Staff Information

Student/Teacher Ratios:

T/TH 2 Day Class – 13 Students and 1 Lead Teacher / 1 Teaching Assistant
M/W/F 3 Day Class – 15 Students and 1 Lead Teacher / 1 Teaching Assistant

Director and Lead Teacher:Karen Rohrer

Karen Rohrer has taught in the Champaign-Urbana community for over 15 years.  She has 8 years teaching experience in Lutheran Preschools and 6 years of experience as Director of a preschool program.

             Education:

             Advanced Certificate, May 2001 – University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. Concentration:  Education, Organization and Leadership.
             Master of Education, May 1994 – University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. Concentration:  Early Childhood Special Education – birth to 5 years.
             Bachelor of Science, January 1993 – University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois.  Concentration:  Early Childhood Education – birth to 3rd Grade.

             Certification:

Type 75 Administrative Certificate in Illinois – June 2001
Illinois Early Childhood Special Education Approval – June 1994
Type 04 Teaching Certificate in Illinois – March 1993

Teaching Assistants:

Karen Ross is currently the Teaching Assistant in the T/TH 2 day class.
She has worked at Wee Disciples Preschool for 7 years
Julie Elsts is currently the Teaching Assistant in the M/W/F 3 day class.
She has worked at Wee Disciples Preschool for 5 years.