Jodi Brandi, Senior Director, Growing Room Bartram Park
Jodi has more than 18 years in childcare (split between California and Florida) and has been with Growing Room Bartram Park from the moment we opened our doors. She has served as VPK teacher and Lead Teacher, most recently in the three year old classroom. She attended First Coast Technical Institute and received her CDA as well as her director’s credential. Our children and their families just love Ms. Jodi!
Fun Facts about Jodi: She loves riding on the Harley and collects seashells (rumor has it she has more shells than containers to hold them).
Magan Lowery, Assistant Director, Growing Room Bartram Park
Magan started as a Lead Teacher with Growing Room of Bartram Park before accepting the offer to move into management. Her passion for children started through the YMCA in high school and she later pursued Early Childhood Education in college. Prior to joining Growing Room, Magan was the Camp Coordinator for Camp I Am Special for children and adults with disabilities. She also received her B.A. in Psychology from Belmont Abbey College. Magan is happily married to Logan, their son Hunter is a VPK graduate of Growing Room and they are ecstatic to have their two-year-old daughter Ella at Growing Room as well!
Fun Fact about Magan: She collects Celine Dion music and has been a fan since she was 13.
Jennifer Rainbolt – Director of Curriculum, Growing Room Jacksonville
Jennifer joined the Growing Room team in 2018. She has her AA degree as well as her CDA and Director’s Credential. Jennifer has been in the child care field for 15 years, with most of that time spent teaching VPK. She first became interested in child care while in high school, after working with special needs infants. Ms. Jennifer’s love for teaching and caring for children continued to grow, leading her to the role of Director for San Pablo, in addition to providing curriculum development and teacher training for both of our Jacksonville schools. In her new role as Director of Curriculum, Jennifer can now assure our children have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential through a solid preschool experience.