ABOUT

Half-Pint is learning, having fun, and understanding how to truly enjoy life. Our kids welcome the day with a smile every morning when they walk into school, and leave exhausted from all of the fun they've had with their friends and teachers. Half-Pint has been open for just about eighteen years, and each year has been a joy for owner and director Jodi Epstein. Half-Pint services children ages six weeks through six years of age. Children ages nineteen months and above may enroll two to five days of the school week. We have only the utmost care for our families and children of Half-Pint. If you have any questions at all for Jodi or would like to enroll your child/children, please click here to be directed to our contact page.

OUR TEAM
Miss Jodi Epstein

Jodi Epstein, owner and director of Half-Pint, has been accepted among the prestigious ranks of Standford Who's Who as a result of her extraordinary effort in the Education industry. As Owner and Director of Half-Pint for the past eighteen years, Jodi has consistently displayed the passion, vision and dedication necessary to be successful in the business world. Jodi possesses exceptional expertise in teaching. During her education career, she earned a Bachelor's degree from Ashland University in Human Services and Family Development.

Miss Debi
Miss Linda
(aka Miss Dinda)
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Miss Barb

Miss Debi is a mother of five, plus two step, and a grandmother of four! Kids are her life, when her youngest began attending elementary school, she felt lost without kids being with her all day. Working at Half-Pint is a true joy for her and she could never imagine working anywhere else and not being a part of the Half-Pint familyMiss Debi can be found in our Preschool Classroom.

 

Miss Linda got her nickname from one of the very creative kids at Half-Pint. She has enjoyed the nine years of teaching the children of Half-Pint. She enjoys spending her time outside of Half-Pint with her husband of over 40 years, Bill, and their son, William and his wife Denise. Miss Dinda truly loves interacting with the children and their parents, and feels a sense of accomplishment when she sees each children grow and mature, and move onto the next chapter in life. Miss Linda can be found in our Pre-K Classroom.

Miss Barb is a resident of Hampton, NJ with her husband. Miss Barb has two married sons. Previously, Miss Barb taught and was the director at Glen Gardner Youth Center. Miss Barb has been apart of the Half-Pint family since 2018 and looks forward to many more years here! Miss Barb can be found in our Preschool Classroom!

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Miss Joanne
Miss Lisa
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Miss Jeanne

Miss Joanne is from Belvidere, NJ and worked in corporate America for thirty years. She is looking forward to a new career in childcare and being an administrative assistant. She enjoys spending time with her older nephews, but can’t wait to spend time loving up the babies in the infant room.

Miss Lisa was raised in Franklin Township and graduated from Warren Hills High School. In the summer of 2007, she began working at Half-Pint and she has enjoyed working with younger children ever since. Half-Pint is like a second home to her. She considers everyone who works at Half-Pint to be part of her family. Miss Lisa can be found in our Young Preschool Classroom.

Miss Jeanne is a resident of Washington, NJ with her husband and is a mother of twins. Miss Jeanne has been in the childcare field since 2002 and has worked with children of many different ages. Miss Jeanna joined the Half-Pint family in 2021 and is looking forward to spending many years here! Miss Jeanne can be found in our Pre-K Classroom. 

Miss Hannah

Miss Hannah is a 2021 Warren Hills graduate. Miss Hannah was a former student here at Half-Pint, class of 2008. She will be attending The College of New Jersey, majoring in Elementary Education with a concentration in History. Miss Hannah will also be continuing her cheerleading career in college. Miss Hannah has always loved working with children and looks forward to having her own classroom one day. 

Miss Ashley
(aka Miss Ash-a-ley)

Miss Ashley is a 2019 Warren Hills graduate. Miss Ashley was a former student here at Half-Pint, class of 2006. She attends the University of Alabama majoring in Elementary Education. Miss Ashley truly loves working with the kids as it will help her in her future endeavors in the education field.

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Miss Melena

Miss Melena lives on a farm in Washington with her husband and three children. Miss Melena previously worked at Blairstown Elementary as a personal care aide. Miss Melena enjoys spending time with children and has worked in the childcare field for many years. Miss Melena can be found loving on our babies in the Infant Classroom. 

Miss Summer

Miss Summer is a 2021 Warren Hills graduate. She developed a love for being around children from babysitting and volunteering in her church nursery. She plans on going to college to major in Early Childhood Education and becoming an Elementary School Teacher.

Miss Angie

Miss Angie is a 2021 Warren Hills graduate. She plays field hockey at Susquehanna University. She will be majoring in Early Childhood Education. Miss Angie attended Half-Pint when she was younger, class of 2008. She has met so many life-long friends here and made so many great memories too. This is one of the many reasons why she wanted to come back to work at Half-Pint.

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Miss Alex

Miss Alex was raised in Oxford, NJ and is a 2020 Warren Hills graduate. She has been around children her whole life and loves being able to watch them learn and grow everyday. She also loves music and performing in front of a great audience! Miss Alex is following in the footsteps of her cousin, Miss Jess, and her aunt, Miss Liz, who were former Half-Pint employees. Miss Alex loves working with children and hopes to one day become a theatre teacher!