Miss Dawn’s Staff


dawnMiss Dawn Chaffin


Master’s Degree in Education

We prepare our children to take the next step in their lives by teaching them many priceless lessons, such as, taking on challenges, being kind, developing a zest for learning and being a part of a community. We love to watch them laugh and grow to be all they can be”



Miss Julie McLaughlin

Director Melville School

BS in Education, Masters in Liberal Studies

Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning”


susieMiss Susie Galante

Teacher Melville School

12 years Child Care Development

Our children are our little stars of tomorrow that shine brightly and light up our world”


louizaMiss Louiza Jurbenco

Teacher Melville School

Bachelor’s Degree

I love seeing the children each day at Miss Dawn’s … they are our heart and soul”


6Miss Angie Margaritis

Teacher Melville School

Bachelor’s Degree

Miss Dawn’s is like coming home to another family and every smile brings joy to our hearts”


JESSICAMiss Jessica Burgos

Teacher Melville School

Over 9 years experience working with children CDA certified

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery”



Miss Veronica Zayas

Assistant Melville School

11 years experience working with children

To teach is to touch a life forever”




3Miss Melissa Stawkowski

Director Huntington School

Over 10 years experience

We never stand so tall as when we stoop to help a child.”


Miss-Jennifer-LewisMiss Jennifer Lewis

Teacher Huntington School

Over 9 years experience

I love that I have had an impact on child for their future. Through love, play and enrichment they will become the very best person they can be.”


Miss Christina Dietz

Teacher Huntington School

Over 6 years experience in Child Care development

The wonder of teaching is watching caterpillars become butterflies”




Miss Erika Guardado

Assistant Huntington School

Over 7 years experience

A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart “


bettyMiss Betty Lippman

Assistant Huntington School

Over 25 years experience in Child Care development

I enjoy encouraging the day to day development of all age children”


AZZAMiss Azza Elfeky

Assistant Huntington School

Over 7 years experience in Child Care development




Miss Naglaa Elsayed 

Assistant Huntington School

Over 10 years experience in Child Care

By doing what you love, you inspire and awaken the hearts of others.”


Miss Hanya Elfeky 

Assistant Huntington School

Over 4 years experience in Child Care

It takes a big heart to help shape little minds”


ginaMiss Gina Jacobellis

Office Manager / Assistant

Bachelor’s Degree

Through the children we grow every day watching them bring new light to the world”