Julie Silvis - Lead Teacher

Julie is excited to be the lead teacher at Chippewa Preschool starting in 2016. She has been a paraprofessional with Chippewa since 1998. Prior to being on staff, she was a cooperative parent and a board member as her youngest son attended Chippewa. Julie graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelors degree in Foods and Nutrition and Child and Family Development. Annually she completes 16 clock hours of child development training required by the State of Michigan for licensing. She truly enjoys working with young children and loves to see them grow and develop as they prepare for kindergarten.   Julie has two adult sons and lives in Midland with her husband, Kurt. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, gardening and reading.

 

Lindsay Rohr - Paraprofessional

Lindsay has been involved with Chippewa Preschool since 2004. She was a co-op parent of 3 children who attended Chippewa. Lindsay has also held board positions including Vice President and Membership Coordinator. Prior to being on staff Lindsay worked for Midland Public Schools as a paraprofessional. Annually, she completes 16 clock hours of child  development training that is required by the state of Michigan for licensing. In her leisure time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exercising, and camping. She is excited to teach in early childhood development at Chippewa Preschool.