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Meet Miss Nancy!

Meet Miss Nancy!

Miss Nancy opened Jolly Toddlers in 1984 when she was 7 month pregnant with 3 others at home. Her goal was to help working families. Miss Nancy married her high school sweetheart in 1970, has 4 children, 6 grandchildren, and ONE baby...Jolly Toddlers <3 She is an R.N. and has dual degrees in ECE and El. Ed. She also holds a Master's degree in Counseling.

Meet Miss Janine!

Meet Miss Janine!

Assistant Director is her title, but she does just about everything! Miss Janine, is just as fun as she looks and is instantly likable. She is like a cool breeze, putting everyone at ease. She married her high school sweetheart, has two super awesome young adult children, and has been BFF with Miss Marie since the early 90s. Claims to be Biggest Bucket Filler!

Meet Miss Marie!

Meet Miss Marie!

Miss Nancy's eldest daughter, Miss Marie, is an amalgamation of all things talent. Miss Marie is married to the love of her life, has arguably some of the best kids in the world, and works as an attorney in her spare time ;)

Meet Miss Tina!

Meet Miss Tina!

Miss Tina is the Lead Teacher in the Dr. Seuss Room, as well as an undiscovered Hollywood Star. She has her Masters degree in ECE and has been with JT 22 years. Miss Tina is known for cracking a joke or two, but her teaching is no joke. She is recognized locally for producing skilled readers and won the GLOBAL Terri Lynne Lykoff Award in 2022. We are beyond proud to have Tina on our Leadership team!

Meet Miss Denise!

Meet Miss Denise!

Miss Denise is the Lead Teacher in the Pooh Room. Her career in ECE began 30+ years ago in her own home. With her wealth of knowledge and experience raising two children of her own, Miss Denise came to JT 21 years ago. During this time she accomplished personal and professional goals, obtaining her CDA and earning her Associates degree in Business. We call her the Baby Whisperer and are so lucky to have her on our Leadership team.

Meet Miss Laura!

Meet Miss Laura!

Miss Laura is the Lead Teacher in the Rainforest Room. As her children grew, the former stay-at-home mother of 15 years, recognized a career in childcare would give her great purpose. The rest is history. Miss Laura has been part of the JT family for over 14 years and is currently working towards earning her Associates degree in ECE. Miss Laura always brightens our day with her beautiful smile! BIG CONGRATULATIONS to this new grandma! Her grandbaby sweetpea has stolen our hearts!

Meet Miss Lauren!

Meet Miss Lauren!

Miss Lauren is the Lead Teacher in the Jungle Room and has been working at JT for the past 6 years. She loves, loves, loves her little ones and brings warmth to every situation. Lauren is currently in school pursuing her degree in ECE.

Meet Miss Alex!

Meet Miss Alex!

Miss Alex is the Lead Teacher in the Ladybug room and Miss Janine's daughter! When we say this is a family business, we mean it. Miss Alex graduated from JMU where she studied Inclusive Early Childhood Education. She is studying to become certified.

Meet Mr. Joe!

Meet Mr. Joe!

With a Masters Degree in Special Education and a PHD in Fun, Mr. Joe is a JT Kid Favorite! Mr. Joe has 3 younger siblings, two adult sons, enjoys fishing, exploring, and spending time with his wonderful partner, Kendall.

Meet Miss Bev!

Meet Miss Bev!

We're so lucky to have Miss Beverly's expertise on our administrative team! Miss Beverly has a BA in El. Ed. and an MA in Reading.

Meet Miss Nancy Jr.!

Meet Miss Nancy Jr.!

Part of the admin team, Miss Nancy Jr. manages our socials, this website, & all licensing and policies. Her favorite things to receive are: clearances, new physicals, updated emergency contacts or immunization records in case anyone wanted to make her day. Miss Nancy Jr. holds a B.A. is Psychology, a J.D. from Temple Law, and a Director's Certificate. Lover of ALL Philly sports, MOST movies and music, ALL adventures, & FOREVER educating children!

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