All teachers and assistants at OACP meet Department of Early Education and Care requirements and are current with CPR and First Aid certifications. The staff employed at Open Arms are dedicated and experienced educators.

  • Donna Wilson, Director

    Donna begins her 17th year with OACP this fall. She was a Lead teacher at OACP for 14 years until 2015 when she assumed the responsibility of Director. She holds Lead Teacher and Director 1 & 2 certifications as well as an Associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Middlesex Community College.

  • Denise Curley, Lead Teacher

    Denise is our Pre-K Lead Teacher and has been with OACP since 2004 but has been teaching for 38 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree as well as credentials for teaching K-3 and art.

  • Caren Slusher, Lead Teacher

    Caren is Lead Teacher qualified and has been with OACP since 2004. Caren has 22 years of teaching experience.

  • Shelly Aldorisio, Teaching Assistant

    Shelly has been a teaching assistant at OACP since 2006.

  • Michelle Busch, Teaching Assistant

    Michelle has been a teaching assistant at OACP since 2014.