Cheryl – Owner
Ms. Cheryl is a certified Elementary School teacher and mother of three. She founded Here We Grow in 2002 when her efforts to find childcare that met her expectations as both a parent and an educator inspired her to open a center of her own! She designed H.W.G.’s facility and program to meet her high personal standards and continues to play a hands-on role.
Jennifer – Director
Ms. Jennifer has over ten years of experience teaching in private and public schools grades pre-k (3 year old program) through eighth grade. After leaving the public school system, Jennifer became the director of a preschool in down town Jersey City. She has a BA in History, has NJ teacher certificate K-5, and a MA in Education. Jennifer is also a mother of one.
Eileen – Assistant Director
Ms. Eileen has been a part of the H.W.G. family since it first opened its doors! A mother of two, she began part time as an Infant Caregiver and in 2005 was promoted to oversee the Infant Program as the Infant Program Supervisor and Assistant Director. She holds her C.D.A. and works cooperatively with the Director to meet the day to day needs of the center.
Olympia – Business Administrator
Ms. Olympia is the mother of three grown children – one being Cheryl! She has had a hand in Here We Grow since its planning stage. Her career experience as a legal secretary has allowed her to successfully manage the business aspects of the center and her life experience as a mother and grandmother comes in handy each day!