Directors and staff are carefully chosen and well qualified for the job at Children's Country Club too. Ten years is an average tenure for Children's Country Club too staff and directors. All staff are trained and certified Child First Aid and CPR. Everyone on our staff is a qualified teacher according to the Children and Family Services guidelines and have trained experience in encouraging your child with guidance through everyday discoveries and learning adventures. Our teachers attend workshops and classes annually as well as acquiring CEUs as training .

Our Staff:

Director, Debbie Minette, has been with C.C.C. For 42 years. She and her husband Tony live in Frankfort. They have three children Tony, Anna, and Aimee. Mrs. Debbie has earned her degree in Early Childhood Education. She graduated with honors with an Associate in Arts Degree. She holds a current certificate in Red Cross First Aid and CPR.

Director, Dagmar Zvonek, is a Co-Director of the C.C.C. and has been for 42 years. She has her degree in Early Childhood Education and graduated with honors and is also certified in Red Cross First Aid and CPR.

Kelly Drummond is our Kindergarten and 4-year-old teacher and has been with our staff 31 years. She started in June of 1986. Mrs. Kelly is the assistant Director. She received her CDA and attended Moraine Valley Community College. Mrs. Kelly resides in Frankfort with her husband Dan, their daughter Jennifer, and son Ian. Mrs. Kelly holds a current certificate in First Aid and CPR.

Tammy Wilkens is starting her 19th year with our staff. Mrs. Tammy started working August of 1999. She graduated with honors in the Early Child Care Program from the Richard J. Daley College. She is director qualified. She resides in Frankfort Square with her husband and 2 children. She grew up in a daycare home setting where her mom watched children since Tammy was 7 years old. She is very comfortable and experienced with children. She is certified in First Aid and CPR. Tammy is the Lead Teacher in the 4-year-old room.

Shannon Chuprevich is starting her 19th year with our staff. She attended Joliet Junior College. Mrs. Shannon is the lead teacher for the 3-year old class and is director qualified. She lives in Joliet with her husband. Mrs. Shannon is CPR and first-aid certified.

Aimee York has worked for the Children's Country Club for over 10 years while attending Western Illinois University. She graduated from Governors State with her bachelor’s degree, but is continuing with her studies in Early Childhood Education. She is teaching the Infant room this year. Miss Aimee is also CPR and first-aid certified.

Erin Niemeyer is the Lead Teacher in the Toddler room. She attended Joliet Junior College and has earned her associates degree in Early Childhood education. She has been with us for 9 years. Mrs. Erin lives in New Lenox with her husband. She Volunteers in the nursery at her church. Mrs. Erin is CPR and first aid certified.

Casey Cotton is in her 6th year at the Children's Country Club, and is our school-age teacher. Casey graduated Moraine Valley College. She is now attending Governors State University for Early Childhood Education. Ms. Casey is CPR and first aid certified.


Alyssa Aggen is starting her fourth year with us and will be the Co- teaching in the Toddler room. She attended College of Dupage and JJC. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and her 3 year old son Aiden. Mrs. Alyssa is CPR and First Aid certified.

Crystal Arellano will be Mrs. Shannon’s Aide this year. She has been with us for 3 years. She has lived in Tinley Park for over 15 years and has 2 daughters. Ms. Crystal is CPR and first aid certified.

Anna Giorgi is the co-teacher in the infant room. She graduated from Eastern Illinois. She lives with her husband and son Nico. She has been with us for 8 years. Mrs. Anna is CPR and first aid certified.
Ashley Miller is the aide in the infant room. She started with us in October 2017. She lives in Frankfort with her 2 daughters. She enjoys helping her oldest daughter with cheerleading. Ms. Ashley is CPR and first aid certified.

Kelsey Blank is the aide in the 4 year old room. Kelsey is a new teacher this year and is excited to meet all the children. She lives in Frankfort with her daughter Ellie.




CCC Too Staff