Christ Church Children's Center
Our Teachers & Staff
Our Teachers & Staff
Dana Campbell, Pre-K Teacher
Dana has a long history with Christ Church Children’s Center as a Spanish teacher and as a parent of three graduates of the school. She has her Bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and her Master’s degree in Education from Harvard University. Dana has had a variety of experiences in education, including being a Spanish teacher in private high school as well as teaching Spanish to preschool and elementary children. Since 2002, Dana has worked in various part-time capacities at Christ Church Children’s Center as both a Spanish enrichment teacher, as well as a substitute teacher. Dana teaches in Room 24 with Mrs. Lanciani.
Pam Dyer, Preschool Teacher
Pamela Dyer has a degree from Fisher College and has been a part of The Christ Church Children's Center community since 2003 as parent, volunteer, and more recently a substitute teacher. Pam resides in Andover with her husband and three children. Pam will be working in Room 113 this year with Mrs. Grecco
Collen Grecco, Preschool Teacher
Colleen Grecco has been with Christ Church Children's Center since 2008 as a parent, volunteer and as a substitute teacher. Colleen earned her BA in Sociology and Psychology from Hofstra University. She worked for 9 years in the special education/social work field as an assistant teacher, program coordinator and assistant director at a day habilitation program for adults with intellectual and development disabilities. Colleen resides in Andover with her husband and three children and has been an active volunteer of the South School PTO for 9 years. Colleen will return Room 113 this year and teach with Mrs. Dyer.
Christy Harvey, Program Director
Christy has a M.Ed. in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Christy has over 25 years experience in the field of early childhood education and has served as a home visitor, teacher, program coordinator, consultant and director. Before coming to CCCC in 2006, Christy was the Teaching Director at the Fox Hill School in Danvers. At Christ Church Children's Center she taught in the four-year-old morning and afternoon classes until being hired as director in 2009. Christy is married and lives in Ipswich.
Phyllis Lanciani, Pre-K Teacher
Phyllis came to Christ Church Children’s Center in 1996 and teaches in the Pre-K program. She is a graduate of Boston Business School and Newbury College where she received her Associate of Arts degree. She has lived in Andover for over 30 years. She has served as a Board member of the West Elementary PTO, and has many years of volunteering experience at West Elementary. Phyllis has two adult sons.
Kelly Michaels, Preschool Teacher
Kelly Michaels has a BA with honors in Dance and Professional Practice and a Post Graduate teaching degree from the UK. Kelly has taught dance in community settings for 10 years and worked as a school teacher for four years before relocating to the USA. She joined CCCC in 2014 as a parent, volunteer and in recent times a substitute teacher. Kelly joined our the preschool teaching team in Room 109 in January 2018. Kelly resides in Andover with her husband and 2 children.
Michelle O’Leary, Pre-K Teacher
Michelle O’Leary joined the CCCC staff in 2005 to teach in the afternoon Four-year-old program. In 2007, Michelle joined Mrs. Sedgwick in the Three’s program. This year Michelle will return to the 4’s team and teach with Mrs. Sedgwick in the Pre-K class and also teach in our Afternoon Enrichment Program. She has an A.S. degree in Business and in 2009 Michelle completed a certificate program in Early Childhood Education at Northern Essex Community College. Michelle lives in Methuen and has three adult children. She has considerable experience both as a volunteer and substitute teacher in her children’s preschool and grammar school.
Maureen Ritter, Preschool Teacher
Maureen Ritter has been with CCCC since 2008. She had been working in the accounting/finance field for over 20 years when she decided to change careers and pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently enrolled in a degree program at Middlesex Community College and is a certified lead teacher. This year she will be teaching in Room 109 with Mrs Michaels. Mrs. Ritter lives in North Andover with her husband Bob and has a son graduating from high school this year, 3 adult stepchildren, and a granddaughter.
Toby Sedgwick, Pre-K Teacher
Toby began teaching at C.C.C.C. in 2005 in our three-year old program. Toby has her B.S. degree in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan and worked for many years as a Cytogenetic Technologist. In 2004 she completed a certificate program in Early Childhood Education at Middlesex Community College which included experience student teaching in the Tewksbury Public Schools, both in an integrated preschool program and kindergarten. Toby lives in Tewksbury and has two adult daughters.
Anny Tedeschi, Office Assistant
Anny joined the CCCC community as a parent of a Pre-Kindergartener and quickly became an vital member of our school by serving as the PAG co-chair. Now in her third year working in the CCCC office, she has become the "go-to" person to answer questions from parents and staff alike! Anny lives in Andover with her husband and two children.