Meet the Staff

Moose Room (3 years old)

Lead Teacher
Ms. Kristen


Kristen is a graduate of Freeport High School and graduated from Heartland Community College with an associates degree in Early Childhood. I love running and love running for St. Jude. I love working with children and I love my job.

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Jen


Jen Is from Niles, Illinois and is currently attending ISU. She is a Business Education and Human Resource double major. Jen is so excited to be apart of the Little Jewels Team!


Assistant Teacher

Ms. Kathy


Kathy watches sports with her boyfriend Ryan Alexander. She also has a cat named Alexander. Kathy loves to read and text with family and friends. Kathy is the editor of the Redbird Readers. Kathy attends Monday Night Literacy. Kathy would love be a lead preschool teacher, lawyer, singer, or speech therapist in language development.

Assistant Teacher

Ms. Courtney


Courtney is from South Beloit, Illinois and is attending Illinois State University. She is a middle level education major with endorsements in English and social studies. She loves working with kids, hanging out with friends and family, and spending time outside. Courtney is happy to work for Little Jewels!