Meet the Team

DEDICATED & CERTIFIED

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Karé Matrisciano

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Fran Roman

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS

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Rosemary Adamo

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

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Cora Terzo

ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR

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Peter Lopez

OPERATIONS MANAGER

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Sara Carnival

INFANT BUTTERFLIES

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Sara has been with the Kirby family since 1984 and is CPR and First Aid certified. She enjoys watching her students grow in their educational journeys and helping them lay the foundations for success in the future. 

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Cathy Nufrio

INFANT TEDDY BEARS

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Cathy has worked in early childhood education for the last 36 years. She has been a dedicated teacher in the infant classroom since 2015. She is also specially trained in early childhood education with an Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

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Aimee Arguedas

ENROLLMENT AND PROGRAM MANAGER & TODDLER AND TURTLES LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Aimee has spent many years caring for children through the extraordinary programs we provide. She has been a dedicated Kirby teacher since 2013. Ms. Aimee has the Infant-Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

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Danielle Ogunseye

TODDLER BUMBLE BEES

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Danielle has worked with children since the age of 16. She received her degree in early childhood education and special education from Saint Elizabeth University. She has been a committed Kirby teacher since April of 2018.

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Kelly-Ann Wilson

TODDLER HUMMINGBIRDS

LEAD TEACHER

Working with children has always been Ms. Kelly’s passion. Prior to working at the Kirby Center, Ms. Kelly acquired her BA in Psychology and Early Childhood Development at Saint Elizabeth University. She has been a beloved Kirby teacher since March of 2018.

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Erin McCarthy

TODDLER LADYBUGS

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Erin received her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University. She has been with Kirby since 2002 and greatly enjoys delving into art and music with her Toddler classes.

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Sandra Vallejo

PRESCHOOL HONEY BEES

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Sandra has been a dedicated teacher since 2004 and has worked with both toddler and preschool children. She is CPR and First Aid Certified and maintains up to date with professional development training.

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Rebecca Natafalusy

PRESCHOOL TIGERS

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Becca has worked with Kirby Preschoolers since 2003. In November of 2020, she was recognized as an Exceptional Educator by New Jersey Teacher 2 Teacher for her outstanding work.

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Gloria Tobon

PRESCHOOL DRAGONFLIES

LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Gloria has been with Kirby since 2006. She has not only taught multiple Spanish classes, but she is also CPR and First Aid Certified and holds a Group Teacher Certificate and a CDA (Child Development
Associate).

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Jeanne Ortman

PRESCHOOL OWLS

LEAD TEACHER

Welcome, Ms. Jeanne, to the Kirby Center! She holds Education, English, and Art degrees from Caldwell College University. Twenty-five-plus years of teaching experience has prepared Ms. Jeanne for her new journey at the Kirby Center.

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Brittany Magliulo

KOALAS

MSD LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Brittany joined the Kirby family in 2022. She has a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and psychology with P-3 certification. She has years of experience working with children, from infantry to the fifth grade, applying her passion for teaching ever since she was old enough to be employed.

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Michelle Cohen

PUPPIES 

MSD LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Michelle holds a BA in history from Kean University and has worked in the field of education for 12 years. She has had formalized training and coursework in Special Education and has previously worked as a Speech and Language Specialist. 

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Dianne Mohan

KANGAROOS

MSD LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Dianne has a degree in Early Childhood Education from The College of New Jersey and is certified to teach preschool through eighth grade. She has been a dedicated preschool teacher since 2011, as preschool has always been her favorite age group to teach.

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Laura Gloss

PENGUINS

MSD LEAD TEACHER

Ms. Laura started her teaching career at Kirby in 1997 and has been the lead teacher for the Morris School District Preschool Expansion Program since it started in September 2020. She also graduated from the College of Saint Elizabeth’s with a bachelor’s in Psychology and a P-3 Teaching Certification.