KDCCC employs a highly trained and caring Staff to work with our children and families. We have 6 Staff Members and utilize Volunteers each day, who work along-side our Staff. To learn more about how to volunteer see our For Volunteers Page.

Kathy McNinch

Executive Director

Kathy brings a wealth of early childhood experience to the Center. She has been a Center Director for 30+ years, with over 25 of those years spent here at KDCCC.

Heidi Albertson

Assistant Director & Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

Heidi holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from WMU. As the Assistant Director and Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher, she has been an integral part of KDCCC for over 23 years.

Beth Walters

Volunteer Coordinator

Beth holds a Bachelor Degree in Marketing from WMU. She served on KDCCC’s Board of Directors for several years and has been our Volunteer Coordinator for over 10 years.

Julie Chase

Preschool Teacher

Julie, our Preschool Teacher, has over 15 years of early childhood experience working in preschool settings.

Liza Norton

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Liza, our Assistant Preschool Teacher, holds a Bachelor Degree in Family Studies and a Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, both from WMU. She brings with her more than 13 years of early childhood experience.

Cassandra Macey

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Cassandra, our Infant/Toddler Teacher, previously worked in Kalamazoo Public School preschool and special education preschool programs.

Kim Stoner

Assistant Infant/Toddler Teacher

Kim, our Assistant Infant/Toddler Teacher, comes to us with about 15 years of preschool classroom experience.