Jodi Brandi, 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 containters 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 and they are ecstatic to have their four-year-old son at Growing Room!
Fun Fact about Magan: She collects Celine Dion music and has been a fan since she was 13.
Melinda Johnson, Assistant Director, Growing Room Bartram Park
Melinda has many years of experience in the Early Childhood Education world. 21 years at same company, 10 in St. Louis, 11 in Florida. She’s held every roll from cook to District Manager. Her passion began in high school, and continues today. She received her CDA and Staff Credential from FCTI. Melinda has been happily married to Steve since 1985, has two daughters, one son, and 3 grandchildren. “I’m elated to call Growing Room Bartram Park home!”