Blaine at Lexington (Lexington) is located right on Lexington Avenue and just off of 35W. Opening here in 2019, our Lexington location is licensed for 120 students, 6 weeks through school age (grade 5). Children love the bright, cheerful classrooms, hands on activities, fun and interactive lessons and plethora of toys. Our teachers love their students and care for them as their own. Contact our director for more information and to schedule a tour!
Director: Teri M.
Teri is the Director at New Creations Lexington at Blaine. She began her career with New Creations in 2014 at the Andover location where she was both an Infant and Toddler Teacher. She was promoted to the Assistant Director at Andover in 2017 and transferred to Brooklyn Park as the Director in June of 2018. In 2019 with the opening of the newest Lexington location, she was the perfect choice to lead this center. She lives with her husband, two kids and three dogs in Blaine where they have lived for over 20 years. When she has spare time, she enjoys photography and spending time with family and friends. She would love to retire some day and run a rescue foundation for all types of animals. Teri believes that teachers of young children can help them explore and learn new things every single day. Watching their eyes light up is one of the most rewarding parts of her day!
Assistant Director: Jolene K.
Jolene is the Assistant Director at Lexington at Blaine. She has a deep passion for children and leading a strong team of teachers. She obtained an Early Childhood degree from Rasmussen College and has 5 years of experience in childcare and 10 years of experience in management. She also spent six months in Kenya as a missionary for youth. She currently resides in Hugo with her husband and three children. In her free time, she loves to paint and garden. She truly believes that the best education is not given to students; it is drawn out of them. – Gerald Belcher
Infant 1: Ms. Ali
Ms. Ali has been in childcare since 2014. She is our Infant 1 teacher and loves working with children. She recently got married in Fall 2019 and has three boys of her own at home. She loves to go shopping and be outside in the summer. Friends and family mean everything to her.
Infant 2: Ms. Sammy
Ms. Sammy is a lead teacher that has been with our company since 2017. She loves spending time with her three kids on the weekends. Her favorite hobbies are shopping and spending time with friends. loves working with children because she knows she is making a difference in their lives. Sammy has also attended the Aveda school for Cosmetology.
Toddler 1: Ms. Breanna
Breanna is our Lead Teacher in our Toddler 1 room. She was born and raised in Minnesota and has a beautiful 3-year-old boy. She is a single mom and enjoys every moment with her son. Breanna knows some basic Spanish and would love to learn American Sign Language in her free time. Her interests include attending church events, dance and she even loves to bake. New Creations is so thankful for Breanna; the Toddlers have thrived since she joined our team!
Toddler 2: Mr. Kyle
Mr. Kyle is our Toddler 2 Teacher. He comes to us from our Riverdale location. He is a graduate from Rasmussen College with a degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant. He is currently studying to pass his PTA board exam. In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, hanging out with friends and family and watching T.V. His favorite part of working in childcare is seeing that “lightbulb” moment. Watching a child understand something new is such an amazing moment to be a part of. His favorite Bible verse is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
Preschool 1: Ms. Taylor
Taylor is our Lead Teacher in Preschool 1! She graduated in 2014 from Centennial High School and moved to Ely, MN to continue school at Vermilion College. She played basketball, volleyball and softball, for VCC but was also involved in countless activities like; RA events, Female Weightlifting, Psychology Circle and many others. When she graduated, she obtained her AA in Liberal Arts and Applied Science, Coaching Certification and EMR certification! Caring for people has always been a passion of Taylor’s, but early on in her career she was a certified nursing assistant, sales associate, waitress, and a nanny. She feels that all those jobs have given herself some good qualities and led her to this teaching role. Taylor comes from a large family and being the caretaker is in her blood. In her spare time, she loves spending time with family, friends and pets, travelling, watching movies, playing sports/exercising, reading and painting. She is truly looking forward to her time here at New Creations!
Pre K: Ms. Lissa
Lissa is our Lead Teacher in the Pre K room! She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Duluth and started her teaching career at Pope John Paul II Catholic School (now: Saint John Paul II Catholic School), in NE Minneapolis. After teaching kindergarten for 7 years, she decided to stay home with her own growing family. Lissa was a school volunteer and substitute teacher in the Centennial School District before joining the New Creations team Fall of 2019. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 kids, reading, being outdoors in the warm sunshine and photography. Seeing the excitement and joy in the eyes of little ones when they discover and learn is why Lissa loves being a teacher!
Preschool 2: Ms. Hannah
Ms. Hannah is our Preschool 2 Teacher. She has been in childcare for the last five years and three of those have been with New Creations! She has obtained her CDA: Child Development Associate. Outside of school and teaching, she enjoys expanding her knowledge and spending the majority of her time outdoors. She loves to travel and just recently came back from a four-month volunteer trip to Alaska. She taught alongside her boyfriend at a nature center educating visitors on the land, wildlife, and history of the state. She adores teaching your children because they are some of the most creative, imaginative and hilarious people around. She feels so blessed to have this opportunity to guide and educate your amazing kiddos!