Our Team

Cheerful Home teachers are highly experienced, dedicated professionals that share a love of working with children and helping them grow in a safe, nurturing and inclusive environment. The teachers tailor their lesson plans around the needs of the children to help them achieve their developmental milestones. Staff attend trainings throughout the year to further their knowledge and provide the best quality learning experiences for the children.


All Cheerful Home teachers, per DCFS licensing, must meet a set of teaching requirements: a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree with an early childhood emphasis, extensive teaching experience combined with some college education with an early childhood emphasis, or completion of a credentialing program.


The teachers average more than 10 years of experience at our child care center. There are 3 teachers that have worked at Cheerful Home for over 33 years, 7 teachers have worked at Cheerful Home for over 20 years, and 10 teachers have worked at Cheerful Home for over 8 years. Our teachers have a wealth of knowledge and experience in the child care field.


Cheerful Home staff holds a variety of credentials and degrees in the early childhood field, which along with their extensive experience provides the critical foundation that Cheerful Home builds upon. Our dedicated staff is what makes Cheerful Home a child care industry leader in providing comprehensive child care and early learning services for the children in our community.

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My name is Pam, and I have worked at Cheerful Home Child Care & Early Learning Center for 35 years ...

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Our Contact Info

     315 South 5th Street
     Quincy, IL 62301




     [email protected]


     6:30 AM - 5:30 PM




315 South 5th Street

Quincy, IL



Cheerful Home is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization governed by a Board of Directors, licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, accredited by the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs (NAC) and ExceleRate Illinois.