Our Staff


Entire Staff

staff at lakestaff photo

Left to right: Cathy Glynn, Jen Wallace, Jen Segal, Judi Moriarty, Tricia Pennington,        Liz McKiernan, Nadine Quigley, Barbara Richter, Nancy Berlet

Staff Photo Taken by Danielle Marie Photography –  September 2015

Cathy Glynn – Director/Owner

BS in Early Childhood Education – Cathy opened the nursery school 39 years ago.

Judi Moriarty – Teacher

AS in Early Childhood Education – This is Judi’s 16th year at Cathy’s.

Liz McKiernan – Head Teacher

She has a BS in social work and a Masters in Special Education. This is her 5th year on our staff.

Nancy Berlet – Teacher

This is Nancy’s 3rd year on our staff after retiring from teaching 1st & 2nd grade in the Hartford Public Schools for  17 years. She has a BS in Child Studies, an  MSEd in Elem Reading & Literacy, and a CT certified K-6 educator.

Barbara Richter -Assistant Teacher and Lunch Bunch

AS in Retail Management -This is Barbara’s 23rd year at Cathy’s.

Jennifer Segal -Assistant Teacher 

BS in Corporate Communications – This is Jen’s 12th year at Cathy’s.

Jen Wallace– Assistant Teacher and Lunch Bunch

BA in Psychology, taken some Elem Ed courses, stay at home mom for past 12 1/2 years. This is her 4th year at Cathy’s.

Tricia Pennington – Lunch Bunch Staff and Assistant Teacher

This is her 3rd year after being a substitute teacher in the elementary schools and a stay at home mom.

Daniela KaverudLunch Bunch Staff and Substitute Teacher

This is her 2nd year at Cathy’s. Daniela was a preschool teacher in Watertown, CT  for the past 4 years.

Carla Rice Lunch Bunch staff and Substitute Teacher

This is her 1st year on our staff. Her children and grandchildren attended “Cathy’s”.

Darlene O’ConnellSubstitute Teacher  

Darlene has recently retired after being head teacher for 33 years.

Rae Strickland -Substitute Teacher 

Retired after 26 years as a teacher.

Cindy Thierfeld Substitute Teacher

Cindy taught here for 3 years. Past 2nd grade teacher at Hopewell School.