Our Team

Learn more about the Teachers, Staff, and Board Members
of Children’s Day Preschool and Family Center


Children’s Day is a success because of the amazing people that support our efforts.

Our staff are incredibly dedicated- most have worked at the school for more than 15 years. Keep Scrolling to learn more about our incredible team!


Sue Dannemiller - Executive Director

Sue Dannemiller - Executive Director

A Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Art Therapist, Sue has extensive expertise in children’s mental health. She brings a wealth of knowledge of children’s and family issues to her work. She started at Children’s Day as the Art Therapist in 2001, becoming the Clinical Coordinator soon after. Over the years, Sue continued to develop her management skills and became the Executive Director in 2007.

Vicky Esposito-Novak, Director

Vicky Esposito-Novak, Director

In a journey similar to many of the families who attend our school, Vicky emigrated to the United States many years ago with the dream of building on her successful teaching career in Argentina. She started at Children’s Day in 1993 as a classroom teacher in both toddler and preschool classrooms, becoming the Education Supervisor after a few years. Vicky earned her Master’s Degree and became the Director in 2007.

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Main Office

our office staff

Rodrigo Rivero, Staff Accountant
Leslie Jimenez, Administrative Assistant

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Education and Social Work


Mariluz Lopez, Education Supervisor
Yolanda Rivero, Social Work Supervisor

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Special Services

art THERAPY & Nursing

Erica Bogart, Art Therapist
Kim Carney, RN

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Family Services

family workers

Bertha Soriano
Emily Cantu
Patricia Torres

Board of Directors

Guidance - Insight - Dedication

Board Officers and members

James Villano, President

Rudy Boonstra, Vice President

Nancy Asaro, Treasurer

Daniel Shapiro and Jeanne Paige- Board Members


classroom teachers

Monica Rada
Claudia Castillo
Claudia Vacca
Marisol Gonzalez
Jillian Schumann
Hasmin Llamoca
Maria Bautista

classroom assistant teachers

Eugenia Saldariagga
Siamely Rodriguez
Carmen Perez
Eudocia Almonte
Katherine Silfa
Flor Cardoso

Yaneth Gonzalez
Mariana Ponce

Rosario Pena (not pictured)

young preschool program

Leslie Cardoso
Cirila Guerrero
Yolanda Lopez

Rounding Out Our Team

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Gloria Munoz, Head Cook
Rosa Soriano, Assistant Cook

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facilities management

Camilo Hernandez

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wrap around / after care staff

Jose Cardoso, Ana Sanchez, Oriana Recoba-Estomba, Juliesy Moya, Sofia Guarneros, Madeline Ramos, Giselle Rosario, Ashley Romero, Alma Escamilla, Yareli Gonzalez, Suzanny Genao (not pictured)