Ms. Ellen is the lead teacher for the Mixed Age Group. She has a B.S. in Child Development with graduate work in Infant & Toddler Studies, and also is credentialed by the American Montessori Society. She has over 25 years of experience working with young children and their families in a variety of early childhood programs. She has alsoworked as a consultant and training coordinator for the Illinois Childcare Resource & Referral and with the Illinois Early Intervention system.
Ms. Ellen is married and the mother of three boys. While she enjoys gardening, cooking, reading and kayaking, having the opportunity to work with children is by far what brings her the most joy.