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Infants

6 Weeks-16 Months

The teachers create individualized lesson plans and evaluate each child monthly to meet the infant's continual changing needs. Our Infant program has three classrooms to accommodate 24 infants.

  • Seraphs Room
  • Teacher Cori

    Where did you grow up? Benson, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 3 years. I love learning new ways to help kids grow and learn.

    What do you love best about the CCC? The families and support from coworkers.

    What is your favorite hobby? Swimming

    What do you like to do in your free time? Hang out with my son

    Fun fact about you. I have a 5 1/2 year old son named Lukis

  • Cherubs Room
  • Teacher Jeannie

    Where did you grow up? Southern California

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 4.5 years and I love it. I love teaching children and watching them grow. I especially love teaching sign language and seeing the kids use it.

    What do you love best about the CCC? I love the people I work with. I love teh christian belief. I love the families I work with.

    What is your favorite hobby? I love walking to music.

    What do you like to do in your free time? I spend my free time with my family. Especially my grandkids. I love playing with them or snuggling watching movies.

    Fun fact about you. I was a surrogate mother to 4 surrogate babies.

    Anything else you would like to share. I have 4 kids, gave birth to 4 surrogate babies. I have 8 grandchildren I totally adore. My family is my life, passion, and happiness.

    Teacher Samuel

    Where did you grow up? Lexington KY/Moorhead MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 2 years, My friends dont appreciate my nurturing side, this is a great outlet!

    What do you love best about the CCC? The Children

    What is your favorite hobby? Singing

    What do you like to do in your free time? Ride my long board

    Fun fact about you. When I was 3 and my little brother was born my mother had to watch me like a hawk to be sure I wasn't taking care of him by myself.

  • Angels Room
  • Teacher Devyn

    Where did you grow up? Heron Lake, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 4 years

    What do you like best about the CCC? The awesome parents and wonderful kiddos!

    What is your favorite hobby? I love to craft

    What do you like to do in your free time? I like to hang out with friends and family.

    Fun fact about you. I was in FFA in high school

    Teacher Eva

    Where did you grow up? San Diego, CA

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 4 years and one of the many things I like about it is watching and teaching children to grow.

    What do you love best about the CCC? One of the things I love about the CCC is that everyone helps each other out and the love you feel all over the center.

    What is your favorite hobby? Hanging out wiht my teen's, I also like to read and paint. I like to work out a lot and swim.

    What do you like to do in your free time? Lounge around my house with some Jazz/Blues music and cooking for my family.


    Toddlers

    16 Months-3 years

    Our toddler program has more than 35 years experience between the teaching staff. The highly motived teachers work to develop and support each child in reaching achievable and at the same time challenging goals to promote their progress and interests. We use practices that are appropriate for toddlers and our teachers are responsive to the social and cultural contexts in which children live. We ensure that goals and experiences are based on knowledge and research-based evidence, not assumptions about how children learn and develop. Our Toddler program has two classrooms to accommodate 28 toddlers.

  • Lambs Room
  • Teacher Karey

    Where did you grow up? Devils Lake, ND

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 35 years

    What do you love best about the CCC? The children- they are so loving.

    What is your favorite hobby? Reading & Sewing

    What do you like to do in your free time? Gardening & Reading

    Fun fact about you. I have cattle, cats & doges at home

    Teacher Beth

    Where did you grow up? Washington

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 14.5 years

    What do you love best about the CCC? The children and that we tecah the word of God.

    What is your favorite hobby? Beading & Adult coloring books

    What do you like to do in your free time? Beading, Camping & going for walks

    Fun fact about you. That I enjoye cooking outside

    Anything else you would like to share. Love the ourdoors and hiking. Love to travel and go to new places. Love Disney.

  • Sheep Room
  • Teacher Cathy

    Where did you grow up? Texas & Kansas City

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? Over 25 years. I love working with small children

    What do you love best about the CCC? The friendly environment and the toddlers

    What is your favorite hobby? Gardening and working out

    What do you like to do in your free time? Playing with my cats and watching TV

    Fun fact about you. I can play the guitar

    Anything else you would like to share. I have a degree in Art

    Teacher Meg

    Where did you grow up? Madison, WI & Rochester, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 3 years! I like it because its an active, ever-changing career- it's never boring!

    What do you love best about the CCC? I love that no matter how stressful a day is, there are always kiddos around to make you smile! :)

    What is your favorite hobby and you like to do in your free time? I love to corchet and read!

    Fun fact about you. I have my own little Etsy Shop!

    Teacher Andrea

    Where did you grow up? Billings, MT

    What do you love best about the CCC? Christian Centered Community

    What is your favorite hobby? Scrapbooking

    What do you like to do in your free time? Ride my Bike

    Fun fact about you. I am an auntie!!


    Pre-Kindergarten

    3 years-5 years

    In the Pre-K program, we're all about being ourselves and learning through play and social interaction. Whether outside, in the classroom, in devotions or in the gym we're always learning about ourselves and the world around us. Our Pre-K prgram has two classrooms to accommodate 40 children.

  • Disciples Room
  • Teacher Malinda

    Where did you grow up? Sabin, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 9 years and enjoy it because its always something different every day.

    What do you love best about the CCC? I love that I can teach children about Jesus & God's love in every day settings.

    What is your favorite hobby? Crafting & Reading

    What do you like to do in your free time? Watch MN sports and crafts

    Fun fact about you. I'm left handed

    Teacher Felicia

    Where did you grow up? Ohio

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 23 years. It is God given

    What do you love best about the CCC? The children

    What is your favorite hobby? Golf

    What do you like to do in your free time? Golfing

    Fun fact about you. I'm a comedian

    Anything else you would like to share. I get all of my fromt the CCC

  • Prophets Room
  • Teacher Shane

    Where did you grow up? Mahnomen, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 8 years

    What do you love best about the CCC? The children and families I see

    What is your favorite hobby? Disc Golf

    What do you like to do in your free time? Disc Golf & Computer games

    Fun fact about you. My eye color changes between blue and green

    Teacher Tim

    Where did you grow up? Moorhead, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 2 years

    What do you love best about the CCC? Working with coworkers and playing with the kids

    What is your favorite hobby? Hanging out with family & friends, listening to music.

    What do you like to do in your free time? Volunteer with the special olympics

    Fun fact about you. I have been volunteering with the special olympics of North Dakota for 9 years.


    Pre-School

    3 years-6 years

    Please see Pre-school tab!


    School Age

    Kindergarten- 5th Grade

    Structured after-school care in a Christ-like settling to help students build strong, positive realtionships wiht adults. Provides an environment of fun, enriching, creative activies that promote growt in mind and body. Our School Age program has one classroom to accommodate 26 children during the school year and 30 children during the summer.

    Daily Activites During the School Year

    2:45 pm Welcome, attendance and snack

    3:15 pm Health and Wellness

    3:45 pm D.E.A.R. and or Homework Time

    4:15 pm Enrichment/STEM Activities (Explore themes and topics involving academic and social skills)

    5:00 pm Social and Physical Free-play

    5:45 pm Center Closes

    We do offer care on non-school days furing the school year.

    Daily Activites During the Summer Months

    •Weekly Trips to the Library

    •2 times a week at the public pool

    •Twice a month visit Eventide

    •Weekly bike and scooter days

    •Field trips to: Courts plus, Movie Theater, Red River Zoo, Picnics at Lindenwood Park, Buffalo State Park, Rheault Farms, Bowling alley and more.

  • Shepherds Room
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    Leadership

    Director Angela

    Where did you grow up? Blaine, MN

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? 20 years. I love watching and helping children grow and develop in a safe, loving Christian environement.

    What do you love best about the CCC? The Christian environment and the staff I work with.

    What is your favorite Hobby & what I do in my free time? Scrapbooking, reading and movies

    Fun Fact about you. I've lived in North Dakota for 22 years, but inside I'll always be a Minnesotan girl!

    Anything else you would like to share. God is good, all the time. All the time, God is good.

    Assistant Director Sarah

    Where did you grow up? I moved around a lot, but I consider Grand Forks my hometown. I was confirmed in Hannover, ND and graduated high school in Hillsboro, ND.

    How long have you been in Early Childhood Education and why do you like it? I have been working wiht children for more than 20 years. I love the relationship I get to have with these kids. The appreciation that the children give back is heart melting.

    What do you love best about the CCC? We have a family here.

    What is your favorite hobby? I like to do hort runs everyday with my dog, Buck. I also love reading historical fiction and playing with my flowers.

    What do you like to do in your free time? Crossword Puzzles & Words with Friends.

    Fun Fact about you. I lived in Kentucky for 12 years. I learned to love rolling green hills, horses and bluegrass.

    Anything else you would like to share. I love working at the CCC


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