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Sarah Stever


215-679-0221 | ext. 114

Miss Sarah 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.   


Jenn Koetteritz, BS

School Age 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 School Age Program.  Jenn has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University.  


April Hall

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. 


Laura Foreman

Office Assistant and Music Teacher

215-679-0221 I ext. 122

Miss Laura has been a part of St. Paul's and UPCCC since 2018 and enjoys sharing her love of music with the kids.  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.  


Alice Yocum 

Pre-K Teacher

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.  


Brenna Psykaty

Pre-K Teacher

Mis Brenna Byskaty has been working at UPCCC since the summer of 2019.  During her time here, Brenna has received and Associates Degree from Montgomery Country Community College.  On the side, Miss Brenna enjoys playing piano and has been a piano teacher since 2016.


Meaghan Halberstadt

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Miss Meaghan has been working  with the children of UPCCC since the spring of 2022.  Meaghan enjoys reading, Renaissance Faires and time with family.  Originally from New York, Meaghan is a free spirit that enjoys flag football and puppets.  


Zachary Hamilton

Preschool Assistant Teacher

Mr. Zach has been working at UPCCC since January of 2023.  Zach loves the Eagles and baseball and coaches youth baseball much of the spring and summer.  Zach is also training hard to become a ventriloquist and hoping to compete in the next America's Got Talent. 


Karis Smith

Assistant Teacher

Karis has been working with the Children of UPCCC since the Summer of 2023.  Karis is currently also working hard to and going to school to become a dental hygienist.   Miss Karis loves anything pink and painting and shopping with her friends in her free time. 


Mareika McStravick


Miss Mareika has worked at UPCCC since 2020 and is a graduate of the Upper Perkiomen School District and 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 Oberholtzer

Twoodles Teacher

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.


Charleen Herrick

Twoodles Teacher

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.


Amanda Stabene

Nursery Teacher

Miss Amanda has been with UPCCC for over three years and has her CDA in Nursery and Toddlers.  Since working with UPCCC, Miss Amanda has worked in many of the rooms but is currently the full time Teacher in the Nursery.


Victoria Higgins

Nursery Assistant Teacher

Miss Victoria has been working with the children at UPCCC since the summer of 2022.  Miss Victoria is a busy mother of five beautiful children of her own and loves spending time with family.  When not with family or at work, Miss Victoria travels with her rock band "The Flaming Bongos" while playing the tambourine.  Tickets for their shows often sell out quickly.


Abby Foreman

Nursery Assistant Teacher

Miss Abby has been working with the children of UPCCC since the summer of 2022.   Abby is a recent graduate of Kutztown University and loves all things cartoon.  While not working, animating or enjoying time with family or friends, Abby can be found attending to her many plants, aquascaping, hiking or just enjoying nature.


Kelliza Reed

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."


Rayleen Rodriguez

Little Explorers Assistant Teacher

Miss Ray has been working with the children at UPCCC since November of 2022  The children love Miss Ray and can be heard calling her name when she enters a room.  When not at UPCCC, Ray enjoys making balloon animals for homeless cats and juggling for wealthy dogs.  Her love of magicians keeps Ray always smiling.

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Wendy McStravick

Assistant Teacher


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