SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: at Cuba & Rand behind Walgreens Cuba and 12
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Sara Adams - Issac Fox - Seph Paine - May Whitney - Saint Anne's - Saint Francis - Arnett Lines - Kildeer Countryside - North Barrington - Roslyn Road- Wauconda Grade School- Robert Crown
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Our teaching staff is passionate about your child's happiness and growth by providing a safe, nurturing environment that cultivates self-esteem. They are committed to providing each child with the best social and educational experience by inspiring, engaging and awaken wonder daily.
""I love being the Center Director because it allows me to help out wherever I am needed and allows me to build relationships with all the families. I am passionate about the children and promising the parents that their children are in the best care aside from home!"
"Me encanta ser Direccion en el centro, ya que me permite ayudar a dondequiera que me necesitaba y me permite construir relaciones con todas las familias. Soy un apasionado de los ninos y prometiendo a los padres que sus hijos estan en la mejor atencion a un lado de casa!""
Lila has been with KinderCare since September of 2008. She worked at the Palatine, Arlington Heights and Wheeling locations prior to coming to the Lake Zurich location as Center Director in January of 2014. She is currently working towards her Associates Degree in Education.
"Everything happens for a reason."
Ms. Heather received her Associate's Degree in 2013 and is continuing her education to get her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kendall College in Chicago, Illinois. She has had experience working with children for about six years now. Ms. Heather started her career with KinderCare in 2013 as a Prekindergarten teacher. She enjoys being a part of the children's lives and hopes to make an impact on them.
Ms. Laurel has been with KinderCare for over 2 years now, and enjoys cooking for all of the smiling faces each and every day! She has been in the cooking industry for many years prior to joining us. Ms. Laurel does not only love cooking for the children, but getting invovled with them as well. She loves recieving all of their hugs and stories that they have to share with her!
Ms. Jenese has been teaching for 5 years, and continues to grow her career here with us at KinderCare. Throughout her career she has worked with a variety of different ages. Ms. Jenese has her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Special Education. She loves working with all ages and teaching them new experiences and life lessons.
"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn."
Ms. Becca is currently a senior at Illinois State University. Becca is majoring in Human Development and Family Resources and will finish her Bachelor's degree in Fall of 2015. Ms. Becca has babysit throughout the years and has also completed clinical hours working with toddlers and preschoolers. Becca loves working with children because of their "zest" for life and their love for learning.
Rachel is attending Michigan State University, and will finish with her Bachelor's degree majoring in Early Childhood Education in fall of 2018. Ms. Rachel has a love for children and enjoys watching them grow. In her previous years she was a Sunday School teacher at a church and a counselor at summer camps. Last year, Rachel volunteered in Lasing Michigan where she tutored and taught life lessons to underprivileged children. Ms. Rachel also attended Lake Zurich KinderCare when she was younger, and is very excited to be back!
"I love my job because of the warm hugs and smiling faces I get to see each day!"
Ms. Desiree received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Carthage College. She has had multiple years of experience caring for children of all ages. Desiree began working in the infant and toddler classrooms at the Lake Zurich KinderCare in March of 2012 and has since become the infant lead teacher. She enjoys coming to work each day knowing she is providing the best care possible along with a solid foundation for future education.
Over the past couple of years, Ms. Jessica has worked with many children. She has nannied for a couple of years, along with teaching in Preschools. Jessica has joined our team here at KinderCare, and is very excited to help educate the children. Jessica enjoys making a difference in the children's life and being that positive impact on them!
Ms. Jackie is working towards attaining her Child Development Associate. Ms. Jackie has babysat for many years, and is very intrigued to start her career working with children within the classroom. She looks forward to helping children learn and grow each day, and to help expand their creativity.
"You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward."
Ms. Maja is currently in school at Illinois State University and will graduate in May of 2017 with her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Maja has worked as an assistant teacher before, and was a volunteer in a program called "Partners in Reading" to help promote literacy with young learners. Maja is very excited to join the Preschool classroom and help educate them for success!
Ms. Tarah has been teaching at KinderCare since February 2014. Tarah has her Bachelor's Degree of Science in Secondary Education. She just recently started her career working with children, and loves putting her degree to a great use! She loves watching the joy on the kids faces when they master a newly acquired skill and getting that smile of accomplishment! She feels inspired by helping the children achieve their goals and working towards them.
"I love when I teach a child something new and they come up to me later proud of themselves because they were able to do it all by themselves."
Ms. Lauren started her career at the Lake Zurich KinderCare in 2009. She volunteered part time for about a year being an assistant teacher for the Discovery Preschool and Preschool classrooms. In 2010, she began to work full time and became an assistant teacher for all the classrooms. In February 2013, Ms. Lauren became the lead teacher for the preschool classroom.
Ms. Lauren is attending the College of Lake County her for Associates in Arts Degree. Her focus is on Early Childhood Education and Child Psychology. She has had experience with children by being a nanny for neighbors and family friends since she was sixteen. Ms. Lauren also worked summers at a horse ranch helping and teaching the children how to get ready to ride the horses.
"I look forward to helping the children discover what they are passionate about and then working with them to explore it!"
Ms. Natalie received her Early Childhood Education degree in 2012 from Millikin University. She worked with children in the Barrington school district prior to starting her career with KinderCare. Ms. Natalie is passionate about teaching and making learning fun. She plays the ukulele and loves bringing it into class to play for the children.
Ms. Catherine started working at KinderCare in 2012, and has her Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education. She also just completed her second degree in Early Childhood Education. Catherine loves working wtih children and making an impact on their lives! She inspired to come to work because she loves seeing their smiling faces everyday.
Ms. Tina is working towards attaining her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University. Prior to Northeastern, Tina received her Associate's Degree of the Arts. She started her career working with kids through being a nanny and tutoring. Following that, she gained experience working in public and private schools with students in a variety of grade levels and abilities. Here she learned how to use a variety of methods to teach and reach each student. Ms. Tina encourages a community of learners and creates class discussions to help build on each child's uniqueness, experiences, and abilities.
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