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Lori Ann Higgins
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Lori Ann Higgins - Director - Lori has a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from Castleton State College. She lives in North Attleboro with her husband Mark and their three children, Colin, Mollie and Brady and their dogs Mason and Cody. Lori enjoys reading and scrapbooking and looks forward to a fun year working with all the families at the preschool.


Marilyn Bowley
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Marilyn Bowley - Marilyn teaches the 4-day, Red Bird class. Her experience and education is in Early Childhood as Director. She has taught Kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, and Nursery school for more than 30 years. She lives in Norfolk in a home in which five generations of her family have resided. She hopes to provide children with a fun, rewarding and positive preschool experience.


Christine Duross
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Christine Duross - Christine teaches the 3-day-X Pink Elephant class and the 2.9 Purple Cat class. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education from Dean College. She lives in Norton with her husband, Mike and their four children, Madison, Abigail, Michael and Alexandra and their dog, Jackson. Christine enjoys spending time in Maine and photography. She is excited for a fun year of learning.


Michelle Dunn
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Michelle Dunn - Michelle teaches the 3-day Blue Horse class and 2-day Brown Bear class. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Dean College and over 13 years teaching experience. She has lived in Norfolk for over 20 years with her husband, Michael and their four boys, Justin, Patrick, Christopher and Ryan. Three of her boys are NCP alumni. Michelle is looking forward to another exciting year working with the children and families at NCP.


Pam Tomsik
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Pam Tomsik - Pam teaches the 3-day-X Pink Elephant class. She has her BA from Stonehill College with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in reading. She has taught for over 20 years at the early childhood level. Pam lives in Norfolk with her husband Scott and their daughter Caroline and their cat, Linus. She enjoys reading, visiting places up North and spending time with family and friends. She is looking forward to the up-coming year at NCP.


Karen Murphy
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Karen Murphy - Karen teaches the 3-day Green Frog class and the 2-day Goldfish class. She received her Bachelor's Degree from St. Anselm College and has over 12 years teaching experience. She lives in Mansfield with her husband Mike and their three children, Meghan, Kayla, and Peter and their black labs, Mollie and Penny. Karen enjoys reading and painting and is very excited to share an educational fun-filled year with you and your children.


Victoria Glaser
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Victoria Glaser - Victoria teaches the 3-day Green Frog class and the 2-day Goldfish class. Victoria received her BA in Sociology from Skidmore College and her Master's Degree in School Counseling from George Washington University. Victoria lives in Norfolk with her husband, Matt and their three children, Collin, Emma and Sarah, an NCP alumni, and their rescue dogs, Phoebe and Jellybean. Victoria enjoys skiing with her family, traveling to England to visit family and spending time on their boat. She can't wait for another great year at NCP meeting new families and friends.


Samantha McLaughlin
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Samantha McLaughlin - Sam is the assistant teacher in the Red Bird class. She has her BA from Curry College and has worked within a high school for the past 12yrs. Sam and her husband Paul live in Franklin with their four children Adelle and Grace (both NCP graduates), Nolan and Wes. She enjoys decorating, spending summers at the beach and is excited to work with the red bird class!


Melissa Murk
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Melissa Murk - Melissa is a teacher in the 2.9 Purple Cat class. Melissa has an Early Childhood Education certification and over 7 years' experience teaching preschool. Melissa lives in Norfolk with her husband Marty and their two kids; Cameron (an NCP graduate) and Mae (a current student). Melissa enjoys sailing, cooking, biking, and spending time with her family. Melissa can't wait to share a fun-filled preschool experience with you and your children!


Molly Cohen
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Molly Cohen - Molly is the assistant teacher in the 2-day Brown Bear class and the 3-day Blue Horse class. She has a degree from Bates College. She lives in Franklin with her husband Jonathan and their three boys, Akira, Harry and Max. She enjoys camping, gardening and swimming, and she is looking forward to a wonderful year at NCP!