Wonder Zone employs quality staff members that are trained in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Recognition, and Communicable Disease. They are here to make a positive impact on your child’s life.
 
 
Administrator - Terese Sandford

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Terese Sandford created, developed, and designed the Wonder Zone in 2003 as a ministry of Champion Christian Church.  As Administrator her goal is to continue operating the Wonder Zone with Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (LIFE). This philosophy ensures a safe, loving, nurturing, and high quality environment for the families that she serves. Hasled the Wonder Zone to acquiring a star 5 in the Step Up to Quality program. She has an Associates in Early Childhood, has been married for over  25 years, and a mother of 2 daughters.

Office Administrator - Ms. Wanda
Ms. Wanda has been teaching at the Wonder Zone for thirteen years. She is the opener and morning school-age teacher. Ms. Wanda is known to many of the kids as the “lady who makes the lunches”.

Preschool Teacher - Mrs. Yvonne
Mrs. Yvonne has been teaching preschool at the Wonder Zone for five years. She teaches in our Leaping Learners classroom. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Youngstown State University. When she’s not teaching, she loves spending time with her husband and two children.

School-age Teacher - Ms. Kayla
Miss. Kayla has been with us for a couple of years now and has taken the role of the lead school-age teacher in the midst of this ever-changing hybrid learning season. She has just graduated from Moody Bible Institute with her Bachelor's Degree in Family and Children Ministry and is now in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Clinical Counseling. She loves taking hikes, listening to good music, and drinking her weight in coffee every single day. Miss. Kayla loves playing outside with her friends here at the Wonder Zone and coming up with new games to play. She is also certified in CPR and First Aid, Communicable Diseases, and Child Abuse and has received her School-Age Administrator Endorsement.

School-age Teacher - Mrs. Cathy
Mrs. Cathy has 13 years experience in the preschool setting and is currently working on her school age endorsement certificate. She has been part of the wonder zone family for 4 years now and is really loving spending time with the children. This year Cathy and  her husband will be celebrating their 30th anniversary. They have 2 beautiful daughters. When Cathy's not at the Wonder Zone, she enjoys playing with her grandbaby.

Preschool Teacher - Mrs. Kelsey
Mrs. Kelsey is one of our preschool teachers here at Wonder Zone! She has been in the preschool setting for over six years now and loves building relationships with each of her children as she helps them grow and learn. Mrs. Kelsey is nearing the end of her journey to receive her CDA (Child Development Accreditation) and we are so excited to have her skills on our Wonder Zone team!

School-age Teacher - Miss. Jordan
Miss. Jordan is one of our newest teachers at the Wonder Zone. While new to the Wonder Zone, she is not new to teaching. She received her Bachelor's degree in English from Kent State University and attended the University of Toledo for her MA in English Literature, where she taught Composition courses to freshman and sophomore college students. Miss Jordan also has experience teaching preschoolers. She is currently enrolled at Notre Dame College where she is earning her Teaching Certificate for grades 7-12. When she is not teaching school-age students, she enjoys spending time with her very large family, playing with her two Miniature Dachshunds, and painting. She prefers coffee over tea, Dunkin over Starbucks, waffles over pancakes, and dogs over cats.

School-age Teacher - Mrs. Jen
Mrs. Jen is a mother to a baby girl named Zoey who is a year old. Her and her husband will be celebrating 2 years of marriage this year. For schooling, she attended Trumbull Career and Technical Center for Early Childhood Education and graduated in 2015 with her certificate from the school. The Wonder Zone is her first official employment in a child care program but she is making it her career. Children are her passion and watching children grow is the most rewarding thing to Mrs. Jen.