Early Preschool Teacher Bios

Ms. Alaesha

Education
I attended Lincoln University for psychology but I am currently enrolled at Ashford University graduating in May with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education.

Experience
I have a daughter who is now 6 years old. I have been employed with Kids Junction since October 2014.

Personal
I am married and enjoy spending time with my family. I also like to shop and bake.


Ms. Amanda

Education
I graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Art Degree and many Early Childhood Education courses. I continue my education through classes and training opportunities.

Experience
I have taught for 8+ years and have spent the last 4 years teaching 2.5-3 year olds. I also have experience teaching specialized classes in art, music, science, and math in the early childhood setting.

Personal
My family and I enjoy various outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and birding. I also enjoy art history, painting, sewing, and other crafting activities. I love to show my hobbies as enrichments in the classroom.


Ms. Julia S.

Education
I graduated in 2017 from Western Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.

Experience
I first started babysitting when I was 12, continuing to do so up through high school for many different families with children of all ages. In college, I provided respite care for a family with 2 boys with edrebral palsy.

Personal
In my free time, I enjoy drawing, gardening, and spending time with friends and family


Ms. Ann

Education
I have my diploma from Moraine Park Technical Institute. I have also taken many continuing education classes in Early Childhood Development.

Experience
I have been a Early Preschool teacher for 25 years! I also have experience as a Director for a center in Waupun, WI.

Personal
I moved to Madison 6 years ago! I enjoy bowling, reading, spending time with my family, friends and my fiance Tom.


Ms. Kimberly

Education
I am a graduate from Southwest Technical College with an Associate Degree in Early Childhood.

Experience
Before working at Kids Junction I worked at a child care facility with children from 6 weeks old to school age.

Personal
I love spending time with my daughter. We scrapbook, bake and decorate cookies together!


Mrs. Laura

Education
I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. I also took many courses in music. I have taken continuing education courses and have attended many trainings after college.

Experience
I have taught in four different preschool/childcare centers over the years. I have had experience as a float teacher, an assistant teacher, an associate teacher and as a lead teacher. I also did certified in-home day car in my own home for a few years. I have also taught piano lessons in my home.

Personal
I have two sons and one daughter and I love being a mom. I enjoy taking walks and playing the piano. I also have fun playing clarinet in the Monroe city band.


Mrs. Regina

Education
I attended Madison Collage to complete my Early Childhood Continuing Education certification. And I graduated from UW Platteville where I completed my Infant Toddler credential and my Inclusion credential.

Experience
I worked at a childcare center in Madison for 4 years with children ages 6 weeks to 2 years. As well as often volunteered during the summer at my Grandmother’s childcare center and babysat for many years.

Personal
I am the mother of 3 children. I enjoy watching children develop, grow and love to be a positive influence i their lives and journeys forward.


Ms. Jessica

Education
I graduated from MATC with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood.

Experience
I have worked at Kids Junction since 2007.

Personal
I like to spend time with my family and friends.

 


Ms. Allison

Education
I have recently graduated from Middleton High School and the Online School 21st Century eSchool. I hope in the very near future I can start my education in child care.

Experience
I’ve taken the Child Development Course at the Middleton Highschool.

Personal
I love to make kids smile and to have fun. I have worked with kids almost all my life, thanks to cousins and family friends. Reading, photography, and animals are a few of my favorite things.


Ms Erika

Education
Part of my education was taken in my country, Mexico, a wonderful place that I came from (Kindergarten through Highschool). But here in Madison, Wi (USA), I was looking to get some more education for myself including English Classes. I am currently taking intro-childcare classes.

Experience
I have worked in a restaurant, retail, and some volunteering hours at a daycare and some learning centers. I look forward to learn and work with Kids Junction.

Personal
I am from Veracruz, Mexico, and only came from my country to Madison, Wisconsin. It was a really big trip. I have raised two children, one is in Elementary School and the other one is in Middle School. I enjoy staying at home in the evening with my family and do activities together.


Mrs. Jamie

Education
I have a two year degree in Human Service with Early Educational courses.

Experience
I have worked with children newborn to age 3 for 10 years.

Personal
I have a son who is 10 years old and he is an amazing kid. I enjoy spending time with family back in New York. And when I’m here we enjoy spending time taking my son fishing, biking, and taking Ivy Blue, our puppy, for walks and working in the garden.


Ms. Howanda

Education
I have 14 years of experience as a teacher assistant. I have also took continuing education courses in the areas of the introduction of early childhood, infant and toddler course.

Experience
I have worked with infants all the way to school aged children.

Personal
I am the mother of two daughters ages 14 and 12, and a son who is 11 years old. I am experienced with all age groups but the infants and toddlers are my favorite.


Ms. Julia R.

Education
I just finished my second year at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. I am working towards my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood-Middle Childhood. When I finish my degree, I will be certified to teach children ages birth to 11!

Experience
Ever since I was a little girl, I had a passion for teaching. I started off my experience by babysitting children from as little to a month old up to elementary school aged. During high school, I worked at an in-home day care which served up to 7 children. Summer of 2016, I was a nanny in the Sauk Prairie area for three little girls that were 1, 2, and 3 years old. In La Crosse, I managed my time by being a full time student and also working at the On-Campus Child Care Center as an assistant teacher.

Personal
I grew up in the Sauk Prairie area. My hobbies include, spending time with my family and friends, and also petting every dog I see! I also love to travel and my dream is to visit Australia and New Zealand.


Ms. BeverlyBeverly2013

Education
I attended the University of Iowa for 4 years and earned a degree in Psychology. I have taken continuing education courses in Early Childhood and Developmental Curriculum for 20 years.

Experience
I have instructed children in the two year old classroom and the three/four year old classroom for twenty-seven years in Madison and at the Grinnell Iowa Community preschool.

Personal
I have four grown children, two daughters and two sons. I have seven grandchildren. In college, I was part of a girls bagpipe band. While marching in a football game in Iowa, I met and married my husband, who is a huge UW football fan.SaveSave

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