Our Staff 

Hello! I am Ms. Janet, lead toddler teacher. I have been working at Ja'Duke for 7 years and have 17 years of experience in childcare and early education.  It is wonderful to be a part of the Ja'Duke Preschool team and I feel that the arts are such an essential piece of a child's learning process.  One of the best ways to engage children is by making it fun and sparking their imagination and creativity.  I feel fortunate to be in such a rich and diverse place where children acquire confidence and skills and become secure individuals who love to learn. 

Hello!  My name is Ms. Jenn.  I am thrilled to be a part of the Ja'Duke team as an EEC certified teacher.  I have been teaching for one year and am currently continuing my education to gain my lead teacher certification.  I believe that every child brings a unique outlook to our classroom and I am privileged to be a part of their journey of lifelong learning.

Miss. Sheryl is an EEC Certified Preschool/Infant toddler Teacher in the Blue Room. She has worked with Ja’Duke for 7 years. Prior experience includes working in the public school system with children with cognitive disabilities. Miss. Sheryl’s favorite part of working at Ja’Duke is having the ability to have fun while working with children of all ages in different classrooms each day. 

I am Ms. Dani, one of the lead teachers in the Yellow Room.  I have worked at Ja'Duke Preschool for 3 fabulous years!  I have my Associates Degree in ECE and continue to take courses to further my education.  My favorite things about working at Ja'Duke are learning from the children while they learn from us.

Miss. Juniper is an EEC certified preschool/infant toddler teacher in the Blue Room. She has been teaching at Ja’Duke for 3 years. Prior to teaching at Ja’Duke, Miss. Juniper worked in the field with children with cognitive disabilities. Miss. Juniper’s passion is singing and musical theater, she teaches the preschool singing class every other week. Miss. Juniper has been in many Ja’Duke Productions. You may remember her as Millie in “Thoroughly Modern Millie”, Blue Fairy in “Geppetto”, Kala in Tarzan or Morticia in “The Addams Family”. Miss. Juniper is happy to say her favorite thing about working at Ja’Duke is the amazing children she teaches, and being able to help them learn, play and grow while immersed in her passion.

Hello, My Name is Emilie Senser I'm a lead teacher here at Ja’Duke Preschool. I have been working for Ja’Duke Preschool for 6 years now. I went to Greenfield Community College where I got my degree in Early Childhood Education. I love working with the kiddos and teaching them new and fun things!

Hi There!!  I am Ms. Amber the Certified Director here at Ja'Duke Preschool.  I have been in the field for 14 years now, and have been right here since we started putting up the walls.  I love that we get to expose all of our little friends to the arts everyday as it is a great way to make learning exciting and fun.  My favorite thing about ECE is watching children learn and grow throughout their younger years and here I am even lucky enough to see lots of the preschool alumni coming back for evening classes and performances.  We have a true sense of community here at Ja'Duke and a big happy family feeling right when you walk in the door!

 Ja'Duke Preschool

110 Industrial Blvd.

Turners Falls MA 01376

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