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Bloomingdale KinderCare

Lynda Brauer,
Center Director

355 S. Glen Ellyn Rd. Bloomingdale IL 60108
Ph: (630) 351-1302
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:15 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: At Glen Ellyn Rd. and Army Trail Rd next to Citgo Gas Station

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Black Hawk, Churchill, DuJardin, Forest Glen, Glen Hill, G. Stanly Hall, Reskin, Winnebago, Pheasant Ridge, Middle school Americana, Marquart Middle School, St. Matthews

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

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:
30 Years
Years in ECE industry:
35 Years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology

Ms. Lily Snowden, Assistant Director

Lily has been working with KinderCare for nine 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 has completed four years of college with an emphasis in Psychology.

Previous Experience:

Prior to working with KinderCare Lily has worked in several non profit organizations.

Year Started:
1/1/2006
Tenure:
8 Years
Years in ECE industry:
9 Years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Psychology

Ms. Kerry, Infant Classroom

""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.""

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.

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

"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."

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.

Year Started:
1/6/2014
Years in ECE industry:
20 years
Education:
Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Kelli, Discovery Preschool

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I love knowing that every day there is a new challenge to learn.

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Ms. Kelli has been working at KinderCare since October 2011. Kelli is currently working in the Discovery Preschool classroom  and loves every minute of it. Ms. Kelli enjoys watching the children grow and learn new things every day. Ms. Kelli earned her CDA in March of 2014 through Rasmussen College. Ms. Kelli is excited to apply what she learned in the CDA Program and bring it to life in the Discovery Preschool Classroom. Ms. Kelli is happily married to her husband Ken and they enjoy going out with friends. Ms. Kelli loves working in the Discovery Preschool Classroom because she gets the opportunity to see them develop in a new way every day.

Year Started:
10/3/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
3
Education:
Child Development Associate

Ms. Nusrath, Preschool

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

Ms. Nusrath has been with KinderCare for the past 15 years. She is a teacher in our preschool classroom and has her Master’s Degree in English with a minor in Early Childhood Education. She is inspired by the children's curiosity and their love for learning.

Year Started:
1/1/2000
Tenure:
14 Years
Years in ECE industry:
15

Ms. Cyndi, Prekindergarten Classroom

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

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.

Year Started:
11/14/1983
Tenure:
31 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

"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."

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.
 

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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