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Palatine KinderCare

Natalie Tronco,
Center Director

929 E. Palatine Rd. Palatine IL 60067
Ph: (847) 358-2233
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:30 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: near NW Hwy & Palatine Rd

NEIGHBORHOOD: We are just before the Palatine on/off ramp to Rt. 53 that feeds into most of the major Highways. The neighbors that use those ramps include Palatine, Rolling Meadows, and Arlington Heights. We also have families that travel along Palatine road from Northern part of Hoffman Estates, Northern part of Schaumburg and Barrington.

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Winston Campus, Kimbell Hills, Jane Adams, Patton, Lincoln, Central Road, Lake Louise, Virginia Lake Pleasant Hill, Whitley, Paddock, Conyers (Doesn’t Van to there but their bus transports to KinderCare) and Olive

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at The Palatine KinderCare are all very passionate about providing the best education and care for your child while you are away at work or school. Each day brings new fun activities and learning at our school and we enjoy the opportunity to be a part of your family's day. We love to watch the children grow and learn and so appreciate sharing that with all of our families. We strive for excellence in all that we do here at the Palatine KinderCare and look forward to having your child join the KinderCare family!

Michaelene, Assistant Director

"Good, better, best: never let it rest till your good is better, and your better's best! -Tim Duncan"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Michaelene previously worked as a leader of summer camp, religious education teacher, and a basketball coach.

Year Started:
1/1/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
3 Years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Karina, Infant Classroom

"I love watching the children grow and having the experience to see them learn skills and put them into action."

Ms. Rosemary, Infant Classroom

"May you never forget what is worth remembering, nor ever remember what is best forgotten. -Irish Blessing"

Years in ECE industry:
11 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate's Credential

Ms. Rachel, Toddler Classroom

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. -Benjamin Franklin"

Rachel recently graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. She has previous experience as a summer camp counselor and School age teacher.
 

Year Started:
10/1/2013
Years in ECE industry:
1 year
Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Desiree, Discovery Preschool Classroom

"Life is not about the breath you take, it's about the moments that take your breath away. -Author Unknown"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Desiree has experience in a home daycare.

Year Started:
8/1/2007
Tenure:
7 Years

Ms. Jackie, Prekindergarten Classroom

Ms. Jackie became part of our KinderCare team in April of 2012. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Judson University. She is very excited to be working with the Prekindergarten children and passing on her skills, experience and creativity to help build their intellectual and cognitive skills.

Year Started:
4/1/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Years in ECE industry:
3 Years
Education:
Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Heidi, Preschool Classroom

"While we teach our children about life, they teach us what life is all about. - Erma Bombeck"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Heidi was a Kindergarten teacher for five years, and has worked as a preschool and infant teacher.

Year Started:
9/16/2008
Tenure:
5 Years
Years in ECE industry:
5 years
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Debbie, School Age Classroom

"Listen to the Mustn'ts, Child, Listen to the Don'ts, Listen to the Never Haves Impossibles and Wont's. Listen to the Musnt's Child, then listen close to me - Anything can happen. - Shel Silverstein"

Previous Experience:

Ms. Debbie is the oldest of seven children and was previously a Girl Scout and Cub Scout Leader.

Year Started:
1/1/2010
Tenure:
4 Years
Years in ECE industry:
5 Years
Education:
Child Development Associate's Credential

Ms. Anna, Floating Teacher

"I love watching the children discover new things as they learn and grow."

Ms. Dana, Floating Teacher

Previous Experience:

Ms. Dana has experience babysitting, and as a teacher at Church Sunday School for children aged two to 10 years.

Year Started:
10/1/2008
Tenure:
5 Years
Years in ECE industry:
4 Years
Education:
Associate's Degree, Pursuing Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education

Ms. Traci, Van Driver

"The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don't tell you what to see. -Alexandra K.Trenfor"

Year Started:
11/10/2010
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
8 Years
Education:
Family Day Care Certificate

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