Red Wagon Staff


Amanda Peterson

Amanda is the Director of Red Wagon and Pre-K teacher. She received her B.A. from Western Illinois University. She lives in East Moline and has a son, Bryan. She has been with Red Wagon for over 20 years.




Laura Hozak

Laura is the Assistant Director and Pre-K teacher. She received her Associates Degree from BHC. She lives with her husband Terry and son Matt in Matherville. She has been with Red Wagon for over 40 years.


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Griselda is the 3 year old’s teacher. She began teaching at Red Wagon in the Fall of 2017. She lives at home in Moline with her parents and her brother. 



Katie Coons

Katie is a single mom of one beautiful daughter, Alisandra.  She has her master’s degree in Education and her BA in Psychology.  Katie is the 3 and 4-year-old teacher and has been with Red Wagon since 2017.




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Sandra attended Illinois State University and has degrees in Speech Pathology & Audiology and Health Information Management. She has been employed at UPH Trinity Rock Island for over 15 years.  In her spare time she likes to read, listen to music, do crafts, and go bowling. She and her husband Brian have one son, Greyson. Sandra started in the beginning of 2020 as Red Wagons Teacher Assistant and will assist with all classes when needed.


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