Family Development Center Staff 


Carol Morrison, Executive Director

  • UCLA Management Fellow
  • M.A. Human Development, Pacific Oaks College
  • B.S. Early Childhood Special Education, Purdue University
 Claudia Nguyen, Health Services Director
  •  B.S. Family and Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University
  • M.S. Nutrition and Wellness, Benedictine University

    Erin Soto, Education Director

    • M.A. Early Childhood Education
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Teaching Certificate
    • Type 29 Bilingual Teaching Certificate
    • Special Education Endorsement

    Shanta Payton, Family Services Director

    • M.A. Communication and Training, Governors State University
    • B.A. Child Development, Kendall College
    • A.A. Social Service, Kendall College

    Artist in Residence

    Jane Hudak, Art Professor

    • Ph.D. in Art Education, The Ohio State University
    • B.F.A. in Art Therapy, Capital University

    Preschool Staff

    Kelly Femi-Grand, Lead Teacher

    • B.A. Early Childhood Education
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Teaching Certificate 
    Angela Danaher
    • B.A. Early Childhood Education
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate

    Cori Coleman

    • B.S. Early Childhood Education, Illinois State University
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate

    Kristin Siville

    • B.A. Multi-Categorical Special Education, Elmhurst College
    • M.A. Special Education, Governors State University
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate
    • ESL Endorsement

    Cathy Gallagher

    • B.A. Early Childhood Education, National Louis University
    • Type 04 Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate

        Beth Hank, Paraprofessional

        Alodia Woods, Paraprofessional

        Jane Berwanger, Paraprofessional

        Kendra Gaines, Paraprofessional

        Kenneth Hamlin, Paraprofessional

         

        Early Head Start Staff

        • Elizabeth Kohn, Home Visitor
        • Yolanda Jumper, Home Visitor
        • Qiana Dukes, Infant Toddler Teacher
        •  Crystal Lee, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Elroy Brown, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Malena Lones, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Emilia Salinas, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Sherrie Seigert, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • LaTrisha Knox, Infant Toddler Teacher 
        • Patrice Chambers-Hill, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Dalya Bailey, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Nicole Disabato, Infant Toddler Teacher
        • Jessica Jarosewski, Infant Toddler Teacher

        After School Staff

        • Ann Green, Child Development Associate

        Support Staff

        • Tonya Davis, Special Projects