Playgroup I Teacher, Audrey Hayes, moved to Milwaukee from Gary, Indiana in 1990 and joined the MMS team in November 2013. After raising five of her children, Audrey began working with young children. She has previously worked in childcare, most recently at the YMCA North Side Branch and in Head Start and K4 at the Urban Day School.
She believes that the early years in a child's life are an important foundation for future educational endeavors, so she strives to maintain a positive classroom environment full of warmth, compassion, and open-mindedness. An avid volunteer, Audrey seeks out ways to give her time and talent to her community, church, and workplace. MMS has been a great fit for Audrey; she says, "the staff and students are a pleasure to be around, and I really enjoy working in an environment where everyone is respectful to one another."