MULTI-SITE SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Jennifer Quintas is the Multi-Site School Age Program Director. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Illinois State University and her Master of Education Degree from National Louis University. Jennifer has been on staff with Wesley since January 1991, beginning her career as a Group Leader in the Before/After School Program and a substitute at the Wesley Preschool Program. In 1993 Jennifer became a teacher in the Kindergarten Program and Site Coordinator for the School Age Summer Camp. In 2001 Jennifer became the Multi-Site School Age Program Director where she oversees the Wesley Kindergarten Enrichment Program, Wesley’s Before/After School Program, and the Wesley School Age Summer Camp Program.
KINDERGARTEN ENRICHMENT PROGRAM STAFF
MARC LAZIK – P.M. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
Marc Lazik is the P.M. Teacher in the Wesley Kindergarten Enrichment Program. Marc is also the Site Coordinator in Wesley’s School Age Summer Camp Marc has been with Wesley since 1996. Marc previously was a Site Coordinator in Wesley’s Before/After School Program at Lyon School. Marc holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from National Louis University.
LINDA HOTH – A.M. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER
Linda Hoth is the A.M. Teacher in the Wesley Kindergarten Enrichment Program. Linda has been at Wesley since 1989. Linda Holds an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Oakton Community. Previously, Linda held the position of Preschool Teacher with Wesley Child Care Center.
VALERIE BLEDSOE – P.M. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER ASSISTANT
Valerie Bledsoe is a Teacher’s Assistant in the Wesley Kindergarten Enrichment Program and a camp counselor. Valerie started out with Wesley in fall of 2002 as a Group Leader in the Before/After School Program. Valerie has also worked as an assistant in Wesley Child Care Center’s Preschool Program. Valerie holds an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and has a Certificate in Early Childhood Education from Oakton Community College. Valerie is working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from National Louis University.
AMBER MAVRADAS - A. M. KINDERGARTEN TEACHER ASSISTANT is a Teacher's Assistant in the Kindergarten Enrichment Program. Amber has been at Wesley since 1998 starting out as a teacher’s assistant in Wesley’s Kindergarten Program. In 1999 Amber became a teacher in the Kindergarten Program. Amber began working in the Wesley Preschool Program in 2005. Amber holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Monmouth College.
BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM STAFF
LINDSEY URBAN –SITE DIRECTOR AT WESTBROOK/GLEN GROVE SCHOOLSL
Lindsey is the Site Director for the Wesley @ Westbrook/Glen Grove Before and After School Program. Lindsey started working at Wesley in November 2017. Lindsey has ten years of experience working with children . Previous to working at Wesley, Lindsey was the Before/After School & Summer Camp Site Coordinator for Geneva Park District. In addition, Lindsey was a Site Director in Missouri at Springfield Greene County Board’s DCFS licensed Before and After School Program and a Recreation Assistant for The Fairfax Senior Living Community in Virginia. Lindsey holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree majoring in Sociology from the Virginia Commonwealth University.
KELLY KEIL – SITE COORDINATOR AT MIDDLEFORK
Kelly is the Site Coordinator at the After School Program at Middlefork School. Kelly is also a Counselor in the School Age Summer Camp. Kelly has been with Wesley since 1997 starting out as a Group Leader. Kelly has taken education courses at Oakton Community College.
STEPHANIE MARTINO – SITE DIRECTOR AT LYON
Stephanie is the Site Coordinator at Lyon/Pleasant Ridge School and a Group Counselor in our School Age Summer Camp. Stephanie began working at Wesley in June of 2012. Previous to working at Wesley, Stephanie was a Special Education Associate at Springman Middle School. In addition, Stephanie has worked as a preschool teacher for two years in Mount Prospect and as permanent substitute teacher. Stephanie also has eight years experience working as a camp counselor in Mount Prospect and Evanston and teaching summer school. Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the Eastern Illinois University.
KIM SCHALLCROSS – SITE DIRECTOR AT THE BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL
Kim Schallcross is the Site Director at the Before/After School Program at Henking/Hoffman. Kim comes to Wesley with thirteen years of experience working with children and an extensive background. For the past five years, Kim was the Director of Curriculum for Crème de la Crème. Previous to being director at Crème’, Kim was a teacher for eight years, working in before and after school programs, school age summer camps, and early childhood programs. Kim holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Elgin Community College.