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Rosalind Cutchins

Rosalind Cutchins

Rosalind is the Executive Director and has been with the Children’s Center since 1981.  She has a Master’s Degree with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation. Rosalind is the Local System Manager for the Infant and Toddler Connection of Western Tidewater, is credentialed as a Service Coordinator and as a Developmental Services provider.

 

Janet Owen

Janet Owen

Janet is the Operations Director and has worked over 25 years at the Children’s Center. Prior to working at the Children’s Center, Janet worked as an accountant for Planters Peanuts for nine years.  She graduated from Virginia Tech in 1980 with a Bachelors degree in Accounting.

 Tamie Rittenhouse

Tamie Rittenhouse

Tamie, the Early Head Start Director, earned a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communicative Disorders from Old Dominion University. Tamie has served the Children’s Center since 1989 in several positions.

 Anne Bruehl

Anne Bruehl

Anne is the Director of Health, including Mental Health and Disability Services. She has a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Florida, and a B.A. in Psychology from the College of William & Mary. Anne is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and is licensed by the Virginia Department of Education. In addition, she is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with the Virginia Board of Psychology. Anne is also the  proud parent of two children who attend our Community Childcare Program! She has served the Children’s Center since 2010.

 Laurie Phillips  

Laurie Phillips

Laurie is the ERSEA Manager and Transportation Coordinator for the agency.  She started with us in 1999 as an Infant Lead Teacher at the 507 center. Prior to working at the Children’s Center, Laurie was an elementary teacher with Southampton County and Franklin City Public Schools for 11 years.  She received her BS in Early Childhood and Upper Elementary Education from Radford University in 1987.

 

G. Lee Taylor

G. Lee is the Early Childhood Education Director. G. Lee has been with the Children’s Center since 2009. She has a BA degree in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also a licensed teacher in Virginia (Pre-K through third grade) and North Carolina (birth through kindergarten) and is certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as an Early Intervention Specialist.

Pat Ellsworth

Pat is the Site Supervisor at the Barbara S. Mease Children's Center at the Jones House. Pat has also been a lead teacher and teacher, and site supervisor at the Children's Center since 2006.

 

   

Corrie Walker

Corrie is the Educational Credentialist. She has a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Capella University and a M.S. and B.S. in Psychology from Old Dominion University. Corrie has over nine years experience working with children and their families, not including her experience as a proud parent of a teenager and two young children who attend our Community Childcare Program. She has served the Children’s Center since 2010.


Benay Patrick

Benay is the Site Supervisor for the Suffolk Children's Center at 300 Executive Court. She started with the agency in August 2013. Benay has an Associate degree in Science from Tidewater Community College and is currently a student at Norfolk State University.

 


 

 Jeff Zeigler

Jeff is the Community Relations Coordinator and has been employed by the Children’s Center since 2003. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Moravian College. Jeff has written for six newspapers and several magazines. He has also worked in public relations capacities with Dare County Schools in North Carolina and College of The Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC.

       
 

Sandra McNally

Sandra is the Site Supervisor for the Southampton Head Start Center. She has been with the center since 2013. Sandra earned a BA degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Old Dominion University and is pursuing a Master's degree in Special Education from Cambridge College.


 

Ana Filpo

Ana is the Site Supervisor at the Suffolk Head Start Center and has been with the Children's Center since 2015.

   

Paige Powell

Paige is the Human Resources Coordinator. She has been with the Center since 2015.

La'Kisha Jones


La'Kisha is the Center Based Coordinator for the Suffolk Children Center. She has a Master's degree in Human Services from Liberty University and a Bachelors degree in Business. She has served as a Center Director for over 10 years at non-profit and for-profit centers.

LaTosha Russell

Latosha is the Center Based Coordinator at the Suffolk Head Start Center. She joined the Children's Center in February 2016.



 
 

Stephanie Sproul

Stephanie is the Site Supervisor at the Texie Camp Marks Children's Center. Stephanie joined the Children's Center in 2016.


 
 

Darrell Partlow

Darrell is the Information Technology Manager. He joined the Children's Center in 2016.

 

Nekae Wells-Banks

Nekae is the Site Supervisor at the Smithfield Children's Center and the Smithfield Head Start Center. Nekae joined the Children's Center in 2015 as a lead teacher.


 

   

Regina Crawley

Regina is the Site Supervisor/Center Based Coordinator for the Pruden Center and Smithfield sites. She joined the Children's Center in 2017.

   

Angie Harbin

Angie is the Center Based Coordinator for the Texie Camp Marks Center, Barbara S. Mease Center, and Southampton Head Start Center. She joined the Children's Center in 2017.

 

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