Contact Us

(414) 229-5384 (phone)
(414) 229-2437 (fax)

Our street address:
UWM Children’s Learning Center
2025 E. Newport Ave, Rm. 1606
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Our mailing address:
UWM Children’s Learning Center
P.O. Box 413, NWQ-C, Rm. 1606
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Our bus pick-up/drop-off address:
UWM Children’s Learning Center
2100 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

The telephone system in the Children’s Learning Center consists of a central phone at the reception desk and a phone in each classroom. You may find yourself needing to contact someone regarding a specific question or concern — please contact one of the staff listed below; the Center’s phone number and their email address are also listed. Administrative personnel are listed first (professional staff listed before student staff), then professional classroom personnel, starting with infant, then toddler, preschool, and lastly, kindergarten/school-age.

If you have questions regarding your child’s submitted enrollment application and/or records, please email childrecords@uwm.edu.

To follow up on an employment application or for general HR inquiries, please email childrenscenter-staffrecords@uwm.edu.

Administrative Personnel

Liz SmithDirectorChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384essmith@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Cheri ZylkaAssociate Director (includes Billing questions)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384czylka@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Kathe LerarioOffice Manager (includes website questions)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384klerario@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Rona WolfeSocial Justice EducatorChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384rkwolfe@uwm.eduNorthwest Quad Bldg. C 1606

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Jasmine WeeksSupply/Purchasing Coord. (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384allen283@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Ian Pagan MartinezReceptionist (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384paganma2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quad Bldg. C 1606

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Claire SugrueReceptionist (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384cesugrue@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Olivia BinkowskiReceptionist (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384ozb@uwm.eduNorthwest Quad Bldg. C 1606

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Liya MintzPM Receptionist (student staff)Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384lmintz@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant C 1606

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Infant

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

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Emily HackneyLead Teacher, Clover/Ivy RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384hackneye@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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Jennifer TobinLead Teacher, Daffodil RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384jtobin@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Emily PunzelLead Teacher, Snowdrop/Sunflower RoomUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384eapunzel@uwm.eduNWQ, Bldg. C 1606

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

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Toddler

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

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Anna WiekerLead Teacher, Monarch RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384alwieker@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 CoordinatorUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384lauralk2@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Kaitlyn JohnsLead Teacher, Daisy RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384kejohns@uwm.eduNWQ 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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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

Kira HartleyProgram CoordinatorUWM Children's Learning Center(414) 229-5384bachrodt@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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Sam PalmisanoLead 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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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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School-Age

Rae Williams DimiloProgram CoordinatorChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384rwdimilo@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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Alissa RatzschLead Teacher, Owl RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384aratzsch@uwm.eduNWQ, Bldg. C 1606

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Katie RobrechtLead Teacher, River RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384robrecht@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. D 1606

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Rain TaylorLead Teacher, Lynx RoomChildren's Learning Center(414) 229-5384taylorra@uwm.eduNorthwest Quadrant, Bldg. C 1606

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Parents, to follow up on non-enrollment-related questions pertaining to your child’s records (Health Record, Immunization Record, Health History & Emergency Care Plan), please email childrecords@uwm.edu

To follow up on a student employment application or for general HR inquiries, please email childrenscenter-staffrecords@uwm.edu