New Creations Maple Grove, MN
Located right across the street from Maple Grove Hospital, New Creations Maple Grove is bright, open and our newest location. It has 6 classrooms, a library, lactation room and beautiful outdoor space, all ready for the little ones in our community. Our address is 9827 Maple Grove Pkwy Maple Grove 55369.
Call Amanda at 763.316.7101 to schedule a tour!
Meet Our Staff
Director: Amanda T.
Amanda is the Director here at our Maple Grove center. She has been working with children for over 25 years. Amanda has worked in the child care field as well as in the medical field in pediatrics. She attended college at Saint Catherine University where she earned her Associates of Arts, and also attended Anthem College earning her CMA. Amanda is the mother of two boys, Chase (18) and Colton (15). She spends her time away from work chauffeuring her boys to their baseball games, relaxing at her cabin, and reading. Amanda loves working at New Creations because she feels there is no greater joy then to be surrounded by the pure hearts and love that each of the children give, no matter what is going on a simple smile or hug from any of the children always make the day better. Amanda's favorite bible verse is Proverbs 31:25, “She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the feature.”
Assistant Director: Amanda T.
Amanda is the Assistant Director in Maple Grove. She graduated with a degree in Spanish, English and Secondary Education from the College of St. Benedict. She is a former Spanish Teacher who taught high school Spanish for 6 years and led 3 tours to Europe with students. After her first son was born she started her own licensed childcare business. She ran “Urban Serenity Childcare” for 14 years. Once her children were in school, she closed her childcare business so she could finally remodel her home. For the past two years she has worked as a substitute teacher with Teachers on Call. Amanda has been married to Patrick for 22 years. They have 3 sons, Kieran (15), Rowan (11) and Sullevan (7) and a greyhound puppy named Edi. They live in Northeast Minneapolis. Amanda loves to travel, spend time with her family and go to Orange Theory Fitness. She feels like New Creations is her second family. Her favorite bible verse is, John 8:12 “When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.”
Infant 1: Ms. Monique
Monique is our wonderful Infant 1 Teacher! She is a graduate of North Central University with a bachelor’s degree in Children’s Ministry. Monique is originally from Michigan, where the majority of her family still lives, except her younger brother who also attends NCU. In her free time, she enjoys working out, and trying new restaurants and coffee shops. She absolutely loves working with children and also has a job as a nanny! Monique’s favorite bible verse is Matthew 6:33 “But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.”
Infant 2: Ms. Heidi
Heidi is the Infant 2 Teacher at Maple Grove! She is married to her wonderful husband and they have 4 children. She loves working with kids, watching them grow and being a role model for learning. One interesting fact is that Heidi has been to almost every state in the United States! Only missing Maryland, New York, Washington and New Jersey. Heidi has worked in the childcare industry for eight years, focusing on Infant and Toddlers. She has received her credentials as a CNA, as well as her CDA in Early Education. She also has a bachelor’s degree in Business from Rasmussen College. She loves photography and taking pictures of families and newborns. She loves to travel and loves her family! Most summers are spent at the family cabin. Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
Toddler 2: Ms. Caitlyn
Caitlyn is our Toddler 2 teacher at Maple Grove. She enjoys working out, biking and hanging out with family and friends. She loves working at New Creations because she gets to connect with each child and be a part of their growth and that she gets to teach them about the love God gives them starting at an early age. Her favorite bible verse is “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good” Romans 12:21
Preschool 1: Ms. Lauren
Lauren is our Preschool 1 lead teacher! Her hobbies include softball, photography and fishing. She loves spending tie with her son Kellan! She really enjoys all the people, staff and families at New Creations an that she gets use her faith in her every day life! Her favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:6 “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God.” One interesting fact about Lauren is currently going to school to get a degree in Social Work.
Pre K: Ms. Adriana
Adriana is our Pre K Teacher! Her family is her inspiration to keep going and start a new day. Her oldest daughter attends the University of Minnesota, and she also have 3 younger children, a set of twins and a 3-year-old son. She likes to read books that are based on love stories and watch foreign files, especially ones from Turkey and India! Adriana loves to work at New Creations because she can teach the children the beautiful things in life and develop a better perspective of why they come to school; to not only have fun, but to also learn! Her favorite Bible verse is Matthew 19:14, Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”