Teachers

Beth Rounce


Beth has been at teacher with the South Windsor Parks and Recreation Department since 1993. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Grove City College. Before the Parks and Recreation Department, Beth taught 6th grade and was a director of a child care center.

Cara Sivo


Cara has been an aide and a teacher with the South Windsor Parks and Recreation Department since 2005. She went to the University of Connecticut and then went on to work for AMICA Insurance Company for several years and after that she worked in Pediatrics. Cara has volunteered at Wapping Elementary School and also as a coach and team mom for her children's many sports teams over the years.

Jennie Hathorn


Jennie began as a preschool aide with the South Windsor Parks and Recreation Department in 2013. She has a BS from SUNY Geneseo in Elementary and Special Education, and a MA from the University of Connecticut in Educational Psychology. Before staying home with her three children, she taught at the elementary level in East Hartford for 8 years.
 
 

Jennie Tetreault


Jennie joined our team in 2016.  She holds a B.S. from Central Connecticut State University in Business Management.  Before becoming a stay at home mother 8 years ago, she was a local realtor for 15 years.   She resides in town with her family and has been an active volunteer in the South Windsor community as a religious education teacher, school volunteer and as her children’s sports coach.

Christine Aparo


Christine has been teaching with us since the Fall of 2017!

Michelle Verzella


Michelle is new to our preschool team for the Fall of 2019! Michelle has a degree in Business from Eastern Nazarene College. She resides in town with her three children. She has been an active volunteer in both the school system and in various sports programs. Before becoming a stay at home mother, Michelle worked for a large investment company training and educating both internal employees and external customers.

Staci Leone


Staci is new to our preschool team for the Fall of 2019! Staci has a BS in Marketing from Bryant College in Rhode Island.  She worked in Underwriting for an international insurance corporation in Farmington for five years.  After having her first son in 2012, she made a difficult decision to leave Corporate America and become a stay at home mom.  She says, "staying home was the best decision I made as I have been able to watch my sons grow up and I've discovered my passion for working with children.  I am so excited to work here at the Rec Center." 

Staff 2018