Ms. Brandy studied Early Childhood Development at Columbus State Community College. She has been formally working in childcare for 10 years. Ms. Brandy joined the Jelly Bean Junction team in March of 2012. Ms. Brandy enjoys going to truck and tractor pulls with her husband, extreme couponing and spending time with her two children.
“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”- Author unknown, but a quote I live out each day.
Ms. Caitlin received her Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in speech and hearing science from the Ohio State University. Ms. Caitlin has been working in the field for 4 years and began her career at Jelly Bean Junction in November 2011. Traveling and spending time with family and Tony (fiancé) are what Ms. Caitlin enjoys when she isn’t here with her babies.
“I am thankful to know, as a teacher, that I have the ability to make a lasting impact on the children in my classroom.”
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Miss Bianca graduated from Lone Star College in Houston, Texas with an Associates degree in Liberal Arts. She will graduate from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor's degree in 2014. After that Bianca plans to obtain a Master's degree from OSU. Miss Bianca joined the Jelly Bean Junction team in March. When she is not here she enjoys reading, writing short stories and poems, and independent films. Miss Bianca also enjoys cooking.
"I enjoy teaching because I have the desire to influence young children in a positive way. Educating children at an early age will develop the skills they need later in life. Knowing that I can influence them in this way makes me proud to teach"
Ms. Beth joined the Jelly Bean Junction team in March of 2012 and became our lead school age teacher in the fall. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education from Clark State. Beth has been in the childcare field for 14 years and really enjoys teaching children new and creative things. "I like to see their eyes light up when they enjoy something." Ms. Beth is excited for Summer Camp with her friends and the field trips they will go on together.
Ms. Beth and her husband have a daughter and two dogs. They love to spend time with family in Southern Ohio, ridding four wheelers, and camping.
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Ms. Katie is our lead Pre K teacher. Katie graduated from Columbus State Community College in 2009 with an Associates degree in Early Childhood Development. She has been in the child care field for over 6 yrs, working with all ages. Ms. Katie and her family recently moved "home" from the Dayton area. She lives in Marysville with her husband and son.
"A person's a person, no matter how small." -Dr Seuss
Ms. Blake is currently going to Columbus State and working toward a degree in Early Childhood. Blake has been in childcare for four years and has recently joined the Jelly Bean Junction teaching staff. She enjoys spending time with her son Carter.
“There is nothing I love more than helping children reach their full potential. I love watching each child grow and blossom in their own way.”
Ms. Erin received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Ohio Dominican University. She has been in childcare for five years and been employed with Jelly Bean Junction since December 2013. She enjoys reading and baking.
“I love to watch children as they learn and experience new things. I believe reading is important and I enjoy sharing new books at story time.”
Ms. April is finishing her Early Childhood Education Degree at Columbus State. April has been in childcare for seven years and recently joined the teaching staff at Jelly Bean Junction. April loves running and spending time with family and friends.
“It’s so much fun to watch kids learn and experience new things.”