Center Cooks

Spencerport Center Cook

Miss Laura Merner

Degree: Certification in Culinary Arts from REOC at SUNY Brockport

Experience prior to JLU: seven years of professional food service experience at DePaul Community Services; five years of volunteering at Rochester Museum and Science Center 

Personal life: enjoys keeping her mind busy with puzzles and spinning yarn

Brockport Center Cook

Miss Kate Marseglia

Joined JLU: September 2013
Degree: High school diploma; CDA coursework completed
Experience prior to JLU: worked with children at both the YMCA and at the Downtown Connecticut Cabaret Theater  
Personal life: engaged, has one daughter, enjoys spending time with her family and fixing up her 1900's farm house. 

Support Staff & Substitutes

Float / Sub Spencerport

Miss Nagelys Roman-Cruz

Joined JLU: June 2024

Degree: High school diploma

Experience prior to JLU: one year of experience as an assistant teacher at a licensed in-home childcare; volunteer experience teaching Sunday school

Personal life: enjoys spending time with her friends and family.


Float / Sub Spencerport

Miss Madeleine Huussen

Joined JLU: July 2024

Degree:  High School Diploma

Experience prior to JLU: volunteering at Horse Rescue; babysitting

Personal life: enjoys volunteering with animals, birdwatching, and photography


Float / Sub Brockport

Mrs. Adeline Rothchild

Joined JLU: March 2024

Degree: High School diploma

Experience prior to JLU: seven years of professional experience in the manufacturing and food industries

Personal life: married, enjoys animals and connecting with nature 

Float/Sub Brockport

Miss Cassandra Washo

Joined JLU: October 2022                                              

Degree: currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Childhood Inclusive Education from SUNY Brockport
Experience prior to JLU: 1-1 counselor at summer camp; customer service at Corelife Eatery; babysitting
Personal life: enjoys working out, being outside and babysitting


Miss Sadie Ball

Joined JLU: July 2022
Degree: currently a senior in High School
Experience prior to JLU: three years of experience leading music at Vacation Bible School; Sunday school teacher for two years at St. Paul Lutheran Church, babysitting
Personal life: enjoys playing tennis and reading

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The mission of JLU Child Care is to provide quality, Christian education to infants, toddlers, preschool, pre-k and school age children.  JLU is a full-day program, open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is licensed by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services.

Spencerport Location

Phone: 585-352-0017

Fax: 585-352-6744


Brockport Location

Phone: 585-391-3111

Fax: 585-391-3123

Providing quality, 

Christian based

early childhood education since 2010


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