During her time at Discovery so far, Amanda has enjoyed learning something new each day from the children. She attended Lancaster Career and Technology Center for early childhood education and has recently earned her CDA. She loves spending time with her family and watching her own son learn and grow.

Alissa

Bookkeeper

Joanne loves the smiles of children! She has many years of experience working with children, including children with special needs. She enjoy outdoor activities like camping, hiking and kayaking.

Nancy Edris

​Director

Mary

Nicole

Nicole is a graduate of Palmyra Area High School who loves working with children. Her experience includes babysitting and volunteering with the special Olympics. In addition to working with kids, Nicole also enjoys hiking, shopping and movies.

Mikayla

Joanne


Holly

Crystalene

Charity

Rachel

Ashly

Penny

Cook

Jane loves working with toddlers and watching how they discovery themselves and the world around them. She has her degree in elementary education, and she enjoys theater, crafting and reading.

Holly loves photography, baking, cooking and spending time with family. She has her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Lebanon Valley College.

Rachel enjoys travelling, camping, softball, and coaching the Special Olympics. She enjoys working with children and hopes to work toward a degree in early childhood education in the near future.

Alissa

Bookkeeper

Becky

Assistant Director

Mandy

Mikayla graduated from Northern Lebanon High School in 2017 and is currently studying elementary education. In her spare time she captains a church volleyball team an volunteers as a middle school youth counselor.

Michelle has lots of experience working with children, including babysitting as well as working as an infant room teacher and child care center cook. She loves spending time with her three children, her husband and her dogs.

Ashly has recently completed her CDA credentials after moving back to Pennsylvania from Georgia. She enjoys working with young children and has a young daughter of her own.

Sarah

Valerie has two years of experience as a nanny, and she attended college for child sciences with a minor in education. She enjoys hula hooping, sewing, baking and reading.

Katy

Jane

Mary has been working with young children for more than 10 years. She enjoys music and theater, and what she especially loves about toddlers is watching their language acquisition process.

Michelle

Sarah graduated from Palmyra Area High School and is currently studying early childhood development at HACC. Her hobbies include camping, boating, hiking and snowmobiling.

Mandy loves watching the children as they learn new ideas and skills. She has her associate's degree in early childhood education and has been here at Discovery Junction since 2006.

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Nancy has been working with children for many years and enjoys working with the children and the staff at Discovery Junction. She has her associate's degree in early childhood education as well as her director's credentials.

Nicole is a graduate of Palmyra Area High School who loves working with children. Her experience includes babysitting and volunteering with the special Olympics. In addition to working with kids, Nicole also enjoys hiking, shopping and movies.

Katy loves working with energetic school-agers. She has her bachelor's degree in art education from Kutztown University. She is a volunteer firefighter at the Campbelltown Fire Company, and she loves art and fantasy books.

Crystalene has returned to Discovery Junction after teaching here from 2012 to 2014. She enjoys working with all age groups. She has her bachelor's degree in psychology and is currently pursing education in child care.

Meet the dedicated staff of Discovery Junction!

Jess has her associate's degree in early childhood education and has been working with children since 2004. She currently resides in Palmyra with her husband, three children and step-daughter. Her passion is watching students learn and grow!

Charity graduated from HACC in 2009 and has her associate's degree in early childhood education. She loves to travel, play games, watch sports, and spend time with family and pets (4 cats and a rabbit).

Jess

Becky has been with Discovery Junction for almost ten years. She has her bachelor's degree from Lebanon Valley College in elementary and special education. She loves reading, spending time with family, and watching the children in her care learn and grow.

Penny is our cook, and she loves serving healthy meals to the children and making them smile. She volunteers with the Ladies' Auxiliary at the Uno Fire Hall, and she enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with family and friends. She has three children and three grandchildren.

Valerie

Amanda

Alissa enjoys being Discovery Junction's part-time bookkeeper. Her other activities include directing the Cumberland Singers, teaching private piano and voice lessons, and singing with the a cappella group Anything But Quiet.