Children's Learning Center

Barbara Albert

Barbara Albert, Director of Children's Learning Center

Darlene Warner

Darlene Warner, Secretary

Darlene Warner holds an associate’s degree in computer science from Penn College and had 7 years experience in various clerical positions, including the Boys Scouts of America office in Williamsport, before she joined the Children’s Learning Center in August 2005. Darlene lives in South Williamsport with her husband Dan (also a Penn College employee) and two sons, one in high school and one in college.

Regina Andes
Assistant Group Leader

Regina Andes, Group Leader

A PA certified Nursery/Kindergarten teacher, Regina had 10 years experience teaching preschool and Kindergarten at Hope Preschool and Cillo's Child Care Center before leaving for a full-time position at the Children's Learning Center in August 2003. She holds a BA in Psychology and English from LaRoche College and is now completing her A.A.S. degree in Early Childhood Education at Penn College. A Pittsburgh native, Regina now lives in Muncy with her husband. They have three grown children.

Rebecca Anne Horn
Group Leader

Rebecca Anne Horn, Group Leader

A 1994 graduate of Penn College with an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, Beckie worked as an Assistant at the Children's Learning Center for 1 1/2 years before leaving for a full-time position as a Head Start teacher, a job she held for three years. In August 1999, we welcomed her back as Group Leader. Beckie lives in Watsontown with her husband of 30 years. She has five grown children and four (going on five) grandchildren.

Neva Simcox
Group Leader

Neva Simcox, Group Leader

Neva joined our Center in August 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in child development from California State University in Northridge. In California, she worked as an early intervention teacher and director of education at Smart Start preschool in Santa Monica. After relocating to Pennsylvania, she spent six years at the Infant Development Program in Lock Haven. Neva lives in Jersey Shore with her husband Sean and daughters Abby (5) and Ella (12).

Sonya Kellogg
Assistant Group Leader

Sonya Kellogg, Group Leader

Sonya joined our Center when the toddler room opened in January 2000. Married with two grown daughters (one of whom is the mother of Sonya's first grandchild) and a son graduating from high school in 2012, Sonya operated a home daycare for 10 years before deciding to further her education in Early Childhood Education at Penn College. In 2004, she received her A.A.S. and has taken several courses toward a bachelor's degree.

Linda Dellaquila
Group Leader

Linda Dellaquila, Group Leader

Sandra Hollingsworth
Assistant Group Leader

Sandra Hollingsworth, Assistant Group Leader

Sandy Hollingsworth, Part-time Assistant Group Leader, spends one day a week in each classroom as our “floater.” Sandy is a graduate of Penn College with an A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education and also holds a B.S. in Home Economics from Carson-Newman College in Tennessee. She has been working at the Children's Center since 1999, when she was still a student. Sandy lives in Muncy with her husband Ed, who teaches in the Industrial and Engineering Technology department at Penn College. Her three grown children live in Newville and Duncannon, Pennsylvania, and in Glen Burnie, Maryland. She has one granddaughter and is expecting a second grandchild soon.

Jennifer Nelson Bay
Assistant Group Leader

Jennifer Nelson Bay, Assistant Group Leader

Jenn is a life-long resident of this area who graduated from Montoursville High School and then from Penn College, with an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, in 1997. Jenn started as a substitute at the Children's Center in August 1997 and was hired to fill her current position that November. She recently became certified as a Child Care Health Advocate (CCHA) and assists in keeping our Center in compliance with health and safety regulations. Jenn and her husband Rick live in Williamsport.

Joyce Shrimp
Group Leader

Joyce Shrimp, Assistant Group Leader

Joyce Shrimp, Group Leader of the Bear Bunch, has been with the Children's Learning Center since January 2001. She taught in private and public pre-school and kindergarten programs prior to joining our staff. A graduate of Lock Haven University and a Pennsylvania certified elementary teacher, Joyce was employed as a substitute teacher in local public schools for seven years while raising three sons. Joyce and her husband Fred reside in Watsontown. They also have two granddaughters and a grandson.

Michelle Cowher
Assistant Group Leader

Michelle Cowher

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