Our Staff

Mrs. Brandy Berena, director

Brandy is the director of the Brookfield Methodist Preschool. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Youngstown State University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science From the University of Pittsburgh. She has over 10 years experience working in early childhood education. Brandy finds the most exciting part of education to be when a student's 'light bulb' goes off and the student fully grasps a concept for the first time.


Mrs. Amber Glover, 
teacher assistant

Information currently being updated 

Mrs. Lovie Zarlinski, teacher

Mrs. Zarlinski has been employed by B.U.M.P. for 16 years. She served as a classroom aide for 10 years and as a classroom teacher for the past six years. Mrs. Zarlinski holds certification in CPR, first aid, and child abuse along with meeting all of the state requirement for teaching preschool. She enjoys watching the children learn and grow throughout the school year. She is always amazed by how much children flourish educationally and mature in nine short months.

Mrs. Amanda Obrien,
teacher assistant

Amanda is the newest member to the B.U.M.P. staff. She is a married mother of three. She has a psychology degree from La Roche College. She has worked with children since high school in a variety of capacities. A child's infectious smile, their joy and laughter is what inspires Amanda to continue working with children.

Mrs. Sally Allan, teacher

Mrs. Sally has been employeed at B.U.M.P. for 6 years. She holds certification in CPR and first aide as well as meeting all of the state requirements to work in an early childhood setting.  Mrs. Sally is the mother of 3 grown daughters, a special needs son and grandmother of three grandsons. She also was a foster mother for 10 years.  Mrs. Sally loves working with young people and knowing that she is helping them along the way and making a difference in their lives.