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725 Washington St
Holliston, MA, 01746
United States

508-429-2708

Our Staff

Administration

Judy doCurral, Executive Director  Judy has been in the early childhood field since 1989.  While she took a short hiatus from the program, she has been with HCCC since 1992.  She has worn many hats here and can truly appreciate all that goes into being an early childhood professional at any stage.  Judy holds a Bachelor's Degree from MCLA and a Master's Degree from the University of South Carolina.  Judy has a passion for working with both children and teachers.  It is exciting for her to see the wonder in a person of any age's face when they discover something new.  In her spare time, Judy enjoys spending time with her family exploring the great outdoors. 

Janelle Montanez, Assistant Director Janelle started with HCCC in October of 2005 as a preschool teacher and became the Assistant Director in 2012.   She has worked in the early childhood field in various capacities and with various age groups since 1999.  Janelle holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Education and Care from UMass and a  Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Framingham State University.  Janelle's favorite thing about working with young children is watching their delight when accomplishing something new.  When not working, Janelle is a wife, and mom of two children. She also loves to bake, and decorate cakes.

Infants

Sara O.  Sara began with HCCC in August of 1998 and has been here ever since.  Sara is a graduate of Holliston High School and has completed course work at both Mass Bay Community College and Wheelock College.  She also holds EEC Lead Teacher Infant/Toddler certification.  Sara enjoys working with young children and sharing in their happiness, as well as loving them every opportunity she gets.  Sara comes from a very large family, with lots of children.  She also feels as though HCCC is her extended family and loves what she does. 

Annmarie H.  Annmarie has been at HCCC since 2001 and has worked with young children for over 30 years.  Annmarie attended Mt. Pleasant High School and holds EEC Teacher Infant/Toddler certification.  Annmarie loves working with infants and enjoys nurturing them, supporting  them through their various stages of development, and just being there for them always.  Working with young children is truly her passion and it makes her feel extremely fulfilled.  

 

Toddlers

Brandy S. Bio Coming Soon!

Eileen M. Bio Coming Soon!

Preschool

Sheala P., Preschool 1  Sheala first joined HCCC in 2006.  Sheala holds her Child Development Associate which is a nationally recognized credential held by skilled early childhood educators.  Sheala truly loves working children and enjoyed raising her own, as well as nurturing the young children in her care each day.  Sheala is a mother of three daughters and is also the proud grandmother of 4...two granddaughters and two grandsons! 

Frances L., Preschool 1  Fran began working with HCCC in November of 2014.  Prior to HCCC, she had worked with young children since 2003.  Fran is a graduate of Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School.  Fran loves working with infants because of the pleasure she gets watching their personalities blossom and being a part of each new milestone they meet.  Just walking into the room brightens her day!  Fran comes from a fairly large family and is the youngest of six girls.  She also has a large extended family.  Having such a large family has fueled her desire to work with young children. 

Kathy N., Preschool 2  Kathy has been a part of HCCC since 2007.  She is a graduate of King Phillip Regional High School, has completed coursework at Mass Bay Community College and holds EEC Teacher certification.  Kathy has also completed zoo educator teacher training at Roger Williams Park Zoo and has been sharing her strong passion for the natural world with both children and adults since 1980.  Kathy loves sharing in the children's sense of wonder of the world around them, their sense of excitement, and when they share what they know.  She loves their laughter, silliness, and hugs.  When not working, Kathy enjoys sharing time outdoors with her teenage children.  She also enjoys restoring/decorating antique homes, gardening, and her pets.  

Anna P., Preschool 2  Anna has been with HCCC since June 2014.  She has worked in the early childhood field for 15 years and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Framingham State University.  Anna's favorite thing about working with young children is their witty sense of humor and their love for the simple things in life.  Anna grew up on the Cape and is a mom to a 23 year old son.  She also recently got married and loves spending time with her new husband, children and stepchildren, and her cats, Oliver and Lola.

Jill G., Preschool 2  Jill joined HCCC in September of 2014 and has been working with young children since 1986.  From 2002-2005, Jill ran her own in-home preschool program, "Jack and Jill's Playtime".  Jill is a graduate of Boston University and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.  Jill loves working with young children because they make her laugh and keep her young.   Jill is a mom to three children ages 21, 18, and 13.  She enjoys free time spent with family, friends, and her Tibetan terrier Jake.  

Kerri C., Part-Time Preschool  Kerri has worked with children since she was in high school and has been with HCCC since 1996.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree from UMass Amherst.  Kerri loves working with young children because they always make her laugh.  Kerri is truly a member of the HCCC family, as her mother also worked at HCCC for almost twenty years!

Sandy A., Part-Time Preschool  Sandy first began in the early childhood field with HCCC in 2000.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from SUNY at Fredonia and a Certificate in Early Childhood from Mass Bay Community College.  Sandy feels that working with young children keeps her young and makes her smile.  In her spare time, Sandy loves to travel with her family.  She has visited both Europe and Asia, but tropical locations are her favorite.  She has also lived in 7 states! 

Laurie S., Part-Time Preschool  Laurie began in the early childhood field with HCCC in 1999, and worked here for ten yers.  After a brief time in another program, she came back to us in 2013.  Laurie holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from Boston College.  Working with children helps Laurie see the world through their eyes and to truly appreciate the little things in life that our adult eyes might normally miss.  In her spare time, Laurie enjoys riding horses, reading, and practicing  yoga. 

PreK/Kindergarten

Caryn R., PreK  Bio Coming Soon!

Caitlin T., PreK Caitlin is EEC preschool teacher certified. She holds an Associate’s Degree in early childhood from Mass Bay and is currently working towards obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Children’s Learning and Development from UMass. She loves seeing the curiosity of learning and exploring new things and the excitement children have about the little things in life. When she is not teaching, Caitlin loves to spend time outdoors, especially reading a good book on the beach. She also loves to hike or bike ride somewhere she hasn’t been before. She also loves to express her creativity by learning new techniques and applying makeup to herself and friends.

Carol Q., PreK  Carol has been a part of HCCC since September of 2013 and has worked with young children since 1990.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Lesley University.  Carol loves all of the fun she has with young children as well as their enthusiasm for learning!  Carol lives here in Holliston and has two school age children of her own. 

Mary Anne G., PreK Mary Anne studied early childhood in England and is EEC lead preschool certified. She loves the way young children think about the world around them and how they fit into it. She truly enjoys talking to each child and hearing what they have to say. When Mary Anne is not working, she loves spending time with her family. She’s also an avid reader and enjoys planning future trips to all of the countries she hasn’t visited yet. Mary Anne is originally from England, but has lived in Holliston for 25 years and raised all three of her children here.

Natasha P., Kindergarten Natasha has been with HCCC since 2013 and has been in the early childhood field since 2011. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from Regis College and holds EEC Infant/Toddler Teacher and Preschool Lead Teacher certification. Natasha loves watching the children grow into individuals that have unlimited potential. When she observes a child accomplish something new she feels a great personal achievement as an educator. Natasha has wanted to be an educator for as long as she can remember and would often play school as a child. She feels grateful to work with young children each day and truly enjoys each moment!

School-Age

Becky P. Becky comes to HCCC with an Associate’s Degree in early childhood from Mass Bay Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Framingham State University. She loves working with young children because every day is different. She loves watching children interact with and maneuver their environment and feels that their creativity and imagination is inspiring and she truly enjoys exploring and learning alongside the children. When Becky is not teaching, she loves to make jewelry, cook, and scrapbook. She also spends her time down the cape and loves to near the water. Becky loves the outdoors and feeling connected with nature because she grew up going on long camping trips….in tents!

Sandy A.  Sandy first began in the early childhood field with HCCC in 2000.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from SUNY at Fredonia and a Certificate in Early Childhood from Mass Bay Community College.  Sandy feels that working with young children keeps her young and makes her smile.  In her spare time, Sandy loves to travel with her family.  She has visited both Europe and Asia, but tropical locations are her favorite.  She has also lived in 7 states! 

Floating Teachers

Sue D. Sue joined HCCC in March of 2016. She has been working with young children off and on for over 30 years, taking a break to raise her own children.  Sue holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the University of Maine and holds EEC teacher certification. Sue enjoys the children's honesty, wisdom, and humor, and the way that they make each day new and different! Sue is a Maine native, but has called Holliston home for the last 24 years, and it has been just the right place to raise her 3 boys. In her down time, Sue loves to read, watch movies, go on walks with her dog Keely, and spend time by the ocean!