Our Teachers and Staff

David Spring, Manager                                                                      

David has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Mansfield University and has completed post-graduate work in Organizational Leadership at Mansfield and in Management from UCLA. David has worked in social service administration for over ten years. His most recent position prior to this was Director of Lycoming/Clinton Head Start. David has been a foster parent and has two daughters. He lives in Muncy and enjoys time spent with his family whether at home or out pursuing an activity.

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Raelyn Homet, Director of Operations
Raelyn has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Lycoming College. Raelyn has worked at Families United Network for over 5 years. Raelyn resides in Williamsport with her husband, Jordan, and their three cats. Raelyn loves spending her free time with her family, traveling, and reading.

 

Danielle McFadden

Danielle McFadden, FUN Academy Director                                                                                 Danielle is a graduate of Ashford University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She received her Director’s Credential through Keystone College. She has been with FUN Academy since their opening and previously Saint John Neumann Regional Academy’s Early Childhood Center. Danielle has over 15 years of experience in the early childhood education field. She resides in Williamsport with her fiancé, Dustin, their children, Nayla and Ben, and their several dogs and cats. She enjoys spending her time being with her family and relaxing at home watching sports.

 samantha schneider Samantha Schneider, Assistant Director/School Age Coordinator                                            Samantha is a graduate of Hughesville High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Special Education from Misericordia University. Samantha has been with FUN Academy since their opening and previously St. John Neumann Regional Academy’s Early Childhood Center. She resides in Unityville with her husband, Josh and their two boys, Beau and Jackson. Samantha enjoys spending her time with her family, reading and doing puzzles.
 Tara Breneisen

Tara Breneisen, Head Teacher Infant Room I
Tara is a graduate from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where she received a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies with a specialization in Children and Society.  Tara has been with FUN Academy since their opening and has over 15 years of experience with children.  Tara resides in Hughesville and enjoys spending her time reading and scrapbooking.

 

Karen Bilby

Karen Bilby, Assistant Teacher Infant Room I                                                                              Karen has been with FUN Academy since their opening and previously Saint John Neumann Regional Academy’s Early Childhood Center.  She has been working with children for over 15 years.  Karen resides in Muncy with her family and her cat, Andy.  She enjoys spending her time watching Penn State football and shopping with her family.
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Lesley Bonnell Lesley Bonnell, Head Teacher Infant Room II

Lesley is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology, where she received her Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education.  She did her internship at FUN Academy in the Infant classroom and joined our team in April of 2018.  She currently resides in Muncy with her daughter, Hayden.

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Lacey Brown, Assist. Teacher Infant Room II                                                                                    Lacey is a graduate of Sullivan County High School.  While in school, Lacey went through the LycoTech program and studied Early Childhood Education.  She has been with FUN since October 2018 and has worked with the Preschool class and the Infant class.  Lacey currently resides in Dushore and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Rocko.

 

 Allison Gray Allison Gray, Head Teacher Young Toddler Room I                                                                     Allison is a graduate of Northampton Community College, where she received her Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has worked in the early childhood education field for over 15 years.  Allison has been with FUN Academy since September 2018.  She resides in Hughesville with her husband, Brent, their three children, Austin, Jace and Riley and their two dogs, Mocha and Joey.  Allison enjoys spending her time riding horses, with her family and watching her boys wrestle and play baseball.
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 Tina Mosteller, Assistant Teacher Young Toddler Room I                                                         Tina has been with FUN Academy since November 2018 and has over 12 years of experience in early childhood education.  She resides in Cogan Station with her family, sons, Lance and Lee, and their dog, Buddy.  Tina enjoys spending her time with her family, being outdoors and reading.

 Emily Croucher Emily Croucher, Head Teacher Young Toddler Room II
Emily is a graduate of Muncy High School and is currently enrolled in the Child Development Associate (CDA) program.  She has been with FUN Academy since July 2017.  Emily spent several years babysitting throughout high school.  She resides in Pennsdale with her family and her husky, Sophie.  Emily enjoys spending her time reading and kayaking.
 Kesha Herr Kesha Herr, Assistant Teacher, Young Toddler Room II                                                             Kesha is a graduate of Hughesville High School and has been with FUN Academy since November 2019.  She is the eldest child in her family and grew up helping with her brother and sister, she has babysat and teaches toddlers at Sunday school.  Kesha resides in Muncy with her husband, Matt, and their two sons, Owen and Eli.  She is very interested in furthering her education and career in Early Childhood Education.  Kesha enjoys spending her time with her family.
Heather Heather Stroble, Head Teacher Older Toddler Room I                                                                     Heather has her Child Development Associate (CDA) and have been with FUN Academy since October 2018.  She resides in Muncy with her husband, Anthony, their three children, and their pets. Heather enjoys spending her time going to the creek with her kids, being a soccer coach and volunteering with Head Start.

 Sarah Pantoja

Sarah Pantoja, Assistant Teacher Older Toddler Room I                                                                 Sarah is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology where she received her degree for Medical Assistant. She has her Child Development Associate (CDA) and has been with FUN Academy since January 2018. Sarah resides in Muncy with her children, Sergio and Amy. She enjoys spening her time cooking, sewing and reading.

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Rebecca has her Child Development Associate (CDA) and has been with FUN Academy since their opening and previously Saint John Neumann Regional Academy’s Early Childhood Center.  She resides in Pennsdale with her boyfriend, Derek, his children, and their dog, Lexie.  Becca enjoys spending her time playing basketball, playing softball, riding horses and hunting.
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Jennifer Kilbourn, Assistant Teacher Older Toddler Room II
Jennifer has been with FUN Academy since their opening and previously Saint John Neumann Regional Academy’s Early Childhood Center.  She resides in Hughesville with her son, Seth, and has an adult daughter, Lyndsay.  Jenn enjoys spending her time riding bikes, kayaking with her family, evening walks, photography and spending time with her family and friends.

 

Jessica James

Jessica James, Head Teacher Preschool Room I                                                                          Jessica is a graduate of Muncy High School.  While in school, Jessica went through the LycoTech program and studied Early Childhood Education.  She has been with FUN Academy since their opening and is currently enrolled in the Child Development Associate (CDA) program as well as a student at Luzerne County Community College.  Jess resides in Muncy with her dog, Nova.  She enjoys spending her time going to the gym and relaxing with Nova.

Michelle Rothrock Michelle Rothrock Michelle Rothrock, Assistant Teacher Pre K Room                            Michelle has been with FUN Academy since September 2019. She previously went to cosmetology school. Michelle worked at BlaST IU 17 in Preschool at Muncy for four years and also previously worked at a family ran daycare. She resides in Hughesville with her husband, Tom, and her sons, Trever and Alex and their two dogs, Bristol and Rocky. She also has a grandson, Aceton, whom she absolutely adores. Michelle loves to spend time with her family, traveling and taking pictures. She also enjoys scrapbooking. She comes from a large family and has always been the aunt and friend to her extended family and friend’s children. If she were to ever go back to college, she would go back to be a teacher.
 Divya Reitz Divya Reitz, Assistant Teacher Preschool Room II                                                                          Divya is a graduate of Muncy High School and has been with FUN Academy since October 2019.  She was an active member in 4-H club throughout her time in high school and was in 4-H state council her senior year.  Divya resides in Muncy with her black lab, Thor.  She enjoys spending her time hunting, fishing, 4wheeling, working out, shooting at the range and spending time with her family and friends.
Penny Jo Blair Penny Spring, Head Teacher Pre K Room                                                                                      Penny is a graduate of Cedar Crest College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Elementary Education.  She has been with FUN Academy since May 2018.  Prior to that, Penny spent her time as a substitute teacher and working in Montessori schools for over 20 years.  She resides in Picture Rocks with her dog, Daniel, and has a daughter, Abigail and son-in-law, JR.  Penny enjoys spending her time gardening, making stained glass, camping, and she is also a certified Aromatherapist.
   
   
 Savanna Bennett

Savanna Bennett- Floater                                                                                                                              Savanna is a graduate of Montgomery High School and has been with FUN Academy since November 2019.  She joined us after previously being a caretaker for her cousins and a substitute aide at Montgomery.  Savanna currently resides with her family in Montgomery and has a cat.  She enjoys spending her time hanging out with her little cousins, reading and camping.

   
Baylor Garverick

Baylor Garverick, Floater                                                                                                                Baylor is a graduate of Muncy High School and has been with FUN Academy since their opening.  He resides in Muncy with his family and enjoys spending time with his three sisters, one brother and dog.  Baylor enjoys spending his time playing board games, chess and just being weird.

 

Kathryn Heim

Kathryn Heim, Floater                                                                                                                                 Miss Kay is our very own center Grammy. Miss Kay originally went to school to be a hair dresser and has previously worked in childcare at the YMCA. She has since retired and joined the FUN family in November of 2017 to help assist in the Infant I classroom. Miss Kay currently resides in Montoursville and has multiple grandchildren and great grandchildren. In Miss Kay’s free time she enjoys reading and sewing.

 

Wendy Fogelman Wendy Fogleman, LPN
Wendy is a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and has been with FUN Academy since their opening.  Wendy resides in Montoursville with her two dogs, Kaine and Kierra.  She has two adult sons, Eric, his wife Annie, Marc, his wife Becky, and four grandchildren.  Wendy enjoys spending her time reading, gardening, canning and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Jordan Homet

Jordan Homet, Food Services Director                                                                                         Jordan is the Director of Food Service for Families United Network and has been with FUN for several years.  He is a graduate of Pennsylvania College of Technology where he earned his Associates degree in Culinary Arts.  He has spent many years working in the culinary field.  He is married to his high school sweetheart, Raelyn and they reside in Williamsport with their three cats.  Jordan enjoys spending time outdoors, either tinkering or enjoying nature.

 

 Deb Fuller Cook

                                                                                                                                               

Debra Fuller, FUN Academy Cook                                                                                 Debra has been with FUN Academy since August 2019.  She has previously been a cook at Columbia Hotel, Fox’s and was a caregiver at Comfort Keepers.  Miss Deb resides in Duboistown with her husband, Greg, and their two dogs, she also has two adult sons, Shane and Evan. Deb absolutely loves her job, is an incredible baker and enjoys spending her time gardening and saving stray animals.