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TEACHING & LEARNING CENTER

General Information
Location:L-01 (View campus map)
Phone:440.525.7196
Contacts
Cris Vanek
TLC/CK Director
  • BA in Psychology and Associate Applied Science of Early Childhood from Lakeland Community College
  • Associate of Arts and Early Childhood from Lakeland Community College
  • Pre-Kindergarten teaching license
  • 23 years of teaching experience
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7196
Email:
cvanek@lakelandcc.edu

Nancy Gladding
Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education from Lakeland Community College
  • Pre-K teaching license
  • 12 years of teaching experience - working with K - 6th
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7421
Email:
ngladding@lakelandcc.edu

Sarah Dee
Associate Teacher
  • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education - pursuing bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Kent State University
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7500
Email:
sdee@lakelandcc.edu

Samantha Gordon
Associate Teacher
  • Associate of Early Childhood from Lakeland Community College
  • Pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Primary Education from Kent State University
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7500
Email:
sgordon@lakelandcc.edu

Robin Ray
TLC/CK Senior Office Assistant
  • Two year vocational certificate in early childhood education from the Ohio Department of Education
  • 26 years office experience
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid and Communicable Diseases
  • Pursuing Asociate of Arts Degree at LCC

Phone:
440.525.7500
Email:
rray@lakelandcc.edu

Kelly Fredricks
Preschool Lead Teacher
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education from the University of Toledo
  • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education from Lakeland Community College
  • Pre-K teaching license
  • 13 years of teaching experience
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7489
Email:
kfredriks@lakelandcc.edu

Jan Jackson
Associate Teacher
  • Associate of Early Childhood Education from Lakeland Community College
  • Pre-K Teaching License
  • 7 years of teaching experience
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7500
Email:
jjackson@lakelandcc.edu

Kellie Ridenour
Associate Teacher
  • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education from Lakeland Community College
  • Pre-K teaching license
  • 8 years of teaching experience
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7500

Kim Chuha
Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
  • Bachelor of Science degree in early childhood education from Bowling Green State University
  • Reading Endorsement Pre-K – 3rd
  • Five years of teaching experience with Pre-K – 3rd
  • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

Phone:
440.525.7451
Email:
kchuha3@lakelandcc.edu

Jamie Eckliff
Associate Teacher
  • Associate of Arts degree in early childhood education - pursuing bachelor's degree in early childhood education from Kent State University
  • Pre-Kinderg experience
garten teaching license
  • 11 Years of teaching

  • Phone:
    440.525.7500
    Email:
    jeckliff@lakelandcc.edu

    Grechen Silbaugh
    Associate Teacher
    • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education from Lakeland Community College
    • Pre-K teaching license
    • 26 years of teaching experience
    • 24 years of work at the Teaching Learning Center
    • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

    Phone:
    440.525.7500
    Email:
    gsilbaugh@lakelandcc.edu

    Debbie Laukiavich
    Associate Teacher
    • Associate of Applied Science degree in early childhood education from Lakeland Community College
    • Kindermusik instructor for 15 years
    • Two years of teaching experience
    • Certified in First Aid, Communicable Disease, Child Abuse & CPR

    Phone:
    440.525.7500

    Hours of Operation

    Note: Teaching and Learning Center is closed on the days when Lakeland Community College is closed.

    Fall, Spring & Summer Semester Hours
    Monday-Friday  7:45 AM - 6:00 PM
    Saturday-Sunday  CLOSED

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