Childcare & Pre-school

Our licensed Child Care and Preschool Center provideS a warm, friendly and safe place for children to play and learn. Children are respected and encouraged to make their own decisions. They learn to express themselves in a positive manner verbally and physically. We encourage their creativity and their individuality and strive to meet each child's needs in a nurturing environment.

• The staff has developed a curriculum to challenge the minds of the children.
• Our center provides a secure, fenced in outside play area.
• Our child care center serves children 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
• Preschool classes are available daily for children ages 3-5.
•The school age program serves children enrolled in kindergarten through age 12.

Front of Green Lake Facility Childcare, Preschool and Administrative Offices

All COI child care teachers are CPR/AED certified and have completed first aid, SIDS, child abuse and neglect, and shaken baby syndrome training.

444 Scott Street (P.O. Box 189)
Green Lake, WI 54941
(920) 294-6099
(920) 294-3060 Fax

Green Lake Staff
Gina Boerson is the director for the preschool and school age children. She has over 20 years of child care experience and has been with COI since 1994. Gina has 15 credits in child care covering school age programming, behavior management, environmental rating scales, and a wide variety of other topics. She attends in-service programs which help her bring fresh ideas to her classroom. Gina is qualified to work with infants and toddlers.
Barb Long is the assistant director of the Green Lake Center and the infant and toddler teacher. She has over 20 years of experience in child care, and has been with COI since 1994. Barbara has completed her Child Development Credential (CDA) specializing in infant and toddler care. Her continuing education includes supporting children with special health care needs, multi-cultural curriculum, WI Model Early Learning Standards, and infant massage.
Tammy Krentz currently works with the two and three year olds. She has over 30 years of child care experience and has been with COI since 1988. Tammy has worked with children of all ages and ability levels throughout her teaching career. Her continuing education interests include language development, promoting self-esteem, managing asthma and allergies, and autism.
Dawn Schaefer has worked for COI since 2003 and assists with all age groups, opening and closing, and supports each classroom teacher's lesson plans. Dawn has taken a wide variety of in-service topics, and is up to date on CPR/AED/First Aid, and food program training requirements.
Kimberly Krentz is COI's newest employee. She is a teaching assistant but plans to further her education in 2016. Kimi is mentored by Tammy, her mother who provides a wealth of child care experience and encouragement.
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