Meet the Staff

Meet the Campus Children's Center Staff

Early Childhood Education Services prides itself on its caring, qualified, and experienced staff. Our staff consists of nurturing individuals who have a passion for Early Childhood Education and serving young children and families. We work hard to ensure every child is comfortable, engaged, and learning to the best of their abilities.

Administrative Staff

Christy Olson, Director

Jennifer Addleman
  • M.S. in early childhood education and development from Wheelock College
  • CCC staff member since 2002

"I enjoy the strong relationships that I have the opportunity to build with children and families. I believe that providing quality early care and education to a child expands beyond developing curriculum. It's about joining with a family and celebrating their child's growth and development from the moment they walk through our doors to the time they leave (and often beyond)."


Dawn Berkenstock, Assistant Director

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.A. in speech and hearing sciences and M.S. in elementary education (early childhood), both from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2000

"Serving as the assistant director at CCC has given me more opportunities to support and work with our excellent teaching staff and our community of families, as well as to spend time with the children in classrooms throughout the center."


Sandra Porter

Jennifer Addleman
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since October 2018

"I appreciate the opportunity I have to support the teachers, staff, and families in providing a safe, stimulating and positive environment for the children."


Teaching Staff

Aubrey Allen

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.S. (2010) in management from Indiana University and CDA (2018) from Ivy Tech
  • CCC staff member since 2017

"I love working with children because each and every day is a fun new adventure and it is so rewarding to watch the children grow and develop their life skills. The welcoming and supportive environment created by the families and teachers at CCC means so much to me."


Jennifer Bland

Jennifer Addleman
  • Early childhood education experience in daycare centers and Head Start
  • CCC staff member since 2010

"I love experiencing the 'new' with the children as they are seeing the simple beauty of every day. I also find it extremely rewarding to learn about and getting to know the families."


Katie Brody

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.A. (2009) in elementary education from Indiana University
  • M.S. (2019) in early childhood education
  • CCC staff member since 2009

"Through all my academic experiences, I still feel that infants and toddlers have been some of the most impactful teachers in my life. I find peace in a classroom busy with excitement and purpose. I find contentment in slowing down to embrace the here and now with young children. I feel fortunate to be welcomed into a professional setting full of support from colleagues and families every day."


Alissa Chapman

Jennifer Addleman
  • Working towards Bachelor of Arts degree in early childhood education
  • Associate’s degree in Child Development, 2016

"I love being able to have the opportunity to be a part of these young childrens’ lives. There is something very beautiful about watching them explore this world that is so exciting and new to them. In my free time, I enjoy being outside with my husband and my puppy!"


Dana Cook

Jennifer Addleman
  • Master of Science in Early Childhood, 1987, from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2018

"I enjoy developing supportive relationships with parents and children. I love to gently encourage a deep respect and appreciation of all living beings—from the hungry birds that visit our feeder to the man who delivers our lunch every day. I share children’s delight when the most ordinary thing captivates their attention. Slowing down and taking time for beauty is important to me."


Jessica Haldeman

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.S. (2014) in early childhood education from Western Michigan University
  • CCC staff member since 2018

"I love working with children and assisting their growth and development. I believe in the power of learning through play and I enjoy the process!"


JoAnna Harvey

Jennifer Addleman
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Family Services, 1997, from Eastern Illinois University
  • CCC staff member since 2019

"I have worked with children for many years in a variety of environments, and have truly been blessed by all the children in my care. I will never tire of watching children discover the world around them and love that I get to be a part of that experience. I am thankful to be a part of the CCC staff and look forward to developing relationships with great staff and wonderful families."


Amanda Leggio

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.S. (2013) in elementary education from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2014

"I fell in love with the philosophy of CCC and all the experiences that are offered for the children, and I think children learn best through play and real-life experiences. I also value the relationships with the children and close family connections we are able to make at CCC with the continuity of care."


Melissa Mueller

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.S. (2012) in early childhood education from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2017

"I am excited to be working in such a wonderful place with amazing teachers, parents, and children. I love working with children and giving them a nurturing classroom in which they may grow, discover, explore, create, and learn to their full potential."


Preschool Staff

Lauren Geiss

Jennifer Addleman
  • Degree (2014) in education and human development/family studies from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2018

"I love working with children every day because every day is different and I love to watch them grow into wonderful human beings. I very much enjoy building those strong relationships with the children and then families."


Karen Hahn

Jennifer Addleman
  • B.A. in elementary education from Hanover College and M.S. in early childhood education from Indiana University

"I enjoy working with young children because I have the privilege to watch children grow and make discoveries early."


Samantha Kimbro

Jennifer Addleman
  • Bachelor's degree (2015) in elementary education from Ball State University

"I have worked with children ages 3, 4, and 5 upon my graduation and have loved working with this age since I have started. I love being able to see the growth every day through play and exploration. The idea that children learn so much through play and literally create the world around them is the most rewarding part of working with this age. Outside of school, I like to spend time with my husband, Daniel, and my dog, Milo, through being outside in nature or laying on the couch watching movies. I also enjoy finding new books for the classroom, including my favorite authors Mo Willems and Eric Litwin."


Michiru Oleson

Jennifer Addleman
  • A.S. in social work (child welfare) from Japan, B.S. in education from Glenville State College, and M.S. (2009) in early childhood education from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2003

"I love helping children develop their social and emotional selves. I also enjoy studying about our Bloomington community with our children."


Sara Rush

Jennifer Addleman
  • Graduate certificate (2006) in elementary education from Indiana University
  • CCC staff member since 2002

"Working with children is enlightening, interesting, and challenging. I love that each day is different and that each child brings something new and special to the group. I enjoy working at CCC. The environment is supportive and collaborative among all of the teachers and staff."