Meet Our Teachers
Rebecca graduated Cum Laude from Monmouth College in 2010 with a B.A. in Physical Education. Previously, she worked for Knox County Child Advocacy Center, District 50 in Washington, IL and most recently Eureka District 140. Through previous employment and time spent volunteering on the ECNS board, she was able to see firsthand the impact and importance of social emotional growth in young children. She is excited to serve the Eureka community as Director and teacher at ECNS and help develop lifelong learners. Rebecca resides in Eureka with her husband, Sean, and their three daughters; Skyler, Reese, and Kennedy. In her free time, Rebecca loves spending time with her family, supporting her daughters in their extra-curricular activities, and playing with their dogs Penny, Gus, and Zephyr. Rebecca is a sports enthusiast, who loves to travel and learn something new each day!
Cheri graduated from Eureka College in 1996 with a B.A. in Psychology, Sociology and Physical Fitness Leadership. Cheri has most recently worked at Crosspoint Community Church as the Children's Ministry Director in charge of curriculum, volunteer coordination, and event planning for children's ministry. Her roots run deep at E.C.N.S., as her children attended and she has been a substitute teacher at ECNS for many years. Cheri is dedicated to investing in children, striving to help them reach their full potential through social emotional learning and recognition of their value as an individual. Cheri resides in Eureka with her husband, Mike, and their three children; Jaxon(JJ), Mason and Makia(Kia). She loves organizing and volunteering at church in her spare time, as well as attending her children's sporting events. Cheri also loves to spoil her dog, Bode, whenever possible!