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Meet the Team

Below you will find SC CCR&R's staff and coaches. Together we work to increase accessibility to and frequency of quality, affordable child care in the state of South Carolina.

Admin

Melissa McDonald

Director & Principal Investigator

Tresa Nelson, M.Ed.

Program Manager

Samantha Janicki, M.Ed.

Program Manager

Tara Judge

Business Manager

Holly Barnett-Starrett

Information Systems & Technical Support Coordinator

Ella McKinney

Administrative Assistant

Family

Aimee Dubé

Homeless Support & Child Care Referral Specialist

Taylor Mack

Parent Referral Specialist

Position to be Filled

Dual Language Learner Family Referral Specialist

Community

Linda Caraway-Doherty, M.Ed.

Community Engagement Manager

Darlene Faucette, M.Ed.

Training Quality Coach

Zoë Murrie

Communications Coordinator

Christian Stevens

Outreach Specialist

Program

Monica Akers-Bellamy, M.Ed

Family Child Care Quality Coach Lead

Jenn Adams

Family Child Care Quality Coach: PeeDee

Heather Reyes, M.Ed.

Family Child Care Quality Coach: The Midlands

Teneshia Slempa

Family Child Care Quality Coach: The Lowcountry

Position to be Filled

Family Child Care Quality Coach: Upstate

Joy Huyck

Dual Language Learner Quality Coach

Kimberly Sowell, M.A.

Quality Coach Lead

Leslie Terry, M.Ed.

Quality Coach Lead

Jehan Badawi

Quality Coach

Elizabeth Cutaia, M.Ed.

Quality Coach

Kimberly Draughn

Quality Coach

Stephanie Glasser-Alfieri, M.Ed.

Quality Coach

Tunisiann Howard, M.S.

Quality Coach

Bonnye Hughes Peebles, M.Ed.

Quality Coach

Sherry Ly Ching Chen King, M.M.

Quality Coach

Taneisha Knox, M.S.

Quality Coach

Julia Laporte, M.Ed.

Quality Coach

Kimberly McCullough

Quality Coach

Alison McDowell

Quality Coach

Monica Stukes

Quality Coach

Manija Torian

Quality Coach

Cassandra Young-Carter, M.B.A.

Quality Coach

Position to be Filled

Quality Coach

Position to be Filled

Quality Coach