We would love to have you come in and get to know us, but for now, here's a peek...

Infant Room

  • Lydia: Infant Teacher, Teacher Qualified: Lydia is our newest addition to the Infant Room. Please stop in to meet her.
  • Maggie: Experience Aide Qualified. You'll find Maggie in the Infant room every day, singing songs and playing with the babies. Maggie grew up in Scotland and brings a bit of her homeland culture into our midsts. She is also Mom to Jalayna .
  • Shari
  • Haley
  • Ashley

Toddler Room

  • Jennie: Toddler Program Coordinator, Teacher Qualified:Jennie has been with Loving Arms for over 6 years. Jennie, her husband, Matt, and two girls, love spending time together and it doesn't seem to be critical what they're doing, as long as they're together, but proceed with caution, it would appear that she's a Green Bay Packer fan!
  • Stacey:,Teacher Qualified: "Whassup? This is Stacey. I come from a big family and I love to work with children. I have been at Loving Arms for 12 years. I've worked in all of the rooms and love them all!"
  • JoDee G: Teacher Qualified
  • Martha: Experience Aide. If you hang out at the center long enough you're bound to hear Martha singing in the halls... in the classroom ... in the nature classroom ... on the playground ... everywhere and anywhere. There's lots of fun to be had everyday with all of these teachers.

Preschool Room 

  • Cortney Lane-Cortny comes to us from Arkansas
  • Emma Aide
  • Erica: Teacher Qualified

Pre-Kindergarten Room

  • Robin,  PreK Program Coordinator, Assistant Teacher Qualified: "HI! I have worked at Loving Arms since 2012. I enjoy working here, seeing all the new faces entering and graduating from PreK. I am currently studying at Ridgewater College, majoring in Early Childhood Education. I have a St. Bernard name Gem and she is my baby! I am also pretty obsessed with Ninja Turtles (Mikey is my favorite). I always look forward to meeting my new friends and watching them grow."
  • Maddie 

Other Staff in Various Positions/Rooms

  • Mary (Sub) Experienced Aide: Most of you already know Mary as she provided care in her home before joining our team at Loving Arms and she also spent a number of years as a full-time staff in our Infant Room. The winters are short for her as she spends some of the coldest days in the south, but returns to help as needed when the weather is not so harsh.
  • Cynthia (Sub), Experience Aide Qualified:
  • Keshia (Sub), Teacher Qualified:
  • Mindy (Support Staff), Aide
  • Chris Stark- Director: "I am from Springfield MN where I was Director of an intergenerational program. I have 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren, when not spending time with them I enjoy football, cooking and relaxing at the lake .
  • Beckie Brynjulfson - Office Manager: I have been here for 19years. I am married and have 4 children all whom have gone through Loving Arms from the infant room through Pre-K. They are now 20, 18, 15, and almost 13. We live in Raymond and keep busy with our variety of pets, and baseball!"


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