Meet the Staff

Lauren Salatti, Executive Director

As the director, Lauren is dedicated to providing our children, families and faculty with exceptional service in a positive, caring environment promoting success and learning. As the director, she also ensures that Tutor Time of Melville remains in full compliance with all licensing and safety regulations deemed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. Lauren’s education, experience and warm personality maintain the integrity of our program. Lauren’s education, experience and warm personality maintain the integrity of our program.

Afton Virgilio, Curriculum Director

Afton is responsible for implementing and enhancing our renowned Tutor Time Young Learner Learn From The Start, Early Preschool Learn As your Grow and LifeSmart Preschool/Pre-K Curriculum in our classrooms. Afton is enthusiastically involved with our classroom teachers. She is always guiding, training and ensuring that the curriculum is actively implemented and that your child is benefiting from our program. Afton is instrumental in encouraging our faculty to work toward their professional goals and offers support and guidance when needed. You will always find Afton in our classrooms ensuring our learning environments promote the highest quality care for your child. As you walk through our hallways, you will find Afton's art work brightening up our hallways, windows and classrooms! Whether at the front desk or in a classroom, Afton’s warm smiles and personality will make you feel welcome!

Jessica Murtha, Administrative Director

As the Administrative Director, Jessica completes the majority of administrative tasks: processing enrollments, keeping attendance and health and safety records, and processing tuition payments. Jessica also manage our student files and faculty personnel files, including medical and emergency contacts information. Jessica enjoys working with children because children are so much fun, unique, talented, and full of life!

Ms Jessica, Closing Supervisor

Ms Jessica closes our center each day; she ensures all families and staff members are following policies and procedures. Jessica knows all our children and parents and is always willing to help our families at the end of the day.