SMNS uses the working title of “teacher” to refer to teaching staff in the classroom, though there are varying levels of education and experience across the teaching staff. The breakdown is as follows: aide, assistant group supervisor, group supervisor, and director.

Traci Childress- Executive Director

Mamatha Naraparaju

Mamatha Naraparaju – Operations Manager

Suria Chen

Suria Chen-Office Administrator


Genevieve Abara- Bunnies Classroom Younger Mixed Age Coordinator

Melonie Edwards- Pre-K Puffins Classroom Coordinator


Kai Farrell – Older Mixed Age Asst. Teacher/School Age Teacher

Natasha Menn- Bunnies Classroom Teacher

Kevin Adickes- Bunnies Classroom Younger Mixed Age Asst. Teacher / After School Coordinator

Pallavi Naha- Young Toddler  Starling Classroom Asst. Teacher


Surabhi Chary

Surabhi Chary- Pre-K Dragonflies Classroom Teacher

Sara Karlen

Sara Karlen- Pre-K Dragonflies Classroom Coordinator


Andre Houslin- Pre-K Puffin Classroom Teacher


Simin Samimi- Floater 


Fatime Diop- Old Toddler Chickadee Classroom Asst. Teacher


Dieynaba Diaw- Old Toddler Chickadees Classroom Coordinator


Rosa Brown- Old Toddler Chickadee Classroom Teacher


Eunis Liang – Starling Classroom Young Toddler Coordinator



Sharmin Huq

Sharmin Huq- Floater

Morgan Riffer- Floater

Mithila Sultana- Young Toddler Starling Classroom Teacher



Joan Purcell (Not Pictured) Therapist