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 41 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 41 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 30 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. She is especially excited about teaching the Kindergarten program!

Tammy Wilkens is starting her 18th 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 the lead teacher for the 3-year old class and is director qualified. She attended Joliet Junior College and began teaching with us in February of 2000. Shannon lives in Joliet with her husband. Mrs. Shannon is CPR and first-aid certified.

Aimee Minette has worked for the Children's Country Club for over 10 years while attending Western Illinois University. She graduated from Governors State, but is continuing with her studies in Elementary Education. She is teaching the infant class 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 associate degree in early childhood education. Mrs. Erin lives in New Lenox with her husband.

Bobbie Baker has lived in Frankfort Square for over 25 years with her husband Steve. She has three children.  She worked for many years in the Summit Hill District, and was an active volunteer for all her children’s activities. She also has been an aid and teacher at St. Anthony Catholic Church for over ten years. She will aide in the Infant Room and is our bus driver.

Casey Cotton is in her 5th year at the Children's Country Club, and is our school-age teacher. Casey graduated from Moraine Valley College. She is attending Governors State University and is furthering her education in childcare.

Alyssa Aggen is the aide in the toddler room. She lives in Tinley Park with her husband and her 2 year old son Aiden.

Amanda Peterson is Co-Teacher in the Toddler room. She attends Governors State University where she is studying to become a speech- language pathologist and earn her Masters Degree. Amanda also went to Joliet Junior College and got her associate’s degree in Arts. She lives in New Lenox with her large family in which she is the oldest of 5. 


CCC Too Staff