Support Teachers

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Faith Coblentz, Assistant Group Supervisor

Faith loves working at New Holland Early Learning Center because every day is different and each child finds a way to brighten her day in small moments during their time together. When she is not at the Center, Faith studies biology at Penn State University and enjoy lifting and running in her free time. 

Barbara Martucci: Assistant Group Supervisor

Barbara grew up in Coopersburg, PA and graduated from Southern Lehigh School. She and husband, John, have three children and two grandchildren. As a little girl, she wanted to be a school teacher, but couldn’t afford college, so she opened her own Family Day Care which she ran for 8 years. She continued to work with children through church programs, serving as a Big Sister with Big Brothers/Sisters of the Lehigh Valley, providing child care through Care.com and babysitting her grandkids. She says, "Getting to see our world through their eyes keeps me young and hopeful."

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Eleanor Gibson, Assistant Group Supervisor

Eleanor has a big family consisting of herself and her daughter, her two brothers, her sister, and her sister's two daughters. She always knew she wanted to work with kids and has been babysitting since she was 12 years old. 

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Larissa Torreulla, Assistant Group Supervisor

Larissa is from Leola, PA and will be attending college to major in child psychology. Larissa's favorite thing about working with the kids is seeing how different each kid is and watching them grow up. 

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Cheryl Myers, Assistant Group Supervisor

Cheryl grew up in Paradise and moved to New Holland five years ago with her son.  She is now married and has two children as well as a bonus daughter.  Cheryl has some education in human services and has a passion for working with children.  Cheryl says, "Every day is a new day, and it is amazing watching kids learn and grow".