SPECIAL DIRECTIONS: On westside of Rice St. and County Rd B2.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Roseville Neighborhood
ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BUSED TO: None at this time
Distance from address: 2.8 miles
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Distance from address: 6.4 miles
Rice KinderCare Learning Center welcomes you to meet our very educated and welcoming staff! We are very tenured, love teaching, and enjoy coming to work each day.
"It is our vision that each child who comes through our door joins a community of children, families, and teachers engaged in the joy, work, and wonder of childhood."
Ashley Berquist began her career in Early childhood education as an aide at Oakdale KinderCare in June of 2002. She quickly discovered that she had a passion for Early Childhood Education, and working with young children. She obtained her Child Developmet Associate's Credential in June of 2003 and became a lead teacher for several years. She spent four and a half years as a Toddler teacher and then moved into a Preschool Classroom. Ashley has experience with all age groups. Ashley was promoted in 2012 to an Assistant Director position, where she was able to gain experience in the office and still be able to spend some time in the classrooms mentoring her staff. She has experience working at Oakdale KinderCare, Downtown Saint Paul, and our East Saint Paul School.
Prior to joining the Roseville Rice Street Team, Ashley was an Assistant Director at East Saint Paul and Downtown Saint Paul KinderCare where she learned the many roles of a manager. Prior to that she was a teacher in our Oakdale location and has experience teaching in every age group. She was primarily a Preschool teacher.
Ashley loves reading and getting lost in a children's book! She really enjoys anything by Dr. Seuss. Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish Blue Fish, or even Oh The Places you will go, just to name a few!
""Be strong, you never know who you are inspiring!" Unknown"
Prior to working in early childhood education, Becky has spent over ten years working in finance. After having children of her own she discovered the rewarding career in early childhood education. She has acquired an Early Childhood Education Certificate from Ellis University. She has been able to use her accumulated knowledge to become the Assistant Director at the Rice Street KinderCare.
Prior to coming to the Rice Street Kindercare, Becky worked for over eight years at the Oakdale Kincercare as a School Age teacher. She has also worked in a variety of supporting positions at the Oakdale center.
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"I love seeeing how quickly the babies learn new things! It's amazing how quickly they grow!"
Jessica is a very caring and passionate teacher! She may seem shy at first but she truly cares about every child in her care! She does a great job ensuring all of our Infants schedules are followed and all of their needs are met!
"I am passionate about helping children become prepared for what lies later in life!"
Ms. Heidi has been working with KinderCare since June of 2008. She has made an impact as a teacher in multiple classrooms at our center over the last four years. Since the winter of 2010, Ms. Heidi has taken on the role of Learning Adventures teacher. She provides private tutoring classes for children in the areas of math, phonics, Spanish, cooking, music, and sports! Ms. Heidi is also the Health and Safety Coordinator for our center and oversees the implementation of health and safety procedures in the classrooms. Ms. Heidi always takes a proactive approach with her teaching methods. She strives to find the best way to engage each child she teaches.
Miss. Chritine is a very passionate and engaged teacher! She loves bringing learning to life in her classroom with several hands on experiences for the Preschoolers! She really enjoys cooking projects and has a song for just about everything! Christine does a great job bringing the curriculum to life in her classroom! She enjoys listening to stories from her Preschoolers and getting to know each child individually!
Miss. Hannah enjoys watching her babies learn and grow and being there to make sure the needs are met by each and every infant in her care. Miss. Hannah does a great job building relationships with the families in our school.
"I believe that every child is an artist at heart."
Heather feels that there is much to be learned through art. She is able to teach confidence, creativity, self expression, and prewriting skills through sensory exploration which you will see as you enter her classroom. Heather thrives on knowing that what she is teaching the children in her classroom will carry through with them in their education journey.
Miss. Ashley loves reading and being goofy with our students! She spends her time with the younger students in our school, and enjoys building relationships with our families. She has a very bright smile and a positive attitude and her clam nature created a calm classroom environment.
""I love to teach children through art, it gives them an abundance of self confidence.""
Ms. Shereen has been with KinderCare since September of 2001. For all of her years at KinderCare, Ms. Shereen has worked within the Toddler and Discovery Preschool Program. Ms. Shereen holds a Child Development Associate's Degree. When she sees a child grasp onto a new concept, she feels so rewarded and special that she was able to be part of it. Ms. Shereen feels that art is a very intricate teaching tool; she integrates both math skills and pre-writing skills into the projects for the toddlers.
"I am passionate about each child learning and having fun every day!"
Xavier brings so much fun and energy to his classroom! He enjoys making learning fun within the classroom! He ensures the needs of each child are met on a daily basis and enjoys watching the Preschoolers eyes light up when they catch on to his lessons!
"I am passionate about preparing children for Kindergarten and beyond."
Ms. Tessa started her KinderCare journey in 2011. Before coming to our school she worked with children in different capacities for about five years. Ms. Tessa has her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education! She brings a very energetic vibe to her classroom and makes sure that all of our students are able to learn, stay active and have fun at the same time! She makes sure to bring each theme alive in her classroom by creating masterpieces with the children and creating new and fun learning games for the children to play!
We are available to answer your questions:
Monday-Friday, 5AM-8PM PST
Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-6PM PST
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