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Wildflower Lane KinderCare

Debbie Davidson,
Center Director

150 Wildflower Lane Schaumburg IL 60173
Ph: (847) 413-9980
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS
Open:
6:00 AM to 6:30 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: near Wildflower Lane & Schaumburg Road

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Collins, Nerge, Fairview and Dirkins (bus for Link drops at the Center)

Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at our center are passionate about educating and nurturing children. The majority of our teachers possess a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a Child Development Associate's Credential (CDA). Our team strives for excellence through continuing education that will benefit our personal growth and your child’s development. Our teachers are dedicated to creating an environment that supports your child's growth, development, and overall well-being. From your initial contact with our team, our goal is to ensure that you feel a part of our family that extends beyond the learning. We extend a warm offering to you to come and tour our facility soon.

Debbie Davidson, Center Director

"Children are my passion and I am grateful to all of you for allowing me to participate in your child's development!"

Debbie started working for KinderCare Learning Centers in April of 2002 as the "Hooked On Phonics" coordinator. She assumed the position of Center Director in July, 2003. Prior to heading the Wildflower team, Debbie worked in the public school system for more than ten years. She has two grown children and is blessed with two grandchildren. Both attend the center and love it!

Previous Experience:

Debbie had over ten years of experience in the childcare field before she became Center Director in 2003.

Year Started:
4/1/2002
Tenure:
12 Years
Years in ECE industry:
11 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's, Associate's Degree in Business

Lori Finke, Assistant Director

""Working here has given me the opportunity to help teach and be a part of every child's life and development. I look for ward to coming to work every day just to see their smiling faces and hear their wonderful stories!""

Lori started working for KinderCare Learning Centers in 1987. In her time with KinderCare she has worked in many roles including: Teacher, Cook, Health and Safety Coordinator, Assistant Director and Tutorial Specialist. Lori joined the Wildflower KinderCare team as Assistant Director in 2003 and has the opportunity to work with all age groups and a wonderful teaching staff. Lori is the oldest of six children and she resides in Palatine with her husband. She has been blessed with two sons, two daughter-in-laws and two wonderful grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. Children have always been a big part of her life!

Year Started:
8/27/1987
Tenure:
27 Years
Years in ECE industry:
25 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Almas, Infant Classroom

""I love working with children! Being surrounded by their laughs and smiles truly makes me happy""

Ms. Almas has been working with KinderCare since 1993. She transferred to the Wildflower Center in 2002 and helped open it. In 2010, Ms. Almas won the award of "Early Childhood Educator of the year". She is currently working as a Lead Infant Teacher and has the opportunity to work at other centers. She helps out with all age groups. Ms. Almas is married and has three grown sons. She is also blessed with three grandchildren.

Year Started:
9/13/1993
Tenure:
21 Years
Years in ECE industry:
20 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's

Ms. Colleen, Infant Classroom

""My passion is to work with children to further their social and intellectual skills, and to help with the development of their self-esteem. I also enjoy working with parents to ensure a comfortable and safe environment for their children.""

Ms. Colleen has been working at KinderCare for two years, she is a Lead Teacher in the Infant Room, but helps out with every age group. She graduated from Rolling Meadows High School in 1992. In 1994, she earned an Associate's in Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood at William Reiney Harper College. She also earned an Associate of Arts degree in May of 2002. Ms. Colleen is now attending Roosevelt University where she is completing a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has 21 years of experience working in a childcare center and also has a six year old son.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Colleen has 21 years working with infants, toddlers, and preschool children.

Year Started:
8/23/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
21 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Arts

Ms. Erin, Toddler Classroom

""I work with children because it is rewarding to watch them grow and develop""

Ms. Erin started working at our center in July of 2012. She received her Associate's degree from William Rainey Harper College in 1998. Ms. Erin worked as an Assistant Director for the Geneva KinderCare prior to coming to Wildflower KinderCare, where she works in the Toddler room. Ms. Erin has been married since 1991 and has two wonderful children, she now resides in Schaumburg.

Year Started:
7/16/2012
Tenure:
2 Years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Grace, Toddler Classroom

Ms. Grace was born in New York City and grew up in Chicago. She is currently a student at William Rainey Harper College, majoring in Early Childhood Eduction with an endorsement in Special Education. Prior to working at KinderCare, Grace was a nanny. Grace works as a teacher assistant in the Toddler Room and helps out in other classrooms as well. Grace enjoys reading, singing, and loves working with children.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Grace worked as a nanny before joining KinderCare.

Year Started:
10/15/2012
Tenure:
2 Years

Ms. Margie, Toddler Classroom

""I have the amazing opportunity to watch children grow and develop while learning new things every day. A teacher helps children grow just as a gardener helps seeds blossom in to glorious flowers.""

Ms. Margie has been working for KinderCare Learning Centers for 12 years. She has experience working with all age groups and is currently working as the Lead Toddler Teacher and School Age Teacher. Ms. Margie has been married for 25 years and has two children that are young adults. In her spare time, she does volunteer work for various organizations.

Year Started:
9/24/2013
Tenure:
1 Year
Years in ECE industry:
12 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's

Ms. Roghieh, Toddler Classroom

""I love working with children because I am passionate about teaching kids good behavior and morals.""

Ms. Roghieh was born in Iran and moved to the Chicago area 17 years ago. She is married and has three children. She has worked for KinderCare since 2000, though for a time she left to stay at home with her three children. Once the kids were grown, Roghieh realized she was missing an important part of her life and rejoined the KinderCare family as an Infant Teacher.

Year Started:
3/3/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
4 Years

Ms. Dragica, Discovery Preschool Classroom

""I really love working with children and had great success in Serbia. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to work with children again. I love the experience of watching their individual progress and knowing I am a great part of their growth.""

Ms. Dragica has been working at KinderCare since September, 2007 . She started as a teacher in our Preschool Room and is now a teacher in Discovery Preschool. Ms. Dragica moved here from Serbia 7 1/2 years ago and is married. She graduated from the Academy for Early Childhood Education in Belgrade. She worked as a Kindergarten teacher for 22 years and then as a school principle for 6 years.

Previous Experience:

Ms. Dragica was a kindergarten teachers for 22 years and a school principal for six years prior to joining our team.

Year Started:
9/24/2007
Tenure:
7 Years
Years in ECE industry:
22 years
Education:
Associate's Degree in Child Development

Ms. Jasvir, Discovery Preschool Classroom

""I feel very blessed to be working in a field that I enjoy so much. My favorite part of the job is watching the children learn new things and grow as individuals. I feel very enriched knowing that I am making a positive impact in the lives of these young children.""

Ms. Jasvir has been working at KinderCare Learning Center since 2002. She is the Lead Teacher in the Discovery Preschool Room. She lives in Elk Grove Village with her wonderful family; her husband and two children. Ms. Jasvir was born and raised in India where she received her formal education. After she moved to America, she continued her studies and became an Early Childhood Educator. Ms. Jasvir also does tutoring and serves as a nanny in her spare time.

Year Started:
11/8/2002
Tenure:
11 Years
Years in ECE industry:
11 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's

Ms. Mona, Preschool Classroom

""I believe education is vital and I place a high importance on learning. As a teacher, I have learned to motivate children to do their very best.""

Ms. Mona motivates her students to do their best. She is patient, friendly and always keeps a positive attitude. A Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood, along with her 30 plus years of teaching, makes Ms. Mona a true asset to KinderCare and the families we serve!

Year Started:
11/21/2005
Tenure:
8 Years
Years in ECE industry:
30 years
Education:
Bachelor's Degree of Science in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Monika, Kindergarten Classroom

""I love working with children; watching them grow and develop the knowledge needed to strive in life""

Ms. Monika was born in Poland, where she graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mathematics. She worked at KinderCare initially as the prekindergarten teacher, then she left for a time to raise her two children. Ms. Monika rejoined us in 2011, where she started again as prekindergarten teacher, but has since moved to the kindergarten. During her spare time, Ms. Monika teaches Polish school, loves to read, and loves to spend time with her family.

Year Started:
1/27/2011
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
15 years
Education:
Master's Degree in Mathematics

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