Meet the Wee Pals Staff

Our Caring Staff

God has blessed Wee Pals Child Care in so many ways, including beautiful, active children, loving parents, and a dedicated staff. We are grateful to provide our children with a warm, safe place to grow in faith and develop the skills needed to be successful in the years ahead, both at school and in life. Our staff is trained to meet the rigorous standards of the Parent Aware of Minnesota process. Take a minute to familiarize yourself with our selfless teachers who make Wee Pals the wonderful family that it is.

Clairissa Dushek:

Executive Director

Laura Schaefer:

Executive Director’s Assistant

Morrigan Douglass:

Food Support Specialist

Kendyl Dushek:

Lead Teacher: Green Room

Alyssa Williams:

Lead Teacher: Orange Room

Tammy Harber:

Lead Teacher: Red Room

McKennah Matson:

Lead Teacher: School Aged

Fernando Garza:

Lead Teacher/Aide: Orange Room

Diane McKee:

Experienced Aide: Blue Room

Mary Kimbro:

Experienced Aide: Red Room

Jenna Shaffer:

Lead Teacher: Blue Room

Ashley Patterson:

Lead Teacher: Pink Room

Taylor Curley:

Lead Teacher’s Aide: Yellow Room

Lexa Corrigan:

Lead Teacher: Yellow Room

Sydney Klein:

Teacher’s Aide: Green Room

Abby Koch:

Lead Teacher’s Aide: Pink Room

Grace Schroer:

High School Aide

Olivia Vietns:

High School Aide

Emma Holland:

High School Aide

Kylee Cruz:

High School Aide

Arianna Chavez:

High School Aide

Our staff follow the policy below to assist children with behaviors

– Staff model positive behavior

– Design the physical environment to minimize conflict

– Maintain age appropriate expectations for children’s behaviors

– Closely observe and supervise children’s activities and interactions

– Staff help children verbalize their feelings, frustrations and concerns


560 Dunnell Drive
Owatonna, MN 55060