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Hello! My name is Lisa Milisivana 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.
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!
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!
I am so excited to be back and working with your children after the stay-at-home order was lifted. Although I enjoyed the time cooking and cleaning at home, I love being at LA with all of our friends in the Green Room!
Hi! My name is Latifah Howard and I am the Assistant Teacher with the PS I class in the Green Room.
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 Green Room children learn and grow this year!
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!
Hello parents! My name is Felecia Blamo and I am the Lead Pre-K teacher with the Blue Room!
I am originally from New York City, but I lived in California for over 30 years before moving here to New Jersey.
It is my dream job to be doing what I do…being the best preschool teacher I can be!
First, it is my belief that children are natural learners and must be given every opportunity to let their curiosity grow. I believe that in doing so, we are ensuring each child’s ability to create and acquire more knowledge and skill as they continue to develop. I base my preschool curriculum on three factors-1. The knowledge children already possess, 2. The child’s current skill level and 3. Preschool activities based on the skills the child will acquire in their next developmental stage. I received my CDA credential in 2014 and I am currently working to complete my bachelor’s in preschool administration.
I am so excited to continue working with preschoolers and to be a part of the Lambertville Academy “family!” I look forward to spending many happy days here with all of you!
Hi there! My name is Alicia Winand: I joined Lambertville Academy in 2023 as an Assistant Teacher in the Blue Room with the Pre-K class.
I grew up in Hopewell, NJ and graduated from Hopewell Valley Central high school in 2016. I am currently finishing classes online at Ramapo College to obtain my Bachelor’s in Education. I have previous experience working with children ages 1-6.
In my spare time, I enjoy being with my family, friends and my dog! I also enjoy going on walks.
I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to be a part of Lambertville Academy!
Hello! My name is Devin Corey. I work as an Assistant Teacher with the Pre-K program in the Blue Room.
I grew up in Lambertville and went to South Hunterdon. I have been babysitting for awhile and have always had a passion for working with children. I loo forward to continuing my education in Early Childhood education.
I love connecting with and getting to know what makes every child special. I’m excited to grow with the Lambertville Academy community!
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.
Hello! My name is Xavier Snell. I am an assistant teacher with the Pre-K class in the morning and with the School Age group for After Care.
I grew up in grew up in Lambertville and even attended Lambertville Academy with Ms. Lisa! I went to Lambertville Public School and South Hunterdon.
I have have always had an eye for coaching and love working with children to help better themselves
I’m eager I’m eager to start working with the LA community!