Monica Coons is our Loving Arms Chef, and member of the Iowa Farm to Early Childcare Education Coalition. Monica has a B.S. in Culinary Management from Le Cordon Bleu, a B.S. in Marketing from Simpson College, A.A.S. in Culinary Arts and Pastry from Le Cordon Bleu, and a Food Styling Certificate. Monica is also the Director and Founder of Community Meals Project, a non-profit.
Monica is married to Kevin and has two children. Monica's son Steven and his wife Mikayla live in Omaha and have two kids, Austin and Autumn. Monica's daughter Kristin attends Johnston High School and is employed at Loving Arms after school as a classroom assistant.
In her free time Monica loves to cook and bake and read recipes.
Teacher - Kids for Christ
My name is Miss Hannah and I have my Associates of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have worked in this field in various child care environments, including 2 in-homes where I was an assistant. I have been in a childcare setting since the summer of 2006. I joined Loving Arms in October of 2021 in the younger infant room, and I am excited to be part of this great team! I also completed my internship class at Loving Arms when I was working on my Associates Degree. Sharing Jesus' love with our little ones is what I love about my job here. In my spare time, I love to read, ride my bike, and take long walks with my furbaby named, Darcy. He's the best dog! I also enjoy time with my family which are my parents, my sister, and brother. I also enjoy time with my friends.
I am Wilhelmina, the 4th child of 8 children and the last of a set of twins. I was born and raised in Monrovia, Liberia, a little country situated on the West Coast of Africa. I completed my elementary - undergraduate education in Liberia. Because of my interest in the education of young children, I obtained my Masters in Teaching at the Goucher College in Towson Maryland. It is my conviction that every child has a destiny to be fulfilled. Since education holds the key to fulfillment of dreams that many children have, it is my solemn commitment to help parents shape the future of their children. With my contribution as an educator, I can help make a difference in our society by helping one child at a time.