Our Staff

Here at the UWM Children’s Learning Center, we pride ourselves on providing the best care and education for your child. We employ capable, caring staff and provide them with targeted training to achieve the highest standards in caregiving. Our team includes both a full-time staff of trained professionals with degrees in Education and related fields and current UWM students who are working toward degrees. Many of our full-time staff have been with the Center for over 25 years! All of our staff maintain CPR certification and training in pediatric first aid.

Sometimes you may find yourself needing to contact someone with a specific question or concern. Below are some of the personnel in the Center that you may want to contact, along with their phone number and email address. Administrative personnel are listed first (professional staff listed before student staff), then professional classroom personnel, starting with infant, then toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and lastly, school-age.

Administrative Personnel

Lisa MosierDirectorChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384mosierlm@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Cheri ZylkaAssociate DirectorChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384czylka@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Karen Gray-HoehnEnrollment ManagerChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384grayhoeh@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Kathe LerarioOffice ManagerChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384klerario@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jacob AbdulrahmanHuman Resources ManagerUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384abdulra3@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Thomas O'BrienBusiness ManagerUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384tmobrien@uwm.eduNWQ Bldg. C Room 1606

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Emma WeisenselAM Receptionist and Child Files (Health & Immunization) (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384weisens4@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Sasha NinetePM Receptionist (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384nfninete@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Nader KiblawiBilling Assistant (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384nkiblawi@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Mai LeeStudent Payroll Coordinator (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384lee536@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jack MalzewskiAccounts Payable, Supplies Coordinator (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384malzews4@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Taylor SchneiderHuman Resources Assistant (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384schne593@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Infant

Jen EsselstromProgram Coordinator (Infant)UWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384jmkroll@uwm.eduNWQ, Building C 1606

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Katie ChaplinLead Teacher, Ivy RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kchaplin@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Anna WiekerLead Teacher, Clover RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384alwieker@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Ellen JacobLead Teacher, Lilac RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384esdanner@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Erika DowlingLead Teacher, Daffodil RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384ebieser@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jazmyn SmithLead Teacher, Daffodil RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384smithjt@uwm.eduNWQ, Bldg. C 1606

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Jenny ProeberLead Teacher, Sunflower RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384eisner@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Toddler

Kira HartleyProgram Coordinator (Toddler)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384bachrodt@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Chrissy BoehmLead Teacher, Buttercup RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384boehmc@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jenny PolingLead Teacher, Luna RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384jguthrie@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Laura KucharskiLead Teacher, Cedar RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kucharsk@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Laura KosteretzProgram Coordinator (Toddler)UWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384lauralk2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Allison NullLead Teacher, Dragonfly RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384argasque@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jena JohnsonLead Teacher, Firefly RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kosciel2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Darla SchroederLead Teacher, Cricket RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384darlaks2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Leah KavanaughLead Teacher, Grasshopper RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384ljb2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Preschool

Kathy SchulzProgram Coordinator (Preschool)UWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kaschulz@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Carol ButchartLead Teacher, Oak RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384carol@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Amy ZippelLead Teacher, Oak RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384abzippel@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Courtney FinnLead Teacher, Aspen RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384finnc@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Sam ColluraLead Teacher, Aspen RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384collura@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Curra LefloreLead Teacher, Maple RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384leflores@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Genevieve SankeyLead Teacher, Maple RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384glsankey@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Carmen SimpsonLead Teacher, Willow RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384cfunk@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Mary Beth AdamsLead Teacher, Willow RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384mbadams@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Kindergarten/School-Age

Rae Williams DimiloProgram Coordinator (Kindergarten/School-age)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384rwdimilo@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Anna BierceLead Teacher, Linden Room (kindergarten)UWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384bierce@uwm.eduNWQ, Bldg. C 1606

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Laura SchlosserLead Teacher, Linden Room (kindergarten)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384schlos36@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Kelly PopeLead Teacher, Fox RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kellyp@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Jenna MakarewiczLead Teacher, Fox Room (summer)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384makarew4@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. D 1606

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Sarah MesaLead Teacher, Owl RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384smpayne@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Cari GantLead Teacher, Owl Room (summer)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384gant@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. D 1606

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Chelsie DetertLead Teacher, Lynx RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384crcahoon@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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David HellrungLead Teacher, Lynx Room (summer)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384hellrung@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. D 1606

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Liz SmithLead Teacher, Lynx Room (summer)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384essmith@uwm.eduNWQ, Bldg. C 1606

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