Meet Our Staff

Kelly Ashley

Kelly Ashley

Program Director
Morgan Babson

Morgan Babson

Classroom Assistant
Emily Bartlett

Emily Bartlett

Fox Room Teacher
Lorianne Brouwers

Lorianne Brouwers

Penguin Room Teacher
Adrianna Bunce

Adrianna Bunce

Hedgehog Room
Holly Engelberg

Holly Engelberg

Assistant Director
Paige Johnson

Paige Johnson

Hedgehog Room
Donna Joseph

Donna Joseph

School Age Team
Becky Kinney

Becky Kinney

Penguin Teacher
Karen Kotrch

Karen Kotrch

School Age Team
Morgan Kotrch

Morgan Kotrch

Fox Room Assistant
Deb Lowe

Deb Lowe

Bible Teacher
Kaitlyn McKnight

Kaitlyn McKnight

Cook
Bev Metiva

Bev Metiva

Frog/Tadpole Teacher
Kailyn Niewenhuis

Kailyn Niewenhuis

Owl Room Assistant
Sarah Ostema

Sarah Ostema

School Age Team
Karen Paul

Karen Paul

Classroom Assistant
Laurie Rhodes

Laurie Rhodes

School Age Team & Preschool Only
Darla Rogers

Darla Rogers

Cultural Teacher
Jamie Schanhals

Jamie Schanhals

Owl Room Assistant
Janae Sloothaak

Janae Sloothaak

Spanish/Music Teacher
Jan Taylor

Jan Taylor

Owl Room Teacher
Fran VanEk

Fran VanEk

Administrative Assistant
Eileen VanOyen

Eileen VanOyen

Cook

Accreditations

  • Great Start to Quality active participant through the State of Michigan.
  • Licensed for children ages 2 years 6 months to 12 years with the State of Michigan Department of Child and Adult Licensing (DHHS).
  • Licensed with Child and Adult Food Program through the State of Michigan (CACFP).
  • Participants of State Assistance Program for Childcare (MDHHS).
  • Members of the West Michigan District of the Wesleyan Church.

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