Jen Rogers: Director/Teacher
Liane Sheehy: Teacher
Colleen Regan: Teacher
Teachers at the Family Cooperative Preschool are frequently referred to by the parents as the program's greatest strengths. They have been described as gifted, experienced, warm, wise, innovative, and "totally awesome".
All teachers are CPR and First Aid Certified. The teachers acquire at least 20 hours of Professional Development Hours every year by attending workshops and courses.
Director Jen Rogers, a former parent at the school, became a teacher here in 2009 and became teacher/director in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Boston College. She also received her Masters of Education in Moderate Special Needs from Boston College. Jen worked as a Special Needs Teacher and First/Second Grade Teacher in the Tyngsboro Public School System. She received her Preschool Lead Teacher and Director Certifications.
Liane Sheehy, a former parent at the school, became a teacher here in 2013. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received a Master of Social Work Degree from Boston University and is a licensed Social Worker in the state of MA with a specialty in Children and Families. Liane has worked with young children for many years including Child Care and Early Intervention settings and has acquired her Preschool Lead Teacher Certification.
Colleen Regan, a former parent at the school, became a teacher in 2019. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from Bryn Mawr College. She received a PhD in Chemistry from Stanford University. Colleen has taught numerous students in a variety of formats and has acquired her Preschool Teacher Certification. She is fascinated by the intrinsic scientific skills of preschoolers as they explore and investigate their world.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors consists of dedicated volunteers who passionately believe in the core values of Family Cooperative Preschool and who are committed to the longevity of the school. Every member is a parent who has experienced our preschool first hand.
The Board Members are listed below:
Barbara Hartrich (Chairperson / Enrollment Liaison)
Cathy Bakkensen (Financial Aid Liaison)
Lori Buseck (Personnel Committee Chair)
Kimberly Hearst (Treasurer)
The Parent Executive Board is led by the following members:
President: Jenna Sideri (also on the Board of Directors)
Vice President: Catherine Newman (also on the Board of Directors)
Fundraising Chair: Jennifer Magnuson (also on the Board of Directors)
Secretary: Lauren Small