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

Chantel Brown- Interim Program Site Director (Program Manager)

Mamatha Naraparaju

Mamatha Naraparaju – Operations Manager


Suria Chen

Suria Chen-Business Manager


Rosa Brown- Younger Toddler Starling Coordinator


Fatime Diop- Younger Toddler Starling Classroom Teacher

Selma Erus- Younger Toddler Starling Classroom Teacher

Dedra Jackson Older Toddler  Chickadee Coordinator

Saalihah Halimi- Older Toddler  Chickadee Classroom Teacher

Pallavi Naha- Older Toddler  Chickadee Classroom Teacher


Genevieve Abara- Bunnies Classroom Younger Mixed Age Coordinator



Natasha Menn- Bunnies Classroom Teacher


Melonie Edwards- PHLpreK & Pre-K Puffins Classroom Coordinator


Andre Houslin- PHLprek & Pre-K Puffin Classroom Teacher


Surabhi Chary

Surabhi Chary- Pre-K Dragonflies Classroom Teacher


Sara Karlen

Sara Karlen- Pre-K Dragonflies Classroom Coordinator


Kevin Adickes- After School Coordinator & Floater












Kai Farrell – After School Teacher & Floater

Simin Samimi- Floater


Morgan Riffer- Floater


Mithila Sultana- Floater


Sharmin Huq

Sharmin Huq- Floater