Meet Our Staff
Owner: Tami T.  

Tami purchased The Kids Connection in May of 2007. Prior to that she owned and operated a property management company from her home while raising her 3 children. She has a Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Tami has always loved children and has a passion for education so when the opportunity to purchase a preschool became available, it seemed like a natural fit. Since taking over The Kids Connection she has reduced staff turnover, added many upgrades, and increased customer satisfaction. 
National Administrators Credential Instructor
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals Instructor
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 10
Infant/Toddler Endorsement
Directors Endorsement
CPR/First Aid Certified
Utah Private Childcare Association Board Member



Director:  Becca S.

Becca has been with our center since March of 2003. She and her husband are state licensed Foster Parents. Becca is committed to keeping her skills up to date and attends classes offered by the state based on a variety of areas dealing with children ages birth to 18 years old. Her love of children and dedication to our center makes her a favorite among parents, children and staff.
National Administrators Credential Recipient
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 7
CPR/First Aid/AED Certified Trainer
Food Handlers Permit
Licensed Foster Parent



Administrative Assistant: Jenn T.

Jenn has been with our center since February of 2014. She has worked in two other early childhood programs, where she has gained experience with children of all ages. She is a music lover and loves to incorporate music anywhere she can in her classroom and lesson plans. When not in the classroom, you can find her in the office helping with daily operations.
National Administrators Credential Recipient 
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 3
CPR/First Aid Certified
Food Handlers Permit




Cook / Bus Driver: Raquel C.

​Raquel has been with The Kids Connection since August 2015. She is the cook for the center, following the guidelines of the Utah State Food Program. She enjoys making the children happy through her meals (especially on Hot Dog Tuesdays!). She also is one of our licensed drivers for transporting our children to and from school. She has been married for 29 years and has 3 sons. On her off time, she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, watching movies, and spending time with her family.
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 3
CPR/First Aid Certified
Food Handlers Permit



Sprouts: Cheryl S.

Cheryl has been on staff at The Kids Connection since January 2011. She has worked in early childhood programs in Utah County 
for over 20 years and enjoys creating fun learning activities and 
crafts for her class. She says spending her days with children keeps her young! Cheryl is a mother of 3 and grandmother to 1. In her spare time she enjoys making treats for her family and friends.
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 1
CPR/First Aid Certified
Food Handlers Permit



Get-Um Gators: Lisa C.

Lisa began at The Kids Connection in May of 2016. Prior to that she worked at the center from 2004-2006, leaving to have a baby but continuing to teach preschool from her home. Since coming back she has continued to work with our 4 and 5 year old children, preparing them for kindergarten. She studied Elementary Education at Idaho State University. She has been married for 26 years and has 2 children. In her spare time, Lisa loves reading, doing needlework, and spending time with her family.
Career Ladder for Early Childhood Professionals: Level 4
Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
CPR/First Aid Certified
Food Handlers Permit













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