Our Teachers and Staff

Thomas A. Neuhard, Manager
Tom has been the President & CEO of Families United Network, Inc. for the past 16 years.  Tom became the Manager upon successful completion of acquiring the day care from St. John Neumann Regional Academy (SJNRA) in 2015.  SJNRA had given 30-day notice to parents and staff in February 2015 of their closing of the center.  FUN Academy, LLC is a legal entity founded under Families United Network, Inc. and was established to provide an immediate need for child care services to continue in our area.  The efforts were awarded with licensure from Department of Human Services, in a timely manner, with no interruption in services.  To continue with our mission, in August of 2017, we broke ground for a new day care facility with added capacity to meet the needs of children and families in our area.

Vickie Johnson, Senior Director Day Care Services
Vickie is the Operations Manager for Families United Network and has been with the agency for 15 years. Vickie also serves as the Senior Director Day Care Services and will be working closely with the staff for a smooth transition into the new building. Phase II of the building will be the addition Liberty Manor, an Adult Day Services facility making this the first intergenerational day care in our area. Vickie currently resides in Watsontown with her husband. She is the very proud grandmother of seven wonderful children.

Danielle McFadden, FUN Academy Director
Danielle has a BA in Early Childhood Education from Ashford University and her PA Director credentials through Keystone College. Danielle has over 12 years’ of experience in child day care. Danielle resides in Williamsport with her partner, Dustin and children Ben and Nayla and their two dogs and three cats. Danielle loves being with her family, being at the softball field and relaxing at home watching sports!

Becca Oldt, Head Teacher Infant Room
Becca has a Child Development Associate certification. Becca worked at FUN Academy, moved out of the area, and recently returned to Williamsport and FUN Academy. Becca and her husband, Matthew, have two dogs and they love being outside and spending time with family and friends.

Karen Bilby, Assistant Teacher Infant Room
Karen has been with FUN Academy since the beginning and with SJNRA prior to the transition. Karen resides in Muncy with her parents and her cat. Karen enjoys watching football.

Alison Rhoads, Head Teacher Young Toddler Room
Alison has an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education from Pennsylvania College of Technology and graduated in 2014. Alison joined FUN Academy in February 2016. She resides in Muncy with her husband, Jeff, daughters, Abigale and Meghan and their dog, Tobie. Alison is involved in her church children’s ministry and worship team. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and baking. Alison has been working with children since her junior year in high school and enjoys watching them grow and explore through play.

Jenn Kilbourn, Assistant Teacher Young Toddler Room
Jenn has been with FUN Academy since the beginning and previously worked for St. John Neumann Regional Academy. Jenn resides in Hughesville with her son, Seth. Jenn enjoys riding bikes, reading, knitting and spending time with her family.

Courtney Philbin, Head Teacher Older Toddler Room
Courtney has a Master’s degree in Literacy K-6 and has been with FUN Academy since September 2015. Courtney resides with her husband and two daughters.

Jen McFadden, Assistant Teacher Older Toddler Room
Jen has degrees in Biotechnology and Dental Hygiene from Penn State University and Pennsylvania College of Technology. Jenn has been with FUN Academy since the beginning and worked at SJNRA prior. Jen resides in Williamsport.

Samantha Schneider, Head Teacher Preschool Room
Samantha has a BS in Elementary Education, Special Education and Early Childhood Education from Misericordia University and graduated in 2011. Samantha resides in Unityville with her husband, Josh and son, Beau. She enjoys spending time taking pictures, reading and relaxing at home.

Ann Sunderland, Teacher Preschool Room
Ann has a Child Development Association certification in Early Childhood. Ann has been with FUN Academy since the beginning and was with St. John Neumann Regional Academy. Ann resides in Williamsport with her husband, Rick and her cat, Buddy. Ann enjoys camping, traveling and spending time with her family.

Heather Harris, Classroom Assistant
Heather joined FUN Academy in April 2016. Heather resides in Montgomery with her partner, son and daughter. Heather enjoys spending time with her family.