Meet the Staff

Tiger Room (2 years old)

Lead Teacher
Ms. Ashley

Ashley has been working with children for more than seven years. She loves to spend her time with her daughter and family. Ashley is very excited to help your child learn and grow.


Assistant Teacher
Ms. Courtney


Courtney currently attends Heartland Community College and majors in criminal justice. Courtney loves working with children and is very excited to help your Little Jewel learn and grow.

Assistant Teacher
Ms. Taryn

Taryn is currently attending ISU to receive her bachelor’s degree in social work. She hopes to one day work in the adoption field. She has always had a heart for kids, having babysat for many years and working for St. Paul’s Early learning Center, in Decatur, IL. Taryn likes to spend her free time with friends and family. She comes from a family of five, her being the middle child and only girl. Decatur was her home for nine years, but she is very excited to make Bloomington her second home for the next 2 years.



 Assistant Teacher
Ms. Madi


Madi is currently studying Early Childhood at Heartland Community College. After graduating, she plans on becoming a preschool teacher. Madi has lived in Illinois her entire life. She is the middle child of three, and has two brothers. In her spare time, Madi likes to watch movies and do makeup. Madi is super excited to be a part of Little Jewels.