MEET OUR TEAM

LISA ERXLEBEN
Director

Hello! My name is Lisa Erxleben and I am the Director of Lambertville Academy.

I attended Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania where I received a B.A. in Communications and completed the programs for Early Childhood and Elementary Education in 2003. I have worked in a variety of school settings before coming to Lambertville Academy including public, private and Montessori schools. I have been with Lambertville Academy since 2007. Since then, I have been Senior Teaching Staff for the Pre-K class as well as the School Age After-Care Program. Before becoming Director in 2015, I also worked as an Administrative Support Staff since 2010. I look forward to finishing my Master’s in Educational Administration.
In addition to having the privilege of working with young children, I enjoy spending time with my nieces, reading and traveling to warm places! I love coming to work every day and being able to watch your children grow!

Preschool I
Green Room
Yvonne Taylor
Yvonne Taylor
Hello everyone! My name is Yvonne Taylor and I am the Co-Lead Teacher in the Preschool I class in the Green Room. I have been a resident of Lambertville for 7 years, and of Hunterdon County for 21 years.

I plan to continue earning certifications in Early Childhood Development and using my work experience of 10 years in childcare, to provide my best care and learning experience for your children.

I’ve worked as a Lead Teacher with infants and young toddlers for the past five years, and as a director designee for one year.

My passion for childcare started while I was in high school working with the local YMCA aftercare programs. I graduated from Hunterdon Central High School and then from Harris School of Business focusing on education fields allied in business and health.

In my free time I enjoy spending quality time with my family and my 7 year old son. I look forward to growing with the Lambertville Academy staff!
Christy
Christie Heutmaker
Hello! My name is Christie Heutmaker and I am the Senior Teacher in the Green Room with the Preschool I class and assist Ms. Lisa as group teacher in the administrative office.

I am a graduate of The College of New Jersey where I majored in Elementary Education and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Before coming to The Academy, I taught a variety of different ages at The Goddard School of Ewing and worked at Big Bear Natural Foods in Lambertville.

In my free time, I enjoy reading, hiking, riding bikes, crafting and watching shows and movies on Netflix. I am the proud owner of a vintage Airstream trailer, which I am currently in the process of gutting and remodeling. In the future, I plan to travel the country with my husband and our cat!
Carrie
Carrie Nasile
Hello! My name is Carrie Nasile and I am the Assistant Teacher in the Green Room with the PSI class.

I have been working with young children for 7 years. I have worked with children from infancy to age 5. I enjoy all ages and love watching the children enjoy learning new things every day.
I have been a lifelong resident of Hopewell Township. I had such a great experience growing up along the Delaware River with my 8 older siblings! My husband, Jerry, and I have 2 children and now 2 beautiful grandchildren. It is such a joy being a mother and now a grandmother!

I love to read, spend time with my grandchildren, travel and take walks and golfing. I enjoy coming in to work each day to see the children’s smiles and to receive their hugs. What a way to start the day!
Preschool II
Yellow Room
Shianne
Shianne Howard
Hello! My name is Shianne Howard; I am the Assistant Teacher with the Preschool II class in the Yellow Room.
In 2019 I decided to finally pursue a career working with children and I am so grateful that Lambertville Academy gave me that chance!
I am a student at Baypath University and am currently working on my B.A in Psychology. I have also begun the CDA credential program through NORWESCAP as well.
In my spare time, I love reading comics, watching movies and trying my hand at photography. I love being here to watch your child grow and I hope to get to know you all in the future!
Haley
Haley Lubold
Hello! My name is Haley Lubold; I am the Teacher Aide with the Preschool I and Pre-K classes in the Green and Blue Room most afternoons.
I started volunteering at Lambertville Academy in the summer of 2016 and began as an employee in the spring of 2017. I loved getting to work with all of the classes! I am currently enrolled at TCNJ majoring in Early Childhood Education and English.
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. I look forward to gaining valuable experience while working with the children and families at Lambertville Academy!
Noelle
Noelle Harper
Hello! My name is Noelle Harper. I am the Teacher’s Aide in the afternoons with the Preschool Program.

I graduated from South Hunterdon Regional High School and am attending RVCC to begin Nursing coursework.

I have been volunteering at Lambertville Academy since November 2017 and love the experience of working with each class. I also have many years of experience babysitting for children of all ages.

In my spare time, I love to read and hang out with my friends and family.

I am excited to start this new journey as a part of the Lambertville Academy team!
Pre K
Blue Room
Lauren Proscia
Lauren Proscia
Hi there! My name is Lauren Proscia and I am the Lead teacher with the Pre-K class in the Blue Room. I graduated with my minor in Fashion Merchandising and major in Business Management and Marketing. I have past childcare experience being the former Director of Children’s Summer Camp at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences. I am looking forward to continuing my education by pursuing my CDA certification!
I have been a local Lambertville resident for three years and I love living in our walkable town! Things I enjoy are hiking, camping, traveling with my family and my three year old daughter. I look forward to being a part of the LA team!
Beverly Garnett
Beverly Garnett
Hello! My name is Beverly Garnett and I am the Assistant Teacher in the Pre-K class in the Blue Room.
I have lived in Bucks County, PA since 1993. I’ve been teaching here at Lambertville Academy for over 12 years.
While I have my B.A in Fine Arts and Graphic Design, I also have my CDA (Child Development Associates) and hundreds of hours of professional development.
Each year I love getting to know every child’s personality and learning about their special skills and abilities. My goal as a teacher is to help every child achieve their maximum potential and love coming to school.
I am so glad to be a part of the Lambertville Academy team!
Ms. Alicia
Ms. Alicia
Hello! My name is Ms. Alicia and I am the Teacher Assistant with the PS I and PK classes in the Green and Blue Rooms.
I graduated from Delaware Valley Regional High School and I am currently attending Stockton University for my degree in Business.
I have experience working with children especially in my family as I have 3 younger brothers and 4 younger cousins. I’ve always enjoyed helping out and spending time with them whenever I could.
In my free time, I like watching movies, going on hikes, writing and going to new places.
I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to be a part of the Lambertville Academy community! I’ve always had a passion to work with children and I want to get to know every child and help them flourish to their full potential!
School Age
Latifah Howard
Latifah Howard
Hi! My name is Latifah Howard and I am the Assistant Teacher with the School Age group in the After Care Program.

I recently graduated from South Hunterdon Regional High School. I plan on furthering my education and gaining my degree in Criminal Justice.

I like to spend my free time watching movies and YouTube and with my family and friends!

I look forward to seeing the school age children learn and grow this year!
Chris
Chris Keeton
Hi! My name is Chris Keeton and I am the School Age Program Supervisor. I was excited to join the Lambertville Academy family in 2014.

I have worked with children of all ages throughout my life as a mentor and coach.

I mainly work with the School-Age Programs (Before and After Care) but can also be found working with the Pre-K class in the Blue Room most mornings.

I am currently pursuing the CDA Credential and plan on completing those requirements in the near future.