We are located at the back entrance of Trinity Lutheran Church.
19 S. 5th Street Perkasie, PA 18944
TLC Child Care Center is proud to announce we are a Star 4 learning center!
Director: Miss Rosi
"My name is Rosi McCalley and I began working here at TLC Child Care Center in September 2011. After completing my bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from West Chester University, I later attended Arcadia University to earn my ESL Specialist certificate. I began working as a director in 2009 and completed the Director's Credential Certificate program at Northampton Community College in 2011.
All my experiences working in early childhood have been a pleasure. I value a school environment that is fun, safe and built on kindness and respect. I am very excited to be part of TLC Child Care Center and to have the opportunity to work for a non-profit center in my own community. I look forward to working with TLC families for years to come!"
My name is Colleen Wulterkens. I am certified in elementary education and early childhood through DeSales University. I have worked at TLC since 2004, working through summers and winter breaks. Many years later, I am still here! It is my home away from home. I consider the teachers, children, and their families to be part of my family here at TLC. The closeness and familiarity of this center are what make it TLC. I have seen some children start here as infants, and now I look and they are in summer camp. It is incredible to see them as they mature each year. I am very excited to continue my journey at TLC, working as the assistant director.
Pre-K Counts Teachers: Miss Sarah and Miss Jess
"My name is Sarah Wolford. I graduated from Millersville University with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. I worked as a substitute teacher in Souderton and Pennridge for three years prior to working as an Assistant Director. I have been with TLC since 2013. I enjoy teaching and a passion for helping children. I just love to see their little minds at work! I also encourage children to take risks and challenging themselves to try new things."
"My name is Jess Custer or Jessie as the kids call me! I took child development classes in the 11th grade and enjoyed it very much! These classes motivated my career choice after I graded from Pennridge High School. I enjoy doing many activities with the children, but my favorites are puzzles, reading together, and gross motor time. My kids know I'm always willing to help with a puzzle or read a story with silly voices and all! I take pride in my job and enjoy every smile and hug."
Prek 2 Teachers: Miss Nikki and Miss Caolinn
...bios coming soon...
Preschool Teacher: Miss Brenda and Miss Jess
"My name is Brenda Bates and I have been with TLC since 1991. I taught in the toddler classroom for 13 years before moving up to Preschool. I earned my CDA from Manor College in 2010 and I am currently working on my Associates Degree at Bucks CCC. I believe that children best through play. I try to guide their play to add learning opportunities as much as possible. I also feel children need lots of fresh air and sunshine and learn through exploring the world around them hands on.
Toddler Teachers: Miss Courtney, Miss Chris, and Miss Beth
"My name is Courtney Furhmeister and I have been working at TLC since 2005. Upon my arrival I immediately felt at home and knew this was the place for me! I completed Child Development I and II while attending Pennridge High School. In 2010, I earned my CDA from Manor College."
"My name is Chris Schultz. I graduated from CB West High School and have a Child Development Associate. I have been working in child care since 1993. I believe that children learn best through play in a comfortable environment where they feel supported by their teachers."
"My name is Beth Sweeney and I just love TLC Child Care Center! Being a parent and working with children of all ages have been rewarding experiences. I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I think teaching is a lot like planting a little seed and watching it grow!"
Infant Teachers: Miss Tracy, Miss Karen, and Miss Gabrielle
"My name is Miss Tracy DeJulio. I started babysitting when I was just 12 years old and I've loved child care ever since! After graduating Pennridge High School in 1989 and working as a nanny, I worked in the Pre-Kindergarten class at TLC. In April 2009, I earned my CDA from Manor College. As a child care professional and advocate for young children, I strive to meet the individual needs of each child. It is important to nurture a child's social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth through play in a safe environment."
"My name is Karen Damm. I have worked in early childhood education for 20 years now. I graduated from CB West High School and earned my CDA from Manor College in 2010. Previously to TLC, I worked at a program with highly inclusive classrooms. Working with children and seeing their happiness throughout the day really makes me smile."