Our Staff


Left to right: Tricia Pennington, Liz McKiernan, Jen Wallace, Carla Rice, Jen Segal,     Cathy Glynn, Nancy Berlet, Daniela Kaverud, Judi Moriarty

Cathy's Staff

June 2018


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


Cathy Glynn – Director/Owner/Teacher

BS in Early Childhood Education – Cathy opened the nursery school 40 years ago.

Judi Moriarty – Teacher

AS in Early Childhood Education – This is Judi’s 17th year at Cathy’s.

Liz McKiernan – Head Teacher

She has a BS in social work and a Masters in Special Education. This is her 6th year on our staff.

Nancy Berlet – Teacher

This is Nancy’s 4th 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.

Jennifer Segal -Assistant Teacher 

BS in Corporate Communications – This is Jen’s 13th 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 5th year at Cathy’s.

Tricia Pennington – Lunch Bunch Staff and Assistant Teacher

This is her 4th year after being a substitute teacher in the elementary schools and a stay at home mom.

Daniela KaverudLunch Bunch Staff and Assistant Teacher

This is her 3rd year at Cathy’s. Daniela was a previously a preschool teacher in Watertown, CT for 4 years.

Carla Rice Lunch Bunch Staff and Substitute Teacher

This is her 2nd year on our staff. Her children and grandchildren attended “Cathy’s”.

Barbara RichterSubstitute Teacher

She has recently retired after 23 years at “Cathy’s”.

Darlene O’Connell Substitute Teacher  

Darlene retired after being head teacher for 33 years.

Cindy Thierfeld Substitute Teacher

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