Our Staff

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Jessica Hampton, ECE Administration

Mrs. Jessica founded Imagination Station in 2010 as a licensed in-home child care after being a preschool teacher for nearly a decade. Soon after she founded Imagination Station, it grew into becoming only the second Paths to Quality Level 3 registered ministry in the history of Indiana with more than 120 students enrolled. Imagination Station is now a fully licensed center in the state of Indiana with NAEYC (National Association of Education for Young Children) Accreditation and Level 4 status through Paths to Quality. Mrs. Jessica graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education and is passionate about teaching and training others in the field.​ She is a certified CPR, AED, and First-Aid instructor through EMS Safety and a PD Specialist through the CDA (Child Development Associate) Council of Professional Recognition. When she is not investing her time in children and other early childhood education professionals, she enjoys spending time traveling with her husband TJ, and their two grown children Paige and Eli.

Joscelyn Farmer, B.S., CDA

Director

Administration

317-386-8902 ext. 241

JFarmer@isindy.com

Ms. Joscelyn transitioned from a career in pharmacy in 2013 after the birth of her second child and joined the Imagination Station team. She realized her passion for working with children and quickly achieved her Child Development Associate Credential. Ms. Joscelyn graduated from Indiana Tech with a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, a minor in Psychology, and is working now toward a second bachelors degree in Child Development. Ms. Joscelyn works closely with all of our families to ensure that their needs are met and they are given the best possible experience at Imagination Station. When not serving our families and investing in our students at Imagination Station, she enjoys spending time antique mall and thrift store shopping with her fiancé Michael, and spending family time with their children, Nolan, Carson, Roman, and Stella.

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Sammi Collier

Office Manager

317-386-8902

SCollier@isindy.com

Ms. Sammi grew up being involved in her family’s multiple childcare centers, and loves to watch  children grow and succeed.  She attended Ball State University for a short time majoring in Graphic Arts Management. Ms. Sammi is excited to grow with Imagination Station in family engagement. She genuinely enjoys having a positive attitude and putting a smile on other people’s faces.  She has a daughter, Madilynn, and a dog, Winnie, that are both the light of her life.  In her free time she enjoys shopping, crafting, and attending concerts.  

Kristen Myrick, CDA

Food Service Specialist

Food Services

317-386-8902 ext. 242

KMyrick@isindy.com

Ms. Kristen has earned her Child Development Associate Credential and a technical degree in Early Childhood Education. She is now continuing her education at WGU to earn a bachelors degree in Elementary Education. Ms. Kristen loves having a positive impact on the lives of children. Watching them pick up new information and excel makes her job meaningful. She especially loves art and sensory related activities. Ms. Kristen has a four year old son, Hunter and a dog, Eevee.  Outside of work and school, she loves to spend time with her son, take her dog on walks, read books, watch movies, play soccer, and go fishing. 

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Alyssa Spillman, CDA

School Age Team Leader

Lead School Age Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 243

ASpillman@isindy.com

Ms. Alyssa originally joined Imagination Station in 2015 with several years experience in early childhood education. She achieved her Child Development Associate Credential and plans to continue her education. She would like to achieve her bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and become a director eventually. Ms. Alyssa has a four year old son, Coltyn, and a puppy, Cooper. Her hobbies include playing softball and spending quality time with her family. She chose early childhood education because little people are our future and to know she gave them the best tools that she could to be great, is very rewarding. 

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Danielle Wolfe, CDA

Pre-Kindergarten Team Leader

Lead Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 227

DWolfe@isindy.com

Ms. Danielle (a.k.a. Ms. Dee) joined Imagination Station in 2015. She has achieved her associates degree in Business and her Child Development Associate Credential. Ms. Dee has always been an educator at heart! She especially enjoys planning field trips and fun events for our school. She has served in every area of our school and is more than ready to help where needed to make sure that our school days flow smoothly. Ms. Dee arrives at school bright and early to greet all of our families as they enter for the day. She enjoys seeing all of our children everyday while forming close relationships with all families and working closely with our teachers to support them in the classroom. In their spare time on the weekends, Ms. Dee and her husband Robert enjoy exploring nature with their four children. 

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Elisabeth Takacs, CDA

Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 240

ETakacs@isindy.com

Ms. Elisabeth began her journey at Imagination Station as one of our fabulous early childhood student teachers. Since joining our team, Ms. Elisabeth has graduated from Avon High School and achieved her Child Development Associate Credential.. She has been a great addition to our team. Ms. Elisabeth is an innovative teacher who is skilled in all areas of the field. She has created several preschool social media sites to encourage learning. She works hard to ensure that each student is made to feel special by going above and beyond to spend one-on-one time with each child. We love having Ms. Elisabeth as part of our team!

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Taylor Thompson

Assistant Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 240

TThompson@isindy.com

Ms. Taylor graduated high school in 2010 and is working toward her Child Development Associate Credential. Her goal is to become more knowledgeable and learn from the children she teaches. It is important to her to let each child know they are loved, that education is the key to success, and that you never stop learning. Ms. Taylor has three boys of her own who keep her on her toes at all times. Her hobbies include cooking, baking, DIY crafts and fishing. She also loves to sing and dance. Ms. Taylor believes that the field of early childhood education chose her because "When I became an employee at Imagination Station, I knew I was meant to be here. I never second guessed it. Each child has taught me something different and I have bonded with so many families. This is my calling!"

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Cari Smith, CDA

Preschool Team Leader

Lead Preschool A Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 234

CSmith@isindy.com

Ms. Cari joined our Imagination Station team in 2015. She has been involved in early childhood education and business management since 2000. She has achieved her Child Development Associate Credential. She would like to continue in the early childhood education field and move into an administrative role eventually. She loves spending time with her husband, James, and their four children and granddaughter. She loves supporting her children in football, marching band, and basketball. She also loves taking family vacations. Ms. Cari enjoys working closely with all of our families to make sure their child is receiving the best education. "Children will not remember you for the material things you provide, but for feeling that you cherished them".

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Ashlee Plummer

Lead Preschool B Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 228

APlummer@isindy.com

Ms. Ashlee began with Imagination Station as one of our fabulous early childhood education student teachers. She has since graduated from Avon High School and is continuing working on achieving her Child Development Associate Credential. She has truly found her passion as a preschool teacher and we could not be more proud of her. 

Allie Tolan

Lead Preschool C Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 239

ATolan@isindy.com

Ms. Allie recently moved to Indiana from Florida where she spent three years in the early childhood education field. She joined the Imagination Station team excited to continue her journey as a teacher. 

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Maci Shepard

Lead Early Preschool A Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 229

MShepard@isindy.com

Ms. Maci is the oldest of seven siblings. She is super excited to be teaching her first year at Imagination Station. She loves getting to watch children grow and blossom. She especially loves watching their personalities develop and getting to know each child for who they really are. Ms Maci is in the process of earning her Child Development Associate credential to further her education in early childhood.s

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Lead Early Preschool B Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 231

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Megan Hudson, CDA

Infant/Toddler Team Leader

Lead Twos Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 226

MHudson@isindy.com

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Jennifer Jeter

Assistant Twos Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 226

JJeter@isindy.com

Ms. Jennifer (a.k.a. Ms. Jen) has been working with children in some capacity for years. From Sunday School to babysitting to now, almost 3 years of working in childcare professionally. Ms. Jen loves working with young learners to introduce them to their academic journey. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and adorable one year old son. 

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Jessi Griffith

Lead Toddler A Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 225

JGriffith@isindy.com

Ms. Jessi is currently working towards achieving her Child Development Associate Credential. She goes above and beyond when it comes to making sure her class is having fun while learning. She enjoys being creative and building relationships with the children in her class. She is very hands on and is always keeping our little ones moving.

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Assistant Toddler A Teacher

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Bri Prevost, CDA

Lead Toddler B Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 224

BPrevost@isindy.com

Ms. Bri joined Imagination Station in 2019 after working for four years as a teacher in Rhode Island. She is the oldest of three and has a wonderful daughter, Hazel. Ms. Bri has earned her Child Development Associate Credential and is passionate about teaching. Ms. Bri's favorite toddler classroom activities are free art and sensory exploration. In her free time, she loves to be outside with her daughter, their dog, JuJu and their cat, Clover. 

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Assistant Toddler B Teacher

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Elisabeth Bravis, BA in Elementary Education

Lead Infant Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 232

EBravis@isindy.com

Ms. Beth joined the Imagination Station team with a bachelors degree in education. Ms. Beth loves to work with children of all ages! She is a very nurturing teacher who loves helping our little ones reach developmental and educational milestones.

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Amber Helms

Assistant Infant Teacher

317-386-8902 ext. 232

AHelms@isindy.com

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Bri Spillman, CDA

Resource Teacher

BSpillman@isindy.com

Ms. Bri joined our team with experience in the early childhood field and her Child Development Associate Credential in 2018. She began with us as a lead teacher in our Toddler classroom. Her energy and thoughtlessness makes her stand out among others. She is always there to help anyone in need and to encourage whenever possible. Ms. Bri now works as a Resource Teacher.  You will often see her buzzing around in the afternoon, helping where needed.

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Ashley Canniff

Resource Teacher

ACanniff@isindy.com

Ms. Ashley joined our team after moving to Indiana from Washington. Ms. Ashley has worked in various summer camps and taught horseback riding lessons. She is excited to learn and grow at Imagination Station and hopes to one day have her own classroom.

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Perla De La Cruz

Early Childhood Education Student Teacher

Ms. Perla is currently a senior at Avon High School and a early childhood education student teacher at Imagination Station. She is currently working on achieving her Child Development Associate credential. She has found true passion in teaching preschool students, and her goal is to ensure better futures for young children. It is important for her to assure each child feels cherished and cared for. Ms Perla is exited to learn and continue her journey as a teacher!

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