Kids Junction Baby Junction Teacher Bios

Ms. Erin

Ms. Erin - Infant Teacher

Education
I received my Associated Degree from UW-Richland.  Since then, I have taken many classes through work to continue my education in the childcare field.

Experience
Since high school, I babysat for families.  After college, I started working in a daycare.  After working there for three years, I moved to Madison, where I nannied for a wonderful family for an additional three years before joining the Baby Junction team in 2015.

Personal
In the summer, I like camping and kayaking with my family and friends.  I also enjoy woodworking with my dad.


Ms. ShannonMs. Shannon - Preschool Teacher

Education
I have earned my Infant/Toddler credential, my Infant/Toddler CDA, and my Preschool CDA and I am currently working on my preschool credential.

Experience
I have been in the child care field for over 20 years.  I have worked in centers, as a nanny, and ran child care out of my home.

Personal
I am a mom to three children.  In my free time, I enjoy watching my lads swim.  I also enjoy camping and reading in my free time.


Ms. KristaMs. Krista Teacher at Kids Junction Madison

Education
I graduated in December of 2011 from Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child, Adult, and Family Services and a Minor in English. My passion for children stems from my love of making a child laugh and showing them that they are important. Every child has an important story and I love encouraging children to grow!

Experience
I started babysitting when I was 14 years old. In high school, I was a nanny during the summer. After graduating I worked as a barista, but then transitioned into a center as an infant teacher. I worked as a nanny for an infant girl and then as a preschool assistant. I’ve worked with ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. After working as an infant teacher for two years in my last center, I decided to move to Madison, looking for new adventures and opportunities!

Personal
In my free time, I enjoy reading, cross-stitching, making blankets, writing, and spending time with friends. I grew up in Ames, Iowa and am really looking forward to exploring Wisconsin and the new places!


Ms. ShainaKids Junction teacher Miss Shaina

Education
I received my Assistant and Lead Teacher Certificates while attending Madison East High School. Then went on to MATC and received my Infant and Toddler Certificate, along with having a scholarship through the T.E.A.C.H. program where I attended NWTC to further my education in the Early Childhood Education Field.

Experience
I started babysitting at the age of 12 for neighbors and family. I started working in a child care center at 17 and have been in a center ever since. I have 16 years of experience in the child education field and plan on having many more years to come.

Personal
During my free time, I enjoy shopping, cleaning, listening to music, and spending lots of time outdoors. I enjoy going on long walks and camping with my daughter and boyfriend and being around friends and family.

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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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