Meet the Administrative Team

Krista Landsman, Owner & Chief Executive of Operations

Krista successfully owned & nurtured Luminous Learners LLC since 2013.

Krista has a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Studies and Spanish as well as a Master’s Degree in Management. She enjoys pairing her passion in early childhood education with her management experience to support the staff and families at Luminous Learners.

Krista enjoys spending time with her family hiking and swimming, as well as long outdoor runs.

Sharon Fayette, Director

Sharon has been working as an educator for the past 30 years and in an administrative capacity for over 17 years.

Sharon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, with a minor in Education, and a Master’s Degree in Education.   She has worked in for profit, non-profit, corporate and Head Start child care centers. Sharon oversees staff and professional development at Luminous Learners in addition to supporting children and families.

In her spare time Sharon and husband, Steve, like to spend time with their family.

Julie Mansen, Assistant Director

Julie has been an early childhood educator since 2004. She has a passion for curriculum development which is evident in the curriculum she creates and oversees. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Elementary Education. Julie oversees our enrolled children and families.

Julie is an avid crafter. She enjoys crocheting and making wreaths in her free time. Julie also enjoys staking day trips and spending time outdoors with her family and extended family.

Patty Cangiano, Assistant Director

Patty has been in the early education field for 8 years. Patty has a degree in Business Administration. Patty enjoys hiking, skiing, and gardening. Patty is extremely organized and oversee the ordering and distribution of supplies for classrooms, curriculum and our administrative offices.


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