Our staff are highly qualified individuals. Each staff and teacher of Sarah’s Heart receives proper continuing education training to help better serve the children of Sarah’s Heart.
Our staff always follows policies, which comply with West Virginia State Codes. All staff members are trained in compliance with West Virginia State licensing codes. All of our staff including the director are required by licensing to be properly trained in the fields below
- CPR and First Aid
- Medication Class (to distribute medicine properly to the children)
- child abuse and neglect
- Drug tested
- beginning at the date of employment teachers are required to maintain 15 hours of training with in the age group they work with per year.
- Employees are required to complete and maintain 45 hours of STARS training every 3 years and must be renewed every 3 years
- Employees that work with infants must complete or have complete ACDS or WVIT 1 and 2
- A degree in early childhood education is preferred but not required among our staff.
Meet our staff below!
Anita Kaye Nutter is the Director of Sarah’s Heart at our location in Hurricane, WV. She has been in the childcare field for 10+ years. She has a passion for helping children. She has a dual degree in Applied Science and Early Childhood Education. Her experience as the director of Sarah’s Heart has shown her all aspects of childcare. She is always looking for new ways to make her center the most accommodating for the children enrolled as well as her staff. Anita has an open door policy for parents, children, and staff members. She believes that every child is different and deserves care based on their needs. She and her staff do their best at Sarah’s Heart to ensure every child is well taken care of.
Maddie Bostick is the Assistant Director at Sarah’s Heart at the Teays Valley, WV location. She worked in childcare for 4 years with children ranging from infant to preschool. She has taken both WIVIT 1 &2 and is working on her ACDS certification which will help her learn new and different techniques to teach children. She enjoys working with children and being able to make a positive impact in each and every child’s life. Maddie has 3 children of her own. She has 1 daughter and 2 sons.
Sabrina Cain has been with Sarah’s Heart since 2011. She is a floater. She has completed WVIT1 and 2. She has 3 God children that she loves very much. She has attended Otter Branch Church since she was 5 days old. She is the Nursery Sunday School teacher and the Elementary School teacher on Wednesday nights at Otter Branch Church. She very involved in her work place and community.