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stephanie-tillmanMs. Stephanie

I am the District Director at New Adventures Early Learning and Child Development Center. I earned my degree at the University of Buffalo and have been working at New Adventures for almost 10 years. From the time I started in the Wobbler Room to where I am now, I’ve always loved having the opportunity to meet all the students and families. My favorite hobbies include reading, shopping and collecting baby alive dolls. My biggest accomplishment is losing 65 pounds, the natural way, within a year. I changed how I thought about food. I changed my lifestyle.

katie-delsanterMs. Katie D.

I am the Assistant Director here at New Adventures Early Learning. I earned my degree in Child Development at Akron University and have been working here for almost 7 years. My favorite thing about New Adventures is getting to know all of the families and be able to not only observe the children’s creativity but be a part of it as well! My favorite hobbies include spending time with family and friends and going to Crossfit Saol. My biggest accomplishment is losing 60 pounds!

 

jessica-wMs. Jessica W.

I teach Preschool 2 at New Adventures Early Learning and I will be starting my 4th year this Fall. I attended Kent State University and earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. My favorite thing about being a teacher is seeing my students progression from the start of their journey in my class to when they transition to the next class.

alaysiaMs. Alaysia

I am a teacher at New Adventures and I have been here for more than 3 years. I attended Cuyahoga Community College where I received my degree in Early Childhood Education. My favorite thing about working at New Adventures is the children and watching them grow and learn.

jill-sMs. Jill S.

I am a Toddler 1 Teacher at New Adventures. I received my degree in Special Education at Kent State University. I have been teaching for almost 30 years! My favorite thing about teaching is watching the children grow and learn and make special relationships with their families. My biggest accomplishment is marrying my TRUE LOVE!

doreneMs. Dorene

I am a Preschool 3 teacher at New Adventures. I have been teaching here for 6 years and also taught at St. Joseph School in Mantua for 17 years. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at Kent State University and my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Cincinnati. I love dogs (I have a Belgian Malinois) and learning how to train them. My biggest accomplishment is raising 2 smart, successful daughters and having 2 grandsons.

alyse

Ms. Alyse

I am an assistant teacher at New Adventures. I earned my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education at Bucks County Community College. I have been teaching for almost 40 years and started my journey here a year ago. My favorite thing about teaching is playing with the children and watching them grow. My hobbies include gardening, reading and spending time with my family and 3 dogs and 3 cats. Being a mother to my beautiful children is my greatest accomplishment.

jeanMs. Jean

I am an assistant teacher here at New Adventures Early Learning! I received my degree at Cuyahoga Community College. I have been teaching for more than 35 years and have been with New Adventures for 8. I have fun working with all the children and watching them learn. I love reading and traveling out of the country, especially Jamaica. My biggest accomplishment is being a good role model for other teachers and children.

katie-aMs. Katie A.

I am an Infant teacher here at New Adventures Early Learning! I earned my degree from Heidelberg University and have been teaching here for almost 3 years. My favorite part about working here is “da babies”. I love crafting, going to flea markets, and cheering for the Cleveland Indians! I am super crafty and love writing in fancy fonts. My biggest accomplishment was “birthing a giant” aka my beautiful daughter Jordyn.

rachelMs. Rachel B.

I am a Preschool 1 teacher at New Adventures Early Learning! I graduated from Tri-C with an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have been a lead teacher for more than 3 years. I love working at New Adventures, because we focus on preparing children for Kindergarten. My favorite hobby is learning guitar and piano. Something interesting about me is that I’m currently planning my wedding! My biggest accomplishment is becoming a mommy and obtaining a college degree.

micheleMs. Michele

I am a Float teacher here at New Adventures. I received my degree from South University and have now been teaching for 2 1/2 years! My favorite part about New Adventures is making children smile and laugh. My hobbies include working on my yard and hiking. Something interesting about me is I had to pop my own collar bone back into place during a volleyball game. My biggest accomplishment is raising 4 children who are now productive adults.

katelynMs. KateLyn

I am the Toddler 2 teacher at New Adventures. I graduated and received my degree from Hiram College. I have been teaching for more than 4 months and my favorite part about working here is getting to know all the children, families and NA family! I love to read and quilt in my spare time. I recently moved from Hartville to Streetsboro. My biggest accomplishment is graduating college!  

courtneyMs. Courtney

I am an Infant teacher at New Adventures Early Learning and have been teaching for 7 months. My favorite thing about working here is helping the children grow. Hobbies of mine include, drawing, cooking, baking and sleeping! Something interesting about me is that I have a corn snake, bearded dragon and a Scottish-terrier black lab. Also, I have 4 brothers and 3 sisters. My biggest accomplishment is becoming a responsive, self-sufficient and hard working adult. Although I feel like I have more accomplishments to reach!

dakotaMs. Dakota

I am a teacher in the Wobbler room! I received my degree from Cloud Count Community College and have been teaching for almost 2 years. My favorite thing about working at New Adventures is seeing the kids every single day! My favorite hobby is spending time with my kids. Something interesting about me is my left eye is brown and blue. My biggest accomplishment is raising my 3 daughters.

magdalenaMs. Magdalena

Hello! I am a teacher in the Wobbler room and have been teaching for more than 10 months. I graduated from Penn State College. My favorite thing about New Adventures is the kids, colleagues, making a difference and that it’s never boring- there is always something going on. My favorite hobbies include, reading, listening to music, scrap-booking, playing board games with my family and traveling. I was born and raised in Poland. I moved to the US when I was 20 years old. My friends and family from Poland call me “Enelina”. My biggest accomplishment is personal growth, respect, and the relationship with the children.

alyssaMs. Alyssa

Hello! I am a teacher in Discovery Preschool! I graduated and earned my degree in Psychology from Kent State University. I’ve been working here for almost two years. My favorite thing about working at New Adventures is the learning environment and seeing the children grow throughout the school year. My hobbies include camping, cooking, yoga, walking my dog and I coach a softball team!

aruniMs. Aruni

Hello! I am a teacher in Preschool 1. I went to school at Visakha in Sri-Lanka and have now been teaching for almost ten years! My favorite thing about working at New Adventures is the awesome staff and being with wonderful kids all day. My hobbies are swimming, watching movies and traveling! I love all water sports. When I was in school, I participated in swimming, water polo, and synchronized swimming. My biggest accomplishment is being a mother of two!

jenniferMs. Jennifer

Hello! I am a Float teacher here at New Adventures. I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Child Development from University of Akron. I have been working here for more than 1 year and educating children for almost 3. My favorite thing about New Adventures is working with the Infants but I take pride in watching children of all ages develop. My favorite hobbies include anything involving family, our puppy Maxwell, and spending time in Vermilion, Ohio. Something interesting about me is that I am the chairman of the Hudson Community Service organization, Help Hand. My biggest accomplishment is raising four children and now being able to return to my passion of caring for children.

jill-stMs. Jill St.

Hello! I am a School Age teacher here at New Adventures! I graduated from Kent State University and I have been teaching for more than 22 years. My favorite thing about New Adventures is the children and the staff. My favorite hobby is getting together with friends and family and going to the movies! Something interesting about me is I used to teach Special Education in Cleveland. My biggest accomplishment is my close relationship with my nephew.

caraMs. Cara

Hello! I am a Preschool 2 teacher here at New Adventures. I attended Kent State University and have just started teaching. My favorite thing about New Adventures is getting to work with my favorite little friends every day! My favorite hobby is going on hikes and traveling. Something interesting about me is that I got to spend 3 weeks in Italy, it was amazing! My biggest accomplishment would be graduating from college.

Ms. Kandace

Hello! I am an Assistant teacher in the Toddler 1 classroom. I graduated from South University and have been teaching for more than 3 years. My favorite thing about working at New Adventures is the love and joy the children bring me every single day! My favorite hobby is singing and something interesting about me is that I am a worship leader at my church. My biggest accomplishment is becoming a mother!