Teachers & Staff

The staff of the Woods Hole Day Care Cooperative, at 24 School Street, is comprised of highly qualified individuals: a Director, Preschool Teachers, Toddler Teachers and Teacher Assistants.  During summer months the school is located at 68 Main St. in Falmouth.  This is in the First Congregation Church on the Village Green.  Staff members are added according to the regulations during this time.  All staff members meet licensing requirements and often take courses and workshops throughout the year to continually update their teaching skills.  Our staff members, through their warmth, caring, and dedication, strive to provide a nurturing environment for the children that is both fun and educational.  Staff members are required by the State of Massachusetts to report suspected incidences of child abuse.

Anne Keafer, Director/Lead Teacher

BA in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from University of South Carolina.  Certified Director, Toddler and Preschool Lead Teacher.  Anne has over 43 years of teaching experience and over 34 of those years included daycare/preschool administration. Anne has been with us since 1994. 

Basia Au-Blusztajn, Lead Toddler Teacher

MA in Psychology, Warsaw University Certified Toddler and Preschool Lead Teacher.  Basia has been with WHDCC since 1993 and has been our lead toddler teacher since 1995.  She has a soft-spoken control with the toddler group of children, along with a skill building curriculum.

Becky Kirk,  Lead Preschool Teacher

A longtime resident of Falmouth. She has earned her MA in Early Childhood Ed. With many years of experience in the field, She has been with us since January 2011.  Becky brings an understanding of early childhood development along with a happy, soft spoken atmosphere to the center.

Mary DeMartino, Teacher

Mary started with us in April of 2009.  She works with the toddler group of children but is loved by all ages here at the coop.  She has a wonderful since of humor that spreads throughout the center.  The children benefit by having her as their teacher.

Shaylee Dutra, Teacher

Shaylee started with us in January 2017. She works mostly with the toddler group and comes with experience working with this age group.  She is soft spoken and caring.  The children love her.

Hannah Driscoll, Assistant Teacher 

Comes to us with a degree in English and Psychology. She works with the preschoolers. Hannah is a happy and energetic
addition to our staff.