Meet the Staff
Mary Farrington, Director
Mary began working with preschoolers at the ELC as a classroom aide in 1998. She became the teacher of the four and five year old group in Fall, 2002. She has a BA in English from HH Lehman College in New York, studied Home Economics at Hunter College, and has an MS in Clinical Nutrition from NYU. Mary volunteers in numerous parent and community organizations.
Mary feels that "working with young children adds so much texture to my life. Their laughter, enthusiasm, insights, and of course their hugs make my job very rewarding. It is a joy to be able to coach them as they discover and master their ever-widening world."
Margaret Nasta, Assistant Teacher, preschool program
Peggy started working at the ELC in September, 2003. She previously worked as a kindergarten teacher's assistant at St. Michael's School in Levittown. She is the mom of four, and she and her husband, Damian, who also works here at Bucks, are very involved in volunteering at their parish church and school. Peggy enjoys traveling, cake decorating and photography.
MIichele Sexton, Teacher, preschool program
Michele is a proud BCCC graduate with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been with the ELC since 2001, when she began as a student teacher here and has bee the toddler program co-teacher since 2006. She was the lead teacher of the Franklin Playground program before coming to Bucks.
Michelle believes that getting to know each toddler as an individual and planning activities to help each child grow of cognitively and socially are the most rewarding aspects of her job.