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Meet the World Around Us
teachers at White Bear Lake

Infants Classroom

Ms. Pam


Ms. Leah

Ms. Pam has experience in geriatric nursing and was a Registered Nurse in long term care for over 30 years. Pam loves caring for people and babies at World Around Us. Her 2 daughters are former students at WAU.

Ms. Leah has a passion for taking care of children. She has been volunteering in the nursery at her church for over six years, and she is also the assistant director of children's ministries. She has taken several classes at Century College, as well as, Arizona State University for Early Childhood Education and is looking forward to using what she has learned with the children in her care.

Movers and Crawlers Classroom

Ms. Kimmy

Ms. Kimmy attended Century College for 4 years and received a Para Education Associate's degree.

Kimmy loves working with children and being a teacher is her passion. She loves creating art with the

little ones and enjoys watching their development.

Toddlers Classroom

Ms. Taylor

Ms. Taylor is from Coon Rapids, Minnesota. She has a 5 year old son and two crazy dogs, she also has previously nannied for a family of 3 children. Ms. Taylor has worked with children with disabilities. She enjoys working with little ones and watching them grow. On her free time she enjoys going to Garrison to fish and to take walks with her son and dogs.



Ms. Kelly has been working with toddlers and their families for over ten years. She has a passion for teaching and helping children discover new things. Ms. Kelly grew up in Roseville with a family of eight! She is currently finishing her degree in Psychology online at Southern New Hampshire University. She has previous experience at another center, a few nanny jobs, in addition to working with children with disabilities. Ms. Kelly spends most of her time playing with her nieces and nephews, outdoor activities and studying. She looks forward to getting to know your children and helping them learn and grow.  

Young Preschool Classroom

Ms. Sara

Ms. Sara has been working in childcare for 6 years and has 3 children of her own. Ms. Sara has her CDA in Early Childhood and loves to work with children. She likes to create art with them and make messes because to her that is what learning is about.


Ms. Emilee

Ms. Emilee has an Associate Degree from

Crown College in Early Childhood Education.

She has been a teacher the last 5 years.

Getting messy and having fun in class is what she does best. At her free time she plays hockey, volunteers at her church with teens, plays hockey and likes to go snowmobiling or fishing.

Old Preschool Classroom

Ms. Amy

Ms. Amy is the preschool lead teacher, she obtained her CDA in Early Childhood Development and has about 20 years of experience. Ms. Amy loves to listen to her little ones in the classroom, she likes to watch the process of their learning through out the year. The highlight of her day is to greet the children in the morning. Ms. Amy enjoys spending time with her family on her free time, she likes to watch movies with her son and husband.

Kindergarten Readiness Classroom

Ms. Sarah

Ms. Sarah went to College at St. Paul Tech and has a degree in Sign Language. She volunteered at a Childcare Center for school and eventually she got hired as a substitute teacher. It was then when she fell in love with being a teacher. She loves seeing children grow and learn new things everyday.

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