Ms. Leslie Frasier
My name is Ms. Leslie Frasier. I have been at All Aboard... Learning Express Inc. since 2012. I graduated Bradley University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. I have lived in the Sauganash area for nearly three decades. My son, Brandon, pursued a career in real estate along the North Shore and my daughter, Hayley, pursued a career at a design firm, specializing in kitchens and baths. During my free time, I enjoy walking my American Akita through the neighborhood, engaging in equestrian activities, and immersing myself in literary endeavors. A connoisseur of culinary arts, I find joy in preparing and partaking in meals with my family, thereby cultivating meaningful connections. Witnessing the intellectual and personal development of young children is a source of great satisfaction for me. You could find me teaching in Room Aa alongside Ms. Tecla and Mr. Jesus.
Ms. Melissa Doser
My name is Ms. Melissa Doser, and All Aboard…Learning Express, Inc. has been my home for 23 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 Room Kk working alongside Ms. Michelle, Ms. Jill, and Mr. Jacob. I enjoy teaching art, 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 nephew, Kyle and my niece, Annabelle.
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 over 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. I find the 2 and 3 year old classroom to be exciting and filled with adventure. It is extremely fun and rewarding. My husband and I have been married for 14 years and have two amazing children, Erin (10 years old) and Owen (12 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 celebrated our daughter, Leah's 6th birthday in August. In my spare time, I enjoy participating in outdoor activities such as camping, playing kickball, and playing 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, Ms. Melissa, and Mr. Jacob in Room Kk. Although I love all areas of teaching, math and science are my true passions.
Ms. Tecla DeMichael
My name is Ms. Tecla DeMichael. I have been at All Aboard....Learning Express, Inc since September of 2018. I have a certification in Early Childhood Education. I'm passionate about nurturing young minds through a playful learning experience. With 10+ years of experience in early childhood education, I believe in creating a warm, inclusive environment where every child feels valued and encouraged to explore. I love fostering creativity, curiosity, and social skills in my little learners. I have three children of my own; Jesus (21 years old), Adrian (19 years old), and Mia (15 years old). I also have five shih tzus; Oreo, Cookie, Button, Blue M&M, and Biscuit. This school year you can find me in Room Aa with Ms. Leslie and Mr. Jesus.
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. I can be found teaching in Room Cc.
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 17 years and have three wonderful children. In my spare time, I enjoy CrossFit. In the summer, I 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 a mother of a beautiful girl named Arizbeth. I graduated Truman College with an Associate degree in Child Development for Preschool Education. I believe creativity is one of the best ways for children to learn. My goal is to be a supporting tool for children as well as to teach them in a creative, messy and fun way.
Ms. Zeena Karakoshi
My name is Ms. Zeena Karakoshi and I have been teaching for 18 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. I can be found teaching in