SUNY Adirondack Head Start Center (NAEYC Accredited)

Warren County Head Start is proud to offer head start and early head start services on the SUNY Adirondack campus. *Parents/Guardians must be SUNY Adirondack students to apply for this program. Services at this location include:

  • Daycare & child care services
  • Early childhood education (Preschool, Pre kindergarten, Pre K)
  • Children’s health, dental, and nutrition services
  • Family services
  • Children’s mental health & disability services

For more information on eligibility and program guidelines, please visit our FAQ page.

If you’re interested in applying for our Head Start or Early Head Start program, please submit an application or call (518) 793-3624 to get started!

SUNY Adirondack Center Staff Bios


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Nicki Burdick – Family Services Worker
Hi my name is Nicki Burdick, I have worked for Warren County Head Start for 10 years. I have my CDA and FDC credential. I have worked in the classroom in the past and am currently a family worker. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and crafting.
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Lindsay Duval – EHS Teacher
Hi, my name is Lindsay Duval and I am an Early Head Start teacher. I have a bachelor’s degree in Child and Family Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from SUNY Oneonta. I’ve been with Head Start for 10 years and value the work we do here with the children and families. I am a twin momma to some adventurous little boys, and love exploring the outdoors, running, biking, hiking, sports, and so much more with them.
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Carla Ogden – EHS Teacher
Hi, My name is Carla. I graduated from SUNY HVCC with an AAS in Early Childhood Education. I have worked at the SUNY Adirondack Center since 2006 and have worked in the Infant and toddler rooms. I have three adult children on my own. I love to spend my free time taking walks, hikes, and pictures
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Samantha Mattison – EHS Teacher
My name is Sam Mattison. In 2020 I celebrated 10 years of being an Early Head Start teacher! Currently, I teach Infants and Toddlers in our Early Head Start program on the SUNY Adirondack campus. I have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood. After working within a Head Start program for a few years I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Community and Human Services. Outside of my work, my greatest joy is being a Mom!
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Sandy Sweenor – EHS Teacher
Hi, my name is Sandy, I work in the toddler room at SUNY Adirondack. I’ve been working here for 17 years. I love spending time with my grandchildren in my spare time.
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Samantha Murray – EHS Teacher
Hi everyone! My name is Sam Murray. I began my journey at Warren County Head Start as a classroom aide in 2013. Since then, I have completed my Associates Degree in Early Childhood and as of 3 years ago I am now a teacher in our Early Head Start program at SUNY Adirondack. Outside of work I enjoy shopping and movie nights and absolutely adore spending time with the little kiddos in my life.
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Jessie Sietsma – HS Teacher
Hi my name is Jessie Sietsma! This is my first year working as a preschool teacher at the SUNY Adirondack center. I attended college at SUNY Cortland and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and a dual certification in Early Childhood and Childhood Education. I am originally from New Jersey and recently moved to upstate New York after I graduated. Outside of school, I love watching movies, spending time with my family, and going on hikes with my friends.
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Jaye Conine – HS Assistant Teacher
Hi my name is Jaye Conine. I have been working as an Assistant Teacher at the SUNY Adirondack center for 15 years and have been working with children for 29 years altogether. I attended college at MATC in Madison, WI and obtained a degree in childcare teacher and assistant teacher. I love to garden, read books, and walk with my dogs.

Susan Macari-Baldwin – HS Classroom Aide
Hi my name is Susan Macari-Baldwin. I am originally from Queens, New York and I moved up to Queensbury. I have been working at Warren County Head Start for 15 and a half years; first as a Classroom Aide in a Toddler class and now as a preschool Classroom Aide at SUNY Adirondack center. I have a CDA (Child Development Associate). Working with the children here at Head Start is both rewarding and fun. I have many hobbies but mostly I get to enjoy the beauty of the scenic Adirondacks every day.

Amy Beard – EHS Classroom Aide
Hello everyone, My name is Amy Beard. For the past 7+ years I have enjoyed working as a classroom aide in the infant and toddler room at SUNY Adirondack Head Start. During my time with this agency, I have obtained my CDA. I have also attended college for two years and I have many hours of child development training.  Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, singing and shopping

Robin Hogan – EHS Classroom Aide
Hi, my name is Robin! I have been with Warren County Head Start as an aide for a little over a year now, but I have been in childcare for over 10 years! I started with childcare at a young age, starting with family members then, it went to family friends, and so on so forth. I love my job here at Head Start, as an aide, and I love Warren County Head Start as a parent of a student who attends the program as well!

Tammie Sluus – EHS Classroom Aide
Hi, my name is Tammie Sluus.  I have been at Warren County Head Start since September.  I have been in child care for over 30 years, including my own family daycare.

Contact Info & Driving Directions

Robert L. Hutchinson Child Care Center
640 Bay Road
Queensbury, NY 12804
ph: (518) 793-0529
fax: (518)743-2312
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