Susie Harlan - Teacher
Susie has a degree in Special Education and Early Childhood Education as well as an endorsement in Deaf Education. She attended George Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt University. Susie taught 7 years at Madonna Learning Center when it was ‘Madonna Day School’. She recently returned to MLC in 2017. She has also taught at Raleigh Presbyterian Preschool, St. Luke’s Kindergarden, Pathfinders Club Special Needs Program and Memphis Oral School for the Deaf. She is married to Kevin, has two sons Christopher and Matthew, and one new granddaughter, Mary Francis. Susie loves to swim, walk, eat Mexican food and Italian food. The students at Madonna Learning Center bless her everyday. She enjoys watching each student learn and grow as they reach their maximum potential.
Cathy Hoag - Teaching Assistant
Cathy received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Northern Colorado in Elementary Education/Bilingual. She has been working at Madonna Learning Center since 2015. Before MLC, Cathy taught at Collierville Elementary for 21 years. She is married to Mark and has a son Brian, who lives in Minnesota and a daughter Cristen, who lives in Phoenix. Cathy has three grandsons. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and visiting her grandsons. She is also a Denver Broncos Football fan! Cathy's favorite foods are sushi and Mexican. She takes pleasure in her morning Starbucks. She adores the loving and caring environment at Madonna Learning Center and the dedicated staff that help create it.