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Winfield KinderCare

Michelle Herrera,
Center Director

27W151 Geneva Rd. Winfield IL 60190
Ph: (630) 690-6116
Ages:
6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
Open:
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, M-F

SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: at County Farm Rd & Geneva Rd

NEIGHBORHOOD: Winfield, West Chicago, Carol Stream and Wheaton

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: Indian Knoll Elementary School, Winfield Elementary School, Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Madison Elementary School, Carl Sandburg Elementary School

Teachers & Staff

At the Windfield KinderCare we have highly trained educators who spend their days teaching the children and helping them to grow and develop into the wonderful children they are! We continually train and update our teach strategies to give our children the very best in education!

Michelle Herrera, Center Director

"I always express to our families that we are not just your day care provider, we become an extension of your family!"

Michelle has worked for KinderCare since August of 1993. She has dedicated her life to ensuring that all children are provided with the highest of quality care and education.

Previous Experience:

Michelle Started her career in Early Childhood Education in 1988 then ran her own home day care for two and a half years before joining the KinderCare family!

Year Started:
8/1/1993
Tenure:
21 Years
Years in ECE industry:
25 years
Education:
Child Development Associate's credential

Sara Allen, Assistant Director

"I love watching the children learn and truly enjoy themselves while being in the care of our teachers! I enjoy the happiness not only the children show but their families as well!"

Sara started out as a Prekindergarten teacher five years ago in Naperville and moved to Winfield in 2009. She taught Prekindergarten and worked in the school aged classroom for the last few years before moving into the Assistant Director position. Sara loves having the opportunity to be in all of the different classrooms and help the children and teachers!

Previous Experience:

Sara worked for the Joliet Park District for four years running their summer camp program. Sara also worked for the Sycamore Park District where she taught preschool classes and helped run a drop in day care program.

Year Started:
8/1/2007
Tenure:
7 Years
Years in ECE industry:
12 years

Ms. Stephanie & Ms. Ida, Infants

""We love watching the children develop and grow during their time in our classroom.  Knowing we are helping to start their education, even as infants brings us great joy.""

Our infant teaching team of Ms. Stephanie and Ms. Ida have over 30 years of experience in teaching!  Ms. Stephanie has spent time helping or teaching in many classrooms in our center but finds her love for early childhood education starts in the infant room.  Ms. Ida has recently come back to Winfield and is happy to be teaching our infants!  Ms. Ida has been with Kindercare care for over 15 years and finds one of her favorite part of teaching infants is providing them with the care and education they will need to start their happy, healthy path in life! Together Ms. Stephanie and Ms. Ida work to provide the very best care possible!

Year Started:
1/1/2000
Tenure:
15 Years
Years in ECE industry:
Over 30 years of experience!

Ms. Somoch, Prekindergarten Classroom

"I love to see the excitement in their eyes everyday! Their want to learn is amazing! Its really exciting to see a child finally reach a goal they have been striving for!"

Ms. Somoch joined the KinderCare family last year and has grown our Prekindergarten program into a great learning environment for the children! Each day she brings a smile to the room and great teaching skills to her children! She uses different teaching techniques to reach all the children no matter where they are developmentally, she works hard to help all the children reach goals and learn as much as they possibly can!

Previous Experience:

Ms. Somoch has babysat and worked with children in her past through college and student teaching.

Year Started:
6/1/2012
Tenure:
3 Years
Years in ECE industry:
5 years

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