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, BS, CDA
317-386-8902 ext. 221
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. She is not only dedicated to building close relationships with teachers, students and families, but also to continuously advocating for the importance of early childhood education. 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.
317-386-8902 ext. 222
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.
Brandi Karr, CDA
Food Service Specialist
317-386-8902 ext. 242
Ms. Brandi has decades of experience in the early childhood field, including several years at Imagination Station. She challenges our team to continually strive to be our best at all times. Ms. Brandi has achieved her Child Development Associate Credential.
Danielle Wolfe, CDA
Kindergarten Team Leader
Lead Jr. Kindergarten Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 227
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 also completed classes to be a Registered Behavior Technician, and uses her skills to help our families at I.S.. 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.
Elisabeth Takacs, CDA
Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 240
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!
Assistant Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 240
Ms. Kira joined the Imagination Station team with a passion to make a difference in children's lives. You will find Ms. Kira inspiring students to unlock their creative side while exploring arts and crafts activities. She is excited to help prepare our learners for their future academic journey! In her free time, Ms. Kira loves spending time with family and crafting.
Cari Smith, CDA
Preschool Team Leader
Lead Preschool A Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 234
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".
Lead Preschool C Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 239
Ms. Allie 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. She is passionate about helping students achieve milestones in preparation for their future in school. Ms. Allie is currently working toward earning her Child Development Associate Credential.
Megan Hudson, CDA
Infant/Toddler Team Leader
Lead Twos Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 226
Ms. Megan originally joined Imagination Station in 2015 to start her career in Early Childhood Education. She achieved her Child Development Associate Credential. Ms. Megan is a nurturer at heart! She loves teaching our littlest learners. She has two dogs and is obsessed with all things Disney. Her hobbies include crafting and spending time with her husband. She loves watching children learn new things and skills.
Assistant Twos Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 226
Ms. Aubree joined our team in 2021 with a joy and excitement to see children at a young age learn and grow! Ms. Aubree grew up attending an Early Childhood Education center and fell in love with our field at an early age. She is currently taking classes to achieve her Child Development Associate.
Lead Toddler A Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 225
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.
Bri Prevost, CDA
Lead Toddler B Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 224
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 and their dog JuJu.
Assistant Toddler B Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 224
Ms. Athena joined our team in 2021 and fell in love with working with our younger littles. She has a seven year old son and a love for learning. She enjoys learning from Ms. Bri and wants to continue her education in the early childhood field.
Elisabeth Bravis, BA in Elementary Education
Lead Infant Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 232
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.
Assistant Infant Teacher
317-386-8902 ext. 232
Ms. Amber joined the Imagination Station team with a deep passion to work with children. She loves spending her days with out littlest learners and helping them to achieve milestones. Ms. Amber loves making connections with children and families while implementing early learning foundations with our students.
Ms. Miranda has always wanted to work with children and inspire them to do great things. She is currently working towards her Child Welfare Social Work degree at Ivy Tech. Ms. Miranda is excited to be a part of the Imagination Station team to help prepare her for her future as a social worker. In her free time, Ms. Miranda stays busy helping out at home with her two new siblings.
Ms. Paige grew up around the Early Childhood field. She began assistant teaching in Early Childhood in 2018, while also coaching cheer at a local gym. She joined Urbana University's Acro & Tumbling team and has since moved on to the University of Cincinnati to study Sports Administration. She is currently attending school online due to COVID and home helping out where needed.
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!