Meet Our Staff

Kelly Ashley

Kelly Ashley

Program Director
Holly Engelberg

Holly Engelberg

Assistant Director
Samantha Alger

Samantha Alger

Ministry Assistant
Jennifer Clark

Jennifer Clark

Infant Room Lead Teacher
Megan McEldowney

Megan McEldowney

Infant Assistant Teacher
Aaliyah Plaggemeyer

Aaliyah Plaggemeyer

Infant Assistant
Kierra Kendricks

Kierra Kendricks

Toddler Room Lead Teacher
Shannan Andrews

Shannan Andrews

Toddler Room Assistant Teacher
Cindy Harrington

Cindy Harrington

Toddler Room Assistant Teacher
Sarah Ostema

Sarah Ostema

Hedgehog Lead Teacher
Toni Olson

Toni Olson

Hedgehog Assistant Teacher
KaraMarie Lizewski

KaraMarie Lizewski

Owl Room Lead Teacher

Rachel Nichols

Owl Room Assistant Teacher
Alicen Ratcliffe

Alicen Ratcliffe

Fox Room Lead Teacher
Morgan Babson

Morgan Babson

Turtle Room Lead Teacher
Kimberly Workman

Kimberly Workman

Four Plus Lead Teacher

Shameka McAfee

Preschool Assistant
Laine Carbone

Laine Carbone

Assistant
Sarah Wirgau

Sarah Wirgau

Assistant
Jan Taylor

Jan Taylor

Preschool Assistant
Deb Lowe

Deb Lowe

Bible Teacher
Darla Rogers

Darla Rogers

Cultural Teacher

Kari VanBennekom

Kindergarten
Lorianne Brouwers

Lorianne Brouwers

K/1
Alaina Kamps

Alaina Kamps

Adventure 1
Morgan Kotrch

Morgan Kotrch

Adventure 2
Karen Kotrch

Karen Kotrch

Adventure 3
Hannah Walker

Hannah Walker

School Age Team
Laurie Rhodes

Laurie Rhodes

Assistant

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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