All Aboard...Learning Express, Inc.
Ms. Leslie Frasier
My name is Mrs. Leslie Frazier. I have been an All Aboard…Learning Express, Inc. team member since 2012. I attended Bradley University where I earned my B.A.S. degree. I have lived in the Sauganash area for 29 years. I have 2 children, Hayley age 27 and Brandon age 21. Hayley is a college graduate of Iowa State University and Brandon attends Wright Jr. College. I have an adorable three year old Akita named Payton. My hobbies are riding horses and watching movies. I also enjoy cooking and grilling with my family. It is a great pleasure to work at All Aboard… Learning Express, Inc. I love seeing the children learn and grow. This school year I can be found working in Room Aa with Ms. Elizabeth, Mr. Jesus and Ms. Gianna.
Ms. Melissa Doser
My name is Ms. Melissa Doser, and All Aboard…Learning Express, Inc. has been my home for over 20 years! I have a certificate in Early Childhood Education from Oakton Community College. I have worn many “hats” in our school, spending time as both assistant and head teacher, and assisting the office staff. This school year, I can be found in Kindergarten working alongside Ms. Michelle and Ms. Jill. I will also be teaching Kindergarten’s weekly art class, often using books or classic works of art as inspiration for my lessons. My lifelong love of books and
stories is what inspires me most as a teacher, and I adore reading to the children. My puppet family (Bruno, Trixie and others) frequently join me in the classroom, bringing silliness and laughter whenever they visit! In my spare time I enjoy reading and going to the movies. I love spending time with my family and friends, especially my niece, nephews, and my sweet little godson, Kyle.
Ms. Amy Cummins
My name is Ms. Amy Cummins and I have been a part of the All Aboard team since May of 2018. I have an associates in Early Childhood Education from Oakton Community College. I have been in the Education field for 20 years and my experience is from infants to school age. Most of my teaching experience has been with children ages 15 months to 3 years, where I taught in the same classroom for 10 years. My husband and I have been married for 13 years and have two children, Erin (9 years old) and Owen (11 years old). You can find me in Room Cc where I enjoy getting to know the children and their families and watching them grow.
Ms. Jill Gorski
My name is Ms. Jill Gorski and I have worked at All Aboard…Learning Express, Inc. since September 2009. I graduated from National Louis University with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. I also have a Type 04 teaching certificate. My husband and I were married in August of 2013. We will celebrate our daughter, Leah's 6th birthday in August. In my spare time, I enjoy participating in outdoor activities such as camping, playing kickball, and tennis. I also love watching movies at home and spending time with my family and friends. I look forward to teaching your children throughout the year. I can be found teaching alongside Ms. Michelle and Ms. Melissa in Kindergarten. Although I love all areas of teaching, math and science are my true passions.
Ms. Tecla DeMichael
My name is Ms. Tecla DeMichael and I joined All Aboard in September 2018. I have my diploma in Early Childhood Education. I look forward to each school year, teaching your children and working with all the wonderful staff. I have three children of my own, Jesus (20 years old), Adrian (18 years old), and Mia (14 years old). I also have 5 Shih Tzu dogs, Oreo, Cookie, Button, Blue and Biscuit. My eldest son, Jesus, joined our AALE staff in the summer of 2019. This summer, I can be found in Room Bb with Mr. Jesus and Ms. Zeena.
Ms. Elizabeth Perez
My name is Ms. Elizabeth Perez, I am from Mexico and I speak Spanish. I have been in college for almost 2 years at Harry S. Truman Community College. I am studying Early Childhood Education and I would like to be a social worker. I have been working at AALE since 2018. I am honored to be working with all the wonderful staff. I am dedicated to continue learning about the development and education of all children. This summer, I can be found teaching in Room Kk with Ms. Leslie and Ms. Jill.
Ms. Nicole David
My name is Ms. Nicole David and have been at AALE since 2018. I served in the Navy from 1994 -1997 as a welder. I have a culinary degree from California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. I have been married for 15 years and have three wonderful children. In my spare time I enjoy CrossFit. In summer can be found in Senior Campers, which I love tremendously. Everyday flies by, filled with laughter and learning.
Ms. Karina Espinoza
My name is Karina Espinoza and I have been working at AALE since 2018. I am currently a student at Truman College and am taking courses in Early Childhood Education. My previous experience is nannying for children birth through 5 years. I enjoy teaching children in a creative way. I believe creativity is one of the best ways for children to learn. My goal is to become a pre-k teacher and to be a supporting tool for children. I am excited for this school year! You will find me in Room Cc this summer.
Ms. Zeena Karakoshi
My name is Ms. Zeena Karakoshi and I have been teaching for 16 years. I am proud to call All Aboard…Learning Express, Inc. my home as I start the next chapter of my teaching career. Growing up in an academic family, I always wanted to be a teacher. I have an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science Child Development from Richard J. Daley College and I have a BS in Marketing. I enjoy teaching young children as they inspire me as much as I inspire them. My passion and patience continue to help me strive to be the best educator I can be. I have been blessed with wonderful students and families, and supportive colleagues whom I treasure. When I am not teaching, you can find me at Panera Bread enjoying a good cup of coffee with family and friends. I like to travel and explore new places. This summer you can find me in room Bb with Ms. Tecla and Mr. Jesus.