Koalaty Time Staff


Our staff is certified in CPR, First Aid, Mandatory Child Abuse Detection, and Universal Precautions. Our staff is required to complete 6 to 10 hours of state certified continuing education each year. Staff members must also complete an additional 5 hours in the study of child development processes.

Curriculum & Training

Our Director of Curriculum and Training instructs employees on how to follow and implement all of Koalaty Time's policies and procedures insuring that our specifically designed curriculum is followed at all times.

Staff Background Investigation

Every employee at Koalaty Time goes through a pre-employment investigation to assure your child's protection. Koalaty Time requires every employee be screened through the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa Department of Human Services pursuant to Chapter 692 Code of Iowa. Additional screening is conducted through the Child Abuse Registry and the Iowa Department of Transportation, Motor Vehicle Division. A DHS criminal history record check and fingerprinting will be conducted for all candidates.Random Drug and Alcohol testing is also required.

Jan

Owner, director
Years: 22
Why I do what I do: Knowing each and every family puts their trust in not only us to provide their child's safety but also to provide an elite program is extremely humbling!

Bella

Assistant Director
Years: 5
Why I do what I do: One of my favorite quotes is "children are great imitators, so give them something to imitate." I love being able to provide a safe learning environment and building special relationships with each child and their families.

Diane

Accounting
Years: 15
Why I do what I do: I love being part of the Koalaty Time family!

Rocky

Primary age groups: preschool
Years: 20
Why I do what I do: I like that I get to help children grow and learn for their next step in life!

Sharmon

Primary age groups: 3-year-olds
Years: 22
Why I do what I do: I love working with children, watching them learn and grow, and enhancing their minds each and every day. This is my passion.

Ashley F.

Primary age groups: Infants
Years: 7
Why I do what I do: I love watching each child grow, learn, and develop into their own personality. I love seeing all their different talents. It’s neat to see them learn the little things. Even something as little as clicking a pen. I love it!

Steph

Primary age groups: 3-year-olds
Years: 7
Why I do what I do: I get to do what I’m best at – working with kids. I love coming to work knowing I make a difference in their lives, whether it’s sign language, flash cards, or simply teaching them their manners. My kids sure know how to keep a smile on my face every day. Each relationship is different with each child and I love every one of them!

Ashley

Primary age groups: infants
Years: 4
Why I do what I do: I love children, especially babies! I love watching them grow up and mature. They always brighten my day.

Jane

Primary age groups: 8-10 months
Years: 8
Why I do what I do: I love to make them babies smile! They keep me busy and on my toes!

Brooklyn

Primary age groups: infants
Years: 3
Why I do what I do: I love working with kids. I want to be a pediatric nurse one day.

Cortney

Primary age groups: 10-12 months
Years: 4
Why I do what I do: I love watching them grow up and figuring out their personality!

Amy

Primary age groups: 3 to 4-year-olds & Pre-K
Years: 19
Why I do what I do: I love teaching the kids new things and seeing them succeed in the different areas we teach them.

Tiff

Primary age groups: 18-21 months
Years: 4
Why I do what I do: I love being able to help a child grow mentally. Knowing that I had an impact on so many different lives, makes me feel like I’ve accomplished something. I like knowing that when I walk into work, I feel like I belong and the children are happy to see me and greet me with open arms.

Lexi

Primary age groups: infants
Years: 4
Why I do what I do: I like the variety of working with the different age groups. There’s something new every day with these kids!

Raven

Primary age groups: 2-year-olds
Years: 6
Why I do what I do: Honestly, there is nothing more rewarding than to work with children. To see their bright smiling faces every day brings pure joy to my heart. They make my worst days so much better!.