My name is Melissa Wayland. I am the owner of Just For Me. I have worked in the early childhood field since 1994. I have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from MATC. I also have my Administrative Credential and Program Planning Credential from UW Platteville. I have worked and studied in a variety of early childhood programs including a bilingual High Scope program, a Montessori program, a Parent Co-op program and a family owned center until finally opening my own center. Early childhood is my passion.
I am married to my high school sweetheart and we are the proud parents of 3 children, 1 dog , 2 cats. I enjoy the great outdoors, reading and listening to music.
My name is Shannon Sweeney. I am the Infant Teacher at Just For Me. I have worked in child care since 2001. I have worked at a few centers with ages 2 months to 5 years. I was also lucky to stay at home for 5 years with my own children.
I am a very proud mom of two girls ages 16 and 10 and a boy who is 8 and a pup. We enjoy camping, swimming, and movie nights with popcorn.
My name is Allie Stai and I am excited to be your new Infant Teacher.
I was born and raised in Watertown, WI, and I am a 2016 graduate from the Watertown High School. I have recently moved to Beaver Dam with my little kitty to keep me company. I have worked in day care for 3 years and I bring experience to the job.
I aspire to continue my education and be the best teacher I can be! My passion is to work with children and open my own day care. I am beyond excited to work for Just For Me and I look forward to meeting each and everyone of you! I know I will be learning many new things and I am excited to show you all what I can bring to the table! I am a firm believer in education through play to encourage development in fine and gross motor skills. I will help develop the confidence they need to move on to their next classroom.
BUSY BEE ROOM
My name is Heather Kilian and I am the 1 year old teacher at JFM.
I have been working for JFM for over 11 years. Before JFM, I was a stay at home mom for 10 years. I am glad that I was able to have that time with my 4 handsome boys. As a family, we love to go camping whenever we get the chance. We also enjoy fishing and 4 wheeling.
I love working with children and watching them grow and learn.
LIGHTNING BUG ROOM
My name is Jodi Hauge. have been in childcare since 1996. I have been at Just For Me for two years. I have worked in a variety of different early childhood programs and ran my own in-home center too.
I have three children, my son, 22 yr. old and two daughters, 16 and 14 years old. As a family we love to travel, spend time together, cook, and watch Netflix.
I love working with children, teaching them new things and watching them grow.
My name is Erin Beckett and I am the Grasshopper teacher here at Just For Me. I have worked at two different childcare center and as a nanny. I have my assistant, lead, infant/toddler and am finishing up completing my Preschool CDA. I love working with children and watching them grow, learn and explore the world.
When I am not at JFM, I enjoy reading, dancing, watching movies and playing with my two dogs.
Lucy and Ethel are my co-teachers. Be sure to stop by their quarters and say “hi”.
My name is Beth DeRohan. And I have been at JFM since 2013. You can usually find me in the office.
I have over 15 years of experience in the customer service industry. For 7 yrs. I was lucky enough to stay home with my 2 children who are now 17 and 14. I also have 2 canine kids.
My kids and I like to play board games, camp and hike. Both of my kids are also competitive swimmers for Sun Prairie Storm and the Girls High School Swim & Dive team.