Meet Our Staff

Emily Glestos

Toddler Head Teacher

Toddler Head Teacher

Emily Gletsos is our Toddler Head Teacher at Craftsbury Saplings. She has 10 years experience working in a Montessori school and 2 years experience running a home daycare in Craftsbury. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Bennington College and she recently finished a Montessori 0-3 Diploma course. She hopes to bring the best of the Montessori Method to the Craftsbury Saplings. She grew up in Craftsbury and recently moved back from Portland, Oregon with her family. She sings in a trio called Farm Song and enjoys gardening. She lives in Craftsbury with her husband Vasilios and her two children Poppy, 5yrs and Kosmos, 10yrs.

Donna Young

Donna Young is an Assistant Teacher at Craftsbury Saplings. She ran a licensed home child care, Humpty Dumpty Childcare, for more than 20 years right here in Craftsbury. She is a Nana of three awesome boys Carson 14, Owen, 11, and Haven, 9, that she adores spending all her spare moments with as well as the children here at Saplings. Donna is also a long time volunteer at the Manor nursing home in Morrisville and a member of the CFD Auxiliary Club and Common Threads Quilt Guild. In her spare time she enjoys making quilts and crafting. Donna has lived with her husband Kent, who works for the Town of Craftsbury, in the home they built on Collinsville Road for over 42 years.