Pam has been a Hanover County resident for 55 years. She is a member of the Advent Community Church. She has been the administrator at Advent Christian Child Care Center since 9/2014. As administrator, Pam is responsible for the entire operation of the childcare center and is accountable to the Child Care Board. The pastor serves in an advisory capacity to the administrator.
Prior to this position, Pam was the Lead teacher in The Fish Class for 13 years and served on the Child Care Board. Pam describes her time at Advent as a "calling from God". She is working towards her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and has a diploma form Liberty University of Advanced Biblical Studies.
Pam is Medication Administration Training (MAT) certified, as well as First Aid and CPR certified.
Pam also serves on the Leadership Board for The Advent Community Church.
ADVENT'S PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Mrs. Jordyn - Miss Jordyn is currently the coordinator for both sides and is the program director. She has been in childcare since 2015 and started while in high school. She is now attending Grand Canyon University to obtain her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. Jordyn is an extremely hard worker and always tries her best to succeed and always do better. (Medication Administration Training (MAT) trained, CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Jordyn also serves on the Leadership Board for the Advent Community Church
Mrs. Amy- SUPERVISOR/YOUTH PASTOR
Amy is an RN and our youth minister here at Advent. She plays a huge role in our atmosphere with the love she shares with everyone. She enjoys doing Bible study and songs with the children in the Chapel once a week and directs our Vacation Bible school during the summer. Amy also trains our staff in CPR and First Aid and fills in as a substitute when staff are absent. She is currently working on getting her master’s in counseling. (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Amy also serves on the Leadership Board for the Advent Community Church.
Miss Analise- Bee Class Lead Teacher (4.5-5 yrs.)
Analise is our Bee teacher. She has been working with us for over a year and a half. Her work ethic is amazing, and she loves every single kid. She is an amazing artist and is always willing to step in and help. When COVID came, she proved so much to us. She is amazing and has great ideas! We love her.
Mrs. Carmella- Fish Class Lead Teacher (3.5-4.5 yrs.)
Carmella has been working with us for a short period of time, but we are so happy to have her join us here at Advent. Her boys have came to Advent since they were 2 years old! She has always been connected. She graduated from VCU and got her Bachelors in Psychology. It is great to have someone who has this extra educational background for our kiddos. She is a loving teacher and loving momma. (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED and MAT)
Mrs. Krystina-Bunny Class Lead Teacher (3-3.5 yrs.)
Mrs. Krystina has been working with us for quite a while now. She has been an aide for the Bunny class this whole time and is now the Lead for this class. She is also part of our church as well. She loves children and put her 100 percent in everything she does. (CPR FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Mrs. Erin- Turtles Class Lead Teacher (2.5-3 yrs.)
Erin has been a pleasure to have at Advent. She is so sweet and genuine. She is always loving on the little guys. She used to work at Advent as a teenager and came here as a child. She is remarkably familiar with everything here. She has two children of her own. She has been working with us the beginning of 2020 and also help her husband with their business. (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED and MAT)
Miss Andi-Dino Class Lead Teacher (Age 2-2.5 yrs.)
Ms. Andi has been a nanny for an exceptionally long time now, she has also worked with the nursery at her church for a couple years. She is the oldest of 6 siblings. Andi is one of our on-site artists who has recently finished painting a mural of Noah's Ark in the church's nursery. She will soon be working on our childcare sign! She is passionate about her job and everything she does. (MAT and CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Mrs. Ana: Teacher Aide
Mrs. Ana had been working for Advent for 3 years. She works as a Teacher Aide for the preschool and as kitchen staff. Before working at Advent, she worked as a Nanny for a family in Connecticut for several years. Caring for children is her passion and she really enjoys working in the kitchen here at Advent Christian Childcare. (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Nina- Supervisor, Class Assistant Teacher
Ms. Katrina- Supervisor, Class Assistant Teacher (MAT Trained)
Ms. Samantha- Supervisor, Class Assistant Teacher
Ms. Ashley- Aide, Class Assistant
Ms. Rose- Aide, Class Assistant Teacher
PRE-K ACADEMIC TUTOR INSTRUCTOR
Mrs. Geri- Mrs. Geri is back with us again! She has been a part of our family since 2016. She had to leave during COVID and is back with us in a new role! She is our Pre-K Academic Tutor Instructor. She works closely with Ms. Analise (Bee Class) and Mrs. Taylor (Fish Class). Geri has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been involved in childcare since 1987. She most recently ran her own online school during the pandemic called VIM & Me.
BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL TEACHERS
Mrs. Madison- SUPERVISOR/MAT
Madison has been working in daycare since 2016 and has held many roles during that time. While she is with us, she is also working to earn a Bachelor's in Elementary Education at Grand Canyon University. She loves and cares for each child that walks through the door and strives to be the kind and gentle hand that guides them.
Kayla has been working for Advent since 2016, and she has worked hard to build a relationship with every child here at Advent. She is super kind, patient and loving. She has obtained her Associates Degree in Business. She just graduated with her Bachelors in Fashion Design at VCU. (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Sydney- Aide (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Beth Anne - Aide (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Jessica- Aide (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Brianna- Aide (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Mr. Will- Aide (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Ms. Carly- SUPERVISOR (CPR/FIRST AID CERTIFIED)
Mrs. Sandy: She has been apart of Advent almost her whole life! She has worked at Advent for a long time now. She had personal things go on and there was a time she was out, but she is now back with us and we could not be happier. Her job can be difficult, and she is our person for it. She is a caregiver and is always wanting to help everyone out no matter what. She thinks about everyone else before she thinks about herself. She is awesome!