Meet the Staff
We take pride knowing that our instructors meet not only the highest educational requirements set by accreditation agencies, but continue their professional development each and every day. Scribbles instructors have a true passion for giving children unlimited avenues for playing and exploring.
Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN
Master’s degree in Elementary Education from St. Xavier University in Chicago, IL.
She received her Level 2 Infant/Toddler Credential, Level 5 ECE Credential, Level 5 School Age Credential, and currently holds a Level 2 Director Credential.
Prior to joining the Scribbles team, she worked at the Early Childhood Development Center at the University of Notre Dame as a lead preschool teacher and has taught first grade at Lake Bluff Elementary School in Lake Bluff, IL.
Leanne and her husband have two children.
Director of School Age
Audriana attended Illinois State University where she graduated with a Degree in Human Development.
She received her ECE Level 4 Credential.
Audriana previously worked with school age children before coming to Scribbles.
Audriana and her husband have two children.
She joined Scribbles in 2013 as our School Age Site Supervisor, and is now the School Age Assistant Director, where she oversees both the programs at the center and offsite.
Assistant Director of Child Development
Emily graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Early Childhood Education and a concentration in Special Education.
Emily earned her ECE Level 5 Credential.
She has over 6 years experience working with children from ages birth to 5. Four of those years were spent teaching in a school in Hawaii.
Emily and her husband have two children.
Emily has been with Scribbles since 2014. Previously, she was the lead teacher in our PreK 3 room.
Assistant Director of School Age
Allyson graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management.
She has earned a School Age Level 5 credential, ECE Level 3, Infant/Toddler Level 2 & Director Level 1
Allyson and her husband have three children.
Allyson joined the Scribbles Team in 2012 as a School Age Lead Teacher.
Assistant Director of Business Development
Kensey graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences and a minor in business.
Kensey and her husband have one child.
She has been an assistant teacher in both Infant and Toddler rooms and a lead teacher in a Two’s classroom.
Kensey is currently the Assistant Director of Business Management overseeing the billing and marketing departments as well as spending time in classrooms.
Dr. Erika and
Dr. Erika and Andrew Hunt envisioned a meticulously-designed, loving, educational, and flexible care environment when creating the vision for Scribbles Center For Learning, Inc. After much best practice research, personal experience, and professional guidance, Scribbles Center For Learning, Inc. opened to the community in January of 2008. Prior to working in early education, Andy worked at State Farm Insurance in Bloomington. He studied both computer science and education and has a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University. Andy is a state certified youth soccer coach and enjoys coaching youth soccer at a local soccer club in town.
Erika continues to work in the College of Education at Illinois State University. Erika, who has a Ph.D. in education administration and policy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has a passion for children and her work entails research and advocacy for strengthening education. Prior to working at Illinois State University, Erika worked for Governor Jim Edgar and for two state agencies. Andy and Erika have two children and have enjoyed getting to know all of the parents and children who have become the Scribbles Family!
OUR CLASSROOM TEACHERS
Scribbles has many support additional staff members that we count on each and every day!
They are truly valued, and contribute greatly to the day to day operations of our center, as well as our school age programs, both on and offsite.
These staff members include: