Meet the Early Care and Education Staff
Family Educators and their locations:Family Educators are certified in Parents as Teachers™ curriculum and have offices within each community. Parents of children prenatal to school entry are encouraged to contact their local family educator to learn more about the full array of services available to them.
- Lise Black, Administrator and Great Start Collaboration (GSC) Director
- Teresa Klan, Program Supervisor
- Denise Smith, Program Secretary
Main Number 269-539-5214 Bangor Kevin Merrell Bloomingdale/Pullman/Gobles Mary Potts 269-521-3956 Covert Ada Darling 269-764-3729 Decatur Carole Leffler 269-423-6976 Hartford Dee Dee Winchester 269-621-7321 Lawrence Carole Leffler 269-423-6976 Lawton Mary Rivas 269-624-7536 Mattawan/Paw Paw Susan Curtis 269-668-3361 ext.1635 South Haven Sonya DeVary 269-637-0545 PEP Services/DHS Nancy Hathaway 269-621-2924 Program Supervisor Teresa Klan 269-539-5222 Early Childhood Specialist Mechele Brower & Amy Beach 269-539-5202 / 269-539-5232 Program Director Lise Black 269-539-5207Services are available in all school districts. Family educators may not have an office in the home district.