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Grasshopper Teachers


Dottie Leisey: Co-Lead Teacher, Group Supervisor

Dottie grew up in New Holland and graduated from Garden Spot High School. She has her Child Development Associates Credential.  She has worked at the Center for more than 30 years. Dottie lives in New Holland with her husband, Brad, and her dog, Sparks. One of her favorite things about working with infants is rocking and cuddling them, and she enjoys watching them grow into friendly, outgoing young adults.


Tracy Weir: Co-Lead Teacher, Group Supervisor

Tracy was born and raised in New Holland where she attended Garden Spot High School. She brings over five years of experience in the childcare field to NHELC’s infant class. Tracy’s favorite thing about working with the children is seeing the children’s excitement when learning new things.


Karina Morales: Group Supervisor

Karina was born and raised in New Holland and is currently attending Harrisburg Area Community College majoring in Biology. She lives with her parents Everardo and Jen and her siblings, Kylah and Evan.

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