Meet the Team
Dedicated & Certified
Lead Preschool Teacher
Ms. Kathy has been at Star Light since 2019 she is director and lead preschool teacher. She is married to papa John (he stops by to visit often!). She is mother to 4 beautiful girls, 6 grandchildren, and a dog, Mia. She loves traveling, spending time on the lake, and camping. They enjoy being able to spoil the Star Light children as well.
Lead Toddler Teacher
Ms. Lily has been at Star Light since 2018. She is attending MSU, pursuing a degree in Social Work. She grew up in Excelsior, MN with her sister and parents. She enjoys playing rugby, camping, kayaking and doing art with her friends at Star Light.
She also has a cat named Wednesday and she is very entertaining!
Savanha joined the Star Light team in 2020 as a preschool teacher. She is from Mankato and is currently studying to be a nurse. Her hobbies (outside of hanging out with her preschool friends) include: reading, baking, and spending time with her husband and her dog. She really enjoys working at Star Light and is excited to meet new students.
Ms. Sofia is from Venezuela and is a Senior at MSU studying elementary education with a minor in teaching English as a second language. She loves teaching and is beginning to fulfill her dream of being a teacher.
Ms. Marissa is a Mankato High School graduate and is studying elementary education at MSU. She enjoys baking, hiking, and watching movies with her dad.
Ms. Brittany is from Marshall, Minnesota. She spent time in South Dakota where she worked in Childcare until she moved to Mankato and started at Star Light. She likes reading, movies and going to the gym.