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Rogers KinderCare

Tracy Gustafson, Center Director

14080 Northdale Blvd. Rogers MN 55374
(763) 428-8973 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 YEAR-OLDS

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Special Instructions:
HWY 101 & 141st Ave.-SW corner next to the Fairview Clinics

Rogers/Hassan Township

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
Center buses to Rogers Elementary and Hassan Elementary has a bus stop at the center.

Our Center is conveniently located off of Highway 94 and Highway 101. We offer an age specific and engaging learning environment and are proud to have added a Spanish component this Fall! We would love for you to come visit our center and see all that we have to offer.

  • Accreditation Seal Every Day · Every Child · Excellence · Accreditated · Knowledge Universe
  • NAEYC Accreditation NAEYC


Welcome to Rogers KinderCare! We are so proud of our dedicated teachers, engaging curriculum, and amazing kids! We would love for you to come tour our center, give us a call! 

We serve military families through Child Care Aware fee assistance.

Tracy Gustafson, Center Director

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Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)

As children reach school age, our comprehensive full-day kindergarten program helps them explore, communicate, and create – all in a nurturing, small-class setting. Our team of expert educators has created a unique curriculum of reading, language, arts, math, science, and physical fitness that’s presented in a fun way to encourage a lifelong love of learning. Plus, our program is aligned with local and state elementary school standards, so children will be prepared to confidently enter first grade.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

Don’t miss out on KinderCare’s Summer of Wonder: Six themed programs that will make summer exciting, educational and tons of fun. Whether your child is in our preschool, Pre-K or school-age programs, all of it is designed to help children learn while soaking up the fun. We offer flexible scheduling options to meet the needs of busy families like yours so we hope to see you there.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program


The Math Adventures enrichment program is designed to teach important mathematics concepts such as geometry, numbers, measurement, and probability. Your child will learn about length, height, and weight. He will learn about shapes and solids. He will learn how to add, subtract, multiply, and count money. Math is everywhere and giving your child every advantage now will add up to success later in life.


Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

Multiple Summer Sports Programs

Teachers & Staff

We are so proud of our caring and talented teachers! Our staff is passionate about teaching and dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing environment for your children.

  • Tracy Gustafson

    Tracy Gustafson, Center Director

    Tracy joined the KinderCare team in January of 2004 and has had the opportunity to work as a lead Prekindergarten teacher, Assistant Director and Center Director. In 2007 the Rogers KinderCare opened their doors and Tracy transferred to Rogers from Eden Prairie. She has enjoyed welcoming many new families to the center. Tracy's role as Center Director is to ensure that every family and child receive the quality care and positive learning environment KinderCare offers. Tracy feels very grateful for the opportunity to work with children and help them learn and grow.

    Year Started:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 years
  • Blythe Triggs

    Blythe Triggs, Assistant Director

    Blythe joined the KinderCare team in november of 2007. She has been at the Rogers location since it opened its doors in December of 2007. Blythe has spent many years as an infant room teacher and has helped provide support in other classrooms as well. Blythe has become the Assistant Director and is excited to provide quality care and support for all of the members of our KinderCare family!

    Year Started:
    8 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10 years
  • Ms. Brandee Felling

    Ms. Brandee Felling, Assistant Director

    Brandee has been with Knowledge Universe for almost 13 years. She has had many roles within the company and found her home, here at our Rogers location! Brandee has a Bachelors degree in Business Management.

    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. April, Infant Classroom

    I enjoy seeing the world from a child’s point of view and the look on a child’s face when they explore something new.

    Ms. April is inspired by the relationships she has built with the children, along with the smiles and hugs she receives each day.

    Year Started:
    8 Years
  • Ms. Emily

    Ms. Emily, Infants

    I love seeing how excited the children are to see us each morning. Knowing that I am making a difference in their lives and helping them learn and grow is very rewarding.

    Ms. Emily joined the KinderCare Infant team in October of 2013. She is working towards completing her CDA certification in Early Childhood Education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Dear Zoo by Rod Campell
    Year Started:
    2 Years
  • Ms. Kelly

    Ms. Kelly, Infants

    Ms. Kelly is the newest member of our Infant team. She is currently working towards achieving her CDA certification in Early Childhood Education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
  • Ms. Kenzie

    Ms. Kenzie, Infants

    I love watching the children learn new and exciting things everyday! I love seeing their smiling faces and how much they enjoy learning. I love watching them grow.

    Ms. Kenzie has been with KinderCare for eight and a half years. She has her CDA certification in Early Childhood Education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
    Year Started:
    6 Years
  • Ms. Mary

    Ms. Mary, Infants

    I get to love, nurture, and watch the babies grow. They bring a smile to my face everyday!

    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
  • Ms. Cassie

    Ms. Cassie, Toddlers

    I love to see the children grow and learn new things!

    Ms. Cassie is a new member of our Toddler team! She is very excited to make a difference in the lives of the children in her classroom.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Wheels on the Bus
    Year Started:
  • Ms. Leah

    Ms. Leah, Discovery Preschool

    I love teaching the children new and fun things and seeing their excitement.

    Ms. Leah has been with company for three years. She is working towards completing her CDA certification in Early Childhood Education.

    Year Started:
    3 Years
  • Ms. Amy, Preschool

    Ms. Amy has her CDA certification in Early Childhood Education. She has been with Knowledge Universe for 3 years.

    Years in ECE industry:
  • Ms. Katam

    Ms. Katam, Prekindergarten Classroom

    I love nurturing the children, comforting them when they are hurt, teaching them new skills and making a difference in their lives.

    Ms. Katam has been with Knowledge Universe for 25 years. She has her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Books by Dr. Seuss
    Year Started:
    26 Years
  • Mr. Nick, Pre-Kindergarten/School-Age

    Mr. Nick has been in the early childhood field for 12 years and is working towards earning a degree in marketing. He has been with Knowledge Universe for less than one year.

    Favorite Children's Book:
    Books by Dr. Seuss
    Years in ECE industry:
    12 years

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About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Awards and Recognition

  • Parent Aware

    Parent Aware

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • AM Snack
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

The health and safety of your child is our top priority! Our center features a secure key-pad enforced entrance, all of our teachers are first aid and CPRr certified and have ongoing training in Universal Precautions and SIDS prevention. Our playgrounds are divided by age, fenced, and feature a soft and padded play surface.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

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The staff at KinderCare in Rogers is what makes this place great. They are amazing with the kids and provide them with unforgettable experiences. We are continuously amazed by the advances our kids make, on a weekly basis. Working with the staff, from a parent perspective, has been nothing but a good experience for us. They are flexible, quick and willing to help out in any way they can. For us, the staff has gone above and beyond when we welcomed our twins to the world, often coming out to the parking lot to help haul our clan into the center. I can't say enough good about them. Wonderful place!

- Father

We have had a wonderful experience with KinderCare. Our son started in the infant room when he was 11 months old. We had to find care quickly for him and after visiting several other centers, we stopped in to tour with Ms. Tracy. We knew immediately that this was the place for our son! The Directors, teachers, curriculum and facilities won us over! It was a warm, safe and fun learning environment and we were drawn to the energy there on that first visit! We also loved that non of the babies were just sitting in swings or bouncy seats! Our son has learned and grown so much with the help of KinderCare. He thrived right from the beginning and we are blown away on a daily basis on how much he has learned in his short time there. Our whole family loves and trusts the staff with our son and he has so much fun with his friends while learning and playing. We know they truly care about us as well! We feel very connected with how his days are spent and how he's doing. We would recommend KinderCare to everyone! In fact, we've already recommended KinderCare to three of our friends!

- Parents

Our experience with the Rogers KinderCare has been very positive. I am continually impressed by how well the center is managed. I appreciate that all of the staff, not just his classroom teacher, knows my son by name and greet him with smiles everyday. You can tell that the teachers enjoy their job and truly care about helping kids reach their full potential. It is comforting to know that my son spends his days in a fun, nurturing and creative environment. Thank you KinderCare!

- Mother

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