Jeanine O'Brien



  • Administrator Credential
  • Family Child Care Credential
  • Infant-Toddler Credential


Jeanine O’Brien earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Shelbourne University. She has been teaching for UW-Platteville’s online credential programs since 1999. She also currently teaches as an adjunct instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Moraine Park Technical College, and at area businesses.

As a former family childcare owner and preschool teacher, she is an advocate for both family and center-based childcare programs.  Additionally, she is a participant of the National Association for Family Child Care, National Association for the Education of Young Children, Wisconsin Early Childhood Association, and National Child Care Association.

Her strengths are in personal and business finance. She finds it gratifying to instruct and counsel others on business startups, administration, marketing, and training leadership teams and their employees. She works with small businesses to help them excel and grow in their industry. This includes reviewing all areas of their business that affects the growth and success in the market place. She specializes in training how to hire quality employees, training and developing them, and building leadership teams.