Brittany Muller

Pre-K/K Classroom

About Brittany

Brittany started working with young students at The Kids Place in LaSalle. It was here that she started going to college for Early Childhood Education at Kendall College. After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in special education, she got her Master’s at Ashford University for working with bilingual students. She has worked with young children for 9+ years. She loves dogs and the band Pearl Jam. She also loves working with young children--the ones she connects with best.


About Jill

Jill moved back to Illinois after being gone for forty years. She has 22+ years of experience working in the school system. She has three children and four grandchildren. She also has two great-grandchildren. Jill enjoys working outside in her garden. She also loves working with children!

About April

Before working at Lighted Way, April was a nanny for twins. April has worked for Lighted Way for 9+ years. She has three boys. She enjoys cooking, art, and crafts. Much of her life has been dedicated to educating young students!

About Rachel C

Rachel has been a paraprofessional for 16 years. When her children were young, she taught Bible School and Sunday School. Rachel has worked retail, fast food, and at a grocery store. She worked for Valley Flowers and continues a hobby of making florals.

About Renee

Renee lives in Peru/ She has two sons, loves to walk around Starved Rock, and be outside. She has been at Lighted Way 4 years. She also loves to greet each student with a smile each day.

About Harmony

Harmony is from the Mendota area. She is a married mother of three. She is a special needs mother and is an advocate for students with special needs. She is currently transforming from being a stay-at-home-mom to a paraprofessional at Lighted Way. She is caring, loving, dedicated, creative, and supportive. She also loves to sew and do crafts.

About Rachel Q

My name is Rachel Quaco and I am 25 years old. I've worked in this field since I was 20 years old. I absolutely love it! I am a very family oriented person. I have 2 boys of my own; 1.5 and 4 years old. They keep me pretty busy outside of work. I am excited to be a part of the Lighted Way family!

About Mary Jo

Mary Jo has been at Lighted Way for 4 years. She loves dogs and shopping on Amazon. Her favorite song is Faithfully by Journey.