215-679-0221 | ext. 114
Sarah Chamberlain is originally from Elverson PA and went to Owen J. Roberts high school. She attended East Stroudsburg University and graduated with a BS in speech and language pathology and minor in Psychology. In her spare time, Sarah loves to be outdoors and traveling. Sarah also enjoys hiking, hunting and fishing and is a very family oriented person who love spending time with her friends and her adorable dog named Coal.
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 Associates Degree from Montgomery County Community College. Kirsten also helps to run the School-Age program.
Office Assistant and Assistant Teacher - School Age
215-679-0221 I ext. 122
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 School Age, but has experience in the Kindergarten, Pre-K and Nursery classrooms.
Miss Laura has been a part of St. Paul's and UPCCC since 2018 as the financial bookkeeper, but recently joined the UPCCC staff as an office assistant. Miss Laura has been the youth leader at St Paul's for over 13 years and runs the digital and live stream worship there, as well. In her free time, Miss Laura loves to hike, sing, read, travel, and spend time with her family.
Miss Alice Yocum started at UPCCC in 2020 and has worked in child care for ten years. Miss Alice received her Associates Degree from Montgomery County Community College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. Though she has experience in all ages, Miss Alice is currently the PreK teacher.
Miss Colleen is a Teacher in the preschool classroom at UPCCC as of December 2021. Graduating from Montgomery Community College, Miss Colleen received an Associates degree in Child Psychology. Miss Colleen has previously worked with geriatrics for seven years, but is very excited to work with the children of UPCCC. When not working, Miss Colleen spends all of her time with her two beautiful children.
Miss Mareika has worked at UPCCC since 2020 and is a graduate of the Upper Perkiomen School District. Currently studying at studying at Kutztown University, Miss Mareika is a history buff and hopes to be a history teacher one day. Miss Mareika enjoys working with all of the rooms and can often be found in any one of them.
Rachael graduated from West Chester University Suma Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in 2015 with a major in Primary Education. Over the years Rachael has taught a range of ages and grades from fourth graders to one year olds and everything in between. Being a loving mother to two wonderful little girls as well as a dog and a cat, Rachael also enjoys her free time to paint, read, and go hiking with her family. Rachael thoroughly enjoys her career and is thankful every day for the ability to pursue her lifelong passion for teaching and working with children. Rachael strives daily to be a positive influence on children’s lives and show them that learning is an enjoyable experience and it is her goal to help every child reach their fullest potential; in their own individual and unique ways.
Miss Charleen is a teacher in the Twoodles classroom. WIth a Bachelor's degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Millersville University, Miss Charleen has worked with children ages 2 through 12. Miss Charleen has also worked previously worked in the Preschool classroom and helps out wherever needed. In her free time, Miss Charleen enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, Missy.
Little Explorers Teacher
Miss Kelliza began working at UPCCC in June of 2020 and has received her Associates Degree from Montgomery County Community College. Since she was a little girl, Miss Kelliza has wanted to work with children and help them grow as they are the future. As Nelson Mandela once said "Education is the most powerful weapon weapon which you can use to change the world."