Kids Junction Before and After School Care Teachers’ Bios, Madison

Mr. BrittonMr. 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 from working with children from Kindergarten to 9th grade in a camp ministry setting for 10 years.

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 great family. I love working with children, exploring nature, hiking, reading, cooking, and spending time with friends.


Ms. SavannahMs. Savannah - After School Teacher

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. PattieMs. Pattie - After School Teacher

Education

I pursued a degree in Elementary Education from a two year program at Oakland College and another year at Oakland University. I am currently continuing a degree in Early Childhood Development.

Experience
While in college, I worked at a child development center in Michigan as a teacher’s aid. From 2011 through 2015 I worked at a school in their food service and after school program. I worked closely with second and forth grade classes as a teachers aid.

Personal
In my free time I enjoy spending time with my daughter, Lilyana. We love to spend time together gardening and being outside with nature.


Ms. DesiMs. Desi - After School Teacher

Education
I am currently working towards my Associates Degree from Ashford University.

Experience
I have worked in Early Childhood since 2002 and even ran my own home center for 2 years.

Personal
I am a mother to an energetic son and daughter. We love to stay active and also work on art projects!


Ms. NatalieMs. Natalie - After School Teacher

Education
I went to Madison Collage with a Teach Scholarship. I finished the Child Care Development Specialist Degree in February 2005.

Experience

I started babysitting when I was 12 years old. At the age of 16, I became a Teacher’s aid at Child Life Ministries in McFarland. While attending McFarland Highschool, I worked at N.A.E.Y.C. Accredited Centers.

Personal
In my free time, I enjoy fishing, hunting, camping, snowboarding, and ATVing at my family’s cabin.


Ms. AliciaMs. Alicia - After School Teacher

Education
I am currently a Junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in Elementary Education with an understudy in English and Language Arts. I am also receiving a certificate in Educational Policy Studies. I plan on graduating in December 2018 and hope to pursue teaching grades 1st through 8th.

Experience
I started babysitting in 7th grade and have continued babysitting a wide range of families from

having twins to having a child with Down Syndrome. I tutor at James C. Write Middle School and volunteer through Badger Volunteers. Last summer, I nannied a family of 3 and found a passion for working with kids. This is my first year with Kids Junction.

Personal
In my free time I love watching Netflix, reading, hanging out with my roommates, listening to music, and eating!


Ms. MeganMs. Megan

Education
I received my degree in Early Childhood Education/Elementary Education from Evangel University in 2013.  After spending another year in Missouri, my husband and I moved to Madison, where I received my Wisconsin teaching license in 2016, certified to teach children birth to age 12.

Experience
I have worked with children in various settings since I was 17 years old, including summer camps and after school programs.  I was a kindergarten aide/long-term substitute, special education aide at West Middleton Elementary, and a lead teacher at another day care center prior to starting at Kids Junction.

Personal
I have a wonderful husband and have two sweet sons.  In my spare time, I love to watch Wisconsin sports, bake, run, make frequent trips to Target, and spend time with my family.


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Ms. Jasmine

Education
I graduated from Stoughton High School in 2012. I am going back to college next fall.  I went to Madison Area Technical College for two years in the Early Childhood Education program.

Experience
I started babysitting when I was in 7th grade. In high school I was a teacher’s aide for 4K, a first grade tutor, and I also volunteered at an after school program.

Personal
In my free time, I like to take my eight-year-old sister and little cousins to the park. I also enjoy watching movies and eating.

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I want to thank you all for being a part of my children’s lives for the past 6 years. I will always be so grateful to all for taking such great care of my kids. I can’t tell you how comforting it has been knowing that there has always been a safe place for them…

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