Early Preschool Teacher Bios

 

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. 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. 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. 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.


Ms. Kim

Education
I received a Vocational Diploma in Child Services from Southwest Tech and have 15+ years experience with children aged infant to school age. I enjoy taking continuing education courses in Early Childhood Development & Curriculum.

Experience
I used to have a family daycare in my Sauk Prairie home. I have been a lead teacher at a licensed group preschool setting for the last 10 years. I love getting to know the families and the children!

Personal
I have raised one son who will soon graduate from high school. I enjoy being a grandmother to 2 wonderful grandchildren! I also enjoy nature walks at Devil’s Lake, spending quality time with my husband and watching movies.

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