All Teachers

Barb Hjelm
Director
Degree: Masters in Early Childhood Education
Experience: 30+ Years
Hobbies: Traveling, Reading, Entertaining, and Family
Wania Fisher
Assistant Director
Degree: Bachelors in Early Childhood Education
Experience: Since 2004
Hobbies: Active member of Willowcreek Church
Denise Shakir
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Degree: Bachelors in Early Childhood/Special Education
Experience: Since 2014
Hobbies: Exploring new parks with family
Stephanie Fota
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Degree: Associates in Early Childhood Development
Experience: Since 2010
Hobbies: Taking care of twins
Hira Haris
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Degree: Associates in Elementary Education
Experience: Since 2014
Hobbies: Traveling and trying out new restaurants
Leslie Hinkle
Infant-Toddler Teacher
Education: DCFS Required classes
Experience: Since 2008
Hobbies: Disney, crafts and outdoor activities
Amy Goldstein
Beginner Teacher
Degree: Bachelors in Elementary Education
Experience: Since 1999
Hobbies: Baking and running
Jessica Lin
Beginner Teacher
Degree: Bachelors of Elementary Education
Experience: Since 2005
Hobbies: Trying new restaurants, movies and hiking
Jamie Rowe
Preschool Teacher
Degree: Associates in Early Childhood Education
Experience: Since 2001
Hobbies: Music, sports and the outdoors
Emily Nikita
Preschool Teacher
Degree: Bachelors in Business
Experience: Since 2014
Hobbies: Music, traveling and arts & crafts