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The Lake Bluff Preschool Staff
Meet our Teachers
Our experienced Lake Bluff Preschool Teaching Staff provide each child with the care and individual attention they need to succeed.
Dana Hansen – Preschool and Early Childhood Director
Dana Hansen, a resident of Lake Bluff and former Lake Bluff Preschool Teacher, is delighted to welcome you and your family to Lake Bluff Preschool. Dana has earned a Masters’ Degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Leadership and Advocacy and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Her fifteen years of experience in education includes teaching preschool, kindergarten and second grade. As a key member of our Lake Bluff Park District Leadership Team, Dana strives for excellence within her programs and for the Park District as a whole. Please feel free to call or pay her a visit with any questions regarding our programs.
Dana Hansen
Marcine Zbynski
Marcine teaches one of our morning 4 year old classes as well as the Afternoon Jr. Kindergarten class. Mrs. Zbynski has taught in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years and is dedicated to quality teaching. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge for kindergarten readiness. The children in her class continuously engage in exciting and fun activities that encourage participation and higher level thought. Parents are pleased with all the fun learning their child experiences in Marcine’s class.
Marcine Zbynski
Sheila Thomsen
Sheila has been a cornerstone of the Lake Bluff Preschool for the last 10 years. Mrs. Thomsen has been an Early Childhood teacher for well over 30 years. She assists children in the love of learning and the pure enjoyment of being a child. Sheila presents a curriculum that is truly enjoyed by her students while combining laughter with a plethora of learning. Her classroom has an exciting variety of materials to explore and creative art opportunities. Sheila teaches one of the morning 4 year old classes and the afternoon New Pathways. Sheila gives her students a school year full of memories that will last a lifetime.
Sheila Thomsen
Megan Bello
Megan teaches our 2 year old classes. Mrs. Bello is the teacher every parent desires for their child’s first away-from-home experience and has been with us for 9 years. Megan offers wonderful opportunities for stimulation and socialization in a safe, secure environment. She is highly experienced in addressing the developmental needs of children this age. Megan also skillfully assists parents with guidance and education throughout the year as the children make their first steps towards independence.
Megan Bello
Tamera Guidarini
Tamera teaches our 3 year old classes. “Mrs. G’s” classroom and program are designed to support and cultivate the three year old’s budding independence and curiosity. In a reassuring environment her students increase their emotional, social, physical and cognitive skills while engaged in activities designed to form a bond of love with learning and school. Throughout the year children will observe, investigate and interact with a diversity of topics while learning about themselves and others in the process. Movement, hands-on and fun focused with friends is the foundation for growing in the Green Room with Mrs. G.
Tamera Guidarini


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