Aurora Tollestrup graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a minor in English. She has worked with children and families from preschool to seventh grade in public and private schools in her community as a teacher, advocate and volunteer. A strong community connection and working relationships with colleagues influenced her teaching practices and continue to inspire her work in Education. She believes that educators with a passion for the success and wellbeing of the children they work with need tremendous support and that is where her motivation comes from.
Aurora is a full time Coordinator of Online Learning and Instructional Technology with Successful Solutions Training in Child Development.
Aurora Tollestrup is an approved PD Specialists. She can be found in the PD Specialist search on the CDA Council website under Port Orchard, WA.
Kimberlee is an STARS trainer through Washington Dept. of Early Learning MERIT.
Brittney Andrade has worked with children on and off for the past 10 years. Of those children, they have been from the ages of a few months old to 12 years old. She loves the creative and open nature that come with children and love the spark that they show when they discover something new. Brittney has a wealth of early childhood education experience, including navigating the NAEYC accreditation process and working in an Early Achievers center. Brittney is currently finishing up her BA in Early Childhood Education, and has previously achieved an A.A. in ECE from Olympic College, and a BA in Creative Writing form Eastern Washington University.
Brittney is our newest full time staff member, and fulfills the role of Student Advisor and Support Specialist with Successful Solutions Training in Child Development.
Director of Online Program Administration
In 2007, Genie decided to share her experiences with others by creating Successful Solutions Training in Child Development, online training for early childhood educators. As a dedicated early childhood professional, it is Genie’s mission to provide quality training to every extent possible; to meet all DEL standards for online training, to continuously work toward improving the methods that are used to present online courses and further challenge those working with children to achieve greater accountability.
Genie is the founder of Successful Solutions Training in Child Development.