Our Wonderful Staff!

We would not be who we are if not for our wonderful Staff!!! 

Miss Amy - Owner

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Miss Katie - Director

Katie has her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, and 15 years experience working with children.  In her free time, she enjoys sewing and gardening.  She has 2 children with her husband Ricky, a cat, and a free-roaming yard bunny named Snuggles.

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Miss Brandi - Assistant Director

Brandi has been working with children for almost ten years.  She's taught many levels, including kindergarten.  She is very artsy and loves doing arts and crafts with the kids.  Brandi and her husband enjoy camping and getting out in nature. 

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Miss Crystal - Assistant Director

Crystal has been working with children for 5 years.  Her favorite part about working with kids is getting to watch them grow over the years.  She has 3 children with her husband.  She loves shopping and can always been found with a Starbucks in her hand.

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Miss Shirley - Early 2's Teacher

Shirley has been working in the childcare industry for over 30 years.  She has a husband, 3 children, and 5 grandchildren.  When she's not spending time with her family, she enjoys gardening, and spending time at the beach.  

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Miss Maya - 2's Teacher

Maya has been working with kids for 3 years.  She has had some college general education courses.  In her free time you can find her hiking, spending time with family, and crafting.  She is very artistic and makes a lot of the decorations for her classroom!

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Miss Fayth - 2's Teacher

Fayth has experience working both as a nanny and in our center.  She's been working with children for about a year and is really enjoying the 2's class.  She lives on a farm and enjoys paddleboarding, camping, and cooking.  

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Miss Thalia - 3A Teacher

Thalia has been with us for 3 years.  Her favorite part of working with children is making connections with them, and she refers to them as her little friends.  When she's not working, she's spending time with her two boys, taking them to parks and the beach.

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Miss Devin - 3B Teacher

Devin has her Child Development Associate Credential.  Her favorite part of working with children is getting to know their unique personalities and watching them grow.  She enjoys drinking tea, reading, and hiking.  She has 2 children, a husband, and an assortment of animals and plants.

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Miss Kate - 4's Teacher

Kate has her Bachelor's in English Education.  She grew up in Russia and moved to the US about 15 years ago.  She has 2 children.  She is quite the jet-setter and has travelled to Jordan, Qatar, Turkey, and Mexico.  Kate enjoys teaching pre-k and helping children master skills they need for kindergarten.

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Miss Kyndra - 4's Teacher

Kyndra has general studies experience in college, and 3 years of experience in the childcare industry.  She has lots more years of experience in child rearing her 4 children.  Kyndra enjoys spending time outdoors and playing card games with her family.

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Miss Amanda - Kindergarten Teacher

Amanda has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has 13 years of experience working with children.  She and her husband have 2 school age kids.  In her free time outside of work, Amanda enjoys hiking, camping, biking, and shopping.

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Miss Dani -Teacher

Dani has almost 5 years of experience in the childcare industry, and several more years of experience raising her 2 children.  Outside of work, Dani enjoys watching Marvel movies, being outside, and spending time with her family.

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Miss Natalia -Aide

Natalia is actually one of Miss Amy's former daycare kiddos!  She's all grown up now and we are so excited to welcome her to the team as an aide.  She has helped in her family's daycare growing up and helped with younger siblings and is a natural with the littles.  

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Mr Ryan -Teacher

Ryan has 5 years experience working in child care.  He is a recent transplant from South Dakota and is loving exploring life in the PNW.  In his free time he enjoys hiking, political activism, and tasting his way through the menus of the Willamette Valley.

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