Our Staff

Meghan Goding
Executive Director

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 Education:

  • Associate's In Science in Early Childhood Education

  • 2 Year Certificate in Child Development

  • Preschool Child Development Associate

  • Professional Development Specialist

  • Certified CLASS Observer in Infant/Toddler & Pre-K

  • Certified Common Measures Assessor

  • CACFP Administrator

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

13 years, with ECLC since 2017

Advisory Board Member:

Salina Technical College Early Education

Barton County Community College Early Education

Taelor Griffin
Assistant Director

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 Education:

  • Bachelor's Of Science in Social Services

  • Master of Science in Human Services

  • Preschool Child Development Associate

  • Currently working on Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

Taelor has been with ECLC since 2020!

Jami Korbe
Infant Lead Teacher

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 Education:

  • Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

Jami has been with ECLC since 2018!

Arin Watt
Toddler 1 Lead Teacher

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 Education:

  • Working on Infant and Toddler Child Development Associate

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

Arin has been with ECLC since Jan 2022!

Heather Haase
Toddler 2 Lead Teacher

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 Education:

  • Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

Heather has been with ECLC since 2013!

Haley Thornton
Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

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 Education:

  • Working on Preschool Child Development Associate

  • Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience:

Haley has been with ECLC since 2017!

Lauren Fitzgerald
Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

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 Education:

Employed since: Aug 2013

Lauren's Certifications/Degree:

* Preschool Child Development Associate

* Interim School Age Lead Teacher

* Certified Common Measures Assessor

* ServSafe Certified

* Social / Emotional Advocate

* Child / Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

Experience: 

Lauren has been with ECLC since 2013!

Kimberly Kottman

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 Toddler Teaching Assistant

  • With ECLC since June 2022

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Qualified

  • Pre-K Lead Qualified

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

SUPPORT STAFF

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Jenna Murphy

 Toddler Teaching Assistant

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Qualified

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

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Jenna Bennett

Teaching Assistant/ Lead Substitute

  • With ECLC since 2021

  • Working on Child Development Associate

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Qualified

  • Pre-K Lead Qualified

  • School Age Lead Qualified

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

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Angie Dolezal

Teaching Assistant

  • With ECLC since March 2022

  • Infant/Toddler Lead Qualified

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

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Jewel Stroede

Teaching Assistant/ Lead Substitute

  • With ECLC since 2021

  • Infant/Toddler  Lead Qualified

  • Preschool Lead Qualified

  • School Age Lead Qualified

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

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Amia Barta

Teaching Assistant

  • High School Aid since 2021

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified

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Sadie Lipscomb

Teaching Assistant

  • High School Aid since 2021

  • Child/Adult CPR & First Aid Certified