Viking Discovery Program Leadership Staff
Click on the employee photo for a short bio!
Viking Discovery Program Director
A little bit about Krystal...
Waverly Intermediate School Site Supervisor
A little bit about Sydney...
Sydney is a life-long Viking! She traveled through the Waverly school system from kindergarten to her graduation in 2016. Sydney knows the people of School District 145 very well. In summer 2015, Sydney started working at the Viking Discovery Program as an Aide. She is now in her second year at Southeast Community College and will be transferring to a four-year university, where she will major in Elementary Education! When Sydney can step away from homework, she loves hanging out with friends and her family. Sydney relaxes by watching shows on Netflix; one of her favorite shows is The Crown! She also loves traveling, especially on summer vacations with her family. Her all-time favorite place to visit is Florida.
Eagle Site Supervisor
A little bit about Hailey...
Hailey moved to Waverly in 6th grade, and has been a Viking Discovery Program employee since May 2015 when she started in an Aide position at our Hamlow Elementary School Site. In 2017 Hailey graduated high school as a Viking! Did you notice the neon purple lipstick in Hailey's photo? Hailey loves theater and fun make-up...and is a Broadway-talented singer! She considers Diet Pepsi and chocolate chip cookies her guilty pleasures. Hailey enjoys working at VDP because it's different every day and the kids are hilarious! The kids are always teaching her something new... Hailey is a fantastic leader at our Eagle Elementary School Site!
Hamlow Site Supervisor
A little bit about Kristen...
Kristen has one sister, and graduated from Crete High School in 2002. Kristen and her husband, Brian, have 6 kids: Jordyn, Gage, Keldon, Tayvor, Tavrin and Laileonna. They are a foster care family! Before Kristen was a Viking Discovery Program Site Supervisor, she was a nurse. She's also a licensed cosmetologist. Kristen's favorite color is red and she loves watching football...and any events her kids participate in. Kristen also enjoys arts & crafts, puzzles and Diet Dr. Pepper!
There are MANY people working behind the scenes of the Viking Discovery Program in order serve 120+ families well, daily! In addition to the Director and Supervisors listed above, you may need to contact...
School District 145 Foundation for Education Executive Director: Sara Martin
School District 145 Foundation for Education Office Manager & VDP Billing Manager: Dona Pracht