Our Staff

  • Kathy Dolbier
    Director

    Kathy Dolbier

    Director

    Kathy joined Little Footprints as Director in July, 2016. She is a graduate of the State College of New Jersey with a BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and has been a teacher in the New Jersey and Florida Public Schools as well as the Director of KinderC.A.P. Preschool for over twenty years. She is the author of a Christian devotional entitled, One Woman’s Journey, and is the creator of the Christian Alphabet People Program. She is a mother of four grown children and a proud grandmother of ten! It is her passion to touch the next generation for Christ and she is so excited to be a part of the wonderful ministry of Little Footprints!

  • Beth Nash
    Assistant Director

    Beth Nash

    Assistant Director

    My name is Beth Nash, mother of two and a Little Footprints teacher since 2016. After spending the last several years teaching the 2 year old class, I am excited to step into the role of Assistant Director. I enjoy working with children, especially at the preschool level, to ensure they have the care and support they need as they begin their educational experience. It is a real joy and very rewarding to watch them grow and develop on a daily basis. Thank you for sharing your precious children with us!

  • Kate Clarke
    Lead Teacher - 4 Yr Old Class

    Kate Clarke

    Lead Teacher - 4 Yr Old Class

    Kate joined Little Footprints in 2003 as a lead teacher. She holds Child Development Associate (CDA) credentials and has over 20 years of teaching experience. Her desire is to instill a love of learning in children and tangibly demonstrate God’s love for them.

  • Laura White
    Teacher-3 Day Three Year Old Class

    Laura White

    Teacher-3 Day Three Year Old Class

    Laura joined Little Footprints in 2009 as a lead teacher. She is a graduate of The University of Florida with a B.S. in Education. With over eight years of teaching experience, Laura has a proven ability to enable each child to flourish within a fun and positive learning environment.

  • Kristen Galardi
    Teacher-2 Year Old Class

    Kristen Galardi

    Teacher-2 Year Old Class

    Kristen joined Little Footprints as a teacher’s assistant in 2021. She has two children and multiple pets. Kristen has her MMEd from Gordon College in Massachusetts. She has served as a music specialist before raising her daughters. Kristen plays trumpet professionally and enjoys creating music that celebrates the glory of God. She is looking forward to serving out her love for God and passion for teaching with the children at Little Footprints.

  • Marge Watkins
    Assistant Teacher - 3-Day Three Year Old Class

    Marge Watkins

    Assistant Teacher - 3-Day Three Year Old Class

    Marge joined Little Footprints in 1995 as an assistant teacher. With a broad background in children’s programs in the nonprofit sector, Marge is committed to helping children grow in every facet of their development.

  • Elona Pendell
    Assistant Teacher-4 Day Four Year Old Class

    Elona Pendell

    Assistant Teacher-4 Day Four Year Old Class

    My name is Elona Pendell and I am pleased to be able to help out at Little Footprints Learning Center as an assistant in the 4 year old class.

    I have experience teaching in public schools as well as directing and teaching in preschools. I am happy to help families and enjoy the children. Along with helping with the academic program I will be reminding the children that God loves them and made them very special.

  • Meredith Giegerich
    Assistant Teacher-2 Year Old Class

    Meredith Giegerich

    Assistant Teacher-2 Year Old Class

    Hi, my name is Meredith Giegerich and I am a senior at Rutgers University studying Linguistics/Speech and Hearing Sciences. I hope to be in Graduate school for Speech-Language Pathology next year. I went to Little Footprints many, many years ago and I couldn’t be happier to be back and working with your kids! I am committed to loving and teaching your kids the way Jesus would.