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Edina

The Cradle Club – Edina

4530 W. 77th Street, Suite 100 (Enter parking lot off of Parklawn) Edina, MN 55435

 
Director:  Kristine Anderson
Telephone: 952-831-4828     Fax: 952-831-2294
Email: ecradleclub@gmail.com (for toddler and preschool care)
infantcradleclub@gmail.com (for infant care)
Hours: Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Our Edina Location Features:

  • Colorful, educational, kid-friendly classrooms: 3 Infant Rooms, 4 Toddler Rooms, and 5 Preschool Rooms.
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack included for toddlers and preschoolers
  • Large indoor play area
  • 3 Large outdoor play structures, plus a grassy area for older infants and toddlers to enjoy
  • Fun “in-house” and off site field trips
  • Security entrances

Meet Our Director Team:

 

Center Director: Kristine Anderson

Kristine was born and raised in southern Illinois. She is an avid sports fan with a passion for softball. She played basketball for many years along with coaching youth sports.   After graduating from high school, Kristine went on to attend Aurora University and graduated with a BS in Psychology with an emphasis on Child Development.   In 2004 Kristine got married to her wonderful husband Brad. They have two daughters – Olivia (a Cradle Club graduate) and Stella who currently attends our Edina preschool program.  Kristine began working at the downtown Cradle Club in September of 2004 as a lead teacher in the Older Infant classroom. She later moved to the Preschool Department where she taught for 7 years. She also served as Cradle Club’s Curriculum Coordinator and assembled a vast amount of curriculum for all ages including many tools for our Character Building curriculum and “Fun with Fitness” options for teachers to use in the classroom.  Kristine then accepted the Director position at the Edina Cradle Club in January 2013.  She continues to be a tremendous asset in creating curriculum enrichment tools and Tips for Success trainings on the many topics that teachers most need in order to be successful!

Edina Directors

 

Infant Coordinator: Nicole Romashko 

Nicole started with the Cradle Club in 2012 and has worked in both the Preschool and Infant Departments with the majority of her time being spent in all three of our infant classrooms. She has been the Infant 1 Lead Teacher since April 2016.

Nicole attended Rasmussen College for Early Childhood Education with a focus on Infant and Toddler development. She has almost 5 years of experience here at the Cradle Club, had many babysitting jobs as a teenager and has her own personal experience with her son.

 

Assistant Director: Laura Lecy

Laura has been with The Cradle Club since February of 2009. She is a graduate of the University of Northwestern, St. Paul with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education/Educational Studies and a minor in Pre-Primary Education. Laura has a lot of experience working with children in various preschool and elementary schools and has worked in The Cradle Club’s Pre-K and Young Preschool departments. She has a passion for working with young children and their families. Laura enjoys spending time at the lake with her husband Tyler and son, Noah, walking her dog Molly, traveling, scrap booking and photography.