Over 12 years ago, Kerry Milligan established Stepping Stones with a dream of creating a safe, fun, and loving environment for children of all ages to learn and grow. It didn’t take long for the people in the area to recognize the quality and education of the caregivers and soon Kerry was filled to capacity.
Infant teacher for 6+ years
Mom of 4, Grandma of 2.
Stacey began her journey with children many years ago providing home child care. She decided her favorite age group was our very littlest students in the Infant room.
Stacey is kind, warm, and puts children and parents at ease. She is dependable and quickly learns the personalities of the infants and reads their needs very well. She is organized and helps keep the infant schedule running smoothly and stress free. We love Ms. Stacey!
Preschool teacher for 9+ years
Jennifer Ross is a mother of 3 and one of our preschool teachers. She has been with us for almost 10 years!! It is a rare occasion when Ms. Jenn isn't smiling. Her big beautiful smile is how everyone knows her! Her calm demeanor reassures our preschoolers that they are capable of amazing wonderful things in their lives. She has the ability to look at a difficult situation and turn it into either humor or a learning experience for everyone involved. Everyone adores Ms. Jenn and she has promised to teach Preschool at Stepping Stones forever! We are holding her to that!
Pre-K teacher for 6+ years
Adopted Grandma of all Pre-k students.
Began her education journey in Elementary Ed many years ago. She has been a Director of a Preschool and has owned 2 restaurants!
Chris has a calm and loving demeanor that the children are drawn to. The Before School kids LOVE her activities' committees! She is loyal and dedicated to her class, co-workers, and Stepping Stones. She loves literacy and enjoys helping the children learn language, letters, sounds, and words.
Assistant Director and Spanish Teacher for 7+ years
Audrie started off working with mentally and physically disabled adults as Director of a Non-Profit Organization in CA.
Audrie began her journey with children as a Home Childcare provider in Star. She and some of her friends were instrumental in starting the Star's Mom's Club/Group. Audrie is fun loving and a friend to all. She is dedicated and Kind and professional!! We would be lost without her.
She loves teaching Spanish and all of the kids know and love her Buenos Dias Song.
Mom of 3, Grandma of 5 and counting.
She has been involved in many areas in early childhood education: Home childcare, preschool teacher, Asst. director of a center, Director of a ski school, and now owner and Director of Stepping Stones.
Besides overseeing the daily operation of the school, she teaches music and movement, plans all curriculum and drives the school van.
Kerry loves working with children of all ages because they are so honest. She enjoys helping them grow and learn. The best sound in the world to Kerry is the sound of children's laughter.