Meet the Staff

Gator Room (3 years old)

Lead Teacher
Ms. Erin

Hi my name is Erin. I've worked with kids since 2014. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Education. In my free time I love reading, playing video games, watching Netflix and spending time my family and cats. Working with children is my passion and I'm excited to be a part of the Little Jewels Family!

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Maggie O.

Hello! My name is Maggie, I am from Chicago but have moved down here to Bloomington Normal to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education at Illinois State University. I absolutely love working with kids and helping others. I spend most of my time babysitting, playing tennis, or being with my family. I am so happy to be apart of the Little Jewels family!


Assistant Teacher

Ms. Jennifer

Hi my name is Jennifer! I am currently a sophomore at Illinois State University. I am majoring in Special Education and getting endorsements in Early Childhood and English as a Second Language. I love working with children and knew I wanted to become a teacher ever since I was a child myself. In my free time I like to listen to music, watch Netflix, and spend quality time with my friends. I am truly looking forward to meeting all the children and getting to know them!


Assistant Teacher

Ms. Adaora

Hi! My name is Adaora and I am a junior at Illinois State University. I am studying special education and psychology. I've known that I have wanted to be a teacher since I was a little girl. I'm so excited to join the Little Jewels staff and get to know all the children!

Teacher's Aid

Mr. Michael
Hi! My name is Michael Joshua. I graduated from Bloomington High School and also participated in the Bloomington Area Vocational Center Career Program in Early Childhood Education since 2008. I like working at Little Jewels Learning Center because it is fun, I love playing with the kids and helping the teachers with tasks. LJLC is a great place to work, I’m lovin’ it!