Renee sussman


Renee has been a licensed director since 1991 and the Executive Director of CDC since 1998.

She has worked in the education field since 1970 as a resource specialist in Physical Education and Drama, a kindergarten enrichment teacher, summer camp director, licensed staff trainer, and administrator.

She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland.

erin claycomb


Erin will be taking over the role of Director for the 2019 – 2020 school year. She previously taught Preschool / Pre-K in Montgomery County.

She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University in 2012 and is currently working on completing a Master’s as a Reading Specialist.

patty johnson


Patty has been a member of the CDC staff since 2004. She has an Associate Degree from Montgomery College and previously taught Kindergarten in the KAT program for the City of Rockville.

She also works as a Naturalist with the Audubon Naturalist’s Society at Woodend Sanctuary.

Ludwin Guillen


Lu joined the CDC staff in January 2014 and has been an assistant with the Kindergartners and 1st graders.

He is presently taking courses at Montgomery College. He would like to continue his education in film school.