Teachers

 
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Tammy Zimmerman
•Director

Tammy attended Illinois State University and double majored in Early Childhood Education and Sociology. She has worked in both daycare and school environments for the last twenty five years. Most recently she worked in the Early Childhood Special Education Department with the Grand Haven Area School District for 10 years before starting her position as Program Director for Kids Kampus. She is married and has three children and she and her family attend Lakeshore Baptist Church. She moved to Michigan from Illinois almost twenty years ago and loves everything Michigan has to offer.

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Karen Shreve
Promise Room: 6 weeks - 18 months

Miss Karen has been with Kids Kampus for ten years. She has attended and earned many credits in the Early Childhood Development field at Muskegon Community College. Karen is married and has three teenage sons, all who attend Lakeshore Baptist Church.

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Nicole Hallock
•Sonshine Room: 18 Months - 2½ years

Miss Nicole has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Baker College. Miss Nicole has been caring for children for ten years and enjoys every minute of it! Besides children, Miss Nicole also love animals and especially her pet German Shepherd.

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Traci Pierson
•Puddle Jumpers: 2½ - 3½ years

Miss Traci comes to us with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University. Her focus has always been in early childhood and has spent many years in a childcare setting. Traci is married and has a little girl. She enjoys being with family, camping, being creative, and playing with her daughter.

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Melissa VandenBerg
Rainbow Room: 3½ - 6 years

Miss Melissa received her Early Childhood Education degree from Baker College in June of 2014. Miss Melissa has been a resident of Grand Haven all her life. She is married, has a daughter, enjoys her home, and spending time with her family and her dogs.

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Amanda Wiersma
•Preschool

Miss Amanda comes to us with a degree in Early Childhood Education from Westmoreland County Community College in Pennsylvania and has been teaching for over 10 years. Miss Amanda is married and has a three year old boy, with a baby boy on the way. Her family “Runs Green” as John Deere tractors are their hobby.