Katydids Teachers

Maddie Messner: Lead 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!

Jules Tarpey, Group Supervisor

Jules was raised in Easton, Pennsylvania and currently lives in New Holland with her family. She graduated from Eastern University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and ESL. Jules loves playing piano/guitar, participating in sports, and supporting children in the process of learning new skills and developing confidence in their abilities.