New Creations Lino Lakes
Students of our Christian childcare center in Lino Lakes, MN, are valued, respected, and loved at New Creations Childcare. Our preschool classrooms are bright, learning is activity-based, and all of our teachers are constantly learning and applying new methods of education.
Special emphasis is placed on nature as this learning center is located right in the middle of a beautiful nature preserve. This center is licensed for 111 students, so you can be confident that your child will be able to interact with many other children and make new friends who are his or her age.
Early Childhood Education Solutions from Our Experts
The early childhood education that your son or daughter receives plays an integral part in his or her development. We understand how important it is to provide a quality academic experience, so we strive to ensure that your child will be treated as if he or she was one of our own children.
Contact our staff when you have any questions regarding our Christian childcare center. In Lino Lakes, MN, our unique learning center is located on a nature preserve.
Meet Our Staff
Co-Director: Kelsey L.
Kelsey is our Co-Director at Lino Lakes! She has been with the company for almost 6 years now. She graduated from Rasmussen with a Bachelor’s in Business Management in the fall of 2018. She has taught in both the Infant rooms and Preschool rooms before accepting the Assistant Director position and now Director position. Kelsey has been really enjoying learning the management side of the company. There are so many reasons she loves working with New Creations and with the kiddos. She enjoys being able to see and work with all the different age groups as well as establishing a great relationship with the families!
Co-Director: Rachael O.
Rachael is our Co-Director at Lino Lakes! She has 10+ plus years’ experience in Early Childhood Education and has worked with all age groups throughout the years. She is excited to be completing her Bachelor's degree in March in Early Childhood Education Leadership, and apply what she is learning at the center daily. She has enjoyed building relationships with all the families and staff since she joined the Lino Lakes team in June 2019. Rachael believes there is nothing better than seeing children achieve milestones, no matter the size, and loves being able to celebrate with them!
Infant 1: Ms. Lisa
Lisa has a degree in social work and loves working with the Infants! Lisa has run her own home childcare for the past 13 years before choosing to join New Creations. She has two sons, one in college and one in high school. She loves coming into work every day, teaching the Infants, and being part of the Lino Lakes team!
Toddler 1: Ms. Emily
Ms. Emily is our Younger Toddler Teacher! She currently leads worship and directs the social media at Horizons Church in Ham Lake, MN. Her hobbies include photography, watching hockey, kayaking, music, and traveling. Ms. Emily is very passionate about early childhood development and education and is excited to partner with you in helping your child grow!
Toddler 2: Ms Rachel
Rachel is our new Lead Teacher in the older Toddler 2 room. She grew up working at a daycare and loved spending time with her nephews. Rachel graduated last spring with a four year degree and now see no better place to spend her time than with wonderful tiny humans every day!
Infant 2: Ms. Dawn
Dawn is our Older Infant Room Teacher. Dawn has run her own licensed home childcare and has 10 years of center and pre-school experience. She has worked with all age groups including school age, but her favorite age group is Infant and Toddler. Dawn’s early childhood experience goes all the way back to high school where she worked at the preschool located within Coon Rapids Senior High School. Dawn is married and has 2 children ages 19 and 21, along with 2 fur babies ages 1 and 3. Dawn was a Scout leader for many years and a devoted volunteer at her children's school. She grew up in Coon Rapids attending elementary and junior high school at Epiphany Church and School. She graduated from Coon Rapids High School. Along with Dawn’s education and experience in Early Childhood she has held a Dental Assisting License and was a Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide. She has cared for the very young and old alike. She is also a trained volunteer of the BeFriender Ministry. What she loves most about her job is the relationships she forms with children, families and co-workers. She loves being a part of your child's team! She believes in treating every child as if they were her own. Outside of New Creations, Dawn loves spending time with family, reading, watching movies and traveling. Dawn’s favorite Bible verse is Mark 10:13-16. Verse 16 “And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them.”
Preschool: Ms Kristina
Kristina is the Lead Teacher in our preschool classroom. She went to Minnesota State University to study elementary education. About a year into the program she realized she really enjoyed working with the younger age groups. That's when she decided to transfer to Rasmussen College to pursue early childhood education! Kristina has her associate degree in Early Childhood Education-Child Development and she really enjoys working with children. They are hilarious, honest and so eager to learn! She loves being able to make an impact in a child’s life by introducing them to the magic of learning and knowledge.
Pre K 1: Ms. Jen
Pre K-2: Ms. jazmine
Jazmine is our Pre-K 2 Lead Teacher! Her and her fiancé Joe live in Coon Rapids. She went to Blaine High School and graduated from Anoka-Ramsey. She loves to play softball and do yoga! Jazmine’s favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 6:19. She loves working with kids for the sole purpose of preparing future minds! One interesting fact about Jazmine, is that she is double jointed in both of her thumbs!