Child Development Center Laboratory

Center Staff

A warm WELCOME to our developmentally appropriate, active learning environment. It is our pleasure to work with families and students, as well as to offer the highest of quality early childhood experience possible.

Our Center is enhanced by the quality of individuals hired to work as main staff. These individuals work closely with every child offering unique and exciting opportunities to learn and grow. They have experienced a wealth of training and education supports their qualifications to work in the Center. Please take every opportunity to become acquainted with these “special” dedicated professionals.

Ms. Lona Vroman – “Ms. Lona” .. joined our teaching team in September 2012. Lona is from Buffalo, SD and a graduate of South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education specializing in Birth to 8 years of age and a Kindergarten endorsement.

Mr. Kevin Bogus – “Mr. Kevin” .. joined our teaching team in January 2013 and became lead teacher in July 2013. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Unified Education from CSC. He's married to his wife Kelsey and has a son, Isaac.

Ms. Karen Broberg – “Ms. Karen” has lived in Chadron for many years. She will be the manager for the kitchen and support the USDA food program. Karen has grown children and is a grandmother.

The Center also provides learning opportunities for work study students and students who are interested in the internship program and volunteerism. Other staff are hired or encouraged to volunteer their time gaining experience with young children. Whenever possible, Green Thumb, Foster Grandparents, volunteers from R.S.V.P. and the Chadron community, Job Corp students. Alliance Practical Nursing students, and high school students join our TEAM.