SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: off Butterfield between Rte's 60 & 45 behind the Manny's Mini Mart
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Fairhaven, Diamond Lake, Hawthorne South, Hawthorne North, Hawthorne Middle North, Aspen, and Townline.
Distance from address: 0.9 miles
Distance from address: 2.7 miles
Distance from address: 2.9 miles
Distance from address: 4.1 miles
Distance from address: 5.7 miles
Distance from address: 6.4 miles
Distance from address: 7.4 miles
Distance from address: 8.2 miles
Distance from address: 8.5 miles
KinderCare teaches children life skills that go beyond reading, writing, and math. Playing with toys helps develop motor skills and teaches lessons about sharing with friends. Singing songs while washing hands instills an interest in the arts while forging social bonds and educating children about the need for good hygiene. Each activity is designed with a specific lesson or outcome in mind. We believe curriculum is everything that happens in the classroom, from interactions and meals to singing and playing.
""I love waking up every morning knowing that I am making a positive impact on the next generation by helping them develop academically, cognitively and socially.""
Sarah has been with KinderCare since 2007 as a Program Specialist and Assistant Director. She has been in her position as a Center Director since 2012. Sarah has a degree in Elementary Education with an Emphasis in Psychology from Trinity International University. Sarah grew up in the Northwest Suburbs and is familiar with the surrounding areas. She is an active member of the community. Sarah knew she wanted to work with children when she was in second grade. She has been working with children since she was 12 years old as a nanny, camp counselor, teacher's aide for behavioral and special needs children and was a student teacher. Sarah is here for her families and all of their needs and would love to have you join our KinderCare family in Vernon Hills.
Prior to joining KinderCare Sarah was a student teacher at Ivy Hall.
""There is nothing like seeing a smile on a child's face when they succeed in a new activity. My passion is making each child feel loved and successful.""
Allyssa joined KinderCare in 2013 as an Assistant Director. She has worked with children for 8 years as a Preschool Teacher and in other capacities. Allyssa is extending her education at Kendall College in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in Special Education. She loves coming to work everyday and interacting with the children and watching learn. Allyssa enjoys working on the curriculum in the classrooms and reaching out to families about what their child is learning.
Allyssa has previous experience working as a Lead Preschool teacher for seven years.
""I love my job because it gives me the opportunity to impact young lives and provide them with fun, enriching activities that they enjoy.""
Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Brittany worked as a Lead Toddler teacher for another facility.
""There is no joy like planting the seeds of curiosity and knowledge in young minds.""
Ms. Simona started her career at KinderCare in May 2006, after dedicating herself to teaching elementary school for twelve years before. Ms. Simona believes in structure, in discovering new things through play, and improving acquired skills every day.
Prior to joining KinderCare Ms. Simona worked as an elementary teacher for twelve years. She taught first grade through fourth grade.
""I love working with children because every day is an adventure and they always make me laugh.""
Ms. Nicole has previous experience working at a summer camp and at a Before and After School program.
""Every day I have an opportunity to teach children something new. I love teaching kids phonemic awareness and watching them gain a passion for reading. Teaching children to love growing in their academics isn't a profession it's my passion.""
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