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!

Jessica Lintz, Closing Supervisor

Jessica collaborates very well with our administrative team to assess ongoing and future training and development of our new and existing staff members. Jessica is instrumental with our on-boarding experience and policies. You will always be greeted by Jessica in the late afternoon. She is prepared to assist our families and staff members at pick up time and departure. Her smile is contagious and so longed-for after a long day’s work.