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The Forest

The Forest is full of curious toddlers who love to explore! As they continue to work on their walking (and running) skills they also start to learn their words. We use sign language as well to help them express themselves. They now share family style meals, so they get to practice their fine motor skills when they use silverware and cups too! So much of their learning is through play, so our team makes sure to incorporate exciting teaching moments throughout the day.

Bear Cubs- Miss Emily
Emily joined ATC in September 2009 and has completed 6 credits in Early Childhood Education. Emily has previously worked with the 2-year olds and is now enjoying time with the Bear Cubs. She loves working with children and is excited to get to know your family. She loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoys outdoor activities with her husband Brad, son Bennett, daughter Elliet and dog, Remi.

Bear Cubs- Miss Tiffany
Miss Tiffany graduated from the College of Menominee Nation in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She married her husband, Josh, in 2016. She has a stepdaughter Emily and a son Jayce. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, baking, being outside, and just spending time with her family. Tiffany has been working in the Bear Cub Room since 2014.

Forest Float- Miss Melissa

Miss Melissa started her career in Early Childhood Education in 2015. She has earned her associates degree in ECE from Fox Valley Technical College. In her free time she likes to play card games, visit state parks, go fishing and spend time with family Up North.

Bunny Room- Miss Suzanne

Miss Suzanne began working in Early Childhood Education in 1998, she has earned her bachelor’s degree in Educational Studies from Alverno college. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking, needlework, traveling and taking photos. Miss Suzanne also loves to watch sports and attending shows at the Appleton Performing Arts Center.

Bunny Room- Miss. Jill
Miss Jill graduated from UW Stout in 2015 with her degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been a part of ATC since 2015. Jill loves camping, kayaking, traveling, playing games, and spending time with her husband, Matt, and dog, Bailey. She and Matt also recently added a daughter to their family, Ellie.