November 29, 2017

Julie@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com
Director, Little Canada

Educational Background:
Graduated from St. Paul College with a degree in Early Childhood Development.

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 1998

“The reason I work at Children’s Discovery is because it’s one big family! All of the teachers work together to do their very best for each child.”

~Julie

February 10, 2020

Lauren@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com

Chief Operating Officer, Little Canada & Vadnais Heights

Educational Background:

B.A. Degree in Business Management from Luther College

M.Ed. Degree in Early Childhood Education from Concordia University

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2017*
*Employed part-time with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2011

“Making a difference in a young child’s life is something that is truly magical. I love meeting and watching families flourish through the years they stay with us. Children’s Discovery Academy has always been a cherished part of my life. I attended the entire program, from infancy through School-Age care. Now, I am thrilled to be continuing in my family’s business at Children’s Discovery!”

~Lauren

August 27, 2014

Roxy@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com
Assistant Director, Little Canada

Educational Background:
B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Minnesota

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2012

“Working at Children’s Discovery has brought me so much joy over the years! I enjoy interacting with both the children and the parents that walk through our doors. Not only do I believe I’ve made an impression on so many children’s lives, but I believe Children’s Discovery has made an impression on mine!”

~Roxy

August 29, 2014

Kristi@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com
Infant Teacher, Little Canada

Educational Background:
A.A.S. in Early Childhood Development from St. Paul College. A.A.S. Degree in Medical Assisting from Rasmussen College. (CNA) Certified Nursing Assistant License from the American Red Cross.

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 1998

“I enjoy working at Children’s Discovery Academy because the teachers here are truly a family. We all work together ensuring that every child is given every opportunity to grow and learn throughout all stages of their development.

Teaching infants is so rewarding for me. Everyday I have the opportunity of watching the proud smile on each baby’s face when he or she learns and accomplishes something new. Receiving and giving hugs and smiles is truly a priceless reward for what I do.”

~Kristi

February 10, 2020

Brianna@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com

Toddler A Teacher, Little Canada

Educational Background: Lead Teacher Qualified, DHS – Currently Completing Degree in Liberal Arts

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2017

“Working at Children’s Discovery Academy has been such an amazing experience! Being able to see each child learn and grow makes coming to work so fulfilling. Not only am I teaching children every day, but at the same time they are teaching me new things too. It’s so amazing to be a part of such a wonderful company!”

~Brianna

 

February 14, 2011

LaurenC@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com

Toddler B Teacher, Little Canada

Educational Background:
Bachelor of Arts from University of Wisconsin, River Falls

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2014

“Being able to work closely with staff to provide children and families with the best experience is one of the many things I love about coming to work every day! CDA has given me the opportunity to able to watch the children grow, learn, and explore daily. Building connections with families is something that makes being a teacher so rewarding!” 

~Lauren C.

August 26, 2014

Shannon@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com
Preschool Teacher, Little Canada

Educational Background:
B.A. in Child Development from California State University, Chico

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2021

“Having the opportunity to work at CDA has been amazing! I love that I get to come to work everyday and love what I do. The children inspire my teaching and give me so much joy! I love the support I get from CDA and the relationships I’m able to build with children and families.”

~Shannon

February 14, 2011

CasiG@ChildrensDiscoveryAcademy.com
Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Little Canada

Educational Background:
A.A.S. Degree in Early Childhood Education at Rasmussen College – Eagan

Employed with Children’s Discovery Academy since 2008

“It never ceases to amaze me the things I learn from my students each and every day. Having the opportunity to get to know not only the kids, but their families as well is such a rewarding feeling! My goal as an educator has always been to make an impact, but who knew I would be the one with that experience. Children’s Discovery Academy is such a wonderful place where I not only feel safe, but loved and cared for by everyone I encounter. I started out here when I was young, and I have so many people to thank for helping me to become not only the educator, but person I am today.”


~Casi