Ms. Star has been working with M&M since 2019. She has been working with children and their families for 16 years. She earned her undergrad from Oakland University and has her MSW from Wayne State University. She has experience in Clinical Social Work in Detroit, Case Management, and Special Education Social work. She is dedicated to helping students who learn differently. She enjoys spending time with her family, and her daughters Laila and Kaila. They enjoy going to the movies and swimming any chance they get. Her favorite childhood books were the Berenstain Bears.
Ms. Nicky has worked with children for over 15 years. In her spare time, she enjoys action movies, spending time with loved ones, and cooking. Her guilty pleasure is spending her alone time watching Fatal Attraction and the John Wick movies. Her favorite book as a kid was Green Eggs and Ham.
Ms. Moon has worked with children for many years. She is starting her second year with M&M. She feels like she has created an environment of creativity that enriches the children's lives. In her spare time she enjoys reading, spending time with her granddaughter, and crafting. Her favorite childhood book is Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret. Her guilty pleasures are the ID channel and baking shows.
Ms. Jai has been with M&M for about 8 years! She is joining Westfield's kinder room this year. She attended high school in Ypsilanti, MI. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, camping, and swimming. Her favorite movie is Matilda and her favorite book series from childhood were Junie B. Jones.
In addition to being part of the M&M family, Mr. Dan works for NHA as a special education para pro. He gets to teach his students problem solving skills. In his spare time, he enjoys binge watching TV shows. His favorite places to visit are towns in the northern part of Lake Michigan. He also enjoys all things Marvel and Star Wars.
Ms. Taneisha has been employed with the school system for over 10 years. She has been working with children, and owned her own day care for over 20 years. She has three adult children. Her joy in life is camping with her family on their land in Georgia.
Tara has been with M & M since 2009 and also began as an Enrichment Specialist. But with Tara’s extensive experience and expertise in School-Age programming, it was clear her role was to include so much more. Tara is instrumental in providing high quality care at M&M. Tara is a valuable coach and leader to all Specialists, Site Leaders and even the Administrative Team. Tara will often step into a classroom to cover a shift, to help train a new specialist, or even just because she LOVES working with the kids! Tara’s greatest love—planning and working summer camp!
As the owner of M&M Daycare, Inc., Madonna has been providing care for children since 1995. As a parent of two children who attended NHA Schools, Madonna understands the important role that M&M Plays in providing a quality school-age program. She understands that strong partnerships with families, co-workers and school-day teachers will aid in the growth and development of each child. Her team of professionals are provided with an equally safe and cooperative workplace where honesty, integrity, trust, respect, and ongoing professional education is their primary responsibility. Although Madonna now operates primarily in the administration of the program, she believes in her team and relies on them to provide the best before and afterschool program available!