Lonni Basalyga joined the Young School’s Ellicott City location in July of 2018. She has come to us with over 12 years of experience working with children from birth through Kindergarten as well as 5 years as Director of Programs at a private school in Baltimore County. Originally from Pennsylvania, Lonni is a graduate of Kendall College where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Infants and Toddlers. She also holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Grand Canyon University. Her favorite part of her position as Head of School is building relationships with the parents. Lonni lives in Owing Mills and is the mother of three grown children. She enjoys hiking and camping.