Meet Our Staff

DirectorMiss Katie graduated from Rasmussen Business College as a Child Care Specialist. She worked at St. Joe’s/St. Therese for over 12 years.  Katie also was a part time PCA for over 15 years and was a nanny for many families throughout her life.  Katie has always had a passion for working with children and their families.  When she was young, she was always babysitting and volunteering at elementary schools and childcare centers.  Katie enjoys trips to the cabin with her family and friends and has a daughter in the Preschool room here at Precious Little Blessings. She loves being a mom and an Auntie to all her nieces and nephews.
Katie has been with PLB since October of 2016.
 
Director of EducationMiss Carrie is a graduate of Martin Luther College, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, and is a Minnesota state licensed early childhood teacher. Carrie was a childcare teacher for a year working with children ages 2-12 in Wisconsin. For the past four years, she has served as the four and five-year-old preschool teacher and director at Christ Lutheran Preschool in Bison, SD. Carrie is very excited for the opportunity to serve her Savior and the families here at Precious Little Blessings!
Carrie has been with PLB since December 2019.
 
Toddler TeacherMiss Katilyn is a graduate of Ridgewater College in Hutchinson for Early Childhood Education. Katilyn has been around children and babysitting for many years. In her free time, she likes to spend it with her family and pets and being outside enjoying the weather.
Katilyn has been with PLB since May 2016.
 
Preschool Teacher Miss Kelli lives in Glencoe just three blocks from Precious Little Blessings. Kelli and her boyfriend Chris, have two boys Devin and Garrett, and a dog, Casper. They love spending time at the lake. Kelli also enjoys reading, gardening, biking and just being with her family!  Kelli has 13 years prior experience working with children.  She was a PCA for children with special needs; has worked in childcare centers and ran an in-home daycare.  She loves children and watching them grow and learn.  Recently she started attending school to get her CDA. 
Kelli has been with PLB since August of 2016
 
Preschool Teacher
Miss Chrissy is a graduate from Ridgewater College in Hutchinson with her associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been around and worked with children for several years. Teaching children has always been a passion of hers. During her free time, she loves being outdoors and with her family. 
Chrissy has been with PLB since May of 2018
 
Toddler TeacherMiss Gina is attending Ridgewater College in Hutchinson in the Early Childhood Development program. She has been around children her entire life and has been babysitting for years. Gina loves spending time with children of all ages and helping them learn and grow.  During her free time, Gina enjoys being outside, reading and loves spending time with her family – including her 12 nieces and nephews (and still counting)! 
Gina has been with PLB since August of 2018
 
Infant TeacherMiss Autumn attended Ridgewater College in Willmar and Hutchinson.  She started out going for nursing but realized her love for children and decided to switch to Education Paraprofessional.  Autumn has worked in childcare for 3 years and loves working with children and helping them grow.  In her free time, Autumn enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and friends, playing games and watching movies and tv shows.
Autumn has been with PLB since February of 2019
 
Infant AideMiss Norma has lived in Glencoe area all her life and graduated from Glencoe Senior High school. Norma is married and has 5 sons. She was a stay at home mom with her 5 boys then became the neighborhood daycare for most of the kids in the neighborhood. Now, she enjoys most of her time spending it with her 6 grandchildren.
Norma has been with PLB since May of 2016
 
Toddler AideMiss Kendra lives in Glencoe, MN with her fiancé, Eric; puppy, Case and cat, Lily.  She loves painting, taking walks and reading a good book.  Kendra enjoys working with children and has worked at Montessori Academy for 4 years.  Her goals are to gain more experience in child care here at Precious Little Blessings and go back to school for her Special Education Degree.  Kendra’s passion is to help children grow and learn.
Kendra has been with PLB since September of 2019
 
Volunteer TeacherMiss Janet lives in Plato with her husband and three sons.  She enjoys golfing with friends, spending time with family, reading and playing tone chimes at church.  Janet is a member at St. John’s Lutheran Church and has recently started taking classes to get her CDA.  She loves working with all the staff, wonderful families and especially the children here at Precious Little Blessings.
Janet has been volunteering at PLB since May of 2016
 
PastorPastor Adam Pilarski is a 2015 graduate of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. From 2015 – 2019 he served as the pastor of four congregation in northwestern South Dakota. In Fall of 2019 he accepted the call to serve as the pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church just outside of Glencoe. He loves to share the good news of Jesus with everyone he meets. He is particularly happy to recall the story of Jesus and the little children where Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” He looks forward to serving you and your children with the good news of Jesus’ forgiveness, love, and compassion.
Pastor has been with PLB since November of 2019