Butterfly Teachers


Maddie Messner: Assistant Teacher, Assistant Group Supervisor

Maddie went to Garden Spot High School and County Technology Center for childcare, and is currently going for her Associate's in Early Childhood Education. Her mom, Tracy, works in the Grasshoppers classroom. She has 1 older brother and 1 younger brother. Maddie's favorite thing about working with children is watching them learn and grow!


Jennifer Morales: Lead Teacher, Assistant Group Supervisor, Assistant Director

Jen was raised in East Earl and graduated from Garden Spot High School. She earned her Child Development Associate Credential and is currently enrolled in Early Care and Education at Harrisburg Area Community College. Jen has worked at the Center since 1993 and has a passion for working with children that have varying needs. She lives in New Holland with her husband, Everardo, three children - Karina, Kylah and Evan - four fur babies, and Everardo’s niece, Ashly and her son Francisco. Her favorite thing about working with children is their innocence and acceptance.