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 have Associate, Bachelor, and Masters degrees. Every member of the staff 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 professional development.

The Children’s Center offers an excellent staff to child ratios.


Preschool Room

Jennifer Foreman - specIAlizes in creative arts


Jennifer has a BFA in Painting from RI School of Design and a Masters in early childhood education and creative arts and learning from Lesley University. Jennifer is also a certified Yoga instructor. She joined our TCC preschool teaching team in 2011.


Bryan O'Neil - specializes in English language arts program


Bryan holds an associates degree in early childhood education from Bunkerhill Community College. He joined our preschool team in 2004.


Katrin Reeder - focuses on mathematics and history of social science


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.


Fu Tian - specializes in STEM


Fu has a BA in biology from Boston University and a MS in education from Simmons College. Fu joined our team in 2016.


Wendy Yuen - specializes in Special event and Gardening


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



executive Director

Anya Anderson


Holds a BS in Elementary Education 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 MIT Eastgate Children Center.




All toddler teachers focus on social emotional, language and communication, cognitive, physical health and well being.

Dayna Defliese


Holds a BS in Earth Systems and Geology from University of Mass Amherst and a MS in Early Childhood Education from Molloy College. She joined in 2016.


Jill (uyen) Nguyen


Has a BS in Psychology minor in Educational studies from Suffolk University. Jill joined out team in 2017.


Sarah Krueger


Sarah is expected to receive her BA in Developmental Psychology from Emmanuel College. She joined our toddler 2018.