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January 6, 2023

Meet Erin Lum: January Employee of the Month

We are happy to announce Erin Lum as our Employee of the Month for January 2023! Erin is a Teacher Assistant at the Cheektowaga location and has been part of the Doodle Bugs! team for a year and a half. Erin exemplifies everything that a Doodle Bugs! team member should be. Erin delivers a personalized Read More »

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December 8, 2022

Meet Kayley Anzel: December Employee of the Month

We are thrilled to recognize Kayley Anzel from our Greece center as the December Employee of the Month. Kayley consistently goes above and beyond to ensure the center is always running smoothly. While the Center Director was out on maternity leave, Kayley took over all responsibilities to make sure families, children, and staff were happy Read More »

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October 31, 2022

Meet Leah Sharlow: November Employee of the Month

Leah is the Center Director at our McCandless, PA center and the ultimate personification of our employee creed, the Doodle Bugs! Way.  She is kind, selfless and caring and does an exceptional job making children, parents and staff feel welcome, as soon as they walk through the door.   Not only is Leah an exceptional Read More »

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October 3, 2022

Meet Amanda Herbert: October 2022 Employee of the Month

We are so happy to recognize Brighton Center Director, Amanda Herbert as our October Employee of the Month. Over the past two years that she has been with Doodle Bugs!, Amanda has proven to be a strong leader in her center. Her positivity, work ethic, flexibility, kindness, dedication and compassion are just a few reasons Read More »

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August 1, 2022

Meet Miss Brianna: August Employee of the Month

Brianna Fridmann is the Kitchen Manager at our Lancaster, NY location. Her teammates describe her as their “go to” person for just about anything at the center, and the epitome of what it means to perform as one team. Bree is never idle. Whenever she has a free moment she is proactively helping others; she Read More »

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July 1, 2022

Meet Jordan Rankin: July Employee of the Month!

Miss Jordan is a Lead Toddler Teacher at our Penfield, NY location. Currently, she is pursuing her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential to advance her knowledge and expertise in Early Childhood Education. Whatever Jordan does, she gives 110%. When she was left without a Lead Teacher in her classroom, she instantly pursued training to learn how Read More »

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June 1, 2022

Meet Miss Christina: June Employee of the Month

Miss Christina is a Lead Infant Teacher at our Henrietta, NY location. Before her promotion to Lead Teacher, she spent time as a Teacher Assistant and Center Opener. Since day one, Christina’s contagiously happy demeanor has made a positive impact on the children, families and teachers at her center. Miss Christina consistently delivers a personalized experience to every parent and child Read More »

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May 2, 2022

Meet Ashley Dobrick: May Employee of the Month

Miss Ashley is a shining example of our employee creed, the Doodle Bugs! Way. In addition to being a Lead Teacher, Miss Ashley is also the center opener. She consistently delivers a personalized experience to every parent and child that walks through the door, greeting them with a warm welcome and thoughtful questions that shows she cares. Her Read More »

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April 1, 2022

Meet Miss Lauren: April Employee of the Month

Miss Lauren is a one-of-a-kind manager. Every day, she goes above and beyond, never wavering in the incredible service she provides at the Mars center. She consistently assesses the needs of staff, children, and parents, leaving no question, concern or problem left unaddressed. It it evident that Lauren genuinely cares for each person who walks Read More »

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March 2, 2022

Meet Miss Penny: March Employee of the Month

This month, we’re happy to recognize Kitchen Manager, Penny Dewey, from our Brighton, NY center. Miss Penny does a wonderful job running a clean, organized and efficient kitchen. Each day, she prepares and delivers breakfast, lunch and snack – even special birthday desserts on occasion – for all the children in her center.  But, it’s everything that she does over and Read More »

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