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 Schmouder, 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 husband, 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.

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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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Rebecca Byerly, Head Teacher Infant Room II
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.

 Karina Hack

 

Karina Hack – Assistant Teacher Infant Room II
Karina is a graduate of Hughesville High School and Lycoming College with her Bachelors of Art in History. Kari has watched her nieces, nephews and cousins in her home for the past several years before joining FUN Academy. She has been with FUN Academy since September 2020. Kari currently resides in Picture Rocks with her husband, Cody and their two daughters, Kalia and Kaida. They also have two cats (Mia and Solo) and four chickens (Buffalo, Spike, Karen and Elsa). She enjoys spending her free time working out, reading and playing/watching soccer.

 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.

 

Assistant Teacher Young Toddler Room I                                             

 Lesley Bonnell

 

Lesley Bonnell, Head Teacher Young Toddler 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


 Allyson Allen

 

Allyson Allen, Assistant Teacher Young Toddler Room II
Allyson is a recent graduate of the Agora Cyber Charter School and has been with FUN Academy since February 2021. Ali has experience with babysitting a multitude of ages and has a passion for working with young children. She currently resides in Muncy and her boyfriend and her share a dog, Arrow Rose. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling and driving around.                                               

Jennifer Kilbourn

 

Jennifer Kilbourn, Head Teacher Older Toddler Room I                                                     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.

 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.

  Head Teacher Older Toddler Room II

 

 Assistant Teacher Older Toddler Room II

 

                                                    

Michelle Rothrock

 

Michelle Rothrock, Head Teacher Preschool Room II                                                    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.

 Karla Schooley

 

Karla Schooley, Assistant Teacher Preschool Room II                                                 Karla is a high school graduate and has been involved in childcare for the past 15+ years.  Karla came to us from another facility and we are so grateful to have her.  She has been with FUN Academy since July 2020.  Karla currently resides in Watsontown with her wonderful partner, Tim.  She shares his four children and three grandchildren.  In Karla’s free time she enjoys spending time with family and photography.  Some fun facts about Miss Karla are she milks cows on a local farm, she enjoys playing games with her family and she has 3 brothers and 4 sisters!
                                                 

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, Assistant Teacher Pre K Room                                                          Savanna is a graduate of Montgomery High School. She has been with FUN Academy since November 2018. Savanna was a substitute for Montgomery and previously babysat and cared for the elderly. Savanna currently resides in Montgomery and enjoys spending her time drinking hot chocolate and reading.

   
   Rebecca Dauberman, Floater
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.

Sophia Shoemaker

 

Sophia Shoemaker, Floater                                                                                       Sophia is a graduate of Hughesville High School. While in school, Sophia participated in the Lyco CTC program from 2017-2020. Sophia has been with FUN Academy since October 2020 and she resides in Hughesville. She also has a cat, Mila and her hobbies include roller skating, baking and traveling.

Alyson Stahlnecker

 

Alyson Stahlnecker, Floater                                                                                          Alyson is a graduate of Central Dauphin High School. She has been with FUN Academy since September 2020. Alyson was previously employed by another child care facility in the Harrisburg area for 3 years. She currently resides in Muncy with her boyfriend, Andy, her daughter, Grace and their dog, Easton. She enjoys spending her free time hunting, fishing and spending time with her family.

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.