Before and After School Teacher Bios

Mr. Ben – School Age DirectorBen_0

Education
I attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater where I received a Bachelor of Science in Education: Physical Education License Pre-K thru 12th Grade.

Experience
I served as a long term substitute at the elementary and middle school in the Hartford School District and as a Physical Education and Special Education Teacher in the Milwaukee Public School District. I also served in 3 other summer programs for 4 years prior to coming to Kids Junction. I started working at Kids Junction in 2006 and have really enjoyed working with the staff and the children in both the summer and school age programs!

Personal
I am from Wisconsin and am a huge sports fan, particularly the Green Bay Packers. I am married and my wife Tanya is also a teacher.


Ms. Marina

Education
I graduated from Verona Area High school and am currently enrolled at Madison College pursuing a degree in nursing and education.

Experience
I have been a Sunday school teacher for many years working with children 5-7 years old.

Personal
I was born in Russia! My parents adopted my brother and I when I was 5 years old. In my spare time I love to play sports, watch movies and read books.


Mr. Britton

Education
I graduated from Malone University in Canton, Ohio with a B.A. in Youth Ministry and a minor in Business Administration after dabbling in Chemistry, Social Work, Psychology, Philosophy, and Art.

Experience
I have been working with youth and children since 2006 in churches in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Northern Ireland. Most of my work and experience is in camping ministry for seven years, working with children from Kindergarten to 9th grade.

Personal
I have been blessed more in life than I deserve. I have lived overseas and visited several countries. I have an education and a green family. I love working with children, exploring nature, hiking, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends.


Ms. Carissa – School Age Planner/Team Leader

EducationCarissa-SAC

I graduated from UW-Platteville with a Bachelor Degree in Middle Childhood Education.

Experience
I started working at Kids Junction in 2014. I also have experience working in schools and being a nanny/babysitter.

Personal
I am married and I’m also close to my two little brothers. I love reading, camping, and being outside.


Ms. SavannahSavannah-ASAC

Education
I graduated from Green Bay Preble Highschool in 2014 and am now a sophomore at UW-Madison in hopes of becoming a pediatrician.

Experience
I started babysitting when I was 12 for various families and also for my own family by watching my little brothers. I also volunteered at the Cerebral Palsy Center in the 3 year old room in the daycare during my senior year of high school.

Personal
I enjoy being active and being outside. I played soccer since I was 6 years old but I love playing any kind of sport. I also love to rollerblade in the summer and go snowboarding in the winter.


Ms. WhitneyWhitney-SACsr

Education
I graduated from UW-Whitewater with a Bachelor Degree in Education and a minor in Spanish.

Experience
I have been a substitute teacher for the past several years, specializing in Kindergarten through 5th grade.

Personal
I recently moved to Madison from Green Bay. I am recently married! My husband & I love to spoil our two cats, Jinx and Tux.

Latest Happenings

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WHAT PARENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

Kids Junction has excellent infant and toddler care and I Love the teachers. My sons communication skills improved noticeably in his first week. I love the pictures and videos sent to us through the day. They really care and are very attentive. Comparable in price if not less expensive and than other facilities and the quality…

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