Our Staff

Saran DeVaughn

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Margaret Burton

Director

Ms. Saran has over 15 years of experience in early childhood education. She has worked with low-income care providers as well as programs for students with disabilities. She holds a AA degree in Early Childhood Education and completed BA coursework from State College of Florida. Ms. Saran was the administrative assistant to the program director of Children First, the Headstart-designee in Sarasota county, for 10 years. During that time, she assisted in grant writing of federal and local grants through Headstart, the Community Foundation of Sarasota, among others.

Lead Teacher - Scientists Class & VPK

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Leyllaniz Labanino

Lead Teacher - Explorers Class

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Whitney McKnight

Lead Teacher - Innovators Class

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Eileen Labanino

Assistant Teacher

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