Teachers

Our dedicated staff of professionals will provide your child with a happy, secure atmosphere to learn. Licensed and degreed teachers bring to Mayflower years of experience in the field of early childhood education. Teachers keep up-to-date with the best and most current early childhood practices by attending training and classes, and through innovative new ideas, equipment and materials routinely integrated into the program.

 

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Ms. Carol, Director and Teacher

Ms. Carol joined Mayflower Nursery School in 2015. She holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education from Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.  She has worked as Assistant Director at Little Inspirations Child Care as well as a teacher at Encompass in Green Bay.

I have been beyond impressed with the wonderful experience Mayflower has to offer. Mayflower is like a family surrounding your child with a loving, safe, and caring environment that focuses on giving your child the best individualized learning experience. The teachers are compassionate and your child is always their first priority.”

-Ms. Carol

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Ms. Karen, Teacher

Ms. Karen has been teaching at Mayflower Nursery School since 2001. She holds a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from UW-Stout. Before teaching at Mayflower, Karen taught at Children’s Day Out in Green Bay and also taught kindergarten in Milwaukee.

“I love Mayflower for its kind and caring atmosphere. We have warm families, amazing children and an outstanding group of teachers. I hope everyone has a wonderful year at Mayflower.”

–Ms. Karen

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Ms. Tessa, Teacher

Ms. Tessa has been caring for children in our community for many years, and brings a wealth of experience to Mayflower Nursery School. Tessa has been both a volunteer and a substitute teacher in the Duck, Bunny and Frog classes for the last six years. When not at Mayflower, you can find Tessa on the sports field cheering on her athletic family members or taking care of one of her many pets!

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to be a part of your child’s first classroom learning experiences. I look forward to singing, dancing and laughing with your children each and every day. I have the best job in the world watching your children learn and grow before my eyes.”

–Ms. Tessa

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Ms. Drineen, Teacher

Ms. Drineen earned her Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Northern Illinois University. In her early years of teaching, she was a Preschool teacher and Preschool Director. She continued to teach in all grade levels K-8 over her career and now brings her knowledge, experience and love for play based learning to Mayflower.

“I moved to Wisconsin four years ago and I have been searching for a place to teach. When I found Mayflower, I knew it was the perfect place. It has a warm and enthusiastic atmosphere I love. I am privileged to be a part of your children’s lives and lucky to teach with such fine teachers! Thank you all for your warm welcome!”

–Ms. Drineen

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Ms. Sarah, Art Teacher

Ms. Sarah is our Art teacher this year, after teaching in the Frog and Bunny Class in past years.  She has a degree in Elementary Education with an Art minor from UW-Whitewater.  Before moving to Green Bay, Sarah taught preschool and junior kindergarten for several years at Hiawatha Day School in Iowa, introducing a school art program while she was there.

“I’ve enjoyed getting to know Mayflower’s great families over the past few years and can’t wait to meet this years new families.  I’m so excited to have the opportunity to provide fun and creativity to your children this year!”

–Ms. Sarah