Mrs. Bataneant, Pilgrim’s preschool teacher, began working with children in her church’s Sunday school department. As a result of this experience, she discovered her love for teaching and working with young children. She received her BA in Early Childhood Education at Northeastern Illinois University. She also received the Department of Teacher Education Outstanding Student Award.
Mrs. Bataneant believes that play is a child’s gateway to learning about the world around them. She enjoys her role as the preschool teacher at Pilgrim Lutheran School.
In her spare time, Mrs. Bataneant loves trying new cuisines, exploring the city, and spending time with her husband, Alin.