Lori Samerdak - Director
Mrs. Lori has a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Management and a Masters in Business Administration. She was later led to teaching, and has completed numerous professional development hours. Mrs. Lori also serves as a Parent Mentor for the Woodridge School District, working with families who have children with special needs. She has been with NCP for over 10 years.
Mrs. Lori helps our children explore science concepts by conducting an Ecology Week each spring. She also shares her love for plants and animals, experiences she enjoyed while growing up on a farm.
Raising three boys and a daughter, Mrs. Lori and her husband David are constantly on the go. Outside of school she can be found driving her children to numerous activities, cheering them on from the bleachers and applauding wildly at dance recitals.
Nora Davis - Lead Teacher
Mrs. Davis began teaching at NCP when our doors first opened in 1995.
Originally trained as a nurse, Mrs. Davis brought a heart for children and commitment to ministry to our program. She previously served the church as Children’s Ministry leader producing an amazing VBS program year after year.
Mrs. Davis has a Child Development Associate's degree. She and Korky, her husband of 34 years, have three grown children, three grandchildren and a menagerie of grand-pets. Mrs. Davis is very good friends with Mickey Mouse and visits him as often as possible. During the Christmas season she can be found working as an elf on the Polar Express.
Mrs. Dawn - Lead Teacher
Mrs. Dawn joined our program several years ago. She has a degree in Psychology from Ursuline College, has worked with developmentally delayed adults and also ran a family day care for many years.
She and her husband have two college students and a high schooler. All three of her children are NCP alumni. Mrs. Dawn plays the piano and guitar, enjoys sewing, walking her dog and cheering her children on in all their endeavors!
Julie Eizember – Lead Teacher
Mrs. Julie joined our staff after sending her daughter through our program. Before “retiring” to become a mom, Mrs. Julie ran a Before and After School program. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Bowling Green State University.
Mrs. Julie and her husband Ed are raising two girls and love to cheer them on at their extra-curricular events. Mrs. Julie is interested in better health through nutrition and participates in her local CSA program. She and her girls enjoy visiting local farms and especially berry picking.
Jacqueline Doyle - Lead Teacher
Jacqueline joins our staff during the 2021 school year. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and certified by the North American Montessori Center as an Early Childhood teacher. Jacqueline ran Little Wonders Montessori Preschool
from her home for six years and her classroom at NCP is based in that method.
Jacqueline and her husband Keith are raising three children in Cuyahoga Falls. They are involved in family ministry at their church in Tallmadge.
Emily Fronk - Assistant Teacher
Emily joins our program in 2021. She has a degree in Family & Child Development from the University of Akron. She began her career teaching at a Goddard School before becoming an at-home mom of three children. Married to her high school sweetheart, they make their home in Cuyahoga Falls.