Meet Our Staff


Susan Elandt


Susan has been in the field of education for 18 years, and the child care field for 10. She has a Master's Degree in Religious Education, a certificate in Early Childhood education, and her registry credential in Early Childhood Administration. It's been her dream to own her own child care center and she is loving every moment. She wants to provide quality, affordable education and care to area families. Susan is a level 16 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Aimee Rozek

The Beach Teacher
Assistant Director

Aimee has been in the child care field for over 20 years and has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been with My First Adventure since we opened. She has worked with all ages in the center, but right now she is guiding our older ones and young twos. She is a potty training expert and her active, hands on style is loved by the kiddos.  Aimee is a level 12 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Emily Bauer

Construction Site Teacher

Emily has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for four years and has her Associate Degree from Fox Valley Technical College. Emily is putting her education, talents and experience to work in My First Adventure's new Preschool Room on the lower level. Her endless ideas and enthusiasm make her classroom a fun and exciting place for the kiddos. Emily is a level 12 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Becky Rohrer

Outer Space Teacher

Ms. Becky has 28 years of teaching experience in first grade classrooms and childcare classrooms and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. Becky's wisdom and gentle joy are a wonderful asset to My First Adventure and her preschool classroom is a busy place full of exploring children. Ms Becky is a level 14 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Anna Ruelle

Teddy Bear Park Teacher

Anna has 6 years of experience in the Early Childhood field and has been with My First Adventure since we opened. She is gentle, nurturing and understands the ever changing world of infants. Her easy manner and calm approach makes her an amazing teacher for our littlest adventurers. Anna has taken courses at NWTC specific to Infant and Toddler Care and is a level 9 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry

Ashley Rodgers

Teddy Bear Park Teacher

Ashley is a mother of four so she came to My First Adventure with the skills needed to be an amazing Infant Teacher. She nurtures, plays and cares for our littlest learners with ease and her gifts and Anna's make for a great team. Ashely has finished her Assistant Teacher Course Introduction to Early Childhood EducationThe Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care and her Teacher Course Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher. Ashley is a level 3 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Sarah Heider

Floating Teacher

Sarah has four years of experience in Early Childhood Education and has completed all of her state required teaching courses including Infant and Toddler Care. You'll find Sarah's smiling face all over the center as she works in all rooms as needed. Her flexibility is appreciated and the children all know her well. Sarah is a level 5 on the Wisconsin  Early Childhood Registry.

Erin Martinson

Floating Teacher

Erin is a 4K Teacher in Westfield and is joining the My First Adventure Staff for the summer months. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working on her Masters Degree. Erin has over 10 years of experience working in Early Childhood, including work in child care centers. She is happy, nurturing and full of energy and all the kiddos will get to know her as she floats from room to room this summer. Erin is a Level 14 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.

Roger Elandt

Co-Owner/Building and Grounds

Roger is co-owner and Mr. Fix-it at My First Adventure. The kids love to see his truck pull up and they are always fascinated with whatever project he is working on. The kids call him, "Mr. Roger" and whenever something breaks or is damaged, they know who will fix it up.

To find out more about our programs, or to speak with the staff, please be in touch!


303 S Western Ave
Waupaca, Waupaca County 54981

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