Our team is amazing! Meet some of our fun-loving, caring,
compassionate, energetic, and dedicated staff.
|The Big Apple Day Care Center||
My name is Theresa and I have been with Big Apple for almost six years. My husband of 21 years, Dan, and I have two children. Kalina is 21, a student at UW Madison and Martin is 18, a student at West High. I have over fifteen years of experience and an Infant / Toddler Credential in Early Childhood Education.
When a child comes in and lights up when they see me – it just melts my heart! When I am not teaching, I like watching my son play football and basketball. I love just hanging out with my friends and family. I take walks with my mom and watching movies with my husband. I teach in the infant classroom.
My name is Connie and I have been with Big Apple for over 18 years and I have over 20 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. My husband John and I have been married for 44 years. We have two children and four grandchildren. One of my favorite things is when the children get excited for me to come into their classroom and sing songs or read books. When I am not at Big Apple, I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren, visiting my daughter up North, and taking walks with my dogs. I am currently working with the older one year olds and younger two year olds. I am also an on-site supervisor.
My name is Roxie and I just celebrated two years with Big Apple. My husband Mike and I have a daughter named Sydney, and two dogs (Lanie & Luna). I have 9 years of experience, an Associate Degree, and a Preschool and Infant/Toddler Credential in Early Childhood Education. My favorite memories and watching children learn and grow – accomplishing a task they couldn’t before. When I am not teaching, I spend time with family and friends – watching football. GO PACK GO!
My name is Laura and this is my third year with Big Apple. My family includes my mom, dad, sister, brother-in-law and 2 ½ year old niece. I have over 11 years of experience and a Preschool Credential in Early Childhood Education. I love it when babies start to know who I am. When I am not teaching, I enjoy spending time with my family who lives just North of Antigo in the small town of Deer Brook. I enjoy hanging out with my friends and watching my niece grow up.
My name is Ariel and this is my second year with Big Apple. My family includes my mom, dad, older sister, and twin brother. I have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and 5 years of experience in the field. I enjoy coming to work to not only teach the children by to have fun while doing it too. When I am not teaching, I like going to the movies, riding horses, and going on adventures with my fiance, Matt.
My name is Abbi and I have been with Big Apple for ten years. I have a Preschool Credential in Early Childhood Education. Every day is a new and exciting adventure. I cherish the memories that I make from day to day, and year to year. When I am not teaching, I enjoying hanging out with my family and crafting. I am an Assistant Teacher in the 4K Classroom and work with School Age Children as well.
My name is Tanya and I have been with Big Apple for almost 4 years. I have two children, Luckari and Camari, and one dog. I have 10 years of experience and an Infant / Toddler Credential in Early Childhood Education. I love coming to work each morning and having all the kids run up, excited to see me. When I am not teaching, I am a full time mom and that keeps me pretty busy. I teach in the older 2 year old classroom.
My name is Kristine and I have been with Big Apple for seven years. My family includes my mom, dad, sister, and my husband. I have a Preschool Credential in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy getting to see the children
grow and develop. When I am not teaching,
I like to spend time with my husband and
my family. I enjoy camping, four-wheeling,
and sitting by the camp fire. I teach in the 4 year old classroom during the school year and in the summer, I teach the 5 / 6 year old children.
My name is Julia and I have been with Big Apple for five years. I have over twelve years of experience in early childhood education and a Preschool Credential. A favorite memory of mine is having a child remember me as their teacher and telling me that I was still their favorite. When I am not teaching, I like spending time in the Upper Pennisula hunting, fishing, at my Family Cabin and doing crafts. I teach in the one year old classroom.
My name is Kayla and I have been with Big Apple for just about four years. I have 2 dogs, 2 cats, 2 older step-siblings, and a younger brother. I am also an Aunty to 4 nephews. I have 3 years of experience in Early Childhood Education and am pursuing my Associate Degree. One of my favorite memories as a teacher is starting my journey as a teacher – I have learned so much and continue to do so every day. When I am not teaching, I watch movies and snuggle with my puppies and kittens. I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I work in the center's extended infant / transition classroom.
My name is Hailie and I have been with Big Apple for over 10 years. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work. I love spending time with my grandma and my fiance. A favorite memory of mine is going to the De Young Zoo - it's my favorite field trip. When I am not teaching, I work for Unity Hospice and Bellin Hospital. I also enjoy special effects make up and floor managing for the Green Bay Community Theatre. I currently teach 1 - 2 days per week in the mornings as a classroom opener and substitute.