Our Team

The Executive Team behind HSECP has extensive experience in childhood development and a constant drive to make a difference in children's emotional and intellectual growth.

Richard Huffman, Founder

Richard O. Huffman is the founder, President and CEO of Celebree School, a regional chain of educationally based preschool and child care centers.  His company has found tremendous success through community based partnerships and affiliations such as the mutually beneficial arrangement with the Harford County Public Library system.

A father of five and appointed participant to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education, and the not-for-profit board,  The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Richard understands the fundamental need for educational preparedness.

Patrick Leist, Director of Operations
Carrie Patrick, Human Resources Manager
Andrea Gurnsey, Manager of Quality Assurance
Cody Carr, District Director
Lynn Adams, District Director
Ellie Batkhan, District Director
Chiquita Veney, District Director

Join Our Team

We value our employees and invest time in learning the professional motivations of each. Through individual growth planning and continuous communication, we work together to learn from one another.

Bring HSECP to Your School

Our success is built on fostering relationships. One of our most valuable relationships is with the schools we serve. We want to be an extension of your school day and school family.