Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards: Firegional mapnd a Trainer

NORTHERN

Northern Region Community Collaboration Coach: Robin H. Mainhardt, [email protected] (715) 493-4150

Northern Counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Florence, Forest, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vernon, Vilas, Wood

Sue Erickson, [email protected]
Early Childhood Support Teacher, CESA 12 serving 18 school districts: Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in these service areas in Northern Wisconsin.

Brenda Flannery, [email protected]
EC Specialist, Northwest Connection Family Resources. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern Region.

Cindy Garrity, [email protected]
Family Services Director, Red Cliff Early Childhood Center. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern Region.

Kimberly Gordon, [email protected]
Child Care Director, Red Cliff Early Childhood Center. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern Region.

Stephanie Lulich, [email protected]
Early Childhood Program Support, serving 17 school districts in CESA #12. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in these service areas in Northern Wisconsin.

Robin H. Mainhardt, [email protected]
Northern Region Community Collaboration Coach and Program Coordinator Northwest Connection Family Resources Technical Consultant, serving; Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Vilas, Washburn & The Bad River, Forest County Potawatomi, Lac Court Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, Sokaogon, and St. Croix Tribes. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in this service delivery area.

Kristine Manternach, [email protected]
Quality Improvement Specialist, Childcaring, Inc. CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in this service delivery area in Northern Wisconsin.

Peggy McMahon, [email protected]
Quality Improvement Specialist, Childcaring, Inc. CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern Region.

Jessie Millington, [email protected]
YoungStar Technical Consultant, Northwest Connection Family Resources. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern & Western Region.

Mary Olson, [email protected]
Quality Improvement Specialist, Childcaring, Inc. CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS trainings based on work schedule in Marathon, Lincoln, Langlade, and Taylor Counties.

Joan Rice, [email protected]
Independant consultant with extensive experience in Early Childhood Special Education. Available to provide collaborative WMELS training in the Central and Southern regions and Statewide.

Gayle Schiszik, [email protected]
Training Coordinator/Certifier, Childcaring, Inc. CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Central Wisconsin.

Lori Shafranski, [email protected]
Quality Improvement Specialist, Childcaring, Inc. CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in this service delivery area in Northern Wisconsin.

Carrie Steinke, [email protected]
Quality Improvement Specialist, Childcaring, Inc. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Northern and Central Wisconsin.

Sandy D. Suprak, [email protected]
Early Childhood Education Instructor - Northcentral Technical College Early Childhood Education Department. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Wausau area and a 50 mile radius. * Would also consider other state WMELS opportunities.

Beth Tepper, [email protected]
ECSE Program Support Teacher for CESA 9, available to participant in WMELS Training Opportunities in the Northern Region.

Technical College and University Instructors:
April Hartjes, [email protected]
Early Childhood Instructor, Mid-State Technical College. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Central Region of the state.

Diana Rickert, [email protected]
Early Childhood Education Instructor-Nicolet Area Technical College. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Nicolet Area Technical College service delivery area.


NORTHEAST

Northeastern Community Collaboration Coach: Deb Lohr, [email protected]

Northeastern Counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Keewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Sheboygan, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago

Jessica Agustin, [email protected]
CCR & R - EC Consultant. Available to provide training in Region 7 of the state.

Karen Apitz, [email protected]
Northeast Region Collaboration Coach with over 20 years of early childhood experience in teaching, administration, supervision, and home visitation. Available for WMELS training in the Northeast Region.

Ruth Chvojicek, [email protected]
Birth to Three RESource. Available to co-train in the NE region and state-wide for mixed audience groups and will do modified WMELS trainings statewide for ECSE teachers, SLP's and others who are specifically working on gathering information on children's growth and development for Indicator #7 - Child Outcomes.

Teresa Coppus, [email protected]
Early Childhood Consultant, Child are Resource and Referral, Inc. Kimberly, WI. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Cassy DeBauche, [email protected]
Early Childhood Consultant, Family & Childcare Resources of N.E.W., Green Bay, WI. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Kathy Kadar, [email protected]
Quality Assurance Specialist at Supporting Families Together Association. Provides professional development opportunities to early childhood educators and consults/mentors child care providers and facilities on quality improvements. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Polly Kaat, [email protected]
Center Director-Children’s Choice Learning Center, Fond du Lac. Available to participate in WMELStraining opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Gina Linssen, [email protected]
Youngstar Technical Consultant at Family & Childcare Resources of NEW, Green Bay, WI. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Kelly Mathews, [email protected]
Professional Development Counselor&FCC Business Practice Specialist Wisconsin Early Childhood Association, Madison. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Mary Motquin, [email protected]
Child Care Program Manager, Oneida Tribe. Available to present or participate in WMELS training for all Wisconsin Tribes and in the Northeastern Region.

Colleen Steinbruecker, [email protected]
YoungStar Consultant, Family Connections, Inc CCRR. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Angel Stoddard, [email protected]
UW Milwaukee. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Tiffany Swain, [email protected]
Independant Early Childhood Consultant - 4K Program Assessment. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast and neighboring regions.

Jamie Tramte Brassfield[email protected]
Family & Childcare Resources of NEW, Early Childhood Manager.  Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Sara Vanden Berg, [email protected]
Early Childhood Consultant, CCRR Kimberly. Available to participate in training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Mary Sue Voights, [email protected]
CCR & R - Early Childhood Consultant Inc & Fox Valley Technical College - Adjunct Instructor. Available to provide WMELS trainings in the Northeast Region.

Technical College and University Instructors:
Angel Stoddard, [email protected]
University of Milwaukee. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region. Delivering content through UWM online.

Ann Paradies, [email protected]
Early Childhood Faculty Moraine Park Technical College. Delivering content through Moraine Park Technical College.

Barb Evensen, [email protected]
Trainer/Consultant and Faculty and Fox Valley Technical College. Available to participate in WMELS trainings state-wide with an emphasis on implementation of the Creative Curriculum.

Kim Horejs, [email protected]
Retired Faculty from Fox Valley Technical College. Previously delivered Practicum 1 through Fox Valley Technical College.

Cyndi Pyatskowit, [email protected]
Faculty College of Menominee Nation. Delivering content through College of Menominee Nation.

David Shoemaker, [email protected]
Adjunct instructor for Lakeshore Technical College. Available for WMELS training in the NE region and statewide.

Mary Sue Voights, [email protected]
Early Childhood Consultant at Child Care Resource & Referral, Inc., Kimberly, WI and Adjunct Instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Available to provide WMELS trainings in the Northeast Region.

Jennifer Wentlandt, [email protected]
YoungStar Consultant, Family Connections, Inc. CCRR. Adjunct instructor for Moraine Park
Technical College and Rasmussen College. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Northeast Region.

Agency Director:
Bridget Cullen, [email protected]
Child Care Program and Policy Analyst-YoungStar Program, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS training opportunities statewide.

WESTERN

Western Region Collaboration Coach: Teresa Nuttelman, 608-799-0370, [email protected]

Western Counties: Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, St. Croix, Trempealeau, Washburn

Julie Betchkal, [email protected]
CESA 11 Educational Consultant, Early Childhood Program Support. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the CESA 11 area, in northwest central Wisconsin.

Amy Carriere, [email protected]
Early Childhood Special Education Program Support Teacher, CESA 10. Available to participate in WMELS trainings throughout the Western Region as needed and available.

Renee Ernsting, [email protected]
Co-Director of Child Care Partnership Resource & Referral. Available to provide WMELS training in Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix, and Trempealeau counties, including the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Christine Hambuch-Boyle, [email protected]
Early Childhood Special Education Program Support Teacher, CESA 10 and 11. Available to provide WMELS training in collaboration in the Western Region as needed and available.

Barbara Hopkins, [email protected]
Monroe County Site Coordinator for the Parenting Place, Sparta. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS training opportunities in the Western Region.

Sharon Ivers, [email protected]
Parent Educator at Family Resource Center in Eau Claire. Available to participate in the Western Region or Statewide as needed by request.

Mary Joslin, [email protected]
CESA 10, Chippewa Falls. Background in Head Start, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Special Education, and family child care. Available to provide training in any of the 30 communities in CESA 10, and also available to participate in WMELS trainings throughout the Western Region as needed and available.

Dotty Lillo, [email protected]
Director of Child Care Partnership Resource & Referral. Available to provide WMELS training in Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix, and Trempealeau counties, including the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Nancy Meyers, [email protected]
Director of Child Care Services at Family Resources. Available to provide WMELS trainings in the Western Region.

Jessie Millington, [email protected]
YoungStar Technical Consultant, Northwest Connection Family Resources. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Northern & Western Region.

Kathy Mullally, [email protected]
Northwest Connection Family Resources Co-Director, serving; Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Vilas, Washburn & The Bad River, Forest County Potawatomi, Lac Court Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, Sokaogon, and St. Croix Tribes. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in this service delivery area.

Sarah Otto, [email protected]
YoungStar Technical Consultant, Child Care Partnership R&R. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Western Region as needed and available.

Jacqueline Strand, [email protected]
Executive Director, Northwest Connection Family Resources, serving; Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Florence, Forest, Iron, Oneida, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Vilas, Washburn & The Bad River, Forest County Potawatomi, Lac Court Oreilles, Lac du Flambeau, Red Cliff, Sokaogon, and St. Croix Tribes. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in this service delivery area.

Gaye Tylka, [email protected]
Gaye Tylka, Early Childhood RtI Statewide Coordinator. Available to provide WMELS training statewide.

Paula Wainscott, [email protected]
Western Community Collaboration Coach and YoungStar Technical Consultant. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Western region or statewide as needed by request.

Barb Wehman, [email protected]

Early care and education consultant. Available to provide WMELS training in collaboration in the Western Region as needed and available.

Arlene Wright, [email protected]
Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards Coach. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS trainings statewide as scheduling allows.

Technical College and University Instructors:
Tracy Craker, [email protected]
Early Childhood Associate Degree Lead Instructor, Western Technical College

Julia Lorenz, [email protected]
Chippewa Valley Technical College, AA Degree Instructor, Eau Claire. Available to provide WMELS training opportunities in collaboration in the Western Region as needed and available.

Agency Director:
Kari Stroede
, [email protected]
Director of Family Resource Center, Eau Claire. Available to provide WMELS training opportunities in collaboration in the Western Region as needed and available.

SOUTHERN

Southern Region Collaboration Coach: Joan Rice, [email protected], (608) 697-2083

Southern Counties: Adams, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Juneau, LaFayette, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Vernon

Amy Alt, amy.a[email protected]
YoungStar Consultant/Early Childhood Specialist, Community Coordinated Child Care, Inc. (4C). Available to provide collaborative WMELS trainings in the Southern region.

Abbe Braun, [email protected]
Early Childhood Program Coordinator, Supporting Families Together Association. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS trainings in the Southern region and throughout Wisconsin.

Rebecca Breda
, [email protected]
YoungStar Formal Rating Observer, Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. Available to provide collaborative WMELS trainings in the Southern and Southeastern regions of the state.

Penny Chase, [email protected]
YoungStar Manager, Supporting Families Together Association. Available to
collaborative WMELS trainings in the Southern region and throughout Wisconsin.

Susan Donahoe, [email protected]
Private Educational Consultant. Experiences cover a wide range of roles and offer a broad range of perspectives, including classroom teaching in regular and special education, educational evaluation, pre-service instruction and consultation in early childhood and early childhood-autism for CESA #2, serving 74 school districts in Dane, Green, Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine, Rock and Walworth Counties. Available to participate in WMELS trainings statewide.

Sandy Garski, [email protected]
Instructor, Madison Area Technical College. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the southern area of the state. Works with the Southern region to provide WMELS training to Madison College Practicum Students.

Sharon Holtz, [email protected]
Early Childhood Specialist, 4C. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Southern region.

Lisa Jones, [email protected]
Early Childhood Trainer, 4C For Children. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Southern region.

Becca Lewis-Clifton, [email protected]

Early Childhood Coordinator, Program Support Teacher at CESA 3, serving Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette, Richland and Sauk Counties. Available to participate in WMELS training in the CESA 3 service area.

Joan Rice, [email protected]
Independant consultant with extensive experience in Early Childhood Special Education. Available to provide collaborative WMELS training in the Central and Southern regions and Statewide.

Ingrid Tornbaum de Richter, [email protected]
Instructor at MATC South. Bi-Lingual (Spanish) Trainer available to participate in trainings in the Southern region.

Romilia E. Schlueter, [email protected]

Bilingual YoungStar Specialist (English/Spanish,) Supporting Families Together Association.  Available to conduct the WMELS training in the Southern region or statewide as needed, specializing on trainings delivered in Spanish. 

Cathy Smith, [email protected]ionswwi.org
Child Care Resource/Referral Specialist and Professional Development Coordinator for Family Connections of Southwest Wisconsin. Available to participate in WMELS training within and next to our 6 county area: Crawford, Grant, Iowa, Lafayette and Richland Counties.

Sherri Underwood, [email protected]
Supporting Families Together Association - YoungStar Micro-Grant Manager. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS training opportunities in the southern region.

Bonnie Winkofsky, [email protected]
Early Childhood Specialist, 4C, Madison. Available to participate in collaborative WMELS training opportunities in the southern region.

Technical College and University Instructors:
Shari Johnson, [email protected]
Early Childhood Faculty Southwest Technical College

Holly S. McFaul, [email protected]
UWW Children’s Center, 338 Parkside Whitewater, WI 53190. Delivering content through
Southwest Technical College.

Michelle Riley, [email protected]
Faculty, Blackhawk Technical College. Delivering content through Blackhawk Technical College.

Beth Whitish, [email protected]
Early Childhood Faculty Southwest Technical College. Delivering content through Southwest Technical College.


Local School District and Agency Directors:
Donna Jost, [email protected]
Madison Metropolitan School District Preschool Resource Teacher. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the Southern region.

Kate Linscott, [email protected]
Next Door Foundation Head Start Deputy Director and Charter School Principal. Available to participate in WMELS training in the Southern region.

Jeanette Paulson, [email protected]
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association (WECA), Director of Workforce Initiatives. Available to host/provide collaborative WMELS trainings statewide.


SOUTHEAST/MILWAUKEE

Southeast/Milwaukee Coaches:


Milwaukee - Carrie Holden,
[email protected]

Southeast - Corie Davis, [email protected], (262) 298-5199, cell (262) 221-5756

Southeast/Milwaukee Counties: Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha

Melissa Ferrusquia, [email protected]

4C For Children Consultant Instructor and Education Coordinator at La Casa de Esperanza. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Milwaukee and Waukesha.

Tina Ginner, [email protected]
Learning Styles, LLC Early Childhood Consultation. Able to participate in WMELS trainings west of Madison and south of Washington and Dodge Counties in the southeast corner of the state.

Gina Hobbs, [email protected]
Professional Development Counselor at Wi Early Childhood Association. Able to participate in WMELS trainings in the Milwaukee Region.

Carrie Holden, [email protected]
Wisconsin Early Childhood Association. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Southeast and Milwaukee Regions.

Theresa Heberling, [email protected]
Infant Lab Director, Kenosha Unified School District. Adjunct Instructor Gateway Technical College, Infant/Toddler Credential. Available to participate in WMELS training opportunities in the Southeastern Region.

Tracie Jarentowski, [email protected]
Training Specialist, 4C Education and Training Department. Available to facilitate and participate in WMELS trainings in the greater Milwaukee area.

Delechia Johnson, [email protected]
EC Outreach Specialist, Next Door Foundation. Available to facilitate and participate in WMELS trainings in the greater Milwaukee area.

Tanya Johnson, [email protected]
Early Childhood Programming Manager, Division of Early Childhood Education, Milwaukee Public Schools. Available to participate in WMELS trainings for Milwaukee Public Schools and in the greater Milwaukee area.

Kim Kurklis, [email protected]
Early Childhood Special Education Program Support Teacher, Diagnostics and Head Start Disability Coordinator for the Kenosha Unified School District. Available to participate in WMELS training when Kenosha Unified School District staffing is involved.

Jeanne Labana, [email protected]

Wisconsin Early Chilhdood Technical Consultant. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the greater Milwaukee area.

Marie Miller, [email protected]
YoungStar Technical Consultant, 4C For Children. Available to facilitate and participate in WMELS trainings in the Southeast and Milwaukee Regions.

Karen Narlow, [email protected]
Child Care Resource & Referral staff for 4C For Children. Available to conduct training in the Milwaukee and Southeast Region.

Paola Nunez-Garcia, [email protected]
4C Milwaukee, Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the greater Milwaukee area.

Michelle Ogorek, [email protected]
WI Department of Public Instruction - Preschool Inclusion Specialist. Check Availabilty with Trainer.

Katie O’Neill, [email protected] or [email protected]
Kenosha Unified School District Preschool Resource Teacher. Available to participate in WMELS training throughout Kenosha County.

Anna Ramirez, [email protected]

Supporting Families Together Association. Available to participate in WMELS training throughout southern Wisconsin, and available to co-facilitate the training in Spanish statewide.

Michele Turner, [email protected]
Director of Roberson Kiddie Lane Daycare and Instructor UW Platteville. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Southeast and Milwaukee Regions.

Melissa Velez, [email protected]
CESA 5 B-3 RESource Training and TA specialist/WECA YoungStar TC. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Milwaukee and Southeast Wisconsin.

Terryl Wheelock, [email protected]
YoungStar Coordinator and Specialized Trainer, 4C For Children. Available to facilitate and participate in WMELS trainings in the greater Milwaukee area.

Nancy Willman, [email protected]
Child Care Program Administrator, A Child's Place for Goodwill Industries. Treasurer for KAEYC, the local WECA affiliate. Available to participate in training opportunities in the Southeastern Region, primarily Kenosha County.

Patricia Woods-Clark, [email protected]
Trainer & Chidl care referral, 4-C For Children. Available to participate in training opportunities in the Southeastern Region and 4C For Children.

Lia Yang, [email protected]
Resource and Referral Manager, 4C Community Coordinated Child Care (trainer and child care referrals). Available to participate in WMELS trainings in Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Washington, Waukesha Counties. Available to conduct the training in Hmong statewide.

TECHNICAL COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY INSTRUCTORS:

David A. Espinoza, [email protected]
Milwaukee Area Technical College Early Childhood Education Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Instructor. Available to participate in WMELS trainings in the area of Milwaukee County and focusing in particular to MATC- ECE students.

Steve Girman, [email protected]
Waukesha County Technical College, Delivering content through Waukesha County Technical College.

Meg Gleason, [email protected]
Instructor MATC Milwaukee and YoungStar Technical Consultant Cardinal Stritch EC BA Completions Program Mentor. Delivering content through MATC Milwaukee.

Linda Hurst, [email protected]
Instructor, UW-Plattville, Delivering content through the Registry Credential in Program Development across the state. Member of the SE Regional CoP.



Updated 10/9/2017