Meet our Shakopee Ladybug Staff

  • Infant Nursery Room and Playroom

    • Miss Lauren, Shakopee Nursery Teacher

      “Hey, I am Miss Lauren. I am 22 years old and have always loved working with children. Starting at the age of 10 I was a nanny for a wonderful family. The youngest boy will be turning 13 this year, and it has been such a joy watching him grow up. For two years I attended Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs, studying psychology and the growth and development of the human body. This was such an incredible journey, and one I will not soon forget. I eventually made the choice to move back to Minnesota to be with my family. Currently I am the teacher of the Infant Department. I have worked at Ladybug for about two years now, and I am absolutely loving it. My mom and sister are both teachers as well so I guess you could say it’s in my genes. When I am not working with the little bugs you can find me anywhere outside in the summertime. In the winter I am more of a homebody. I am thrilled to be a part of your little bugs journey through their time at Ladybug, and I am always here to help.”

  • Toddler Rooms – Toddler A, Toddler B, and Proddler

    • Miss Briana, Shakopee Proddler A Teacher

      “My name is Briana Serrano and I am the Proddler A Teacher. I graduated college in September of 2020 with an ECE Certificate, I start school again in February for my ECE Associates! I have been employed at Lady Bug for two years, before that I have worked at one other child care for a few months. I love it here at Lady Bug and working with all the little bugs. I am a mom of two girls, my oldest is 5 and my youngest is 2. I enjoy going to the gym when I have some time to myself. I like taking my girls to the zoo in the summer and we enjoy sledding in the cold winters!”

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      Miss Nicole, Shakopee Proddler B Teacher

      “My name is Miss Nicole and I have a certificate in Early Childhood Education, I have worked in childcare for almost 9 years now with a variety of age groups. I started working with infants and have since moved my way up to the three-year-old group. I was with Ladybug at their Chaska location for four and a half years when I left to pursue an infant teaching position at another center. I worked there for almost two years before returning to my Ladybug family! I have now been back for almost three years working in the toddler department. I am also a mother of two, I have Dakota who started Kindergarten this year, and Charlie who is 3 months old. We live with my Fiancé in Cologne on our little family farm with our dogs and horses. A few of my hobbies are being outside with my family running with the animals, shopping and doing crafts with my daughter.”

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      Miss Maggie, Shakopee Toddler Teacher

      “My name is Maggie and I am the Toddler B teacher at Shakopee Ladybug.  I grew up in Shakopee, in a home where my mother ran an in home daycare from the time I was born until I was 18.  My love for children continues to grow every day!  I am currently enrolled at Rasmussen College studying Early Childhood Development.  I love to spend my free time during the summer attending and competing in car shows with my fiancé and our son Michelangelo, going on walks, and shopping.  During the cold months, I love to snuggle up on the couch to watch movies, or play games with my family.”

  • Preschool Room

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      Miss Ashley, Shakopee Preschool Teacher
  • AdventureCentre

    • Miss Kayla, Shakopee AdventureCentre Teacher

      “My name is Kayla and I am the AC teacher at the Shakopee location. I graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a degree in Child Development and Family Studies in 2019 and am currently completing a Master’s program in Applied Child and Adolescent Development at the University of Minnesota. I have been with Ladybug for a little bit over a year and a half. I love building relationships with the kids and seeing them grow and develop! Outside of work, I enjoy working out, doing yoga, watching Netflix, and reading. I also love spending time with my family, especially my three nephews!”

  • Administrative