Julie is the co-owner of McDonald's franchise restaurants in Bloomington-Normal and McLean, Illinois. She is also the past president of the McLean County Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Council. The development of a learning center for children has been a life-long dream come true.
Ms. Mary Beth
Director of Operations
Mary Beth has worked at Little Jewels since it’s opening in 2004. She has been a teacher in both the two-year-old room and three-year-old room, as well as a director. Mary Beth loves her position now as Director of Operations because she gets to visit all the teachers and “little jewels” at all three centers. She is originally from Macomb, Illinois, where she attended Western Illinois University. She enjoys spending time with her two sons and husband. Mary Beth loves to spend outside and crafting in her spare time.
Director of Curriculum
April has been working at Little Jewels since 2004. She studied Elementary Education at Eastern Illinois and is the proud mother of two boys: Parker and Noah.
Director - Evergreen Boulevard
Tara graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked for Little Jewels since 2004 when we opened our doors. Tara is married to Brian and is a mom to a stepdaughter and two girls of her own. She enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as volunteering in the community in her spare time. Tara loves working with children because of their joy for learning!
Assistant Director - Evergreen Boulevard
Emily graduated from Lincoln Christian University in 2000 with a degree in Early Childhood. She has worked for Little Jewels since 2004! Emily is married to Jordan, and they have three children, two boys, and a girl. She loves spending time with family as well as travel and photography. She has worked in the early childhood field since 1998.
Select a room below to view the staff at our Evergreen location.