Greenbriar KidCare Staff


Ann Casey has worked for the district for many years. In addition to working at KidCare, she also works supporting the students’ arrival in the morning.


Kari Knebelkamp is a first-grade assistant with Ms. Lane. This is her second year as a morning KidCare assistant. Kari has also worked at summer school for two years. Her three children also attended Greenbriar School.

 Siegel   Caryn Siegel has worked for the District for 25 years. She has been a kindergarten and first-grade assistant and will be an assistant in fourth grade this year. Caryn has enjoyed working morning KidCare, greeting children and getting their day started off well.  

Afternoon KidCare Staff

  Carbone Sara Carbone has been a teaching assistant in Special Education for the last five years. She graduated from Aurora University with a major in coaching and youth sports development and sports management. Sara also is a sports program league director. 

Kaitlin Coughlin is a junior at Northeastern Illinois University who is majoring in Elementary Education. She is very excited to work and connect with the KidCare students this year.


Samantha Cramin is a senior at Glenbrook North High School. This is her first year at KidCare and she chose to be a part of KidCare staff because she loves kids!


Annie Gabuzzi has experience working in other KidCare settings. She enjoys working with children and is thrilled to work in our program. 


Michelle Hinca has enjoyed working as an instructional assistant for over eight years and as a substitute teacher. Michelle feels that the students, staff and parents make the school days rewarding and filled with successful learning. She looks forward to being with the students in KidCare.


Lauren Klein is currently a teaching assistant at Meadowbrook Elementary. She chose to work at KidCare to get to know the kids in the community and to have fun! 


Maggie Myers is a senior at Glenbrook North. She plays volleyball and is a member of the Relay for Life club. She enjoys working with children and is excited to join KidCare when the volleyball season is completed. 


Patrick Nass is a college student. This is his third year at KidCare. He loves talking to kids and helping them grow. They are the reasons that he keeps coming back! 


Patrick O’Brien is a senior at Glenbrook North. This is his third year working at KidCare. He will be joining us after the soccer season ends.


Max Walker is a senior at Glenbrook North. Last year he worked at District 27’s afterschool program. Max has also worked as a camp counselor. He loves to work with children and is looking forward to a good year.


Kasia Wazny has been with the KidCare program for three years. She is a senior at Glenbrook North. Kasia is so happy to be back working with the students in our program.