Meet the Director: Dewitt

Meet the Director: Dewitt

Hello, I am Tracey Criscione, Director of Little Lukes in DeWitt.


I began my career in early childhood in 1990 at Browne Child Development Center in Camp Pendleton, California. Since then I have worked in Federal, State and private daycare centers as well as the public school system. In 2007 I decided to go back to school to obtain my Master’s degree in Special Education. While going to school I worked as a Medicaid Service Coordinator assisting differently abled individuals in our community to find and obtain services. I graduated in 2011 and stayed home for the next 5 years raising my daughter Tonia, who is developmentally disabled. I began at Little Lukes in 2018 as a special education teacher in Fulton. This year I was asked to step into the Director’s roll at Dewitt and I am so glad I did!


My passion has always been teaching preschool aged children so I thought I would miss teaching, but every day I am still able to go into all the classrooms to offer a helping hand and watch the growth and development of all the students in the center.


The thing I love most about Little Lukes is the dedication and professionalism of the staff and the tenacity of the children. The team at DeWitt was very welcoming and the children here have been so amazing! The staff here at Little Lukes is caring, creative, loving, and dedicated to working towards the goal of helping each child achieve their full potential.  


One of the tasks I take on a weekly basis is giving parents and caretakers a tour through our building to see the classrooms, security system, and more. My favorite part is being able to learn more about you and your child. What your concerns are, what is important to you as their parent, your child’s interests, and more. I love learning how our team and childcare center can help your child and your family. If you are interested in enrolling at Little Lukes in DeWitt, please reach out to me directly to schedule a virtual tour. You can schedule online at or contact me at and (315) 701-1107. I look forward to connecting with you and meeting your child!


-        Tracey Criscione