Mrs. Yasmine Julien has worked in the educational system for over a decade in the role of teacher, instructional coach, and curriculum implementer. In addition to teaching, she has served in leadership roles that have led her to support teachers in refining their craft. Mrs. Julien has taught mathematics for several years in inner city public schools in both Boston and Washington D.C. from middle grades to high school. She is currently employed at Towson University and Community College of Baltimore County as a Part-Time Math Instructor at the undergraduate level.
Mrs. Julien is an active member at the Miracle Temple SDA Church in Baltimore, MD. She currently serves as the Children’s Choir Director and Leader of the Children’s Dance Ministry. She is passionate about developing children’s talent in order to serve the Lord.
Mrs. Cheraldine Jean Pierre-McPherson
BA, M. ED
Mrs. Cheraldine Jean Pierre-McPherson has over 15 years of experience working with children with various disabilities, particularly Autism and Behavioral Disorders. Mrs. Jean Pierre-McPherson has taught in Maryland and DC schools at the primary to high school (vocational) level. She has held various positions which include: Special Education Teacher, Service Coordinator, Family Trainer, and Developmental Consultant.
Mrs. Jean Pierre-McPherson has been very active at Miracle Temple SDA church. She is a member of the sanctuary choir, a dedicated usher, and Cradle Roll (0-3 years) class assistant.
Mrs. Denise Josiah
Mrs. Denise Josiah is a proud graduate of Andrews University, earning a Master’s Degree in School Counseling, and undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Spanish, and a minor in music. While at Andrews, Mrs. Josiah was an active contributor to the enhancement of spiritual life on campus, through diligent years of service and leadership to the women’s residence hall, and being a contributing member, director, and conductor of various musical groups.
Mrs. Josiah has been a professional school counselor for over thirteen years. She has worked in both the private and public school systems, and also as an on-site school therapist at the Children’s Mental Health Hospital in South Bend, IN. Mrs. Josiah loves working with children and their families in order to develop healthy, happy homes. She works diligently to help children cope with issues as they evolve in life, and provides a safe haven to talk.
Mrs. Josiah currently serves as the Praise and Worship Coordinator for the Miracle Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church in Baltimore MD, and the Choir Director and Assistant Minister of Music at the Prince Georges Community Church located in Springdale MD. She loves the Lord with all her heart, and loves to deliver the Word of God in song!
Ms. Danielle Newton
MTSEC Senior Staff
Ms. Danielle Newton earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at Georgia State University, with a concentration in the Family and Life Course. It was then that she began working with children. She participated in the Jumpstart program, working with children in Pre-Kindergarten. While in school, she was a member of Destiny Metropolitan Worship Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She was a volunteer in their Children's Ministry, working with grades Kindergarten through 5th. Ms. Danielle Newton recently earned her Masters degree in Education in Elementary and Special Education. She is currently an Intermediate (3-5) Special Educator at Cross Country Elementary/Middle School.
Ms. Newton attends New Psalmist Baptist Church and is very thankful for the opportunity to connect with other followers of Christ in order to reach children.
Ms. Suze Nathaniel
MTSEC Senior Staff
Ms. Suze Nathaniel is a graduate of University of Maryland Baltimore County where she earned a MS in Chemistry. She is currently teaching at a private high school in Baltimore City where she serves as the Science Department chair.
Ms. Nathaniel enjoys singing, arts and crafts and has a passion for educating children.