Teresa Loughrey is Vice President and half owner of Kiddie Kampus, Inc. Miss Tress is the teacher of the 3 ½ to 5 year olds. She is a long time resident of Cedar Grove and a graduate of Verona HS. She is a graduate from Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ, with an A.A.S. in Early Childhood Education. Miss Tress has been affiliated with Kiddie Kampus, Inc., since it was established in February, 1989, becoming half owner in 1995. Prior to her position at Kiddie Kampus, Miss Tress worked with 3 to 5 year old children in a nursery school teaching reading, art, cooking and supervising playground activities, and in the public sector as a bookeeper.
Melinda Gregory is Kiddie Kampus’ Head Teacher. She is also the teacher of the 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 year olds. She attended William Paterson University, graduating in December of 2005, with an Elementary Education Certification and a Bachelor’s Degree in English. After graduating, Miss Melinda worked in an elementary school in Woodland Park, NJ, for a year and a half as a Basic Skills teacher for grades K thru 4. She then joined the Kiddie Kampus staff in October 2007.
Here are some quick facts about our dedicated teachers assistants:
- New Jersey certified/approved early childhood instructors
- In-service workshops
- Out source staff training
- Individual enrichment to maintain professional standards
- Excellent staff child ratios
- 6 mos. to 8 years experience