Tami Skorczewski
Supervisor

I have been in Early Childhood since 1983 and my Educational Background is a BS in Child Development and Family Relations from SDSU.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: The beginning – August 13, 1991

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: The service we provide is so important. It allows our parents, who are students at Southeast Tech, to attend school with the end goal of graduating and a chance of building a great future for themselves and their children. We also have a fun work environment here so I always like coming to work every day. And finally – the children. I love watching their development and they are so fun to be around.

My favorite children’s book is: “Put Me in the Zoo” by Robert Lopshire




Robin Sjogren
Program Coordinator/Preschool Teacher

I have been in Early Childhood since 1994 and my Educational Background is a BS in Early Childhood Education from SDSU.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: September 1, 1994

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: It’s a wonderful environment for families and children.

My favorite children’s book is: “Green Eggs and Ham”



Linette Ostermann
Dinosaur Room/Preschool Teacher

I have been in Early Childhood for 24 years and my Educational Background is a Child Development Associate (CDA) – Preschool. I also had a family child care home prior to the Scarbrough Center.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: September 15, 1997

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: I enjoy the energy of the young children and I like to watch them grow and develop.

My favorite children’s book is: “Are You My Mother?”



Edee Smorawske
Monkey Room

I have been in Early Childhood for over 20 years and my Educational Background consists of many years of experience in the early childhood field.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: October 1, 1997

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: I love children and people in general. I also think we have the very best families here at the Scarbrough Center.

My favorite children’s book is: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” and “Goodnight Gorilla”



Pam Bartunek
Monkey Room

I have been in Early Childhood since 1988 and my Educational Background consists of many years in the child care business having a family child care home prior to the Scarbrough Center.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: October 27, 1997

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: The staff is enjoyable and I love to interact with parents and get to know them. I really enjoy bonding with the children and watching them grow and learn every day.

My favorite children’s book is: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear” and “Monster at the End of this Book”



Christi Petersen
Penguin Room

I have been in Early Childhood since 1993 and my Educational Background is a BS in Elementary Education.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: August 13, 2007

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: It is amazing to watch our children grow and learn daily.

My favorite Children’s Book is: “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”



Breanna Stewart
Penguin Room

I have been in Early Childhood for 6 years and my Educational Background is a BS in Early Childhood Education from SDSU. 

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: October 18, 2014

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: The fun kids and staff!

My favorite children’s book is: All the "Mama Llama" books



Melanie Fuller
Little Lambs Room

I have been in Early Childhood since 1986 and my Educational Background is a BS in Elementary Education with a minor in Early Childhood.

I have been at the Scarbrough Center since: October 18, 2014

I love working at the Scarbrough Center because: It's very rewarding to be part of children's learning and developing experiences.

My favorite children’s book is: "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"