepped into the role of Director during the Covid-19 Pandemic to lead WCNS back to in person learning for the fall of 2020.  She has taught at WCNS for the past nine years teaching twos, threes and Afternoon Adventures.  Lisa launched the Two’s program at WCNS expanding the experimental one day-a-week program to two classes in both a two and three day format.  Lisa is a WCNS alumni and holds a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Regis College.  Both Lisa's children attended WCNS.

Eileen Dauer

2007 - present

TuThF THREE's Teacher 


Eileen holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Emmanuel College.  Eileen's words of encouragement and cheer are often heard in the classrooms and halls.  She is the first to celebrate a child's personal success.

Laurel Grady

2012 - present

Assistant Teacher MWF THREEs 

Laurel has both bachelor's and master's degrees in Educational Administration from the University of Connecticut.  She teaches CPR/First Aid classes and serves as the allergy consultant at our School.  Both of Laurel's children are WCNS alumni.

Kelli LaVita

2013 - present

FOUR's Teacher

Kelly has her Bachelor's degree in Early Education and Special Education from Rivier College.  Her talents include unbounded energy to inspire more dance and exercise for the children in her classes.  Kelli is also a Zumba instructor and owns both a children's birthday party and Freeze Frame Foto Booth busines.

Jetsy Reid

2006 - present

FOUR's Teacher

Jetsy received her Bachelor's degree from Trinity College and earned a Masters of Arts in teaching from Manhattanville College.  She has taught toddlers, pre-school, kindergarten, first and third grade.  A master story teller, her love for children's literature is evident at every storytime session.   Jetsy's three children all attended WCNS.

Michelle Stewart

2018 - present

MWF THREE's Teacher


Michelle received her Bachelors in Business and Communications from Ohio University.  She has served the Winchester community in various board roles as well as PTO president.  Michelle also worked on the WCNS board as well committee chair roles while her two of her children attended WCNS.   Miss Michelle's Running Club is a popular addition to her class where kids get to stretch, jump and run during the day.