About All About Children Learning Center - Arbutus MD

Please take a moment to get acquainted with our staff.

All staff at AACLC have CPR, First Aid, and AED training, as well as Emergency Preparedness Training.

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Jaimie Eckert - Founder of All About Children Learning CenterJaimie Eckert
Founder

Ms. Jaimie Eckert is our founder and comes everyday to our school to volunteer whenever possible. She has her hands full with 4 children of her own, 2 dogs, and a demanding career. She has her BA in Business and is Director Qualified by the State of MD. She is also Level 4 credentialed from MSDE.  Ms. Jaimie adores children and loves to see them smile and learn while they explore the world.  Her favorite phrase is “its all about the children.”

Heather Kuchta - Director of All About Children Learning CenterHeather Kuchta
Director

Ms. Heather has worked in the childcare field for 20 years and joined our AACLC team in 2019. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and holds a credential Admin Level 2. Ms. Heather is married with one daughter and two dogs. On her free time she enjoys camping with her family.

Gail Frank - Office Manager of All About Children Learning CenterGail Frank
Office Manager

Ms. Gail Frank is our Office Manager and has been with the school since it opened in 2009. She has been happily married to Mr. Ed Frank for the last 48 years and has 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Ms. Gail is a retired Oncology Nurse at University of Maryland with an MA in nursing.  Ms. Gail is here every day from the time we open to the time we close because she says she loves the family atmosphere of the center!

Ed Frank - CFO of All About Children Learning CenterEd Frank
Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ed Frank is the school's financial officer and in his spare time he does all our handy work at the center and takes care of our grounds as well. Mr. Ed has been here since the school opened and is happily married to Ms. Gail Frank for 48 years with 3 children and 7 grandchildren. Mr. Ed is also a retired Nurse from University of Maryland.  Many of the children call Mr. Ed "Pop-Pop" and he says he loves to sugar them up and send them home!

Sean Frank - All About Children Learning CenterSean Frank
Maintenance & Laundry

Sean Frank is our laundry man and maintenance man when we need it at AACLC! He tries to help the family business whenever he can when he is not working at his full time securities job. Sean has been with the company since its opening and loves to come see his second family.

Klementina Kalachnikova - Teacher at All About Children Learning CenterKlementina Kalachnikova
Childcare - Infant Room 3

Ms. Tina has been with our school since 2010 and is the Lead Teacher in our Toddler Room.  She has a Degree in Music from her native Tarousa, Russia, and has been working with children for over 20 years. She is Level 4 credentialed with MSDE. She is happily married to Leonid and has two grown children.  In between hiking and camping she loves to play with the children and nurture them.

Kristin Celano - Dance & Gym Teacher at All About Children Learning CenterKristin Celano
Dance & Gym Teacher

Kristin has over 25 years of dancing experience and has been teaching in the Baltimore area for over 15 years. She received extensive training in the art of dance at the Janette Brown Studio of Dance in the areas of ballet, pointe, tap, and jazz.  Most recently, Kristin was the co-owner/director of A Step Ahead Dance Center in Perry Hall, MD from 2007-2013.  She also holds an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education and is certified in CPR and First Aid through the American Heart Association. 

Robin Massie - Childcare Assistant at All About Children Learning CenterRobin Massie
Childcare - Infant Room 3

Ms. Robin has been with our school since 2013. She graduated from CCBC with her Certification in ECE, and is Level 2 credentialed.  Ms. Robin, who hails from Pittsburgh, is engaged and has 2 children and 4 grandchildren.  She has been in the field for 22 years and enjoys reading, helping others and watching the children flourish.

Angela Avery - Childcare Assistant at All About Children Learning CenterAngela Avery
Childcare - Infant Room 2

Ms. Angie is a native Baltimorean who lives with her husband Lenny and their 4 children and 2 grandchildren. She graduated from CCBC and with her Certification in ECE, and is Level 2 credentialed.  She has been with our school since 2013 and when she is not here she is skating, swimming, reading and having fun with family.

Jourden Howard - School Age Teacher at All About Children Learning CenterJourden Howard
School Age Teacher

Ms. Jourden is our School Age Teacher. She is almost finished her certification and she attends Catonsville High School. She started in 2015 and is definitely dedicated to her part time job!

Conchetta Comegys - Childcare Assistant at All About Children Learning CenterConchetta Comegys
Childcare - 4's

Ms. Conchetta joined us in 2013 as our 4 Year old Teacher, is Certified in ECE, and is Level 3 credentialed. She has over 15 years in the field and won the Mayor’s "Shining Star" award.  When she’s not teaching the children, she is roller-skating with her 3 children, making baskets and arts & crafts and squeezes in her church volunteer activities.

Alyssa Branham - Childcare assistant at All About Children Learning CenterAlyssa Branham
Childcare - Infant 3

Alyssa recently graduated and earned her Preschool Certification. She is part time in our toddlers after school and summers. She loves hanging out with friends and her 3 cats Pumpkin, Zaeya, & Chloe. The best thing for Alyssa about working in childcare is watching them grow.

Amanda Serio - Childcare at All About Children Learning CenterAmanda Serio
Teacher - Infant Room 2

Ms Amanda is a Baltimore native, has been in the field since 2007, and joined us in 2017. She is Preschool Certified and in her spare time when she isn’t taking care of her three children, she likes to take hikes in the state parks, swimming and going to O’s games.

Desiree Rottman - Childcare at All About Children Learning CenterDesiree Rottman
Assistant - Young 3's

Ms Desiree is one of our High School Interns. She started in Infants and is moving up to Young 2s. She has her Preschool Certification and this is her first year in the field.

Mary McElroy  - Childcare at All About Children Learning CenterMary McElroy
Childcare - Older 2's

Ms Mary is our High School Intern and has been with us 2 years. She has her Preschool Certification and is on our Older 2s.

Debbie Guo - Childcare at All About Children Learning CenterDebbie Guo
Childcare - 3's

Ms Debbie hails from Jinlin China and has taught in China, Canada and the USA since 1993. She has her Degree in ECE and she lives in Catonsville with her husband Chris.