The Center is supervised by College faculty and employs professionally qualified teachers, one whom is also Child Center Manager. All permanent qualified teachers are also DCFS director qualified and have received an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Child Development or equivalent, or a higher degree. A qualified teaching staff, along with enthusiastic ICC student employees, allows the Center to maintain an excellent adult-child ratio and provide appropriate learning experiences for students and children alike.
Hi, my name is Ms. Ann. I have been a teacher in the Child Center since August 2003. I received my Associates Degree from our Child Development Program here at ICC in December 2003. As a teacher in the center I have been blessed with working with the children in each classroom. Currently I am a teacher in the Hourly Room; I also provide director coverage and am a substitute teacher in the Full-Time Classrooms.
My name is Ms. Debbie; I graduated from ICC's Child Development program in 1973. I have been working with young children for 37 years 31 ½ of those years at ICC with the 2 year olds. I thoroughly enjoy working with all preschoolers, but I love working with the 2's the most.
My name is Ms. Jennifer and I was blessed to work at ICC's Downtown Peoria Campus Child Care Center since August 1992. I am currently one of the Hourly Room teachers. I received my Associates Degree in Child Development from ICC in the spring of 1992.
My name is Ms. Kim and I have worked in the child care since 1996. I have an Associate's Degree in Child Development from ICC. Currently I am the Assistant Manager. Previously I was the three year old teacher.
Hi, my name is Linda Kay Byrd, here at the Child Care Center I am known as (Ms. Linda). I am currently teaching in the 2-3 year old classroom. I graduated from ICC with an Associate's in Applied Science. I have been with the center since 1996.
I have been the Child Care Manager since August of 2001, and have been a part time faculty member of ICC since 1993. I truly love helping all the students, faculty and staff of ICC by providing a high quality service through loving educational programs for their children.
I am a Nebraskan, graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a BS in Human Development and Elementary Education and have worked with and around young children all of my adult life. I ran a home-based business (Discovery Toys) for 20 years and previously have operated a home child care and was the Preschool Director of the Pekin YWCA n the Early 90's.
Hi, my name is Ms. Nancy. I have been a teacher here at ICC in the East Peoria Child Care Center since February of 1998. I received my Associate in Applied Science Degree in Child Development from ICC in December of 1997.
My name is Mr. Matt. I graduated in the summer of 2008 with an Associates in child development. I started out as a substitute in the Child Care Center and am currently in the Hourly Room.
Hi, my name is Ms. Deb. I began as a substitute in 2006, but have been a Pre-K teacher here at ICC in the East Peoria Child Care Center since 2007. I received my Associate in Applied Science Degree in Child Development from ICC in December of 2006.