Meet our Full Time Staff
Paul Noland- Director
Paul Noland, director of The Kids’ League has more than 25 years of experience in child-care and education. Paul graduated in 1995 from Boston College with a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. For the next 5 years he taught 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades in the Newton and Andover Public Schools before becoming site director of The Kids’ League in 2000. Paul has also actively directed and taught Sunday School for decades as well as raised 7 children of his own. He views his job at The Kids’ League as one where he is able to invest his many skills and years of experience in the lives of the children and families.
Sarah Noland- Site Coordinator
Sarah has been a member of the Kids’ League staff since 2011. Her previous experience in childcare includes running children’s conferences, giving dance classes, and curriculum planning and implementation. Sarah started as a Group Leader and has now assumed the role as Site Coordinator. Her care and concern for each child and family makes Sarah an anchor at the Kids’ League.
Katherine Cigana- Assistant to the Director
Katherine Cigana has worked at the Kids’ League since 2000. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications in 2007 and has continued contributing her skills at The Kids’ League. Her favorite part of the job? “I love investing in the life of each child who passes through the door. Also, I love the adorable things kids say sometimes. They keep me laughing”.
Working at The Kids’ League since 2002, Heidi’s experience and expertise in keeping things running smoothly has been invaluable. Heidi is a Registered Nurse and is the Kids’ League Health Care Consultant. Her knowledge of health and safety often comes in handy whether there’s a scratched knee or it’s time for a fire drill. Her favorite part of the job? “Being the ‘KL nurse’ and taking care of the individual needs of each child.”
Laura Charette- Group Leader
Laura has been a member the The Kids’ League staff since 2006 and has been in involved in child care for over 12 years. She is a lead teacher whose extensive experience in child-care and education includes running children’s conferences, teaching Sunday school, and leading children’s dance classes. Whether it’s singing or acting to bring a smile, Laura is a valuable member of The Kids’ League Staff. Her favorite part of the job? “I enjoy setting a good example for the kids at The Kids’ League. And I love making them laugh!”
Katharine Osborne- Group Leader
Joining the Kids’ League team in 2010, Katharine has been an integral part of our program. Bringing her skills as a program planner and organizer, she has developed both After-school and Summer Program curriculum. With over 8 years of childcare experience, Katharine’s role has proven invaluable.