Staff

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Arnie Swoboda

Owner

Arnie has a degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of WI – Eau Claire. He began his career in the Peace Corps, teaching English to middle and high schoolers in Romania. He has been teaching in the Chippewa Valley since 2007 and has loved every minute of it!

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Kerry Swoboda

Owner

Kerry has a background in Social Work and Child Development and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of WI – Madison. As well as co-owning Milestones Early Educational Community with her husband, Arnie, she also works as a Social Worker in Eau Claire.

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Jamie Saxton

Director

Jamie has completed Early Childhood Education classes at Chippewa Valley Technical College. She loves working with the children at Milestones because of their continued eagerness to learn new things every day.

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Jackie Prudlow

Lead Teacher

Jackie has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Her favorite thing about working with the children at Milestones is watching the excitement and amazement of their faces as they discover something new.

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Samantha Quinn

Lead Teacher

Samantha has an Associates Degree in Child Care Services from CVTC. She loves helping children grow and develop as they come into their own personality, and helping mold the young minds to achieve their full potential.

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Jana Telle

Lead Teacher

Jana has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education. Her favorite part about working with children is the joy and excitement that the children share as they grow and learn new things.

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Jennifer Wilson

Lead Teacher

Jennifer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of WI – Stout. Her favorite thing about working with children is watching them learn and grow.

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Sarah Woodford

Lead Infant Teacher

Sarah has an Associate’s Degree in Child Care and Development from WITC – New Richmond. She loves working with children and watching them grow, learn, and explore new things everyday.

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Karen Kuehl

Cook/Assistant Teacher

Karen has completed Early Childhood classes and continuing education credits. She loves having the opportunity to work with all ages of children at Milestones Early Education Community, and she enjoys helping them learn new things!

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Sabrinna Bowe

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Sabrinna has her associates degree in Early Childhood Education from CVTC. She loves being able to watch the children grow and achieve new milestones as they develop.

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Kelli Schindler

Lead Teacher

Kelli has an associates degree in Early childhood education from CVTC and a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from UW-stout. Her favorite thing about working with children is getting to watch them learn and grow each and every day.

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Katie Govin

Assistant Teacher

Katie spent her first 2 years of college at UW-Stout in the Special Education program and is currently completing her Bachelor’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation with a concentration in Disability Sciences to become an Occupational Therapist. The most enjoyable part of working with children is their loving hugs, infectious smiles, and watching them grow into their own unique personalities!

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Mark Field

Assistant Teacher

Mark has completed courses from both Hamline university as well as UW Stout. His favorite part of working with children seeing their growth and helping them achieve their goals.

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Raelynn Konobeck

Lead Teacher

Raelynn is currently taking credits in Early Childhood Education. She loves watching children grow and learn and experience new things.

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Rachel Nelson Barrett

Lead Teacher

Miss Rachel has a 4 year degree in social work with a psychology minor from UWEC. She has been working in early childhood for 13 years and loves watching the children learn new things during their interactions throughout the day.

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Avery Eilenfeldt

Assistant Teacher

Avery is currently attending UW Stout and taking early childhood classes. She loves working with children, hearing their stories, and watching how excited they can get about the things they love.

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Elizabeth Comeau

Assistant Teacher

Elizabeth enjoys helping children grow and learn and loves to see their enjoyment when they discover new things. She loves how each day is a new adventure when working with children.

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Izabel Revier

Assistant Teacher

Izabel is working towards her Bachelor degree in family and consumer science at UW Stout. She enjoys working with children because they are always excited to learn new things and they carry a joy and curiosity with them wherever they go.

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Briana Hunt

Assistant Teacher

Briana has a degree in Rehabilitation Services and is currently pursuing her Masters in School Counseling. She loves seeing the excitement on a child’s face when they learn something new or make a discovery.

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Morgen Gyger

Assistant Teacher

Morgen is currently a student at UW Stout working towards her Early Childhood Education degree. She enjoys watching the children grow physically and academically in a positive way.

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Phoenix Juneau

Assistant Teacher

Phoenix is currently pursuing an Art Education degree at UW Stout. She enjoys watching the children light up when they make a new discovery or accomplish a task for the first time by themselves.

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Kirsten Vorvick

Lead Teacher

Kirsten loves getting to know each child and figuring out how they learn best. She loves hearing their colorful stories about themselves and their families.

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Taylor Schmidt

Assistant Teacher

Taylor is working towards her degree in Human Development and Family Studies at UW Stout. She loves watching children explore new things and she enjoys encouraging their imaginations.

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Kailey Swarts

Assistant Teacher

Kailey is working towards her degree in Business Marketing at UW Stout. She loves hearing the children’s imaginative thoughts and conversations. She loves it when a child finally “gets it” and you see them light up.

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Brenna Barwald

Assistant Teacher

Brenna is currently a student at UW Stout working towards her degree in Early Childhood Education. She loves the way the minds of little children work and she enjoys watching them grow to the fullest potential.

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Grace Hasse

Assistant Teacher

Grace is a student at Menomonie High School and is doing her Senior internship here at Milestones. She enjoys working with children because each day is different and she gets to make a positive impact in their development.

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Harlee Quilling

Assistant Teacher

Harlee loves working with children because it is so rewarding. She enjoys watching the children grow as individuals and figure out who they are going to become.

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Ashlee Spicer

Assistant Teacher

Ashlee enjoys being able to see the world through the eyes of a child by working closely with young children. She loves watching each child grow into their own, unique individual.

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Kali Saxton

Assistant Teacher

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Leigha Prudlow

Assistant Teacher

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Allora Windsor

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Sarah Peterson

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Caroline Braun

Assistant Teacher

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Kelci Groskreutz

Lead Teacher

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Sydney Reisner

Assistant Teacher