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North Glendale Hts KinderCare

Wendy Szerbinski,
Center Director

2264 Bloomingdale Rd. Glendale Heights IL 60139
Ph: (630) 980-8222
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:15 AM to 6:15 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: On Bloomingdale Road in the same parking lot as the Jewel.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: DuJardin, Winnebago, Blackhawk, Reskin, G Stanly Hall, Glenhill, Pheasant Ridge, Churchill, Forest Glen, St. Matthew's, Erickson

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at the Glendale Heights KinderCare are passionate and creative and a ton of fun. We are excited about preparing your child/children for a successful school career with the educational curriculum that KinderCare offers. We also have great enrichment classes in music, phonics and cooking taught by Ms. Kelly our Learning Adventures Teacher. We welcome you to our location to meet all of our fantastic teachers and see what they can offer your child.

Wendy Szerbinski, Center Director

"I feel I have the best job in the world because I get to see children learn and grow through play everyday."

Wendy has been working for KinderCare since 1993. She started as teacher in both the Infant and Toddler room. After six years of teaching Wendy was promoted to be an Assistant Director. She worked as an Assistant Director for two years then in 2001 she was promoted to Center Director of the Bloomingdale KinderCare. In 2008 Wendy transferred to the Glendale Heights location where she has happily managed for the last five years.

Year Started:
8/23/1993
Tenure:
20 Years
Years in ECE industry:
23 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Karen Browne, Assistant Director

"The children's bright smiles and loving hugs make coming to work each day a pleasure."

Karen has been at KinderCare for four years. She has worked with School Age children, Infants, Toddlers, and Twos before becoming the Assistant Director. Karen has a Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics Education from Eastern Illinois University. She was a Center Director before she started a family and then ran a home daycare while her children were small. She was very excited to get back into a center with so many wonderful children.

Year Started:
9/1/2009
Tenure:
4 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Home Econimcs Education

Ms. Magdalena, Toddler Classroom

"What makes me happy as an Early Childhood Educator is to see children use the skills she has taught them everyday."

Ms. Magdalena has been a KinderCare employee since August 2007. During that time she has utilized her knowledge and gained experience working with Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool children. She was voted teacher of the year in 2007 and received the Pride award. She has always loved working with small children because she wants to make a difference in a young child's life.

Year Started:
7/28/2007
Tenure:
6 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Education

Ms. Toya, Two's Classroom

"I love my job as a Two year old teacher because they are the most unique group of children, and it takes a very unique person like myself to give the tools they need to succeed on a daily basis."

Ms. Toya has worked at our center for almost six years. She has her Child Development Associate's in the Preschool setting and is currently studying for the Infants, Toddler, and Two year old setting as well. Ms. Toya always has a full classroom because of her excellent curriculum based activities, they are developmentally appropriate and eye catching.

Year Started:
4/30/2007
Tenure:
7 Years
Years in ECE industry:
6 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's credential

Mr. Frank, Prekindergarten Classroom

"I've devoted my life to children and each day is blessing."

Mr. Frank has been at our center for 10 years now. His background in English fosters an emphasis on phonics, which helps children prepare for Kindergarten. He wears a different hat every day, and guarantees a different learning experience for each child every day too! He has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Detroit, a Master's Degree from the University of Michigan, and a child care certificate from the College of DuPage.

Year Started:
6/1/1994
Tenure:
20 Years
Years in ECE industry:
30 years

Ms. Kelly, School Age Classroom

"By educating our youth today we ensure a brighter tomorrow."

Ms. Kelly is our School Age teacher. She graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor's of Science in Education degree. Along with teaching in our school age classroom Ms. Kelly also teaches out learning adventure classes. Please stop in and meet her soon.

Year Started:
2/1/2001
Tenure:
13 Years
Years in ECE industry:
12 years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Education

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