MEET THE LEARNING LOCOMOTION STAFF

For 20 years, the Learning Locomotion staff has been providing children with an enriching education that prepares them for successful futures. The staff is comprised of certified and trained educators that strive to nurture and encourage learning through exploration. At the Learning Locomotion, families and teachers work together to ensure that every child reaches their potential in a safe and fun environment. 

BANGOR CENTER

Tanya Peifly

Co-Owner of the Learning Locomotion, Inc. 

Education: Master Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of California of Pennsylvania and a Master Degree in Elementary Education from East Stroudsburg University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology

Years with Learning Locomotion: 20

“Learning needs to be fun. Childhood should be a magical time filled with great experiences and memories.” 

Lindsey Popke

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Education: Childhood Development Associates Degree

Years with the Learning Locomotion: 10

“I love working with children because I get to be goofy and creative. I like to see their growth throughout the year and what I have taught them.” 

 

Katrina Flyte

Pre-school Teacher

Education: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice, and Pyschology

Years with the Learning Locomotion: 7

“I enjoy watching children use their imaginations and being creative. Watching them grow and learn is also rewarding as a teacher. A classroom of happy children can make anyone happy.” 

 

Elena Colavito

Infant and Toddler Teacher

Education: Kyrgyzstan Architectural College

Years with the Learning Locomotion: 15

“I enjoy working with children because I feel like I have found what I was meant to do.” 

 

Jackie Reddick

Teacher Assistant

Education: Studying at East Stroudsburg University for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education with Early Childhood Education

Years with the Learning Locomotion: 4

“I really enjoy working with children because I get a chance to help children and their families. I am able to express my creativity through arts, games, and activities.”