Becca Garber (Owner)


As the founder and owner of World Around Us Child Care, Becca pursues her lifetime mission of providing a nurturing environment and a quality learning atmosphere for every child.

In 1998, she teamed up with Barbara, her best friend and mother, who entered the business with 11 years of childcare experience. Together, they expanded the home-based center to a commercial building in White Bear Lake. 

Along with Director's Credential, Becca holds a master’s degree in Child Psychology with minors in Special Education and Business Finance from the University of Minnesota.

She is a local of White Bear Lake where she raised her two daughters. 

ms. Kristen (director WBL)

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Kristen joined World Around Us Child Care team in 2017.​ 

She is a local of White Bear Lake! Living nearby the center with her husband, John, and their two beautiful children.

 Kristen has her  Degree in Early Childhood Education Emphasizing in Special Needs. 

She has been in the child care field for over 17 years and enjoys every minute of it. 

In her free time she enjoys being with her family and outside.

ms. dawn (director north ST.paul)


Dawn has been with World Around Us Child Care in North St. Paul since 2000. As a member of the leadership team there, she manages internal operations and creates  a joyful learning environment for each child. She truly loves her work. 

She received her degree in early childhood education from St. Paul Tech 

She has raised her daughter In her spare time she enjoys ! The best years! I love spending as much time outside as possible.

When it comes to vacations she enjoys going on cruises with her family and traveling anywhere she can.