Our directors and teachers are certified through the Department of Early Education and Care and are required to hold a bachelor’s and are highly encouraged to complete a master’s degree. The teachers are experienced in guiding children through fun, hands-on learning experiences while supporting them through transitions as they grow.
Ms. Nicole Caldwell
Nicole Caldwell, affectionately known as Ms. Nicki, graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 1992 with a BS in Elementary Education and a minor in Psychology. She also received her Master’s in Special Education in 2018 from ENC. Ms. Nicki spent six years teaching 2nd grade, as well as, coaching soccer, basketball, and softball high school sports. During the summers she directed an Exceptional Program for Special Needs children. Following that time, she was blessed to take ten years off while she raised her four wonderful children; Samantha, Jessica, Ashley, and Nathan. She became the CKH Director in 2010. Ms. Nicki has lived in Quincy with her husband, Kipp (ENC class of 93), since 1994. In Nicki’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her dog Rizzo, being outdoors, loves animals, watching her children play sports and cheering for NE sports teams!
Ms. Kerri Kosilla
Ms. Kerri first began working at CKH as an assistant teacher in 2006. She earned a master’s degree in early childhood education from Eastern Nazarene College in May 2008. She has been the Kindergarten Prep teacher in the Penguin Class and is currently the Office Manager at Campus Kinder Haus. Ms. Kerri lives in Quincy with her husband and two children (Daniel and Bridget). In her spare time, she loves to visit her family, work in the garden and read.
Ms. Wanda Cody
Ladybugs Teacher - 3+ Year Olds
Ms. Mary Connell
Koala Bears Teacher - 4 Year Olds
Ms. Mary is a born and raised Quincy Resident, whom also graduating from Eastern Nazarene College this past May with her bachelors in the Liberal Arts. She has worked in the Early Education field since she was a junior at North Quincy High School ultimately receiving her own classroom after all her hours of being a teacher’s helper. When she is not in the classroom she loves to be with her family especially her nieces Sadie and Lily, reading a good book, walking and going to the beach, and making cakes.
Ms. Julie Flood
Bears Teacher - 3 Year Olds
Ms. Julie is an Eastern Nazarene College graduate who began teaching at Campus Kinder Haus in 2005. She holds both a B.A. and a M. Ed., and is certified in elementary education. Her years of prior teaching experience span from the high school level all the way down to preschool (her favorite by far). Ms. Julie loves teaching the children in her class! In her spare time, Ms. Julie enjoys reading, participating in triathlons, listening to music, and traveling.
Ms. McKenna Kern
Squirrels Teacher - Kindergarten Prep
Ms. Kenna has been leading the Squirrel Class since 2020! She graduated from Eastern Nazarene College in 2018 and has a Masters in Early Childhood Education from ENC, as well. Ms. Kenna grew up on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, but is happy to call Quincy home now. Ms. Kenna is a lover of ice cream, bubble tea, and sunshine! When she’s not teaching or hanging out with kids, you’ll find her reading a book at the beach, riding a rollercoaster, or daydreaming about living in Hawaii!
Ms. Nicole Lynch
Dinosaurs Teacher - 4 Year Olds
Hello, my name is Ms. Nicole and I am a Pre-K 2 teacher. I grew up in Quincy where I still reside with my husband John and our 2 daughters Kylie and Hadley. I joined the CKH family in spring ‘22. I have been working in the early education field for over 15 years and have experience working with infants through early elementary. When not in the classroom I enjoy spending time with family, going to the beach, and crafting.
Ms. Hannah Maynard
Owls Teacher - 4 Year Olds
Ms. Hannah graduated with her bachelors in 2016 and Master’s in 2018, both from ENC. After working as an aide, she fell in love with working with kids and feels so blessed to teach here! She is also an assistant coach for ENC Volleyball and a member of the worship team at Granite City Church. Ms. Hannah lives in Quincy with her husband, Mike and pups, Mookie and Benni. We own a coffee roasting business called Awaken Coffee Company. When not working, Ms. Hannah loves to spend time with family, drink lots coffee, and be outdoors.
Ms. Molly McGoldrick
Sea Buddies Teacher - 4 Year Olds
Ms. Lexi Nashawaty
Elephants Teacher - 3 Year Olds
Ms. Lexi graduated with her bachelor’s degree in education from Eastern Nazarene and is now pursuing her Masters! Her interest in children started in high school when she became a nanny. Shortly after starting college she found CKH, and after just a short time as an aide she fell in love with working with the kids and now feels so blessed to teach here! Ms. Lexi is excited to begin her teaching career at CKH and to grow as a teacher in the coming years. When not working, Ms. Lexi loves to spend time with her family, 3 dogs, going to the beach, drinking lots of coffee, and reading a good book!
Ms. Amélie Pruitt
Rainbows Teacher - Kindergarten Prep
Ms. Amélie is a newcomer to the CKH family, but she is very happy to be here! She was a kindergarten teacher for about 10 years in Montreal, Canada but she recently moved to Quincy to be with her husband who teaches at ENC. They live on campus with a houseful of pets: two cats (Pauline and Mr Ruggles) and a dog (Tilly). Amélie is adapting to life in Quincy and loves walking on Wollaston beach and finding delicious treats in the Asian grocery stores (yay milk tea and shrimp crackers!) If you come by her classroom, you might hear her sing traditional French-Canadian songs to her students.
Frogs Teacher - Kindergarten/Kindergarten Prep