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Our Team

Owners: Karen and John Goodman

Karen and John have many successful years of experience as entrepreneurs. Their most recent business focused on safety in the school and workplace environments. They are also very dedicated to making sure that their staff, families, and children are happy and are taken very good care of.

John served for 32 years in the United States Air Force, has a degree in Nursing, and has had an extensive career in the health and safety industry.

Karen has a degree in Business Administration and has served in that field for over 30 years, with an extensive career in the area of payroll, billing, and taxes.

They are both very dedicated parents and enjoy spending time with their grown children, singing in their church choir, and being active in the outdoors.

Administrator:  Sarah Mudre

Sarah has been the Administrator of Great Beginnings Learning Center for over three years. She studied education for the first three years of college and graduated with a BA in Speech Communications from Penn State University. Sarah has a Kindergarten/ Preschool teaching diploma from North American Montessori Center.

Sarah has over 16 years of experience working with children. This includes working at Room to Grow at Penn State, teaching art in preschool, and volunteering with youth programs within the church.
Sarah also worked for JP Morgan Chase as a training specialist, and an Executive Assistant for 10 years.

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