Hort Woods Staff

Child coloring with crayons next to a jar of assorted crayons.

Our outstanding teachers are supported in their work by a director, an assistant director, staff assistants, and a kitchen staff.

Jill Putnam

Jill Putnam has been in the Early Childhood Education field since 1996. Jill graduated from Bowling Green State University in Ohio with a Bachelor… Read Full Bio

Kate Runkle
Assistant Director

Kate has a bachelors degree in Elementary Education from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in the education field for 10 years… Read Full Bio

Michelle Hummel
Assistant Director

Michelle believes that the skills acquired in the first 3 years are those that your child will need to build a successful future. After receiving… Read Full Bio

Bonnie Wilson
Kitchen Staff

Bonnie is a Food Services Manager at the child care center at Hort Woods. She have been working in the child care centers on the Penn State campus… Read Full Bio

Rachel Stover
Kitchen Staff

Rachel has been a Food Services Manager at Hort Woods since 2012. She has several years of kitchen experience ranging from menu planning and… Read Full Bio