Meet the Staff

Frog Room (8 to 15 months old)

Lead Teacher
Ms. Whitney

Hi! My name is Whitney. I am so excited to be a part of the Little Jewels family. I just graduated from ISU with a degree in elementary education. I absolutely love working with children. In my free time I enjoy playing softball, spending time with friends and family, and spending time outdoors. I look forward to getting to know all of the families and kids at Little Jewels.

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Jessica

My name is Jessica and I am the assistant teacher in the Frog room! My first experience with children was babysitting when I was 15 years old. In addition to that I would help volunteer at vacation bible school with my church. I then went off to Arizona for three years where I worked at Trinity Lutheran Church and school. There I learned what it meanat to help children and provide support and, leadership, care and strength of character. When I am not at work I am spendning time with family and friends. I also love to go fishing and being involved in my church.

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Diamond


Hi! My name is Diamond. I am from the south suburbs of Chicago. I am in the Army National Guard. I am using this opportunity to make a difference in this world, learn leadership skills and also pay for my education. I am seeking a degree in Human Development and Family Science. I want to become a children's and family counselor. I love working with children and I am excited to truly make a difference in their lives one day. I am looking forward to getting to know the kids at Little Jewels and theri families as wel!

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Chelsea J.

Hello everyone! My name is Chelsea J. I'm very excited to be part of the team! I am curretly attending Illinois State University with a major in Early Childhood Education. I love working with kids, it is what I want to do for the rest of my life! In the future I would love to teach preschool as a lead teacher. I currently serve almost every Sunday in the infant/ toddlers room at Vale Church. I've been volunteering with children since I was in middle school. I look forward to meeting and playing with all of the children!