Our Staff

Kristi DeGroat

Executive Director

Bekki Jansen



Tom Fullmer

Director of Development

Katy Zirkel

Tiger Academy Director

Melanie Staebler

Preschool Teacher

Amy Ware

3'S Preschool Teacher 

Our team is made up of a diverse group of business professionals and child care providers with a wide range of expertise and experiences. Together, we aim to provide responsive programs and services of the highest quality for the communities of Yamhill and Carlton.