Meet the Staff of Wee Discover

Wee Discover is an owner-operated, state licensed childcare and preschool offering full-time and part-time infant care, toddler care and preschool programs. We also offer summer camp and seasonal programs for school age children. Wee Discover provides children with individualized, tender care in a safe and clean environment. We are very proud of our educated, caring staff. Discover us!

Rhonda and Jerry Grubb

Rhonda and Jerry Grubb are the owners and operators of Wee Discover. They are on-site every day to ensure a safe, positive experience for your child. Rhonda first began working with children in 1992. She started providing care out of their home in 1994 where she stayed until they were able to custom build the Wee Discover facility in 1998. Jerry worked as a licensed paramedic for 22 years before becoming Wee Discover’s chief financial officer.

 

Katey Gay–
Infant Care

Miss Katey first began working as the lead caregiver in our infant room in October, 2008. She has helped ensure a warm, loving environment for our babies ever since. Katey holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education. In her free time she likes to read, dance, spend time with her nieces and nephews, and movies.

 

Kim Herron –
Young Toddler Teacher

Miss Kim joined the Wee Discover family in July, 2013 as the lead caregiver for our young toddlers. She holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education and has brought a lot of fun, developmental activities to the classroom. Kim has worked in the early childhood field for over twenty years. She is married with two children and enjoys going on motorcycle rides with her husband and spending time with family and friends in her spare time.

 

Suzanne Poggione –
Toddler Teacher

Miss Suzi (as the children call her) began working as the lead teacher in the toddler room in March, 2005 and has remained there ever since. She truly loves working with this age group. Suzanne holds an associate degree in Early Childhood Education and is currently working toward a bachelor degree. Suzanne enjoys spending her free time with her three year old daughter. They love going on hikes, riding bikes, and going to the zoo.

 

Kelly Fugitt–
2 Year Old Preschool Teacher

Miss Kelly first started working at Wee Discover in 1999 with our two year olds. During her employment at Wee Discover she also served as assistant to the director. Kelly currently works as a lead teacher with our young preschool class. She holds a bachelor degree in Elementary Education. Kelly has two boys ages 13 & 14 and enjoys spending her free time with them.

 

Rhonda Evans –
3 Year Old Preschool Teacher

Rhonda began working at Wee Discover in August of 2011 as an assistant to the 3 Year Olds teacher. She became lead teacher for the 3 Year Olds in the spring of 2014. She is a licensed K-5 teacher with a Masters degree in Elementary Education. Rhonda is also certified to teach children with learning disabilities from Kindergarten through 12th grade. She taught Pre-kindergarten and 3rd grade for six years prior to joining Wee Discover. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, who graduated high school in May, 2014. Her daughter will be attending college in the fall of 2014 and Rhonda fears that she and her husband will be a bit lost without her daughter’s marching band activities to keep them busy.

 

Pat Gallagher –
4 Year Old Preschool Teacher

Miss Pat is the teacher for the four year old preschool class at Wee Discover. Miss Pat earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University and a Masters in Teaching from Marygrove College. She has been working with young children for over 30 years, even owning her own Child Development Center at one point. For the past 15 years, Miss Pat has been teaching Kindergarten and pre-school. When she isn’t busy working with children, Miss Pat enjoys scrapbooking.

 

Rebecca Monismith (Miss Becca) –
GSRP Lead Teacher

Miss Becca is delighted to be the lead GSRP teacher at Wee Discover. She moved to Michigan from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania the summer of 2015. She graduated from Slippery Rock University in May 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. Although this is her first year teaching her own classroom, she has had vast experience in schools throughout Western Pennsylvania while completing her undergraduate degree and was an assistant teacher at a childcare center for four years. Becca loves spending time with her family, traveling to new places, and scrapbooking.

 

Annette Durante –
GSRP Associate Teacher

Annette has been working with children for over 25 years. She started working at Wee Discover in August 2016. Annette knew from a young age that she enjoyed being around children. She has an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development. Annette spends her free time with her family. They like to go swimming, take walks, and dance!

 

Summer Program Coordinator

We will be announcing the our new Summer Program Coordinator soon. Please stay tuned....

 




Programs Why Wee? Staff Location Contact Us
Infant Program Toddler Program Preshool Program Summer Program GSRP
920 N. Williams Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48327
248-886-0011