Christie Howell-Yrios - Executive Director

Christie Howell-Yrios is the Executive Director of the Animal Crackers, Inc Childcare, Preschool and After-school Program. She began working at the center in 1993 and has worked as an After-school Teacher, a Summer Camp Counselor, a Preschool Teacher, the Program Coordinator and the Assistant Director before taking over the Executive Director position in October of 2003.
Christie attended UW Madison for her undergraduate and graduate studies and holds board positions on several different Early Childhood and Educational Board of Directors in Madison.