Loyola University, B.S. in Psychology
University of Illinois, Chicago, Master’s in Early Childhood Education
University of Illinois, Chicago, Type 4 Early Childhood Teaching Certificate
Dominican University, English as a Second Language Endorsement
Dawn has been teaching preschool for seventeen years, and joined WCNS in 2016. She graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University. She then obtained her Professional Educator License and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction in ECE with a Special Education endorsement from University of Illinois, Chicago. Mrs. Stanek recently obtained an English as a Second Language Endorsement from Dominican University. She lives with her husband and son in Elmwood Park, where she enjoys reading, running, and yoga.