Preschool Staff

Immanuel is blessed with a staff that loves Jesus and loves children!  All staff members hold degrees in education, and each year the staff pursues professional development hours of best practices in early childhood education.

Preschool Director
Mrs. Tracy Miranda

Tracy became Immanuel's Preschool Director as of July 2021. She has previous experience as both a preschool teacher and director. She lives in Romeoville with her husband, three sons, and their dog as well as a guinea pig.
Favorite Colors:  Blue, Dusty Rose, Turquoise
Favorite Foods:  Mexican and anything my boys create
Favorite Preschool Activity:  Being with the children and watching them as they learn.
Favorite Bible Verse:  Philippians 4:13
(God gives me strength)

Mrs. Tami Folgers


Joined ILP staff:  August 2017
Favorite Color:  Purple
Favorite Food:  Pizza
Favorite Preschool Activity:  Story time
Favorite Bible Verse:  Psalm 46:10 "Be still, and know that I am God."

Mrs. Michelle Hoag


Joined ILP staff:  August 2017
Favorite Color:  Green
Favorite Food:  Dark Chocolate
Favorite Preschool Activity:  Math activities
Favorite Bible Story:  Naaman and the servant girl (found in 2 Kings chapter 5)

Mrs. Barbara Callaghan


Joined ILP staff:  August 2018
Favorite Color:  Pink
Favorite Food:  Fettuccini Alfredo
Favorite Preschool Activity:  Arts & Crafts
Favorite Bible Verses:  1 Corinthians 13: 4-7 (Love is ...)

Assistant Teacher (M - F)
Ms. Hailey Szuic


Joined ILP staff:  August 2019
Favorite Color:  Yellow
Favorite Food:  Steak & Garlic Bread
Favorite Preschool Activity:  Reading
Favorite Bible Verse:  Genesis 1:1
"In the beginning God created the heavens and earth."