Tiny Town Team

  • Jacqueline Congdon


    Jacqueline Congdon is a mom of three. She has over 26 years experience Directing a NYS Licensed day care center, and she loves serving quality care to local families and watching children grow in a positive, fun learning environment.

  • Karen Chase

    Assistant Director

    Karen Chase has over 20 Years experience in a daycare setting. She loves her position as a Pre K teacher and Asst. Director. Karen is a very nurturing teacher and has successfully graduated many of Tiny Towns Prek children who have gone on to a very successful kindergarten year.

  • Lisa Cooper

    Lead INF II Teacher

    Lisa has over 20 years experience in the daycare setting. She is our lead teacher in Infant II she has been with Tiny Town since 2006. Lisa always has a positive smiling face, and she really knows how to make new families feel welcome.

  • Kimberly Schimikowski

    Assistant Teacher

    Kim worked for Tiny Town way back in our early years before moving to Georgia. After coming back to New York 10 years later, she rejoined the team in September 2010. Everyone loves Kimmy; we feel very fortunate to have her to help in all of the classrooms.

  • Ashley Nardini

    Co-INF I Teacher

    Ashley has been with Tiny Town since October 2009. She works as a co-teacher with Chris in our Infant I classroom. Ashley has her Infant toddler CDA. She is also a fantastic mom to her daughter. She really is a great part of our team!

  • Christine Tompkins

    Co-INF I Teacher

    Chris has been with Tiny Town since August of 2005! She is the one we trust to open the center each day. She is also an awesome co teacher in the Infant I classroom. Chris is a mom of three herself which adds to her experience when working in daycare each day.

  • Trisha Farley

    Co-Preschool Teacher

    Trisha is our full-time Pre School teacher. Trisha has over 12 years experience with all daycare ages and currently holds her CDA. She is recently a mom herself. She is such a wonderful addition to the Tiny Town team!

  • Catlin Smith

    Co-Preschool Teacher

    Catlin has a psychology degree and started with us in Jan 2014. She is a full-time Preschool teacher at Tiny Town. Catlin has an adorable toddler at home named Colton!

  • Kaleigh Congdon

    Assistant INF Teacher

    Kaleigh is a part time teacher’s assistant. She works mainly with the infants, and is currently a FT nursing student at Utica college. Kaleigh loves spending her school breaks working at Tiny Town. She is a natural with young children has been around them her whole life.

  • Julia Todaro

    Assistant Teacher

    Julia is new to daycare and the center. Since starting in September 2014 as a floater she has learned a lot about working with young children. She truly is a huge help to all of the lead teachers.

  • Amber Fredenburg

    Co-Toddler Teacher

    Amber is a Toddler co-teacher. She has been with us for over two years now. The toddlers LOVE her! She is a huge asset to that class and we feel fortunate to have her.

  • Erica Vickers

    Co-PreK Teacher

    Erica started at Tiny Town in September of 2016.  She brings with her an Early Childhood Education degree and three years experience in the daycare/school environment.  Though the newest addition to the team, she has quickly fit right in, bringing her creativity and artistic flair to the Pre-K classroom!

  • Emily Schimikowski

    Assistant Teacher

    Emily has been with Tiny Town since October 2011. She is a part time teacher her at the center and works in all of the classrooms helping wherever she can. Emily attends SCCC full time and will be graduating spring of 2015.

  • Lori Simpson

    Co-Infant II Teacher

    Lori joined the Tiny Town team in October of 2009. She works full time with our Infant II class and has also worked with Pre School age children as well. Lori is a mom of 2 and has such a nurturing personality. She is a natural with all the children!