Infant and Toddler Teachers

 

MS. KEANA

Pony Teacher

Ms. Keana is from Michigan! She moved to Utah to pursue a PhD in psychology. She hopes to become a clinical child psychologist. Ms. Keana believes that teaching should come from a place of understanding, patience and love. The physical, mental and social well-being

of all her students is her top priority.

MS. MADY

Tadpole Teacher

Ms. Mady grew up in Conneticut and is the youngest of six children. She loves watching the babies grow and develop and discover the

world. She is currently working on her

associate's degree in Child Development

from Utah Valley University. 

MS. MCKELL

Chipmunk Teacher

Ms. Mckell grew up in Provo, Utah, and is the youngest of three children. She has been

working at Adventure Time since 2015, and

has a passion for working with children. She is currently studying photography at Utah

Valley University.

MS. CORA

Chipmunk Teacher

Ms. Cora has been at Adventure Time for six months. She loves watching little ones grow and develop through music and play Ms. Cora also loves helping kids of all ages enjoy reading and literacy.

MS. LUZ

Panda Teacher

Miss Luz was born in Nicaragua, but grew

up in Costa Rica! She has worked in child

care all her life, and loves taking care of 

children. She started working at Adventure

Time in 2018, and has loved working with

all the babies!

 

2 Year Old Teachers

MS. EDNA

Puppy Teacher

Ms. Edna was born in California, but grew up in Santaquin, Utah! She is studying Family Studies at Utah Valley University. She believes that creating healthy and positive relationships with children helps cultivate an effective educational environment where each child can learn and grow.

MS. DAYANARA

Puppy Teacher

Bio coming soon

MS. HANNAH

Kangaroo Teacher

Ms. Hannah grew up in Lehi, Utah. She loves anything to do with art; theatre, woodworking and ceramics are some of her favorites! She is currently attending Utah Valley University. She loves how children are full of light and creativity. She hopes to help nurture that side of all her students.

MS. LAUREN

Kangaroo Teacher

Ms. Lauren grew up in Colorado! She is studying Elementary Education at Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Her mom runs a preschool in their home, so Ms. Lauren has always been around children. She believes that every child should feel loved while they are being taught. 

3 Year Old Teachers

 

MS. KAREE

Tiger Teacher

Ms. Karee grew up in Utah and loves being outdoors. She is currently a pre-nursing student at Utah Valley University, but spent the last two years studying Elementary Education. She loves the wonder, excitement and imagination that each child possesses. She wants to encourage all her students to build friendships that cultivate a healthy and fun

space for learning!

MS. PIA

Bear Teacher

Ms. Pia grew up in Costa Rica, and is the youngest of three. She has been working at Adventure Time for 2 years. She loves spending time with children because of how much she learns from them.

MS. JULISSA

Lion Teacher

Ms. Julissa is from El Salvador. She has her biligual/bicultural preschool teacher certificate, has taught in an elementary school and other preschools before working here at Adventure Time. She believes that children learn best when the children’s multi-cultural and multi-racial needs are met through appropriate play activities.

MS. ABBY

Lion Teacher

Ms. Abby grew up in Utah. She loves outdoor activities such as hiking, boating and camping. She believes that every moment can be a teaching moment. Unplanned lessons inspired by random questions from the class are some of the best ways to learn!

 

Preschool Teachers

MS. JENIFER

Zebra Teacher

Ms. Jenifer is the youngest of two. She is bilingual and is from the Dominican Republic. She is fun, sassy, and goofy, and is a child at heart. She always takes care to form a personal relationship with each one of her students. 

MS. MADDIE

Dolphin Teacher

Ms. Maddie grew up in Arizona! She is currently studying Elementary Education at Brigham Young University. She loves the joy and innocence that is in every child, and recognizes that they are at a critical point in their development. She strives to create a safe environment that is peaceful, caring, and understanding to each child's needs.

MS. GENEVENE

Zebra Teacher

Ms. Genevene grew up in Louisiana. She's currently studying K-12 Theater Education at Brigham Young University. Ms. Genevene believes that children are our future, and loves being a part of helping shape that future. She believes that it's more important for every child to really learn than just finishing a lesson. Adapting to every child's need is key!

Kindergarten and After School Teachers

 
 

MS. PARIS

Cheetah Teacher

Ms. Paris grew up in east Texas. She loves playing soccer and riding horses. She is currently studying Early Childhood Education, and hopes to be a Kindergarten teacher after graduating college. Ms. Paris loves watching young minds grow and

learn.

MS. JULISSA

Cheetah Teacher

Ms. Julissa is from El Salvador. She has her biligual/bicultural preschool teacher certificate, has taught in an elementary school and other preschools before working here at Adventure Time. She believes that children learn best when the children’s multi-cultural and multi-racial needs are met through appropriate play activities.

MS. KELSEY

Fox Teacher

Ms. Kelsey is from North Carolina! She graduated from Brigham Young University in Family Studies and hopes to go to graduate school to become a school psychologist. She believes the most important part of teaching

is helping each child receive a positive

learning experience that makes them

believe in themselves.

MS. AUTUMN

Giraffe Teacher

Ms. Autumn is from California. She is attending Brigham Young University-Idaho, and is studying History of Education with a minor in Art. She loves to draw and play games with her friends. Her teaching philosophy is creating an environment  where students can feel safe and accepted with their classmates and have fun learning new 

skills!

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