Alicia Gross, Director

Alicia graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Art History. For over 15 years, Alicia has been working with children of all ages, specifically in Early Childhood. Alicia joined the RECC team in the summer of 2010.



Alisandra Bertram, Assistant Director

Alisandra Bertram has been working in early childhood education for 10 years. She worked at RECC as an infant teacher in 2009-2010, and is happy to be back. She earned her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Oneonta in Childhood Education, and her Master’s degree is in Literacy from SUNY Cortland. She is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher, and enjoys teaching yoga to the staff and children of RECC.  Ali and her partner live in Syracuse with their two children.


Jeannine Johnson – Administrative Assistant

Joan Devendorf – Assistant to the Directors