My name is Kat Bowden, you can find me in the toddler room! I've been working in the Early Childhood field for over five years. I love working with children of all ages, but my favorite place to be is with infants and toddlers. I truly enjoy watching them grow and achieve milestones!

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and friends, going to the beach, cooking, reading, and listening to music!

Meet Our Teachers

Three-year-Old Room

Ms.Courtney

Toddler Room
Toddler Room

Ms. Emma

Ms. Lisa 

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Ms. Tina

Toddler Room

My name is Tristan Lord. I have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and I have been working in the field for 17 years. I have worked with all ages from infant to school age children. My favorite activities with the children are sensory and art. In my free time I love to read, play video games, watch movies and go to the beach. I'm so happy to have joined BVS! 

Infant Room

Ms. Kat 

Ms. Wendy

Preschool Room

Ms. Cheryl

Ms. Tristan


My name is Emma Eliason. I recently graduated from the University of New Hampshire with my Master's in Early Childhood Education.  I received my bachelor's from UNH where I studied Dance.  My greatest passions are working with young children and dancing.  I love witnessing how young children learn and grow as they explore the world.  Children also learn through movement and I am excited to bring dance and movement to the classroom whenever I can.
I grew up in Massachusetts and discovered my passion for teaching when I worked in a few childcare centers throughout high school.  In college, I also worked at the childcare center at UNH and later gained experience teaching in an elementary school. In my free time I enjoy hiking, reading, yoga, and dancing.


Call us today at (603) 905-9183.



Hello! My name Courtney Whitehouse. I have worked at BVS since July of 2019. You can find me in the Toddler room. While I was in high school I spent all four years in the teaching program. During my time there I worked with infants, toddlers, and preschool aged children! I knew I wanted to be a teacher and am so happy to be apart of the BVS Team!

In my spare time I love to go to concerts, visit the beach, and spend time outdoors. I love going four wheeling, mudding, and camping! 


Three-year-Old Room
Preschool Room





My name is Cheryl McCarthy.  I have been in childcare for over 30 years.  I have taken care of and taught children from the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years old.  I attended College for Life Long Learning and have thousands of hours in workshops, and I continue to add to them yearly.  I love what I do.  There is nothing better than seeing the world through a child's eye, watching them grow and achieving their milestones and accomplishments.

My name is Anya Dion and I am a teacher in the infant room! I recently started at BVS at the beginning of January 2020 after leaving a previous career. I soon realized I wanted to work more closely with children of all ages. I have a degree in sociology and a minor in psychology from Southern New Hampshire University. I’ve lived in NH my whole life and I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere else. I am a cat mom and definitely a homebody but I like going to concerts, being outdoors and spending time with family. I also grew up dancing and still have a passion for it. I’m happy to be apart of the BVS team!

Ms. Kelsey


Each one of our teachers are credentialed in the State of NH!

​Ms. Jackie

My name is Wendy Demers and I have worked in the Early Childhood field for over 27 years. I have taught children of all ages, but Preschool is my true passion. I enjoy watching the children learn, grow, and become more independent each day. I’m also thankful for the relationships I build with the families of the children in my care.


I have been married for 21 years and have two beautiful children. In my spare time I enjoy reading, spending time with my family, attending concerts, going to the beach, and being up in the mountains.

Hello! My name is Kelsey Hoyt. I began working at BVS in August of 2020 after graduating from UNH with a Bachelors in Human Development and Family Studies-Child Development. I have worked in child care for two years where I spent time with toddlers and preschoolers. I love to work with young children as I have been in child care since high school. I am excited to work at BVS to watch children learn, grow, and think. In my free time I love to cook, bake, read, listen to music and watch movies. 

Infant Room

Infant Room

BVS Family & Child Enrichment​ Center, LLC

Ms. Anya