Kristen has worked in childcare for 10 years. Before ABC Care Kristen was a Lead Teacher at The Young School for 6 years. She attended Towson University and the Community College of Baltimore County for Early Childhood Education and Special Needs. She will be attending Carroll Community College to complete her AA in Childcare Administration. She loves her furry friends. She has 2 nephew pups; Tank and Arlo, and she also has a beautiful cat named Miracle. She loves photography and works on the side taking beautiful and memorable photos. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her boyfriend.


Melissa Dryman is our Site Director at Mt. Airy. She has more than seven years of experience in the child care field. Melissa earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art from Hood College and continues her education through college coursework and trainings. She successfully completed the 90 hours of required child development through Community College of Baltimore County and Hood College coursework as well as an internship at the elementary, middle and high school levels. In her free time, she does photography and enjoys spending time with her twin sister and her baby, Riley.