Originally from Michigan, Craig now lives in Arizona where he works as a teacher of physical education in the Laveen Elementary School District. He has been teaching in Arizona for eight years. In addition to this, Craig provides after-school tutoring services for reading and math during the school year and teaches reading in the summer school program to assist students in need. Craig received his BA from Albion College, in Michigan, where he also played college football as a wide receiver. Craig has coached football at the collegiate level, and also coaches basketball, soccer and volleyball. He has been working with CKE for just over a year and is looking forward to the program here.
Stacey is a Program Manager for Corporate Kids Events as well as the Full time KidsClub Director for Omni Homestead. Stacey’s background is in hospitality and child care. She has a 2 year certification in Early Childhood Education and 25 years’ experience working with children in a school, child care and camp setting. Stacey has worked with many corporate and foundation groups in her 22 years working in the resort business. She lives in Hot Springs, Virginia with her husband Brandon of 20 years and two children, Blake, 16 and Layni, 13. Stacey’s daughter
Chris grew up in Ames, Iowa. She graduated with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Colorado. Chris taught in Wyoming for many years and moved back to the Denver area in 1989 where she retired from teaching in 2006 but has enjoyed staying connected to education through tutoring, substitute teaching and being part of several national assessment projects. Having recently fulfilled a lifelong dream of moving permanently from Denver to the Colorado Rockies, she has found a niche at Keystone Resort where she enjoys volunteering during the winter ski season and the beautiful summer season.. She has been an event manager with CKE since 2008.
Samantha is a Program Manager for Corporate Kids Events with an
educational background in Early Childhood Education and over 10 years in
personal and professional childcare experience. Born and raised on the
Central Coast of California, she currently works as a Nanny to a lovely
young family while also working as a Camp & After-School Leader for the
YMCA. In the Fall of 2016, Samantha started back at school to further her
education with a degree in Business, in the hopes of one day opening a
hospitality focused venture abroad. She currently lives with her 5 year old
daughter Jaz and spends her free time ocean fishing and coaching her
daughter’s tee-ball team.
“Working with CKE is a extremely rewarding job. Each event childcare program is individualized to the needs of the children and families. It is a great feeling to be able to put a smile on the children’s and parent’s faces. CKE provides fun, a safe place, entertainment, and care for children, allowing the parents to be worry and care free!”