Our friendly staff has years of experience in child care and childhood education. Read the profiles of our teachers and meet us in person by scheduling an appointment today!
Hi! My name is Kimberly and I am so excited to a part of the team at Edu-Care Childcare Center! It’s going to be fun and full of learning and adventures.
I am married and we have six grown adult children and 11…and counting Grandchildren. We also have three rescue dogs. We have built our forever home in Buckman, MN.
I went to college for Early Childhood Education and couldn’t wait to start teaching. I have taught for over 20+ years. I am so excited to be a part of this Awesome team. I look forward to being an important part of all the children’s lives!
I love to do crafts, camping, fishing, 4 wheel, snowmobile, and anything outdoors. I am also an avid “thrift” shopper, and love deals! A few of my favorite things: Colors: Yellow, Blue, Red. Season, Autumn. Candy, Chocolate, and Photography, and having family time!
Assistant Director & Lead Preschool Teacher
Hi, I’m Stacey! I grew up in the small town of Bowlus, Minnesota with my mom & dad…Yep that’s right I am an only child! I knew from all my experiences of watching children growing up that I wanted to influence and teach children. I love being able to give them stability, a safe environment and lots of love.
I attended and graduated from Royalton High School. My college career started at St. Cloud State University then I went on to graduate from St. Cloud Technical College with my AAS Degree in Child & Adult Care and Education. I was very fortunate that right after college graduation I got my job at Edu-Care!!! Yep, been here over 17 years!
I’m also married to a wonderful man Chad for 16 years. We just recently built a home on 10 acres of wood outside of St. Joe. I enjoy spending time with my husband and mom, reading, traveling, and shopping antique/flea markets. A few of my favorites: Restaurant, Applebees. Sports to watch, Hockey/Football. Color, Camo…if that counts. Food, Turtle Cheesecake.
Lead Infant Teacher
Hi, my name is Karly! I am originally from Starbuck, Minnesota where I grew up with my mom doing daycare in our home and later started her own preschool. I have an older brother and two younger sisters. I was raised in a Christian based home. I was a Sunday school teacher, bible school and later I went on to a youth director. I recently moved to Avon.
I attended Alexandria Technical College two times and earned two totally different degrees. Law Enforcement and Child Development. I said they were totally different!
I decided to pursue the Child Development degree. I have a passion to work with children and families. I was teaching in Willmar for Head Start until my position was cut. That is what brought me here to Edu-Care! I really enjoy teaching in the infant room. I love being able to watch the babies develop and grow into active toddlers and eventually preschoolers. We like to share a lot of smiles in our room!
Hi, my name is Karen! I am originally from Paynesville, Minnesota. During my senior year and following graduation I was able to work at a couple day care centers. I knew from that experience I wanted to work with children.
I moved to St. Cloud and enrolled at the St. Cloud Technical College in their Developmental Needs Assistance Program. I began working at Edu-Care in March of 2000! While being here I have been able to float around and get to work in and experience all of the age groups.
When I work with the babies I love watching them grow and change and explore all the new experiences to them. The toddlers I enjoy helping them to learn their ABC’s, numbers, colors and shapes. With the pre-schoolers, I love watching them move on to learning how to write their letters and name. I also really like to read stories to all the kids!
Hello! My name is Alexandra, but I like to be called Allie for short. I am currently a student at St. Cloud Technical and Community College in the Child/Adult Care and Education/Paraprofessional Program.
When I was growing up my mom had her own daycare. I loved being able to help her out with kids. Once I grew up and thought about what it was I wanted to do career wise I knew I wanted to work with children!
I truly enjoy working with children, teaching them new things, encouraging them to try and explore new experiences on their own, and watching them grow as individuals.