Our Team

The Children’s Center is proud of its high quality faculty. The diverse and caring team at The Children's Center is committed to nurturing children in a safe and accepting setting. Teachers and assistants hold Associate, Bachelor, and Masters degrees. Every member of the administration and faculty has annual training in CPR and First Aid for children, including administration of an Epi-Pen. Their education continues at The Children’s Center, which encourages participation in degree programs and required professional development. We at the Children’s Center cultivate a commitment to life long learning.

 
 

Preschool Faculty

Jennifer Foreman - specIAlizes in creative arts

jennifer@tccbrookline.org

Jennifer holds a BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design and a MA in Early Childhood Education and Creative Arts and Learning from Lesley University. She is also a certified Yoga instructor. Jennifer joined our preschool teaching team in 2011.

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Bryan O'Neil - specializes in English language arts program

bryan@tccbrookline.org

Bryan holds an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Bunker Hill Community College. Bryan joined our preschool team in 2004.

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Katrin Reeder - focuses on mathematics and history of social science

katrin@tccbrookline.org

Katrin holds a BS in Early Childhood / Developmental Psychology from Wheelock College and a MS in Early Childhood Education from Boston University. Katrin joined out preschool team in 2016.

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Fu Tian - specializes in STEAM

fu@tccbrookline.org

Fu holds a BA in Biology from Boston University and a MS in Education from Simmons College. Fu joined our preschool team in 2016.

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Wendy Yuen - specializes in Special eventS, WAter Play and Gardening

wendy@tccbrookline.org

Wendy has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Mass Bay Community College. Wendy joined our TCC team in 2009.

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executive Director

Anya Anderson

admin@tccbrookline.org

Holds a BS in Elementary Education with a specialization in teaching children to read from Lesley University and an MA in Early Childhood Development from Tufts University. Anya joined our TCC community in 2015 coming to us from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Eastgate) Children’s Center.

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Toddler Faculty

Dayna Defliese

dayna@tccbrookline.org

Dayna holds a BS in Earth Systems and Geology from University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and a MS in Early Childhood Education from Molloy College. Dayna joined our toddler team in 2016.

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Sarah Krueger

sarah@tccbrookline.org

Sarah holds a BA in Developmental Psychology from Emmanuel College. Sarah joined our toddler team in 2018.

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Wendy Yuen - specializes in Special eventS, WAter Play and Gardening

wendy@tccbrookline.org

Wendy has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Mass Bay Community College. Wendy joined our TCC team in 2009.

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