Meet Our 2019/2020 Teachers & Volunteers

Pat Abraham

Miss Pat has a B.S. degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood & Administration. She taught at the elementary level before staying at home to raise her 2 children. Miss Pat then went back to teach early childhood and has been teaching preschool for numerous years now. She enjoys being a part of the WPC community. She loves the outdoors and does many activities and projects with outdoors and nature. Miss Pat says: "My goal is to teach the children in a fun, loving and nurturing environment."

Diane Doner


Miss Diane has a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Illinois State University, and taught Kindergarten for many years before staying home to raise her 3 children.  Once they went to school, she became a Teacher's Aide and substitute teacher at Millburn Early Learning Center. She joined the TTP team  in 2018 and enjoys making each child feel special & important. She loves to teach through play: building on a child's love for fun and adventure.
Miss Diane says: "I am looking forward to another year at TTP!"

Kay Snavely


Miss Kay has lots of experience working with young children.  Miss Kay and her family are long time members of Wildwood Presbyterian Church.  She has taught Sunday School in the nursery for many years.  She and her husband have two grown boys.  She also coordinates child care for Mothers for Preschoolers (MOPS) since the program began at WPC in 2014.  Miss Kay loves children and looks forward to providing a loving environment in which the children at Tiny Treasurer's can learn and grow.

Susan Lawrence


Miss Susan has a B.S. in Psychology from Illinois State University. She has been teaching in early childhood settings for over 10 years. She has taught at TTP for 3 years. Miss Susan loves helping children learn and watching them grow. She believes the most important thing a 3 year old can learn is to love school and love learning. Miss Susan wants to provide a fun, loving and nurturing class. She wants each child to feel happy, loved and important while discovering that school and learning are fun!

Julie Williams

Miss Julie started her career in the health care field before becoming a stay at home mom for the last 18 years to her 4 children - three girls and one boy. Miss Julie and her family are members of Wildwood Presbyterian Church. She has taught various ages for Sunday School here at WPC for 13 years (and counting!) and the kids all love her. In 2018 she began substitute teaching 2 through 4 year olds at the Antioch Parks District Preschool. She loves working with children and is very excited to be a part of the Tiny Treasures team.

Would you like to volunteer?



We always welcome volunteers into our classrooms. This could be parents, college students, church members or anyone else who is known to TTP or WPC and has a passion for teaching young children.

If you are interested in 
volunteering on a regular basis, please let the Director know at or call (847) 223-0186.

Tiny Treasures Preschool
18630 W. Old Gages Lake Road

Grayslake, IL 60030

(847) 223-0186   

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