MEET OUR STAFF
Meg Potter, Director:
Mrs. Potter began her career at Cornerstone as a 3-year old and 4-year old class teacher and later founded the Ext Day Prek program. She has over 27 years of experience in the profession and holds an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in the same field.
Kelly Hatfield, Lead Teacher, Prek class:
Mrs. Hatfield began teaching at Cornerstone in 2015. Mrs. Hatfield holds an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education and brings a wealth of classroom experience including a background in a Montessori setting. Her enthusiasm and experience are the perfect ingredients for a fun and productive classroom. Mrs. Hatfield and her husband are the proud parents of five children all of whom are Cornerstone alumni.
Trina Ruggiero, Teacher Prek class:
Mrs. Ruggiero joined our staff as a teacher in the Prek class in 2015. Mrs. Ruggiero holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education and previously worked as a substitute teacher at Cornerstone. Mrs. Ruggiero and her husband are the proud parents of two children, one of whom is starting his third year at Cornerstone.
Sarah Tomm, Lead Teacher, 4-year old class:
Ms. Tomm join the Cornerstone Campus staff in 2017. Ms. Tomm holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She has many years of experience teaching preschool in Quincy and as a long-term substitute Kindergarten Teacher for the Quincy Public School System. Ms. Tomm brings a warm and nurturing teaching manner to her classroom.
Kendra Jackson, Lead Teacher, 4-year old class:
Mrs. Jackson joined the Cornerstone Campus staff in 2004 and has worked with every age group in the school. Prior to joining us, she worked at the Dorchester House after-school program for several years. She and her husband are the proud parents of three children, ages 26, 23 and 16.
Debbie Manton, Teacher, 3-year old class:
Mrs. Manton began teaching at Cornerstone in 2005. Prior to joining our staff, she worked as an in-home childcare provider and an activity leader at the South Shore YMCA. Working with 3-year olds is a perfect match for her boundless energy and enthusiasm.
Kathy O’Leary, Lead Teacher, 4-year old class:
Mrs. O’Leary joined Cornerstone Campus in 2005 when we expanded our 4-year old program. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from Salem State College. Mrs. O'Leary and her husband are the proud parents of four children, (three of whom are Cornerstone alumni), ranging in ages from 15-22.
Judy Stafford, Music Teacher:
Judy Stafford is a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas, Suzuki Association of Massachusetts, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and is affiliated with Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Boston Pops Orchestra. Judy has been teaching voice and piano lessons to children in a fun and engaging way for over twenty years.