Preschool Staff

Our staff holds degrees in education; 4 year and 2 year degrees in Early and Elementary Education or a related field. We also have staff with Child Development Associate Degrees (CDAs). All have been educated to serve childrens’ needs with an understanding of young child development. We participate in ongoing education through in-service hours to inform, update, and learn best practices with children and families.

Check out our Announcements and Openings page for current staff openings!


Kay Heidrich

Director, Trinity Preschool

BS from MSUM in Early and Exceptional Education

Favorite things to do with kids include music, dancing, painting and creative art.

Theresa Pixley

Assistant Director, Lead Teacher of Turtles Group

Child Development Associate

Favorite things to do with kids include reading, playing, music, and dancing — And especially talking with them!

Rebecca hermann

Lead Teacher of Teddy Bears

BA Biology and Health and Medical Science

Favorite things to do with kids include reading stories, singing songs, and SCIENCE!

Shelby Hoyer

Lead Teacher of Ducklings Group

AA in Liberal Arts, Infant Toddler Credential

Favorite things to do with kids include reading stories, dance parties, and painting.

Linda Rude

Assistant Teacher of Ducklings Group

BS in Elementary Education w/ Preschool and Kindergarten Licensure

Favorite things to do with kids include playing with them, reading to them and singing songs with them.

Mariah Sistrunk

Lead Teacher of Dolphins Group

Bachelors degree in Social Work
from MSUM

I am always looking for opportunities to expand my knowledge of educating children. I like to form strong relationships with children and help them grow into happy and healthy individuals.

Josh Gingerich

Dolphin Room Assistant Teacher

Moorhead High Grad, Physical Education Undergrad at NDSU 

I love physical games and play. I am able to work with children of diverse backgrounds and abilities.


Amy Schaible

Lead teacher

B.A. Elementary Education

Things to do with Kids: Arts and Crafts

Laura Gingerich

Assistant Teacher

Early Childhood Certification from MState

Kate Dahl

Assistant Teacher


SKY Holmer

Lead Teacher

College Coursework in English

I try to make every day fun and exciting for every child.

Casey Robert

Assistant Teacher

UND general studies

I love to watch them discover the world and ask questions! It is so amazing to watch that spark of knowledge light up in their eyes. It is fun to watch them develop into their own person and discover what interests them.

Alexis Miller


BA in Psychology Concordia Working on Masters of Clinical Mental Health counseling.

I am just beginning my work with young children. I love branching out of my comfort zone. I love seeing the kids learn and grow into smart and respectful humans!

Chasey Brenamen

Assistant Teacher