Staff

The staff we have at our daycare are very committed to seeing God’s children learn and grow!

Hello my name is Kristin Marschke.  I am the director of St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc.  I have an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and I have been working in the child care field for the last 13 years.  I have worked with all age groups, but the majority of my experience was being the lead teacher in the 3 & 4 Year old classroom.  I have a 5 year old daughter Harper who also attends St. Stephen’s school and childcare.  I enjoy hunting, fishing, playing volleyball, and spending time with family and friends.  I have been a member at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church since 1999.  I am looking forward to meeting your family, and providing a Christian childcare environment for your family.

 

Cindy Lucht, Assistant Director

Cindy Lucht, Assistant Director

My name is Cindy Lucht. I grew up outside of Slinger, WI and moved to Horicon in 1991. I have two daughters; Jordan is 20 years old and she is studying at Madison College for Dental Hygiene. Mackenzie is 15 years old and attends Horicon High School and is active in Club Volleyball.

I have been working with children for 18 years. I have been driving school bus since 1998. I started working at St. Stephen’s Child Care since 2011 and became Assistant Director in 2013. I have all the required child care certifications including Infant Toddler, SIDS, SBS, CPR, AED, Child Abuse and Neglect and I received my Administrative Credential in 2016.

 

Jill Genzmer

Jill Genzmer

My name is Jill Genzmer.  I have been in the childcare field for 16 years.  All 16 years have been at St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc.  I began here when the center first opened.  During my 16 years, I have worked with all different ages.  I am currently in the one’s room.  I have taken all the required child care classes, including Early Childhood I, II, and Infant/Toddler.  I obtained my Infant/Toddler Credential in July 2015.  I am certified in First Aid, AED, CPR, Shaken Baby, SIDS, and Child Abuse & Neglect.

I love working with children.  It is so rewarding to see them learn what is being taught, and also helping them grow.

I am married and have two daughters.  Emily is 23 and recently received her degree in Dental Assisting.  Currently she is working as a CNA at Clearview, and will be attending MATC in the fall for Dental Hygiene.  Shelby is 20 and is a junior at UW Oshkosh where she is studying Kinesiology to become an Occupational Therapist.

When I am not working, I enjoy taking walks, going to craft fairs, watching my girls play their summer sports, and spending time with my family and friends.

 

Christine Heckel

Christine Heckel

I’m Christine Heckel and I have been with St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. since 2004. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education, and work in Bear Blvd. with the 2 year olds. I have been married to Kurt since 2006, and we have two daughters Emma and Olive who go to St. Stephen’s Lutheran school. I love to craft, read, and spend time with my family.

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Erdman

Nancy Erdman

My name is Nancy Erdman. I have been working at St. Stephen’s Child Care for 8 years.  I have been married for 25 years to TJ and have two children. Rachael is 25 and Erin is 20. Both Rachael and Erin went to St. Stephen School from pre-school through 8th grade. We are also members of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.  We also have been blessed with our first grandchild this year.

 

 

 

 

Angie Krueger

Angie Krueger

My name is Angie Krueger, and I have lived in Mayville since 2003 and currently moved to Horicon. I have been working in the childcare field for 25+ years. During the course of those years I have worked with all ages. I have been with St. Stephen’s Child care, Inc. since the fall of 2010 as the infant room lead teachers. I have taken all required Child Care certifications including Early Childhood I & II, Infant/Toddler, SIDS, Shaken Baby, CPR, and received my Infant/Toddler Credential.

I am a mother to 3 children. My oldest daughter is married, and currently lives in Hawaii and is also in the childcare field. My second daughter is finishing her senior year of high school, and is extremely talented in art. She hopes to become a makeup artist. My son will soon be in sixth grade. He has a passion for baseball, football, hunting, and fishing. He is also very talented in art and drawing.

I bring a lot of experience and ideas to the center both from parenting and teaching. I am very creative and love making special “Keepsake” footprint projects for your family to cherish forever. I love to Scrapbook, go camping, being by the water, and enjoying my family. I hope to start your child on the right path of development and friendships here at St. Stephen’s Child Care.

 

My name is Jean Schmidt and I have been working at St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. for 10 years. I have a Bachelor degree in Communications. It is one of the definite joys of my life to be her to watch your children. I will be married to Brian for 25 years in July of this year. We have two children: Austin (21) and Anna (19). I also have two step children: Matthew (37) and Jaclyn (33), and we are blessed with 5 grandchildren.

 

 

Jayme Schwoch

Jayme Schwoch

My name is Jayme Schwoch. I am happily married to Jeremy and together we have 4 children. In our spare time we like to go camping, fishing, and spending time with our families. I have been in childcare for 15 years, and have been working at St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. for 6 years. I have Early Childhood I & II, Infant/Toddler, First Aid, AED, CPR, SIDS, Shaken Baby, and Child Abuse & Neglect. I also earned a Credential in Infant/Toddler in July 2015. I look forward to working with your family.

 

 

 

 

Brittany Billington

Brittany Billington

My name is Brittany Billington.  I have been working at St. Stephen’s Child Care, Inc. since 2012.  I am the second teacher in the Bear Blvd. room with Ms. Christine.  I have been honored to work with all age groups through my years here.  I have a big and fun-loving family, including our wonderful pets.  I enjoy spending time with my family, being outdoors, and making people laugh.  Everyday my goal is to come to work with a positive attitude.  I want to be able to have the kids play and learn in a comfortable and fun environment.

 

 

 

My name is Shannon LeClair.  I have been at St. Stephen’s Childcare since June 2015.  I have worked with all ages, but am currently working in the Busy Bee room, and the school age room the majority of the time.  Prior to working at St. Stephen’s Child Care, I graduated from Horicon High School, and began to continue my education at UW Washington County as an Education Major.  I have taken classes related to childcare, such as Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education, Skills and Strategies for the Child Care Teacher, and the Infant/Toddler Certification class.   I have also completed the following trainings First Aid, CPR, SIDS, Shaken Baby, AED, and Child Abuse and Neglect.

I am the mother of an 11 month old Braylen.  In our free time we enjoy being outdoors, and spending time with our friends and family.  I look forward to helping and watching your children learn and grow.

 

My name is Tracy Fude, and I have been working in childcare for 4 years.  I have a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education, and have also taken many early childhood classes.  I have worked with all ages from infants to school age, but I have spent most of my career in the 1-2 year old room.  I live in Horicon with my husband Nick, we also have two children Grace (7) and Scarlett (20 months).  In my spare time, I enjoy watching movies, scrapbooking, shopping, and watching the Packers.  I also enjoy spending time with my family outside.

 

Hello, my name is Emily Lagerman and am currently 18 years old.  I graduated from Mayville High School June 2016.  I recently started at St. Stephen’s Child Care in September 2016.  You can find me mostly in the afternoons in Leapfrog Lane with the 3 & 4 year olds.  I am currently working on finishing the books to be able to travel throughout each room.  Outside of work, you can find me spending time with family and friends, canvas painting, or on the farm with my boyfriend, Brett, which his family owns.  My family and I do most things together like snowmobiling, boating, four-wheeling, or taking rides in our old Mopeds.

 

Hey everyone! My name is Whitney Muche. I just recently started working here in December. Although I worked at St. Stephens for 3 years a few years ago. I currently have an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice, and a Bachelor Degree in Psychology. I am hoping to further my education in getting a Master Degree in family counseling. I love working with kids, and watching them grow and learn new things. Everyday has a lesson to be learned.