Staff

Fun and learning awaits at this locally owned and operated business. Our certified and degreed teachers serve as role models and encompass positive images of children, recognizing that they are capable of many things. Milestones is a rapidly growing idea that places children first. Our commitment to a quality staff and proven education techniques make us the clear choice for parents who invest a lot of time and care into the physical, emotional, and educational well being of their children.

  • Kelly Russell

    Owner/Manager of Milestones CDC

  • Kelly Mertes

    Executive Director of Academics and Assessment

  • Nicole Pratt

    Executive Director of Operations and Development

  • Teresa Hauck

    Cascade Program Director

  • Emily Dunn

    Cascade Program Director

  • Jessica Cunningham

    Cascade Assistant Director

  • Becky Woronko

    Caledonia Program Director

  • Tracy DeRuyter

    Caledonia Assistant Director

  • Jenni Rhodes

    Caledonia Assistant Director

  • Jenny Abid

    Belmont Program Director

  • Danielle Kuczajda

    Belmont Assistant Director

  • Ashley Joppich

    Assistant Director

  • Lauren Clark

    Portage Program Director

  • Teresa Payne

    Assistant Director

  • Tiffany Bloem

    Older Toddler A Lead

  • Linda Chaffins

    Infant A Lead

  • Terri Cornell

    Infant B Lead

  • Skyler Dawe

    Infant C Lead

  • Samantha Dryer

    Young Toddler A Lead

  • Jenna Groll

    Preschool A Lead

  • Jessica Beurmann

    Young Toddler B Lead

  • Mary Jo Hart

    Young Toddler B Lead

  • Annastesia DeBose

    Infant A Lead

  • Tara Dinges

    Young Fives Lead

  • Lori Gosselin

    PreKindergarten Lead

  • Amanda Irwin

    School Age & Spanish Preschool Lead

  • Katie Housington

    Older Toddler Lead

  • Melissa Kampfert

    Preschool A Lead

  • Mariam Patel

    Pre-K Lead

  • Ashley Schut

    Preschool B Lead

  • Gina Denhof

    Pre-K B Lead

  • Nicole Kouch

    Young Toddler A Lead

  • Katie Dykstra

    AM Preschool Lead

  • Morgan Phillipo

    Young Toddler B Lead

  • Marcy Harig

    Young Fives Lead

  • Tiffany Shepard

    Outdoor Classroom Lead

  • Megan Pomeroy

    Toddler C Lead

  • Daneel Huggins

    Young Toddler A Lead

  • Ashlee Stormzand

    Older Toddler Lead

  • Trisha Scott

    Preschool B Lead

  • Chelsea Krieger

    Older Toddler B Lead

  • Courtney Landreville

    Older Toddler Lead

  • Mackenzie Lounsbery

    Infant B Lead

  • Jenn Miller

    Infant A Lead

  • Nicole Wall

    Young Toddler C Lead

  • Nicole Porter

    Infant B Lead

  • Alicia Seifert

    Toddler A Lead

  • Heather Whitcomb

    Early Preschool Lead

  • LeeAnn Twiss

    Infant B Lead

  • Kelsey Ward

    Preschool Lead

  • Sara Vander Velde

    AM Preschool & Outdoor Classroom Lead

  • Cierra Tyler

    Pre-K A Lead

  • Ashley Wood

    School Age Lead