Suzanne Gooch

Head Teacher and Director

Suzanne has been the Teacher/Director overseeing the three and four year old programs since August 2004.  She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education from Granite State College. Suzanne’s gentle yet influential teaching style makes for an enjoyable and fulfilling experience for both students and parental volunteers. Suzanne enjoys attending workshops to stay current with educational trends, reading, scrap-booking and gardening.





Ila Astin

Assistant Teacher

Ila is a junior at Oberlin College, majoring in studio art. She has worked with children as a camp counselor, nanny, and babysitter. When Ila was ten, she was a preschool helper in exchange for horseback riding lessons; that’s when she knew she wanted to work with little ones. Ila’s kind and creative attitude make her a great leader for young children. She fosters a fun, safe, and comfortable classroom for preschoolers. During her free time, Ila enjoys hiking, painting, and listening to audiobooks. 

Ila will be with us for the fall semester only. If you are interested in joining MCP as our assistant teacher beginning in January, 2021, please contact Suzanne Gooch.
We seek someone who will balance energy, enthusiasm, and joy with a commitment to helping young learners become independent and self-reliant. 
This position is part time, Monday through Friday 7:45 to noon.
Ideally, candidates will have a minimum of 9 Early Childhood Education credits and experience working in a school setting with 3-5-year-old children. 
Resumes and all related questions should be sent to Suzanne Gooch