Wonder Zone employs quality staff members that are trained in CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Recognition, and Communicable Disease. They are here to make a positive impact on your child’s life.
Administrator: Terese Sandford


Terese Sandford created, developed, and designed the Wonder Zone in 2003 as a ministry of Champion Christian Church.  As Administrator her goal is to continue operating the Wonder Zone with Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship, and Enrichment (LIFE). This philosophy ensures a safe, loving, nurturing, and high quality environment for the families that she serves. She has an Associates in Early Childhood, has been married for 23 years, and a mother of 2 daughters.

Ms. Wanda

Ms. Wanda has been teaching at the Wonder Zone for nine years. She is the opener and morning school-age teacher. Ms. Wanda is known to many of the kids as the “lady who makes the lunches”.

Miss Ashlee

Miss Ashlee has been teaching at the Wonder Zone for six years. She teaches in our Morning Glories Room. She is actively pursuing her Associate of Arts degree and her CDA (Child Development Associate.) She enjoys spending time with her two children, bike riding, and baking.

Mrs. Yvonne

Mrs. Yvonne has been teaching preschool at the Wonder Zone for four years. She teaches in our Garden Room. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Youngstown State University. When she’s not teaching, she loves spending time with her husband and two children.

Ms. Chelsea

Ms. Chelsea has been teaching at the Wonder Zone for three years in the Rainbow Preschool Room. She is currently working towards her CDA (Child Development Associate.) When Ms. Chelsea is not teaching, she spends time with her family and volunteers with the youth of the community.

Miss Elissah

Miss Elissah (pictured left) is also teacher in the Busy Bee Room. She has been working at the Wonder Zone for 2 years. She is currently a junior studying at Liberty University for her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing the piano, baking, and reading.

Mr. Travis

Travis Lehmann is a recent graduate from Chalker High School and has been working at the Wonder Zone since the end of March 2016.He is certified in first aid, CPR and Communicable Disease. Travis is currently enrolled at Kent State Trumbull Campus in pursuant of an Early Childhood degree.

Miss Dale

Miss Dale has been with the Wonder Zone for four years. She is the lead teacher in our school-age program. She loves art and music, and has three beautiful children at home.