Teacher for 4's and Thursday Parent/Tot. Tracey is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Child Development/ Preschool. Tracey has been teaching at Novi Co-op since 1998. Tracey will be completing her MA in Early Childhood Education from Eastern Michigan University, April 2017. Prior to her years here she has been employed as a kindergarten teacher, preschool teacher and child care director. In addition to teaching preschoolers at Novi Co-op, Tracey works as a Creative Programmer in the Children’s Ministry at Oak Pointe Church. Tracey has been serving as the President of the Greater Detroit Cooperative Preschool Teachers Association for the past three years. Tracey brings years of experience as well as a sincere passion for helping children grow and develop in a nurturing, learning environment.
Teacher for 3's and Wednesday Parent/Tot. Carrie has a BA Degree in Child Psychology and Political Science from the University of Michigan. In addition, she has attended and presented various workshops and training in early childhood education. Besides her experience with raising three girls, she has been an infant/toddler teacher, child care assistant director, nursery director at the First United Methodist Church in South Lyon, and a Parent’s Time Out program instructor for children aged two to five years. Carrie is currently the Early Childhood Manager at Oak Pointe Church. She has been a co-op parent with all three of her children, two of whom attended Novi Co-op Preschool. Carrie has been teaching at Novi Co-op since 2008.
Assistant Teacher for 3's and 4's. Before becoming our assistant teacher, all three of kari's children attended Novi Co-Op. Kari is an amazing asset to our programming, helping bridge the gap between home and school and between the 3 & 4 year old classes.