Our Staff


Kelley Switzer

Mrs. Kelley is our director here at Parma Kids.  She has a Bachelors in Development of Early Childhood Educational Programs from SUNY empire. She has worked as a preschool teacher for 3 years and as a children’s ministry director for almost 8 years.

Pam Merrill

Mrs. Merrill is the assistant director and teacher of the 4 year old and UPK classes. She received her BA from Roberts Wesleyan College, and earned her Master of Science in Education at SUNY Brockport. She taught first grade in Nicholasville, KY and she has taught at Parma Kids Preschool & Child Care Center for over 30 years. She teaches AM classes at the school.

Jasmin Efing

Mrs. Jasmin is our office manager.  She is one of the first smiling faces you will see or the sweet voice behind the phone when you arrive or give our center a call.  

Janice Hogue

Mrs. Hogue is our 2 year old teacher.  She is permanently certified in physical education and has more than 25 years of experience with 2-4 year olds at our school. She is a graduate of New Haven College in PA and has her permanent certification in Education.


Emily Thomas

Mrs. Emily is our Three’s teacher.  She has her Bachelors degree in childhood and special education.  She has lived in Hilton for seven years and has been married to her husband for 9 years.  She has two children ages 7 and 4 that she loves to spend time with.  She enjoys camping with her family during the summer.

Dawn Sarlo

Miss Dawn is our art teacher. She substituted frequently when her children attended our school and has since come back to teach. She is also a registered nurse. She has personal experience with special needs children and is an advocate for students with special needs. Dawn is also the teacher’s assistant in our 3’s classes.

Cindy Lupinetti

Miss Cindy is a teacher’s assistant for our UPK classes. She has worked at Parma Kids for 20 years.  She has three grown children and has lived in Parma for 28 years.  She enjoys gardening, helping her children, and spending time with family and friends.

Suzanne Case

Miss Sue is a teacher’s assistant in our 2’s classroom.  She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from SUNY Brockport.  She is married and has 4 children.  She has lived in Hilton for 18 years and has previously worked in child care.  She has worked for the YMCA as a gymnastic instructor and is currently a substitute instructor.  She is married and has 4 children.  In her free time she likes to camp and hike with her family.

Diane Harper
Mrs. Diane is one of our assistant teachers here at Parma Kids.  
Erin Cutai
Mrs. Erin  one of our  assistant teacher at Parma Kids.  She got her Associates Degree from GCC. She is married with a beautiful young daughter.
Shauna Monagan
Miss Shauna is our School Age program director.  She was born and raised in Hilton and has four sisters and three brothers. She is third oldest and enjoys spending time with her younger siblings. She is an aspiring author and loves going to the library and bookstores. Working with children is her passion, focusing on their emotional well-being, and making sure every child knows how important and truly loved they are.