Kassi is a working mom who understands your needs and concerns. With almost ten years of daycare experience and a Bachelor's from Greenville College, she is ready and willing to answer any questions you may have.
Ann has over ten years of daycare experience and lots of fun with her own three children. She is interested in accomodating the needs of the children in her classroom and making sure they get the most from their time here.
Pre K Teacher
Pre K Teacher
Heather is a long time employee with three little ones of her own. She enjoys being a part of all those first year milestones. Each season she likes to create and send home a special keepsake craft. She is available for communication throughout the day. Her room is always full of lullabies and sweet baby giggles.
Trisha recently graduated with a double major in Sociology and Psychology from SIUe. She has a bright little boy at home that she enjoys spending time with. Her classroom is full of fun learning opportunities and makes the preschoolers feel warm and invited. Her classroom is always full of laughter and lots of exciting new things to keep the little ones busy!
Amanda is a creative member of our staff with a flair for understanding the needs of the preschooler. She loves fitness and is always coming up with fun ways to keep our kids active! She has two little ones of her own and understands the needs and concerns of the working parent.
Assistant Director, Infant Teacher
Krista is our full time cook who works hard to provide safe, nutritious meals. She has her own little girl and understands the importance of feeding our children high quality meals. Krista is always happy to accomodate any food sensitvities, allergies or parent preferences. She is food safety certified by the state of Illinois.
Toni is the newest addition to our team. She recently decided to go back to work after seven years as a stay at home mom. She has almost ten years of daycare experience and two children of her own.
Karly is a sweet and caring teacher who is always seen smiling and laughing with the kids in her class. She enjoys making varied lesson plans. Her room focuses on potty training and she makes that a top priority in her room each day. Karly spends a lot of time interacting one on one with each child every day.
Cari is a student at McKendree University as well as a full time infant room teacher. She loves to snuggle with the babies and give them lots of love. Her warm personality will give you comfort when dropping off your little one. She is always available for communication throughout the day and does an excellent job taking care of our youngest students.
The philosophy of St. Thomas Episcopal Child Care and Preschool is one of nurturing, love and understanding. Every effort will be made to provide a stress-free atmosphere, yet filled with stimulating experiences to promote the growth and well being of the whole child.
We use positive proactive behavior management techniques and age appropriate activities to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative needs of each child.
Our programs emphasize developmentally appropriate learning experiences, which encourage the child's natural curiosity, thus allowing the child to develop self-help and communication skills, social competence, and positive self-esteem.
The abundance of love, understanding, imagination and fun in our staff members will help every child make an easy transition from home to our center.
We encourage the development of the child emotionally, socially, physically, cognitively, and creatively.
Our mission is to offer affordable, high quality child care. Our staff members are trained in accordance with state regulations and have your child's needs in mind.