Pee Wee Patch Team


Front Office Staff can be reached at:

  peeweepatch@peeweepatch.com

Front Office Team


Collette is the Director at Pee Wee Patch. She returned to Pee Wee Patch in 2015. Collette has a Degree in Early Childhood and Social Sciences from the University of Michigan. She has associates degree in Early Childhood and a Social Work Degree. She is pursuing her Master's Degree in in Administration and secondary education. She has been Early Childhood for 28 years. She has been a support staff, Lead Teacher and Director in Public Schools and Private Centers. She has taught for the GSRP Programs and is a High Scope Validator. I find the most joy spending time in the classroom and observing the growth of all the children.

Ms. Sheryl  joined Pee Wee Patch in 2003. Sheryl has Child Development Associate Credential (CDA). Sheryl truly loves education, has a passion for teaching and has numerous continuing education credits, and has taught classes at various early childhood conferences in the Detroit area. She has been a teacher for over 17 years. Sheryl is resourceful, creative and remembers that the same teaching techniques do not work with every child. Sheryl feels that when children are given a loving, inclusive environment with many opportunities for exploration, learning and imaginative play children will blossom and grow. Ms. Sheryl works up front in the office as an associate director. 

Ms.Val is our cook and chef extraordinaire, Val has been with Pee Wee Patch since 2003 and prepared over 7000 meals for our Pee Wee Patch children. One of her children attended Pee Wee Patch too! She cuts watermelon just the way the kids like it! Ms. Val also works in our classrooms when she is not needed in the kitchen. She also works in our GSRP classroom as a breaker.


Infant Team Leader and Teaching Staff

Ms. Maddie has been in childcare for 2 years. She has been with Pee Wee Patch since 2016. She has worked in all age groups including infant to school age and is currently our Team Lead for the Infant and Toddler Program and Lead Teacher for out Toddler room, Lily Pad. She currently has a Certificate to Associates Degree in the Arts program and is currently completing her degree in Elementary Education through the Oakland University. 

Ms. Tatiana has been in childcare for 6 years and joined the Pee Wee Patch team since 2018. She is a lead teacher in training and works in the Toddler and Infant rooms and is one of our drivers. 


Infant Support Staff: Ms.Sue and Ms. Katherine
Ms. Sue has worked at Pee Wee Patch for 12 years and has a bachelors degree in the Arts.
Ms. Katherine joined the Pee Wee Patch team in 2018 and has worked in childcare for several years. 

    






Toddler Team Lead Teachers and Teaching Staff

Ms. Maddie is the Toddler Team Lead as well as the Infant Team Lead. She works in the Lily Pad classroom with the youngest toddlers. 

Ms. Tanya and Ms. Tatiana are in our next oldest toddler classroom, Pumpkin Patch. Ms. Tanya has her bachelor degree Early Childhood education and has been working at Pee Wee Patch since 2018. Ms. Tatiana is taking classes to achieve her lead teaching role in the classroom and has been working for Pee Wee Patch since 2018, but has worked in child care for 6 years. 

Ms. Sam and Ms. Betty are in Mango Patch, our oldest toddler classroom. Ms. Sam is working in school towards the culinary arts and is training in Early Childhood education for being a lead. She has been with Pee Wee Patch since 2014. Ms. Betty is the other lead in Mango Patch she has her bachelors degree in Early Childhood education and has been working for Pee Wee Patch since 2018. 

Toddler Support Staff: Ms. Juliana, Ms. Debra, Ms. Chloe, Ms. Kaitlyn, and Ms. Kadee

 







Young Preschool Team Leader and Teaching Staff

Ms. Bev and Ms. Melanie are the Teachers in Raspberry Patch! Bev has a B.S. in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University with minors in Child Development and Social Sciences. Bev has been here at Pee Wee Patch since 2004 and teaches our school-age children as well as manages our summer day camp. Bev believes young children thrive when given the opportunity to express their creativity while exploring their world in a safe, nurturing environment.

Ms. Melanie has been with Pee Wee Patch since 2018. She has some education courses that she took and has working in childcare up north in Michigan. 
  
  





Preschool, Prekindergarten Team Leader and Teaching Staff

Mr. Rocco has been with Pee Wee Patch since 2008. He has been a Lead Teacher since 2015. Mr. Rocco is a favorite among our boys and girls enrolled at Pee Wee Patch. He has an associate degree in college is Early Childhood Education. Mr. Rocco is the Preschool Team Lead. He works in the Daisy classroom.

Ms. Shannon will be working with old Prekindergarten classroom in Cherry patch. She has a bachelors degree in Early childhood education and has been working in Early Childhood Education for over 2 years. 

Preschool Support Staff: Ms. Katherine, Ms. Kaitlyn, Mrs, Debra, and Ms. Chloe 
  



School Age Team Leader

Bev is our School Age Team Leader. She has a B.S. in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University with minors in Child Development and Social Sciences. Bev has been here at Pee Wee Patch since 2004 and teaches our school-age children as well as manages our summer day camp. Bev believes young children thrive when given the opportunity to express their creativity while exploring their world in a safe, nurturing environment.

School Age Support Staff: Ms. Melanie
 

GSRP Staff

Ms. Robin is our Lead Teacher in Pineapple Patch, our GSRP classroom. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and has been a part of the Pee Wee Patch Team since 2018.

Ms. Melba is the Associate Teacher in the GSRP classroom.



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