Meet the Redeemer Lutheran Cougar Care Staff!
Cougar Care Director: Joyce Toenjes
I graduated from Concordia University, River Forest, IL with a B.A. Elementary Education, 1989 and Northern Ilinois University, M.S. Ed. Early Childhood Education, 1995. My husband is Rev. Hal Toenjes. My children are: Nathan, Rachel, Ben. I enjoy singing and playing handbells, scrapbooking, flower gardening and spending time with my family.
Cougar Care Morning Program Teacher: Christina Flores
I love children and have worked for 4 years with preschoolers in a daycare setting. I have two children, a daughter Chelsea and a son Tommy. Our family loves to go camping and spending time outdoors. I also enjoy music and spending time with our two cats and guinea pig.
Cougar Care After School Care Teacher: Christi Engels
I have been in Early Childhood Education since 1985 in many various aspects of teaching. My husband Bruce and I have one wonderful adopted daughter, Kaitlyn. I enjoy singing, cooking and needlework. Our family enjoys time together camping, biking, having backyard sunset picnics and participating in church activities.