Our Team

Where EXCELLENCE is not the goal, it is the STANDARD!

Director

Ms. Samantha

I started working at Little Sprouts in January of 2018.  I had the privilege of being a multi-age specialist in several classrooms, as well as working in the office.  Mid-June of this year, I came to the office as Director of Little Sprouts.  I have prior classroom experience as a 3K, 4K, 2ndand 3rd grade classroom , teacher, as well as a remedial Reading teacher.  In addition to classroom experience, I also taught my own children for 6 years at home.  I received my Wisconsin Teaching License in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology from Concordia University, Mequon WI.  Professional Development courses from La Verne University in classroom management, Love and Logic, Autism, and Asperger’s Syndrome as well.  I have been married for 24 years to my sweet husband Tim.  We have five incredible kids!  Hannah (23), Emma (21), Faith (20), Elliot, (17), and Olivia (15).  When I’m at home, I enjoy spending time with family most of all!  We love to spend time on the water! Fishing or swimming with the extended family and cousins!

 
Chef

Ms. Letitia

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in May of 2016. I am from Menomonie, WI and my knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from having three children of my own. I enjoy working with children because children are our future and it is our responsibility to raise them into adults who do good in the world. When I have free time I like to do anything outside with my kids, go biking, blading, hiking, etc. 

Assistant Chef

Ms. Karen

 

I started at Little Sprouts in October, 2017. I am from Menomonie, WI. My experience with children comes from raising two children. It makes me happy seeing their smiling faces. In my spare time I like to paint (watercolor and acrylic).

 
Baby Sprouts

Ms. Megan (Lead)

I started at Little Sprouts in August 2018. I'm from Edgerton, Wisconsin. My experience comes from babysitting for my younger cousins since I was 15 years old. I enjoy working with kids because they provide a fun atmosphere and I can help them achieve their full potential. In my free time I like to exercise, read, play with my pets, and watch sporting events.

Baby Sprouts

Ms. Teresa (Assistant Teacher)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in September, 2014. I am from Wisconsin Rapids and moved to Spring Valley, Wisconsin in 2007 where I now live with my husband of 22 years and our 3 children ages 12, 15 & 17. My knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from my childcare services education I received at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin Rapids with a diploma in 1991 with high honors. I have worked in 3 childcare centers before starting my family, after which I provided in-home childcare for 4 years. I enjoy working with children because they are so amazing to watch as they learn and grow; way too fast I might add! They are little beams of light that spread joy to those around them and I love to be in that light! It is so rewarding to see them as they explore and experience new things in their world and watch them as they light up with excitement as they learn and grow. When I have free time I like to spend time with my family, go fishing, golfing and camping…just enjoying the outdoors as much as possible. I'm not a fan of winter, so when that comes I stay inside and exercise to keep warm or curl up with my 2 cats named Rascal & Valentine…I love animals just as much as children! God’s gifts!!

 
Mini Sprouts

Ms. Erin (Lead Teacher)

 

I started at Little Sprouts in May, 2018. I am from Neillsville, WI. My experience comes from many years of teaching! I enjoy working with children because they are so curious and excited to learn. When I have free time, I like to read, hike, spend time with family or my cat!

Mini Sprouts

Ms. Darci (Assistant teacher) 

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in August 2019. I'm from Menomonie, Wisconsin. My knowledge of early education come from  when I started helping with kids programs at church and babysitting as a teenager, then started teaching Jr. Church and Sunday School which I still love to do! I completed two years of Elementary Education classes, student taught a class for two semesters and am currently taking Early Childhood classes online. I enjoy working with children because they're so excited about each new day, and everything is an adventure! I love to keep them excited about learning and exploring. In my free time I like to GO OUTSIDE! Go for walks, Enjoy bonfires with family and friends, working outdoors, gardening, four wheeling, horseback riding, volleyball, playing piano and flute in church. I also like to be creative- scrapbooking, card making; and baking treats for family and friends!
 

 
Springy Sprouts

 Ms. Maddi (Lead)

 

My knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from teaching dance classes at Just For Kix - Menomonie, and working as a Patient Care Associate for a 3 year old boy with extensive medical conditions. I am also currently studying Early Childhood Education at UW- Stout. I enjoy working with children because they have such enthusiasm and zest for everything around them, they appreciate the little things and I think adults can learn from children in that way. In my spare time I enjoy being at the lake, boating, fishing, coaching cheer and dance at MHS, and spending time with my family and friends.

Springy Sprouts

Ms. Corrina (Assistant Teacher) 

I started at Little Sprouts in August, 2018. I am from Underwood, Minnesota. My experience comes from my mother and little brother and sister. I enjoy working with kids because they help me grow as person with being kind and helpful. In my free time I like to learn about makeup, and any form of art.

 

 

 
Pee Wee Sprouts

Ms. Taylor (Lead)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts August 2014. I was born in the Twin Cities area, but more recently I call Menomonie home. My knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from 2 years of being a nanny, 3 years of volunteering in my church nursery, teaching Sunday School and taking Early Childhood classes. I enjoy working with children because of their desire to learn and their ability to love. They are willing to try new things and learn from those experiences. They adore you no matter what and never cease to put a smile on my face. When I have free time I like to cook, bake, be outside, horseback ride, read, go shopping, and watch hockey.

Pee Wee Sprouts

Ms. Robyn (Assistant Teacher)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in July, 2017. I am from Elmwood, WI. I have experience babysitting. I enjoy working with children because I feel that it is very rewarding and it is amazing to watch them grow and learn each day. In my free time I also like to read and write.

 
Mighty Sprouts

Ms. Danielle (Lead Teacher)

 

I started at Little Sprouts in February, 2018. I am from Boyceville, WI. I have my one year technical diploma for Early Childhood Education Services obtained at WITC Rice Lake. I have also helped my mom with in home daycare, and have worked at a daycare center in Rice Lake WI. I enjoy working with children because they have such funny stories to tell, you can be having a bad day and they always know what to do to cheer you up. I love seeing children accomplish their goals and seeing them learn and grow, they are such creative little humans. I like to spend time with friends and family, travel, cook, ride horse with friends and learning to shoot bow.

Mighty Sprouts

Ms. Emily (Assistant Teacher)

 
I started at Little Sprouts in August, 2018. I am from Antigo, WI. My experience comes from my family fostering kids and babysitting.I enjoy working with kids because they are so innocent and enthusiastic! In my free time I like to sew, embroider, and read.

 
Half-Pints

Ms. Alexis (Lead)

I started at Little Sprouts in September, 2018.I am from Eau Claire, WI. I have an associates degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy working with children because they are fun and lighthearted. They never fail to put a smile on my face and knowing I am apart of their growth is very rewarding. In my spare time I enjoy being with friends and family as well as spending time up north at my family’s cabin.

 

 

Half-Pints

Ms. Danielle (Assistant) 

I started at Little Sprouts in October, 2017. I am from Boyceville, WI. My experience with children comes from my mother-in-law who has an in-home daycare. I enjoy working with children because they always put a smile on my face. In my spare time I like to spend time with my family.

 
Junior Sprouts

Ms. Kim (Lead)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts February 14, 2013.  I am from McLean, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C., and home of the CIA!  I moved to Menomonie in 1997. My knowledge of Early Childhood Education comes from college coursework at Virginia Tech, in Education and Family and Child Development; experience working in the field of childcare; from raising and homeschooling my own five children, and current enrollment at CVTC for a preschool credential. I enjoy working with young children because they are so responsive to both warmth and instruction.  Their zest for discovery, for loving connection, and for having FUN makes them GREAT company with which to spend my days! When I have free time I like to read, cook, garden, and hang out with my family and friends.

Junior Sprouts

Ms. Sherry (Assistant Teacher)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in November, 2016. I am from Menominee, MI. My knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from working at the boys and girls club for over 14 years, substitute teaching for 3 years, home schooling my son, and being a parent educator for 3 years. I also have a degree in Art Education from National College of Education in Evanston, IL. I enjoy working with children because they love exploring the world around them. When I have free time I like to paint, sew, spending time with my husband and being out in the forest.

 
Senior Sprouts

Ms. Patty (Lead Teacher)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in August 2019. I grew up in Crystal, MN but have spent my entire adult life living in Wisconsin! I graduated from UWEC with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary and Special Education. I also have a Master's Degree from UW-Stout in Early Childhood.
I enjoy working with children because they inspire me to do my very best. In my free time I like to spend time with my family, read, float on our pontoon, learn, take pictures, shop for antiques and sew.

Senior Sprouts

Ms. Amy (Assistant Teacher)

 

I started working at Little Sprouts in January 2015. I am originally from Milwaukee, WI.  I moved to Menomonie to attend the University of WI-Stout where I met my husband.  We live in Menomonie and have 2 children ages 17 and 19. My knowledge with Early Childhood Education comes from my Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of WI Stout.  I also was a pre-school teacher at a daycare and at Menomonie Head Start. I enjoy working with children because they are so full of energy and curiosity. They are so eager to learn and I love to see their excitement when they master a new skill. When I have free time I like spending time with my family, camping, exercising and shopping.

 
Grad Sprouts
Ms. Kalee (Lead)

I started at Little Sprouts in August, 2017. I am from Menomonie, WI. My experience with children comes from growing up with young children, my cousins and their children, many years of babysitting, spending time in my mom's special education classroom, and of course, my nieces and nephews! I enjoy working with children because they are each so unique and we, as adults, have so much we can learn from them. In my spare time I like to play clarinet, piano, violin, and baritone ukulele. I also love to knit, sew, read, cook and bake, ride bike, and practice karate.

 

Multi-Age Specialists

Ms. Zoe

I started at Little Sprouts July, 2018. My knowledge about children comes from my coursework at UW-Eau Claire and UW-Superior, as well as babysitting my niece and nephews. They are so much fun! They are spontaneous, love to explore, and are willing to try new things. It is amazing watching them grow and shape into smart individuals. I like to spend time with my family and dogs, cook, exercise, and travel.

Ms. Cheryl

I started at Little Sprouts in August, 2018. I am from Menomonie, WI. My experience comes from Courses with Networx LLC. I enjoy working with children because they light up your day no matter how you're feeling. They get so excited when they've learned something knew. It's great to see their faces when they're proud of themselves. When I'm free, I like to spend it with my daughters biking, walking, or just playing games.

Ms. Kylii

I started at Little Sprouts in February, 2018. My knowledge comes from UW- Stout. I enjoy working with children because they are always teaching me new things. I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and friends.

Ms. Brooke

I started at Little Sprouts April, 2018. My knowledge about children comes from babysitting. They always have a way of making a person smile! I like to read, be in the sun, take pictures.

Ms. Rebecca

I started at Little Sprouts January, 2019. I'm from Minneapolis. My knowledge about children comes from babysitting and school. I enjoy working with children becaus they are curious and excited to learn about life! When I am free, I like to spend time with friends, go out to eat, watch Netflix.

Ms. Daniele

I started at Little Sprouts in July 2019. I'm from River Falls, WI. My knowledge of Early Childhood Education comes from taking classes at CVTC. I'm very passionate about working with children.  In my free time I like to spend time outside and going on hikes. 

Ms. Becky

I started at Little Sprouts in September 2019. I'm from Appleton, WI. My knowledge of Early Childhood Education comes from undergraduate coursework, internships, and continuing education courses. I enjoy working with children because kids have such interesting and fresh perspectives and I really enjoy getting to see things through their new lens! In my free time I like to Grab coffee with friends, read for pleasure, or hammock in a park!
 

Ms. Christine

I started at Little Sprouts in September 2019. I'm from Colfax, Wisconsin. My knowledge of Early Childhood Education comes from a lot of experience with my children , grandchildren and church activities as well as teacher's aide experience in the Chippewa Falls School District. I enjoy working with kids because they're fun, loving and a joy to watch grow.In my free time I like to spend time with my family, go up North to our trailer , Christian concerts and Women's retreats.
 

Ms. Lacy


 

Ms. Danielle