Meet the CDC Administrative Team of Trinity Lutheran School
CDC Executive Director
Mrs. Patty Moser holds a BS in Child Development and Family Relations from the University of Maine, an Advanced Directors Credential, and has worked in the field of early childhood for 30 years as a teacher, director and trainer. Patty came to us from Rollins College, where she was an educator working with college students from the Department of Psychology in the Child Development & Student Research Center. Patty has served as Trinity’s CDC Director since 2008. Her commitment to high-quality Early Childhood Education has earned Trinity Lutheran School’s CDC a 5 Star Quality rating and an exemplary School Readiness rating in our Child Development Center.
In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:6
CDC Education Director
Colby Howard earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Kindergarten Education from Ball State university in Muncie Indiana . Prior to her role as Education Director, Miss Howard served at Trinity for seven years teaching VPK and a year teaching Kindergarten and PreK 4 in Indiana. Miss Howard is a serious animal lover, and in her free time enjoys working out, and spending time with family, friends and pets. Teaching is truly her passion, and while this new role will take her out of the classroom, she is confident in God’s plan and knows that He has put her in a place to share His love and His mission with others.
Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy path. -Proverbs 3:5-6
CDC Assistant Director
Debbie has been with the Trinity’s Child Development Center for more than 25 years. Debbie’s family has a long history at Trinity. Her husband’s family helped to build the original church in the 1920’s and they are both members of Trinity Lutheran Church. Over the years, Debbie has taught two year olds, worked with Extended Care and for the last 12 years she has served as an Assistant Director for the CDC. Debbie’s son and daughter both graduated from Trinity Lutheran School and her husband has been a part of the campus maintenance team for the last 15 years.
CDC Assistant Director
Mary was born and raised in Michigan, where she attended Ferris State University. Upon graduating with a degree in Health Information Management, Mary moved to Orlando and worked in area hospitals, managing their medical records departments. Mary is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and has worked for Trinity’s Child Development Center for 17 years in various positions including the after school program, summer camp, lead toddler teacher, Trinity receptionist and now as a CDC Assistant Director. Mary has one daughter, Stefanie, a Trinity Lutheran School alumnus and Trinity Downtown church member.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. Matthew 10:29-31.
CDC Program Coordinator
Jasmine Barker has been serving at Trinity for over eight years now and worked with the two and three-year-old age groups for most of that time. Now, Jasmine is eager to begin this new role as Program Coordinator for the CDC where she can help guide parents through the process of finding the right placement for thier children. Jasmine graduated from Edgewater High School and and attends Valencia College,having completed her AA and now working toward an AS in Accounting Technology. She holds a Florida staff credential from DCF and is CPR and first aid certified. Jasmine is married and has two sons who attend Trinity Lutheran School’s CDC program. The safety and well-being of children is her primary focus.
If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. James 1:5
CDC Receptionist & Admin Asst.
Meridith has worked and volunteered in various Trinity ministries since 2010 including the extended care program, Camp Trinity, assistant teacher in toddler and infant classrooms as well as serving on Trinity’s PTL board. Now Meridith is enthusiastically taking on the role of Receptionist and Administrative Assistant in Trinity Lutheran School’s Child Development Center. Meridith has been happily married to husband Chad for 10 years now and has 3 children; Lukas, Molly and Madilyn, who have all attended school at Trinity since infancy.
“I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble but, take heart! I have overcome the world!” John 16:33
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