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
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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 family. Miss Debi can be found in our Preschool Classroom!

 

Miss Linda got her nickname from one of the very creative kids at 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!

Miss Lisa

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 Alex

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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!

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Miss Hannah

Born and raised in Washington with her sister Miss Ashley, Miss Hannah is a 2021 Warren Hills graduate. Miss Hannah was a former student here at Half-Pint, class of '08. 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

Born and raised in Washington with her sister Miss HannahMiss Ashley is a 2019 Warren Hills graduate. Miss Ashley was a former student here at Half-Pint, class of '06. She attends the University of Alabama majoring in the Multiple Abilities Program. Miss Ashley truly loves working with the kids as it will help in her future endeavors in the education field!

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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!

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Miss Nicole

Miss Nicole is a former Pastry Chef and stay at home mom! She has worked in areas such as Philly, New Jersey, and NYC. She currently resides in Washington, NJ with her daughter who currently attends HP. Miss Nicole has a passion for working with children and is a great addition to our HP family!

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Miss CeCe
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Miss Angie

Miss Cecilia (Miss Cece), has been living in Washington for a year with her husband and youngest daughter. She is a mother to two daughters. Miss Cece originally came from Portugal at the age of 17 and has always loved working with children!

Miss Angela (Miss Angie) is a 2021 Warren Hills graduate! Miss Angie was a former student here at Half-Pint, class of '08! She attends Susquehanna University where she studies Early Childhood Education and is a member on the field hockey team. Miss Angie loves working with children and we love having here at Half-Pint!