Meet Our Staff

Pong Sayasane

Pong Sayasane

Director

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Miss Pong graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development. She has been working in the early childhood field since 1994. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, and has two college-age daughters. Miss Pong     enjoys traveling, watching movies, skiing, camping and rock painting!
Anne Arends

Anne Arends

Teacher

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Miss Anne graduated from Iowa State with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary & Physical Education. She has been in the early childhood field since 2002. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, and has three grown children. Miss Anne enjoys singing, gardening, hiking, and reading.
Tonya Taylor

Tonya Taylor

Teacher

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Miss Tonya graduated from Dodge City Community College in Kansas with an Associate’s Degree in Child Development. She has been working in the early childhood field “for a very long time”. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, and children. Miss Tonya enjoys  reading, watching TV, and cooking.
Korrina Carlino

Korrina Carlino

Teacher

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Miss Korrina has an Associate’s  Degree in Early Childhood from Elgin Community College. She has been in the early childhood field since 2003. She lives in Bartlett with her husband and two daughters. Miss Korrina enjoys crafting, baking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Julie Graham

Julie Graham

Teacher

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Miss Julie has and Elementary Education Degree from Concordia, and took her childhood courses at College of DuPage. She has been working in the early childhood field since 1991. Miss Julie lives in Carpentersville with her husband. She enjoys reading, sewing, gardening, and playing games, especially bunco.
Cindy Baggio

Cindy Baggio

Teacher

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Miss Cindy graduated from College of DuPage with a Liberal Arts Degree. She has been working in the early childhood field since 1996. Miss Cindy lives in Geneva with her husband, and twin children. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.
Magda Radzki

Magda Radzki

Teacher

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Miss Magda graduated from the College of DuPage with an Associate’s Degree in Child Development. She has been working in the early childhood field since 1994. Miss Magda lives in St. Charles with her husband. She enjoys dancing, listening to music, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.
Nicla Stall

Nicla Stall

Teacher

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Miss Nicla graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Liberal Arts Degree. Prior to joining us, Miss Nicla was on our Preschool Ministry and has a son who was an alum of BPC. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, and two children. She enjoys reading, yoga, traveling, and volunteer work.
Stacey Swander

Stacey Swander

Teacher

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Miss Stacey joined our team in January of 2021. She has been working with children for over 20 years. She lives in Aurora with her parents and has two dogs, Buddy and Freeway. Miss Stacey enjoys reading, playing games with her dad, nature walks, and collecting anything to do with goats.
Tricia Castaldo

Tricia Castaldo

Teacher

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Miss Tricia attended College of DuPage and earned her Child Development Associate Credential in 2016. She lives in St. Charles and has three children. Miss Tricia enjoys spending time with her children, listening to music, painting, reading, and bike riding.
Bill David

Bill David

Teacher

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Mr. Bill graduated from Northeastern Illinois University  with a Bachelor Degree of Arts in History. He was a substitute teacher for School District 301 for the past two years. He enjoys camping, hiking, traveling, music, biking  and spending time with his family. Mr. Bill lives in St. Charles with his wife, three children, and their dog, Chewie.
Karina Terpstra

Karina Terpstra

Asst. Teacher

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Bio coming soon.
Mindy Collins

Mindy Collins

Kitchen Manager

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Miss Mindy became our Kitchen Manager in August of 2018. She attended ECC. Miss Mindy was a member of our Preschool Ministry Team, and is a disciple of this church. She lives in St. Charles with her husband, and two daughters. Miss Mindy enjoys cooking, reading, crafting, building things, and being with her family.