Dolphin Room

5-year old Preschool Room

Sarah Gilpin

I started teaching at the Saint Ambrose Early Childhood Education Center in August 2020. I received my degree in early childhood education and I also have my MN teaching license from Southwest State. I also have a degree in journalism from Bethel University. I enjoy camping, biking, reading, and being outdoors. Most of my free …

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Maryann Nelson

I started working at Saint Ambrose in July 2003 and have been in the Early Childhood field since 1986. I previously worked at a Montessori School before starting at Saint Ambrose. I have been married for over 40 years and have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren. I live in Cottage Grove and enjoy working …

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Joni Hedahl

I am happy to join the team at Saint Ambrose. I started working here in October 2017. I attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth and received my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. However, I ultimately ended up in the field of early childhood development. I have been a preschool teacher for over 25 years. Presently, I …

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