Mansfield Children's School
Our Staff

We have a dedicated and caring teaching staff who work hard to provide children with a quality learning experience.  Members of our teaching staff include:

Connie Pietrafetta, Director/Teacher
    Connie has a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Special Education, and a Post Bachelorate Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis on Motor Development in Children. Connie has been teaching preschool for 40 years and has been the Owner/Director of Mansfield Children's School for 35 years. She has been an active member of her community and church for the past 40 years. She has also been a member of Mansfield Kindergarten Readiness Committee for two years.
Sue DesJardins, Co-Director/Teacher
    Sue has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and has completed coursework in Preschool Administration for certification as Director of a Preschool. Sue has been a member of our teaching staff for 17 years, during which time she was Lead Teacher for four years. She worked at a career in restaurant and retail management prior to joining our staff.
Patty Harwood, Teacher
    Patty has a Bachelors Degree in Primary Education with a double major in English. She has been a member of our teaching staff for seven years. She taught at a local preschool as an assistant teacher for two years, and as a teacher for four years. She taught first grade for one year, after working as a substitute teacher in the public schools for three years. Prior to joining our staff, Patty had been a classroom volunteer for the "I Care" Special Needs Program, and a volunteer for (RIF) Reading Is Fundamental.
Lisa Muller, Teacher
    Lisa has a Bachelors Degree in Marketing, and a state certification as Teacher in Early Childhood Education. She has been a member of our teaching staff for eleven years. During that time, she has been a Teacher for six years, and was an Assistant Teacher for four years. Prior to joining our staff, Lisa was a Girl Scout Leader for several years, and spent much of her time as a volunteer in the public schools for kindergarten through grade 2, as well as assisting in Mansfield kindergarten screening.
Patty Flammini, Assistant Teacher
    Patty has been a registered nurse for 23 years. She has been a member of our teaching staff for seven years. She worked as a school nurse at the Charter School for one year. During that year, she assisted in children's screenings as part of her job. Patty has also been a part-time daycare provider for four years. Prior to joining our staff, she was a volunteer for (RIF) Reading Is Fundamental.
Stephanie Znoj, Assistant Teacher(Enrichment Program)
    Staphanie has a Bachelors Degree in Public Relations. She worked as an Enrichment Program Assistant Teacher for one year at our school while completing coursework for certification in Early Childhood Education. Stephanie has been an active member of her community as well as a member of Mansfield Mom's Club.