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Bloomingdale KinderCare

Lynda Brauer, Center Director
355 S. Glen Ellyn Rd., Bloomingdale, IL 60108

  • Ph: (630) 351-1302
  • Open: 6:30 AM to 6:15 PM, M-F
  • Fax: (630) 351-7068
  • Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at the Glen Ellyn KinderCare are passionate about educating and nurturing children. We are excited to be here to put our skills to work serving children and families. Our staff loves caring for and educating children from six weeks to 12 years of age. We offer an educational curriculum to meet the needs of our children as they prepare for a successful school career, as well as several enrichment programs in Spanish, music and phonics.

Ms. Lynda Brauer, Center Director

Bio:

Lynda Brauer has been working with KinderCare for over 35 years and is the Center Director here at the Glen Ellyn KinderCare. She is inspired by helping families and children have a successful day. She enjoys the time with the children and watching them grow. Lynda holds a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology.

Previous Experience:

Prior to joining KinderCare, Lynda taught swim and gym classes, as well as worked at other daycare centers

  • Year Started: 11/1/1984
  • Tenure: 29 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 35 Years
  • Education:

    Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology

Ms. Lily Snowden, Assistant Director

Bio:

Lily has been working with KinderCare for six years and works with Lynda as the Assistant Director. She is passionate about ensuring that our children are offered a quality program and an educational environment that is fun and stimulating. Lily holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology.

  • Year Started: 1/1/2006
  • Tenure: 8 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 6 Years
  • Education:

    Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Ms. Kerry, Infant Classroom

Bio:

Ms. Kerry has been working as an infant teacher with KinderCare since 1997. She has obtained her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

Quote:

"In my role as a teacher, I am amazed at the concepts children learn at such a young age and I think that being part of their development is a gift."

  • Year Started: 1/1/1997
  • Tenure: 17 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 15 Years
  • Education:

    Master's Degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Pam, Toddler Classroom

Bio:

We are very glad to have Ms. Pam as a new addition to our center. She has been working in the educational field for over 20 years having  extensive experience as an early childhood educator, tutor, public and private school teacher. Ms. Pam holds a Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education.

Quote:

One of the things I enjoy about teaching is showing children that learning is fun. I get excited when they share with me something new they have learned.

  • Year Started: 1/6/2014
  • Years in ECE Industry: 20 years
  • Education:

    Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Michele, Discovery Preschool Classroom

Bio:

Ms. Michele is a teacher in our discovery preschool classroom and has been with KinderCare since January of 2010. She holds her Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).

Quote:

I love to walk into my classroom and hear the children shout “Ms. Michele” and see them running towards me to give me hugs. My passion is finding creative ways to help children learn though play.

  • Year Started: 1/1/2010
  • Tenure: 4 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 2 Years
  • Education:

    Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)

Ms. Nusrath, Preschool Classroom

Bio:

Ms. Nusrath has been with KinderCare for the past 12 years. She is a teacher in our preschool classroom and has her Master’s Degree in English with a minor in Early Childhood Education.

Quote:

"I am passionate about teaching children and I love to see the excitement and curiosity they express when they learn new things."

  • Year Started: 1/1/2000
  • Tenure: 14 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 12 Years
  • Education:

    Master’s Degree in English with a minor in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Cyndi, Prekindergarten Classroom

Bio:

Ms. Cyndi is a teacher in our prekindergarten classroom. She has been with KinderCare since 1985 and has her Associate's of Art Degree in General Studies. Ms. Cyndi was awarded the Knowledge Universe 2012 Educator of the Year Award on September 10, 2012.

Quote:

I love seeing children get excited when they master a new skill and I am happy to see them accomplish new things.

  • Year Started: 11/14/1983
  • Tenure: 30 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 27 Years
  • Education:

    Associate's of Art Degree in General Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Casey, School Age Classroom

Bio:

Ms. Casey is our School Age teacher. She has been working with KinderCare since 2012. She has an Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies.
 

Quote:

I am inspired by children's affection and the excitement that each day of being a teacher brings. I love children's eagerness and enthusiams to learn new things.

  • Year Started: 1/1/2012
  • Tenure: 2 Years
  • Years in ECE Industry: 2 years
  • Education:

    Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies

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