About Milestones

Milestones Early Educational Community is committed to providing the best possible learning experience for your child in a supportive and Christian environment. As a nationally accredited, five-star child care center located in Menomonie, WI, you can guarantee that your child will be in the best learning environment possible. In order to be an accredited child care center by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs, you must meet rigorous standards and guidelines for high-quality care, in which Milestones has continued to exceed.

Christian Child Care

Since 2007, Milestones Early Educational Community has been molding the young minds of the Chippewa Valley. With a change of ownership and overall name change in 2015, Milestones (formerly Monkey Business) has carried over its strong background and high quality education programs. With a brand-new, child-friendly building, Milestones has been determined as a five-star rated child care center by Youngstar, Wisconsin’s Child Care Rating Program.

Meet the Owners


Kerry & Arnie Swoboda


Arnie Swoboda, owner and operator of Milestones Early Educational Community, has a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. With over 10 years of combined teaching experience, he began his teaching career in the Peace Corps, teaching English to middle and high schoolers in Romania for 27 months. He has been teaching in the Chippewa Valley since 2007, and he has loved every minute of it! His wife, Kerry, has a background in social work and child development, and she works as a social worker in Eau Claire. Together, Arnie and Kerry bring their passion of family-focused, community-oriented, child development to the everyday operations of Milestones Early Educational Community in Menomonie, WI.