Lucy's Book Club Panel Members
Panel Chair Jennifer Reid
Jennifer teaches in our Early Intervention Program's kindergarten classroom and is a Certified Psychoanalytic Educator (CPE) by the Alliance for Psychoanalytic Schools. She has been an early childhood teacher since 2001 and has taught at The Lucy Daniels Center since 2005. Jenn has a B. A. in art history and German from the University of Maryland and an M.A.in early childhood and elementary education from New York University. She also has an early childhood teacher credential from the American Montessori Society.
Fletcher joined our staff in 2010 as a teacher in the preschool Early Intervention Program. She currently teaches in the Early Intervention Program kindergarten classroom. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in family studies from Arizona State University. Fletcher has had experience working in early childhood education since 2006.
Jennifer teaches in our Early Intervention Program's preschool classroom. She has a B. S. in social work from Frostburg State University. Prior to teaching, she worked with children and families in a residential treatment center. Jennifer also has experience as a licensed social worker and clinical case manager in a therapeutic treatment program for children in foster care. She has been an early childhood teacher since 2005 and joined the Early Intervention Program at the Lucy Daniels Center in 2007.
Bridget is the Youth Services Department Manager at the West Regional Library in Cary, NC. Her public library career began in 1979 with the Wake County Public Library system. She has worked directly with children in public libraries of Wake County since 1985: 10 years at Cameron Village Regional Library, then 10 years at the Eva Perry Regional Library, and most recently at the West Regional Library. Bridget's experiences include programming for children of all ages, providing reader's advisory and reference assistance to customers of all ages, and selecting youth titles for purchase.
Debbie is a Youth Services librarian at the West Regional Library in Cary. She presents preschool storytimes as well as book clubs and special programs for school-age children. She is actively involved in community outreach with local schools and serves on the board of the North Carolina Library Association Youth Services Section. Prior to this position, she worked as a children’s librarian at the Harrison Public Library in New York and as a toddler/preschool teacher at Little Angels Day Care Center in Rye, New York. Debbie received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Pace University and Masters of Library Science from Long Island University.
Lucy's Book Club Panel Advisors
Donald Rosenblitt, M.D.
Dr. Rosenblitt is a child psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and is the founding and current clinical and executive director of the Lucy Daniels Center. He completed his medical training and residencies in adult and child psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine, and is a graduate of the Psychoanalytic Institute of the Carolinas where he currently serves as a board member. He is a national leader in a number of organizations concerned with the mental health of children and has published and presented locally and nationally on topics related to child development and early intervention.
Clarenda Stanley, CFRE
Ms. Stanley comes to the Center with more than 10 years of fundraising and marketing experience in the non-profit and educational arenas. In addition to her fundraising experience, she brings a mental health background, an ability to organize events, and enthusiasm for the cause. Ms. Stanley graduated with a BSBA in marketing from the University of Alabama and received a Master of Education with a concentration in psychology and counseling from Troy University. She has also earned the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) professional designation.
Deborah Mugno, Ed.D.
Debbie has over 22 years experience in the fields of early childhood and early intervention. She holds a B. S. in special education from the University of Maryland, and both an M. S. in education/reading and an Ed. D. in special education/leadership from Johns Hopkins University. She spent several years as an early intervention specialist and administrator in Maryland, has taught early childhood classes at several community colleges in North Carolina as well as at Meredith College, has an extensive background in early intervention research, and speaks frequently at both state and national early childhood conferences. Debbie was the Education Director at the Lucy Daniels Center from 1996 through 2003 and returned in 2010.