Teacher Spotlight: Jill B.

The teachers at Momentum Early Learning dedicate much of their time and heart to the children in their classroom. We appreciate all of their hard work and the commitment they make to maintain a higher standard of excellence in everything they do. The culture at Momentum is driven by one unified vision… “Grow as a cohesive and fun team with purpose, engagement, passion, and quality”. Here is a look into the life of one of our many excellent teachers. Find out what they love and what inspires them to be a great educator.

Introducing Ms. Jill at Germantown…

How long have you worked at Momentum?

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1 Year

What classroom do you teach?

Lively Learners

What made you want to become a teacher?

When I was little, I wanted to be a preschool teacher in Congo, Africa. I fell in love again with teaching when I interned at the Milwaukee Public Museum during their summer camp program in 2010.

What or who inspires you?

My students inspire me.

What is your favorite kind of activity to teach? (sensory, gross motor, etc.)

Science and art.

What is one of your first memories from school?

Playing Mrs. Washington in the kindergarten product of “About George Washington and The Cherry Tree.”

What is one of your hidden talents?

I really don’t have one.IMG_0229

Do you have any pets?

I have a cat named Mitzy.

What is your favorite thing to cook? (if you don’t like to cook, what is your favorite food?)

Anything! I love to cook and bake. I am teaching myself how to decorate cakes.

What is your favorite way to relax?

Hanging out at home watching movies with my boyfriend and cat.

What is your favorite TV show/guilty pleasure?

IMG_0231Supernatural. I have been watching since I was 15…I even got to meet one of the main characters! (Check out the photo!)

What makes a “good day” at Momentum?

Getting to play with the kids and watching them have fun with the activities I planned.

What kind of morning routine do you have to get excited for the day?

When my first alarm goes off my cat jumps on me to get in one last snuggle, then I get up, get dressed, eat and leave to start me day.

What is the best thing about being a teacher?

Getting to see the look of excitement when a child masters a skill for the first time.

IMG_0230If you could take your class on a fieldtrip anywhere in the world, where would you go?

C.A.R.E. in South Africa. I would love to teach them about conservation and show them the cute baboons.

 Momentum Early Learning, the new standard in education and child care, provides unparalleled excellence of care for children through an open, friendly and nurturing culture. Momentum Early Learning provides care and teaching for children ages six weeks to twelve years old. Momentum Early Learning’s pledge of excellence is based on four core values: safety, education, cleanliness and technology. Families interested in learning more about Momentum Early Learning can call the Sussex Campus at 262.820.2595 or the Germantown Campus at 262.415.8047 or visit Momentum’s website at www.momentumearlylearning.com.