Kids of Peace Preschool is blessed with a staff who love kids, love teaching, and love God. They provide a loving, welcoming, and intentional classroom for all of our children.
Julie PicconattoDirector of Preschool
Ms. Julie's favorite thing about preschool is watching the kids interact with their teachers and other preschoolers. She also loves getting to know all the students and their families.
Her favorite Bible verse is Without Him I would be nothing, without Him I am nothing, but with Him I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)
Something you might not know about Ms. Julie: She loves to read and collect children's literature.
When Ms. Julie is not at Kids of Peace Preschool she enjoys spending time with her family at home and at their cabin.
Zeanna AmundsonPreschool Teacher, 3-4 year olds
Ms. Zeanna's favorite thing about preschool is being a part of the childrens' lives. They can have fun, be silly, and learn all at the same time!
Her favorite Bible verse is "for the Lord, your God, will be with you, wherever you go." (Joshua 1:9)
Something you might not know about Ms. Zeanna: She once got to ride on a zamboni at a Minnesota Wild hockey game!
When Ms. Zeanna is not at Kids of Peace Preschool she enjoys fishing together with her family.
Vicky EntingerPreschool Teacher, 5's
Ms. Vicky's favorite thing about preschool is watching children get excited about learning and doing things for the first time. When they are successful in their accomplishments they want everyone to know in a joyful way! It's so fun to see them grow throughout the school year.
Her favorite Bible verse is "For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this is not as yourselves. It is the gift of God, not of works, so that no man should boast." (Ephesians 2:8-9)
Something you might not know about Ms. Vicky: She met her husband on the telephone! They were both working for a retail chain at different stores during their college years and they met while calling back and forth checking on stock at each other's store. When they finally met in person it was a love connection!
When Ms. Vicky is not at Kids of Peace Preschool she likes to read, spend time with her family, and walk or bike in her neighborhood.
Preschool Teacher Aide
Katie KottkePreschool Teacher, 4-5 year olds
Ms. Katie's favorite thing about preschool is that the children are so curious about the world and eager to learn, which makes learning fun and exciting.
Her favorite Bible verse is "This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it." (Psalm 118:24)
Something you might not know about Ms. Katie: She has a 4-year-old Cavichon (dog) named Max.
When Ms. Katie is not at Kids of Peace Preschool she likes to attend her children's activities, spend time at their family cabin, and watch HGTV.
Lori ReustPreschool Teacher, 4-5 year olds
Ms. Lori's favorite thing about preschool is seeing the children's faces light up when they learn something new.
Her favorite Bible story is about Queen Esther. She was so brave!
Something you might not know about Ms. Lori: She was a member of 4-H for ten years!
When Lori is not at Kids of Peace Preschool she enjoys being at home reading a book and snuggling with her cats!