Samantha joined Sonshine Patch in 2014 as a teacher in our Socialization class. Now, in addition to teaching both Getting Ready for Kindergarten and our Socialization class, Samantha serves as the Director of the preschool. She is trained in Love and Logic and uses it daily with her four children. She and her husband, Ted, are parents to Ethan, Emma, Eliza–all Sonshine Patch graduates–and Everett, who currently attends Sonshine Patch. Samantha received her degree from the University of Wisconsin Platteville, where she also worked in the UWP Children’s Center. Previously, she worked for the Janesville School District as an after school teacher, parent liaison, and program director.