Meet Our Staff
Susan has been in the field of education for 21 years, and the child care field for 13. She has a Master's Degree in Religious Education, a certificate in Early Childhood Education, and her registry credentials in Early Childhood Administration and Leadership. Susan's passion is advocacy for this field that she loves. She wants to help provide quality, affordable education and care to all area families, and living wages for Early Childhood teachers. Susan is also an Ongoing Support Consultant for Waupaca County Child Care Centers. She is a level 16 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.
Emily has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for seven years and has her Associate Degree from Fox Valley Technical College. Emily is dedicated to helping My First Adventure be a positive and welcoming place for kiddos and their families. Her experience makes her a great director as she is a respected mentor to the staff, and she is loved by all the kiddos. Emily is a level 12 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.
The Zoo Teacher
Sarah has 7 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 working with our littlest adventurers. Sarah is a level 5 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry.
Sabrina has previously taken Early childhood classes at Fox Valley Technical College. She also has Three Children of her own. Sabrina loves working with the the younger kiddos and her favorite part is when they catch on to what is being taught! You will find her smiling face in The Zoo!
Emily has a year of experience working in childcare as well as a care giving background. She loves being able to teach kids, in a positive way, how to become the best they can be! Her fun and bubbly personality certainly help her accomplish this! She finished her course work to become a lead teacher!
Christina is new to the field of Early Childhood Education. That however, does not stop her from being willing to learn and support all of the children in her care. She works primarily with the younger kiddos, but may be seen with the older ones as well. She is working to complete her Assistant Teacher Courses.
Destiny has 3 years of experience in childcare with most recently being a nanny. She is currently working with our 2 year old's and helping out on the older end of the building. Destiny loves seeing the kiddos smiling faces, and knowing that she is making a difference helping them learn knew things. She has completed all of her course work to be a lead teacher.
Construction Site Teacher
Athena has 15 years of experience in childcare and most recently working at Head start! She loves teaching the older kids! She loves seeing the look on their faces when they figure out something they have been trying to figure out for a long time! Athena has a bachelor's degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Early Childhood from Northern Michigan University. She is currently a level 15 on the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry
Skye is our newest team member. She comes to us with experience of having three little ones at home. She currently is working with all ages. She is eager to learn and expand her knowledge of Early Childhood Education. She is working on completing her Assistant Teacher Courses.
Sarah has over 7 years of experience working in daycare. She also has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education! Her experience and her education make her a great fit for working with all ages. She currently is a level 12 one the Wisconsin Early Childhood Registry!
Grace has 5 years of experience from both volunteer work and from starting her degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves to play with the children and greets them every morning with a smile on her face! She is currently working on her degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point!
Sam comes to us with previous experience working in the kitchen preparing meals for the elderly. She is also a mom of two. This makes her a very good asset as she can work in more than one place. You will see her smiling face in both the kitchen and the classroom. She is working to complete her Assistant Teacher Courses.
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. You can also find him in the classroom most afternoons playing like the big kid he is. Roger has taken Introduction to the Child Care Profession and The Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care.
To find out more about our programs, or to speak with the staff, please be in touch!
Do you love children? Are you a nurturing, patient team-player? Would you like to spend most of your day playing? If so, you may enjoy being a childcare teacher! Duties include meeting children's needs, building relationships with families and lots of play. We work four days a week, no evenings or weekends. Part time positions are also available. My First Adventure offers competitive wages, bonuses and room for advancement. Please contact the center if you are interested in being a part of our team!