Kids Inc Staff

Emily S:

I have worked for Kids Inc for the last 12 years.  In the last year I have taken the position of Co-Director.  My family inlcudes my husband and our 3 children.  We love spending time together and going on new adventures!  In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and being outdoors!

I love kids because they are imaginative and full of energy. I love all the “love” given by them! My favorite activities to do with the kids are play games, snuggle, coloring, and reading books.

Heidi B:

I have worked at Kids Inc on and off since April 2008, in the last year I have taken on the positon of Co-Director. Before this, I worked at Hutchinson Park Elem and Cokato Elem. as a substitute. I have my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education K-6. My family includes my fiance, my parents, older sister, older brother and younger brother. I also have 1 dog named Ruby! My hobbies are hiking, fishing and biking. I love being outdoors! In my free time I like being with my family, camping, being on the lake, bonfires with friends. 

My favorite activities to do with the kids here at Kids Inc are playing card games and board games. I love kids because of their enthusiasm and excitement. I love hearing their imagination!

 Preschool Class Teacher Rhonda S:

I have 4 children and 7 grandchildren. I also have 1 cat! I have over 35 years of experience working with children in addition to my BS in Education. I have worked at Kids Inc since roughly 2001 I love to work on crafts in my free time, along with reading and going camping!

I love kids because they are all unique and little sponges ready to absorb everything! My favorite activity to do with the kids at Kids Inc is play games                                     with them.

Head Toddler Teacher Kalley L:

I recently graduated from Ridgewater College with my licensed Practical Nursing Degree.  I am currently studying for my boards and hope to specialize in pediatrics. My family includes my mom, dad and brother. I have many hobbies including shopping, swimming, and riding on the four wheeler. In my free time I enjoy hanging out with my family and boyfriend.

I started working at Kids Inc in August 2017 bringing a year of experience working with kids with me. I love working with kids because they brighten up my day and are always funny—no matter what they are doing! My    favorite activities to do with the kids here are playing outside with them and reading books.

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Head Preschool Teacher Mercedes S:

I am a 2016 high school graduate and am currently attending Rasmussen College. My family includes my mom, step dad, 2 brothers, 2 sisters, 2 step brothers and 2 step sisters. I also have 4 pets! I enjoy a lot of hobbies like shopping, camping, swimming, and going out on thIn my free time I love camping with friends and exploring!

I have been working at Kids Inc. since January 2018. This is my first time working at a childcare center and I love it because the kids are so adorable and always say what is on their mind, good or bad! My favorite activities I enjoy with the kids here is helping them with their art projects and playing with them outside.


Aide/Assistant Teacher Rylee Q: 

I am a recent high school graduate.  I am currently enrolled in the Pre-Vet program at Ridgewater College.  I have worked at Kids Inc for a little over 3 years. My family includes my mom, dad, step dad, 3 sisters and 2 brothers. I also have 5 dogs, 2 cats, 2 hedge hogs, 5 cows and many chickens. In my free time I like to read and go rollerblading. I love working with kids!



Teacher Paytan V:

I graduated from Ridgewater College in 2020 with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  I am a fun loving,outgoing person. I love to go on adventures and be spontaneous. I go with the flow and follow my gut. The number one thing I love most is children.




 Head Infant Teacher Michelle M:

I graduated from Hamlin University with a Bachelors degree in Creative writing and a Minor in Linguisticsin Saint Paul. I grew up in Hutchinson in an in-home daycare and have been taking care of children since I was a child myself. While I lived in Chicago I was able to nanny for a family of 3 children for 5 years. I currently live on a farm and love it!I have been working at Kids Inc since Sept. 2019 in the infant room. My favorite activity with kids is reading books. I love kids because they have new perspectives on everything! I learn as much from them as they do from me.   



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Kids, Inc.
Phone: 320.587.5437

Opening Hours:
Monday: 5:30am to 6:15pm
Tuesday: 5:30am to 6:15pm
Wednesday: 5:30am to 6:15pm
Thursday: 5:30am to 6:15pm
Friday: 5:30am to 6:15pm