About Us

Little Lambs began in 1987 as part of a Christian School in Williamsport. Holly Tillman established the preschool with the heart’s desire to have a school that supported the Christian values of young families in the community. We also set a high standard for training the children for their formal education by giving the children a secure, safe and stimulating environment to learn in.

Our concentration is repetition with variety in small classes. We started with three classes with an enrollment of 30 and 3 staff.  We now have about 65 students and 10 staff. Our program runs September thru May with a concluding theme dress up graduation. We then run a smaller summer program from June through August that includes kindergarten graduates.

Please check out our available preschool and childcare programs.

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Our Team

The main teaching staff has either a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, Associates Degree in ECE or a Child Development Associates Certificate.

HollyMrs. Holly Tillman
Little Lambs Owner

Mrs. Tillman started the school in 1987 with a vision for a preschool program with a Christian foundation. Her goal was to the serve the whole child both academically, socially and spiritually. She taught for 18 years, directed for 26 years and presently reads stories once a week to PreK 4 children and visits the school regularly.

Holly graduated from Lycoming College with BA in Sociology/Religion and a certificate in Elementary education.

Besides Little Lambs Holly teaches swimming lessons, tutors and enjoys reading, camping, gardening, traveling, quilting and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Deb 2Mrs. Deb Neubold
Head Director

Mrs. Neubold has been with Little Lambs since 1987.  She became the head director in 2013. She previously taught the three year old class and PreK 4 and helped the director administrate.

Debby graduated from IUP with a degree in Home Economics (Early Childhood Education).  She taught at a Montessori School for several years right after college. She is a veteran in ECE.

In her spare time she likes to do puzzles, spend time with her grandchildren and find any excuse to be outside.

JulieMs. Julie Deak
PreK 4 Teacher
Friendly Forest Classroom
Assistant Director Tues/Thurs

Ms. Deak came to Little Lambs in 2004. Julie has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education from Mansfield University.

In her spare time she likes to decorate cakes and spend time with her children.

Mrs. Rachel Holcomb
PreK 4 Teacher/Aid
Friendly Forest Classroom

Mrs. Holcomb started at Little Lambs in 2009. She graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associate’s degree in Office Administration. She received her Childhood Development Associate Credential (CDA) in 2012.

Rachel likes camping, working with the youth in her church and spending time with her family.

Mrs. Candy Montis
PreK 4 Teacher
Dinosaur Den Classroom 

Candy started work at Little Lambs in 2009. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Lock Haven University.

She enjoys traveling, working in her parish, amusement water parks, and being with her family.

Miss Tierney Snyder
PreK 4 Teacher
Dino Cave

Miss Tierney started at Little Lambs in 2013. She student taught with us and we fell in love with her teaching style. She graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has taught in several other preschools.

Tierney likes to kayak, shop, go to the beach, camp, make the famous Saucy Sam’s sauce and spend time with her family.

Miss Amanda Bair
PreK 3 teacher
Tumbling Teddy Bears Classroom

Miss Mandy started with us in September of 2014. She graduated from the University of Scranton with a degree in Counseling and Human Services and a MS and PA certificate in Elementary School Counseling. She has taught in several other preschool programs.

Mandy is a part of Heartworks, a grief support group for children, teens and their families at SHS hospice. She loves sunshine, children, her cat, chocolate chip cookies, fuzzy socks and anything purple.

Miss Valerie Demshock
PreK 3 Teacher
Playful Puppies Classroom

Miss Val came to Little Lambs in 2005.  She was an aid for 3 years and a teacher there after.

Val has a CDA (Child Development Associate Certificate) and is almost finished with her Associates Degree from NCC in ECE.

Val loves nurturing the children, learning and new challenges, photography and being a part of her church.

Mrs. Kay Demshock
PreK 3 and PreK 4 Aid

Kay has worked at Little Lambs since 2007. She has her CDA in Early Childhood Development. She enjoys using the training to teach and nurture the children. She especially enjoys teaching the “little lambs” about our good shepherd, Jesus.

Kay also enjoyed homeschooling her children who are grown now. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, going to church, reading and spending time outdoors.

JulieFisherMrs. Julie Fisher
House Keeping / Substitute Teacher

Mrs. Fisher has been with Little Lambs since 1990. She is one of our original staff starting as a three year old teacher. She does a wonderful job of keeping our school clean and helping out when we need a substitute teacher.  Julie likes to direct the Sunday School program in her church, camp, fish and spend time with her family.