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Staff members at Little Noises will conduct themselves in a professional manner.  They will provide a healthy, caring atmosphere and treat all information concerning the children and families with strict confidence.
Opened Little Noises Daycare & Preschool with other family members in 2005
Currently holds a Child Development Associate from Bay Mills Community College
State Certified Head Teacher Certificate
Certified in  Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid; EPI-Pen and Medication Administration
Various administration, business and Early Childhood Education classes
Completed Head Start Classes
Member of the East Haddam Early Childhood Council
Worked at East Haddam Elementary School as a playground aide.
Involved with East Haddam Little League baseball team for 10 years
Nationally Certified Pharmacy Technician 2001-present
East Haddam Resident for over 41 years
Married and the mother of two son's, grandmother of three
Love spending time with my family and quilting, 
Kim Owens: Director/Owner

Karen has been apart of the Little Noises team from the beginning in 2005, Karen was the Kindergarten teacher for Sally's childcare for many years.
Certified in  Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid; EPI-Pen and Medication Administration
Attends various Early childhood Education Classes, many at Middlesex Community College
Was a Sunday School Teacher, and East Hampton Bible Church Music Director from 1976-1981
Helped with an accreditation process 
Is a Haddam Neck resident 
Married and the mother of two children, grandmother of one
Karen Harris: Teacher/Kindergarten
Doreen Salisbury/Preschool Teacher/Director Assistant
Joined the Little Noises team in January 2009
Certified in  Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid; EPI-Pen and Medication Administration
Kindergarten Teacher Assistant and Art Teacher for 4 years at St. John School, Old Saybrook
Implemented a math program for Little Noises preschool
Attends various Early childhood continuing education classes
Teddy Bear Den home daycare assistant-10 years
East Haddam PTO President 2 years/Cub Scout Pack 82 Publicity Director-5 years
Assists Director in daily tasks, such as staff management and scheduling, coordinates the summer program, arranges field trips and parties, puts together all newsletters, 
East Haddam Resident/Married and the mother of two
Interests-Art, NASCAR, WNBA, and CHOCOLATE!!!

Claudia Skinner/Preschool Teacher 
Joined the Little Noises Team in 2010
Was a preschool teacher at East Haddam Preschool for nine years
Ran her own home daycare for three years
Currently holds a Child Development Associate Certificate in Early Childhood Education
State Certified Head Teacher Cerfificate
Certified in  Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid; EPI-Pen and Medication Administration
Attends various Early Childhood Classes
Grew up in East Haddam and lives here with her husband and two children
Erica Johnson/Infant/Toddler Teachers Aide
Joined the Little Noises team in 2009
Was a teacher's aide at the East Haddam Preschool for three years 
Kindergarten Aide for the Groton Public School System
Certified in  Adult/Child/Infant CPR/First Aid; EPI-Pen and Medication Administration
Attends various Early Childhood Classes
Will be enrolling in a class to earn her Child Development Certificate for infant/toddler
A licensed Real Estate Agent
Lives in East Haddam with her husband and two children


Other staff members include: Rebecca Skinner, Haylie Kerkes, Nina Dumont/infant/toddler teachers, Beth Schondorf/before school, Cody Ibbotson, Samantha Homar, Makayla Goff/after school, Hailey Priest/preschool.