Staff

Stacey outside poseStacey Gilmore, Director

Stacey has been with Cox since October 2001. Stacey received both a BS in Human Development and Family Studies (emphasis in child development) and MA in Human Development and Family Studies (emphasis in Early Childhood Administration) from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

 

debDeb Hartz, Staff Clerk

Deb has been with Cox since March 1999. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Blackburn College in Written Communications along with 8 hours in early childhood courses from UIS.

 

 

 

img_2284Rosemary Shanle, Kitchen

Rosemary began working at the Cox Children’s Center in May 2008. She has her Associates Degree from Springfield College.

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Lounsberry, Caterpillar Room

Sam began working at the Cox Children’s Center in January of 2015 while doing her infant practicum.  Beginning May 2015 Sam started working at the center as in an extra-help position, then becoming full time in June 2016.  Sam has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lincoln Land Community College.

 

 

Meagan McChristyMeagan McChristy, Caterpillar Room

Meagan started working at the Cox Children’s Center in March 2012 as a student worker. Meagan became a permanent staff member in March 2013. She has her B.A. in Psychology.  Meagan is currently taking classes to further her ECE education.

 

 

Megan McFallMegan McFall, Stars Room

Meagan started working at the Cox Children’s Center in May 2013.  Megan has her Teaching Certificate from Eastern Illinois University where she received her Bachelors Degree in Physical Education and Masters in Athletic Administration.

 

 

img_2279Tamara Larcher-Keppler, Stars Room

Tamara began working at Cox in November 2006. She holds an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences-Child Care Services.

 

 

img_2291Freida Kieffer, Cardinals Room

Freida has been with Cox since September 1988. She has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood.

 

 

img_2292Mary Parker, Cardinal Room 

Mary has been with Cox since February 2014. She has a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education.

 

 

Marlena ConstantMarlena Constant, Lincoln Room

Marlena began working at the Cox Children’s Center in August 2014.  She has her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and is working on her Bachelors Degree.

 

 

Kristin KrugerKristin Kruger, Butterfly Room

Kristin began working at the Cox Center in May 2008 as a student worker. Once she completed her Bachelor degree in Elementary Education, she became a full time staff member.

 

 

002Sam Riss, Butterfly Room

Sam began working at the Cox Center in April 2013 as a student worker.  Once she completed her degree in Psychology, she became a full time staff member.  Sam is currently taking classes to further her ECE education.

 

 

Rachel HillRachel Hill, Float

Rachel began working at the Cox Center in February 2015.  Rachel is pursing a degree in Social Work.  Rachel is currently taking classes to further her ECE education.

 

 

 

img_2285Carrie Holliday, Float

Carrie began working at the Cox Center in February 2015.  Carrie has a BA in Psychology.  Carrie is currently taking classes to further her ECE education.