Early Preschool Teacher Bios, Madison

Ms. AnnMs. Ann - Early Preschool Teacher

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. LauraMs. Laura - Early Preschool Teacher

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.


Ms. AllisonMs. Allison - Early Preschool Teacher

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. ErikaMs. Erika - Early Preschool Teacher

Education
Part of my education was taken in my country, Mexico, a wonderful place that I came from (Kindergarten through high school). I am currently taking online training courses.

Experience
I have volunteer hours at a daycare and some learning centers. I look forward to working with your kids at Kids Junction.

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


Ms. Jamie - Early Preschool Teacher

Ms. 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. YolandaTeacher Yolanda

Education
I took some classes at UW-Manitowoc.  I have my lead teacher credits and Infants and Toddlers credits.  I continue to educate myself online on different ideas about teaching, administration, and general health/developmental classes on children and how to create or direct a better center.

Experience
I started out babysitting my friends’ kids.  Their parents told me I’m a natural!  I’ve also raised my own daughter.  I worked at other centers as a cook and infant helper.  I’ve been at Kids Junction for almost 2 years.  I am an assistant in the Sprouts classroom.

Personal
I love to cook Indian food (India).  I would love to travel and wish to travel again.  I love to McGeaver things; build to my needs.  I’m getting into essential oils, learning their benefits.  I used to help a lot of people I know life coaching, budgeting; English classes; driving lessons.  I love to organize anything: closets, kitchens, anything.  My husband and I have one daughter.  I wanted 12 kids!   That’s why I am a teacher; it’s rewarding.  I enjoy teaching and challenging kids to be their best and to do their best.  Being part of a child’s life as if they were my own; give them love/understanding and courage to live their future’s best.


Ms. Ashley

Ms. Ashley - Early Preschool TeacherEducation
I graduated from Fort Atkinson High School in 2015 and started taking classes at MATC.

Experience
I took the child care and development class at Fort Atkinson High School and got my assistant teacher certificate.

Personal
I have a daughter who is my world.  I love spending time with her and can’t wait to watch her grow up.


Ms. PatriciaMs. Patricia

Education
I graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in elementary and Basic Education with a focus on math.  I went back to school in 2015 and I graduated in 2017 with a Master’s in Education centered on material development.

Experience
I started babysitting and tutoring after school when I was at the university.  I did a work and travel program in the USA as a nanny for two summers.  I was a home classroom teacher in an elementary school in a first grade classroom for three years.  I also worked in a daycare for the last year.

Personal Information
I really love teaching.  In my free time, I enjoy reading and spend time with my daughter and my nephew.  I love traveling and I try to explore the world when I can.


Miss SarahMs. Sarah

Education
I attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for two years before transferring to the University of Wisconsin Colleges Online where I graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education.

Experience
I was the lead 2-year-old teacher at another child care center before becoming a stay at home mom. I then took on a nannying job for three boys who were ages 6, 8, and 10, plus my then 3-year-old daughter. From there, I accepted a lead position at Kids Junction in the Sweet Peas room.  I then took a year and a half off to stay at home with my daughter before returning to Kids Junction!

Personal
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter, cooking and baking,  being a co-leader for my daughter’s girl scout troop, and watching my daughter swim, play soccer, do ballet, and play baseball. I also enjoy crafting and scrapbooking.


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Ms. BeverlyMs. Beverly- Early Preschool Teacher

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.


Ms. AmaMs. Ama

Education
I attended an all girls Catholic Boarding High School in Ghana, West Africa. From there I continued at Wesley College Boarding School for my Associate Degree in Elementary Education in Kumasi, Ghana. In the U.S.A., I furthered my education in Madison, WI at Upper Iowa University with a degree in Human Services and a Psychology minor graduating Magna Cum Laude. Each year I take classes which focus on Early Childhood Education.

Experience
After completing my Associate Degree in Elementary Education, I taught at Christ the King International School in Ghana for 15 years. I proceeded to London, Great Britain, and taught at St. Joseph’s Elementary School for seven years. Migrating to the U.S.A., I taught at Tanner’s Creek Elementary in Norfolk, Virginia with my two teenage boys serving in the US Navy. I have a passion for advocating for children and helping them grow and develop.

Personal
I love reading, classical and gospel music, spending quality time with my spouse, children, and grandchildren. I am highly family oriented. Tending to my house plants and voluntary activities are other passions. I joined Rotary International Club and had the opportunity to travel around the globe which contributed to my passion for travel.

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