Jenny began her career at The Cradle Club as a teacher in 2012 and has spent many of the past years dedicating her expertise and wisdom to our preschool program. Through her excellence in leadership and strength in communication, Jenny now serves as the wonderful director at our Minneapolis school. With a background in Elementary Education from Normandale College, Jenny is an expert at both nurturing and educating children and uses her platform to teach others to do the same. She is passionate about providing children and families with the home-like environment that Cradle Club creates and as a mom to 3 wonderful boys herself, she values the importance of that! Jenny truly has a heart for all of the wonderful work we do and is excited for the opportunity to welcome you into our Cradle Club family.
Sharita is a long time veteran of The Cradle Club and brings a loyal, patient and caring persona to our Minneapolis school. Having excelled for many years as a lead teacher in our toddler department, Sharita continues to bring her passion for education and commitment to excellence to her assistant director role. She started her Cradle Club career in 2008, but began her work with children long before then at just 13 years old. In addition to her years of experience, Sharita holds an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Rasmussen College. She is a mom to three beautiful children of her own, one of whom is a Cradle Club graduate! Sharita loves working with our families and staff to provide the very best care and education for Cradle Club little ones!
As Food Management Director, Cara oversees the work of each of our Certified Food Protection Managers to ensure adherence to the highest quality standards in nutrition, health and safety across our three locations. With extensive knowledge and expertise in Minnesota food code, USDA guidelines and health department rules and regulations, Cara takes great pride in making our food program one of excellence. Beginning her career at The Cradle Club as a teacher in 2005, Cara also brings extensive classroom experience to her current role. Cara is a mom to two beautiful girls of her own and is passionate about providing children with healthy, balanced meals that fuel their growth and development.