Meet the Teachers
My name is Bonnie Toth. I am honored to serve as our school’s 2’s teacher and director. I am a mommy to three amazing kiddos, wife to a very long-suffering husband, and teacher to adults and children alike. I am passionate about early childhood education. I am also committed to being a life-long learner and frequently attend conferences and classes related to early childhood. I hold a Bachelor's in Secondary Education, with an emphasis on Biological Sciences and a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction. I believe that all people learn best when given a safe space, time, and support to grow. I am a Las Vegas native and enjoy all that our city and surrounding areas have to offer. My family and I love camping, hiking, and all things outdoors! I am excited to play, learn, and grow with you and your families!
Hi, my name is Vicky Thompson and I am the office manager at Kids’ Co-op. I am an NAU graduate with a degree in business. My husband Curt and I have been married for over 30 years and our son Matt was a Co-op kid.
I have been a part of Kids’ Co-op since 2000. I started my Co-op journey as a parent serving as classroom coordinator and I was fundraising chair on the board of directors. I taught the 2’s for several years and subbed numerous times in the 3’s and 4’s classrooms.
It is a privilege to be able to work with an amazing group of teachers and I enjoy working with the parents in their many roles at the Co-op. I love seeing the joy on the children’s faces when they experience the mud bog for the first time or getting messy with goop. I have been known to spontaneously join a circle or sit with the kids at snack. And I love to give lots of hugs! The Co-op is an amazing place and I hope that you can begin your child’s education journey with us and experience the Co-op magic.
A San Franciscan Bay Area native, Laurenae Anderson has educated tiny humans for 12 years. She and her family decided to move to Las Vegas in the summer of 2018 and she has found a home within the Co-Op. With well over a decade’s worth of experience working with children, and seeing the finish line with her AA with hopes of transferring to UNLV, she has a passion for introducing children to different experiences and tools that will prepare them for the next stages in their lives. Other than being well versed in play-based learning, Laurenae is also a mother of a 9-year-old who loves playing video games and reading Harry Potter novels, a wife to a computer science lover, and her furbaby Twix is her world.
As an avid reader and all around art lover, Laurenae loves seeing her 3 year olds run throughout the co-op with blue paint from painting, and to see them sitting on the grass reading books that enrich their love for literature. She considers herself a lifelong learner and enjoys fantasy novels and Krispy Kreme donuts and aspires to enjoy the smiling faces, and loving families for many years to come.
Ms. Sinkovec taught first, second, and third grade in Las Vegas for 11 years. Before that she was a paralegal, a probation officer, an archaeologist and a mom. She has two grown sons and a daughter who just turned 18 and is going off to college in the fall. She has been married to her college sweetheart, Greg, for 31 years. In her spare time, she likes to raise chickens and garden. In addition to the chickens she has five cats, a dog, two rabbits and two tortoises.