Beginning her career in Early Childhood Education at just 15 years old, Jamie has worked her way from her start as a teacher’s aid to the director of our Edina center. With over 20 years of experience in the field, Jamie has experience with children of all ages and feels her purpose is to provide children with the education, love and support they deserve. In addition to her expertise, Jamie holds a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University. As a Minnesota native herself, she has a particular passion for serving families in her community and comes from a large family of her own! Jamie knows what it means to provide excellence in care and is excited for the opportunity to serve your family.
Leading with care and a commitment to all that the Cradle Club stands for, Kate brings a strong sense of devotion and a plethora of professional experience to our team. After beginning her career with us as a preschool teacher in 2013, Kate was promoted to leadership for the many ways she fulfills our mission of bringing laughter, learning and love to the children and families we serve. Born and raised in the UK, Kate has a bachelor’s degree with honors in American Studies and Film & Media from the University of Central Lancashire, Preston UK in partnership with the University of Kentucky, USA. She has experience working with children of all ages and uses her unique background to share her love of literacy, art and all things creative with them! Kate is a mom to two amazing daughters and is excited to share her love of children and passion for early childhood education with all of the families we serve.
In 2009, Laura began her Cradle Club tenure as a teacher in our preschool program. After 6 years of serving our preschoolers with incredible excellence, she transitioned to her current role with a commitment to do the same for our teachers and families. Laura has a huge heart for her Cradle Club family and utilizes her education and expertise to bring compassion and care to all whom she serves. In addition to her experience, Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in Educational Studies with a minor in Pre-Primary Education and is a mom to two wonderful boys of her own. She remains committed to making the Cradle Club the best place it can be for each and every family!