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L.O.V.E. Christian ChildCare Team

Passionate, dedicated and loving, our team loves their work and it shows in everything they do. Our goal is to make a positive difference in the lives of the kids and families who come to our childcare center. 

Andrea Rohly 
Assistant Director
Preschool Teacher

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Andrea is a resident of Cottage Grove. She has two children, ages 9 and 11 who attend school in Inver Grove Heights. They have a 3 year old dog named Luna, who loves the dog park.

Andrea has completed her First Aid and CPR certification and is working on CDA requirements to become certified as a Preschool Teacher for Fall 2021. 

She loves to volunteer, swim, play tennis, travel, sing and play video games with her kids. Looking forward to getting to all the kids and families better.

Dimary Rosado
Director

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Dimary was born in Puerto Rico, raised in New York and she has lived in Minnesota for about 19 years now. She has a Daughter (26), who lives in San Francisco, and a Son (6) in Kindergarten. Dimary enjoys scrapbooking, sports and watching movies, but always wanted to be a teacher, so she earned a Masters degree in Education and a Bachelors in Psychology, and has been teaching for 26 years.  She loves her career and it shows. Dimary looks forward to getting to know the children and families and making each child's Pre-K experience special.

Denise Cummins
Office Administration

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Denise is a resident of Apple Valley, MN, with her husband and two cats, and has two adult children ages 24 and 21. She earned her business degree with majors in I.T., and finance from the University of Johannesburg, and worked as a programmer and later business analyst for a retail company before immigrating to the MN from sunny South Africa. 

 

Denise enjoys swimming, biking, walking on the beach, traveling, visiting with family and friends, sewing, crocheting, building jigsaw puzzles and solving crosswords and other word/logic puzzles.

Sarah Brennan
Teacher
Preschool

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Sara is resident in West St. Paul and is the mother of two of our preschoolers. She is be working at our center part time. Being a qualified teacher, Sara will assist in all classrooms as needed. 
 

Jeff Shaw, Teacher Aide

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Jeff has a passion for sharing God’s love with families and building up the church in the local communities. He and his wife Linda of 32 years have two beautiful children, Chloe and Tacy, adopted from China. Jeff and Linda’s experience has shown them the challenges families experience through adoption and blending ethnic backgrounds in the home.

Athena Anderson, Kitchen Administration & Assistant Teacher

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At the age of 5, Athena began learning Spanish in school until she was 15. She then enhanced her learning of the language and culture by attending Spanish Immersion Camps for 9 consecutive summers. She now holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish. She has also gone on to be certified in Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED and trainings for caring of preschool and school age children. Athena looks forward to teaching Spanish in a fun way to the children at L.O.V.E. Christian Childcare.

Tacy Shaw
Assistant Teacher
Preschool

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Tacy was an honor roll student at Simley High School in Inver Grove Heights. She enjoys academics as well as personal development and has chosen to take advanced placement classes while also participating in school clubs.

 

She has received her certificates for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED along with the proper trainings for preschool and school age children. She enjoys being a teach aide to share her love for learning with the children at L.O.V.E. Christian Childcare.

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Jacky Sampson
Assistant Teacher
Preschool

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Ms. Jacky has been teaching preschool for six years and is excited to join the team to work with the  Pre-K kids at L.O.V.E.  

Ms.  Jacky has been married to her husband, Dave for 22 years. They have a dog named Sadie, and are the proud parents of two college kids. Her son is a 2nd year Computer Science student at Michigan Technical University, and her daughter is a freshman at UW Eau Claire, and, although she has not derclared a major yet, she is interested in pursuing some area of ministry.  The family loves to go boating.

Meri DuRand
Assistant Teacher
All Levels

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Meri is a resident of Inver Grove Heights.  She will be a great asset to our program, bringing with her many valuable skills and experience.

 

Meri will have two students participating in the preschool programs.