Summer Adventure Camp Jr. Teacher Bios

Mrs. Tracey

Education
I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the Queensland University of Technology in Australia. I am in the process of studying for my Reading Certificate for children Pre- K through 6th grade.

Early Childhood
I have been an elementary education teacher for ten years. I have also been an Early Childhood teacher for 4 and 5 year olds and a kindergarten teacher. I started working at Kids Junction in June. I knew I wanted to be a teacher since I was eight years old. I love working with kids and seeing them learning and growing.

Personal Information
My husband and I have been married for six years and have family in Australia. I enjoy reading, photography, bird watching, and scrap booking.


Mrs. Michelle

Education
I hold a Bachelor’s Degree from UW-Whitewater with a Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade certification and an Urban Education Certification for Elementary through High School. I have also worked to hold a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction as well.

Early Childhood
I am an Early Childhood teacher with thirteen years of classroom experience. I have taught Kindergarten in Milwaukee and more recently Kindergarten at Chavez Elementary school in Madison. I have the incredible opportunity to work with almost everyone here at Kids Junction. This experience has allowed me to contribute and grow with the school.

Personal Information
My husband and I have strong family values. We enjoy camping, sports and spending time up north.


Ms. Catherine

Education
I have a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education degree, with a math emphasis, from Trinity University, Deerfield, IL. I have a Mast of Arts in Elementary Education from Viterbi University, LaCrosse, WI.

Experience
I have educated elementary aged students for 25 years. I have been at Kids Junction since February 2015.

Personal Information
I am the daughter of grocers, a teacher, and a U.S. Postal Mail Carrier. I am the granddaughter of farmers and a mortician. I am the great-granddaughter of immigrant german farmers and craftsmen. I am the sister of two brothers and two sisters. I have two brother-in-laws and one sister-in-law. I am the aunt of 8 nephews and 5 nieces. I have 3 nephews and 6 nieces by marriage. I have 9 great-nephews and seven great nieces. I have one great-nephew and one great-niece by marriage. I have one great-great nephew (and another due any day), and one great-great niece I have one hundred plus cousins, many uncles and aunts. I am deeply grateful for and throughly enjoy family!


Ms. McKenna

Education
I graduated in may 2016 from North Central university in Minneapolis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and minor in Biblical Studies. I am licensed to teach all subjects K-6 in the state of MN, and working toward the same for the state of Wisconsin.

Experience
Around 12 & 13 years old, I started babysitting and working in children’s church. While in college, I continued on working in Sunday School, but also started working at a center called MetroKids in downtown Minneapolis, where I came to love early childhood education.

Personal
In my free time, I love to paint, work on DIY projects, read, be outside and spend time with my family and friends.

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The teachers at Kids Junction are wonderful, caring and knowledgeable! They know what works for my daughter. Kids Junction teachers and staff are great communicators and know effective approaches for each child's needs. The programs during school breaks are fun & well-planned. Thanks KJ!

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