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In Transition



Amber Nagel

Assistant Director


Kirsten Jewell-Gluck, AA

Keystone STARS and School-age Coordinator

215-679-0221 I ext. 125


Ms. Kirsten Jewell-Gluck has worked at UPCCC since 1989 as a lead teacher in many of the classrooms.  She has been our Keystone STARS coordinator since 2006. She works closely with the teachers and staff to make sure quality care is upheld to STARS standards.  She received an Assoicates Degree from Bucks County Community College.  Kirsten has completed the Keystone STARS core series training for directors.  She also helps to run the School-Age program.   

Jenn Koetteritz, BS

Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Ms. Jenn has been a head teacher at UPCCC since 2008.  She taught in Kindergarten, Pre-K and now is currently teaching in the Preschool classroom.  Jenn has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University.  

April Hall

Office Assistant and Assistant Teacher - Kindergarten

Ms. April has been a part of UPCCC staff since 1988.  She has learned so much in the years working here and has been able to share her experience with our staff and children.  She is currently teaching in Kindergarten, but has experience in the Pre-K and Nursery classrooms. 


Alice Yocum 

Pre-K Assistant Teacher


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Barbara Fry

Preschool Assistant Teacher


Debbie Hinkle

Twoodles Assistant Teacher


Erin Freemyer, M.Ed.

Little Explorers Lead Teacher

In 2012, Miss Erin earned her Bachelor's Degree in Applied Psychology from Penn State University. Then, in 2017, Miss Erin graduated from Gwynedd Mercy University with a Master's Degree in Education. In the past, Erin has worked with special needs children for the Indian Creek Foundation and as a school-age teacher here at UPCCC.

Vanessa Garis

Little Explorers Assistant Teacher 



Kelliza Reed

Little Explorers Assistant Teacher 


Amanda Strabene

Nursery Lead Teacher