Our teachers have many years of experience in working with children and are certified by the Minnesota Department of Education.

Our director, Marja Steinberg, has an Elementary Education degree from Luther College. She taught elementary school in the Prior Lake-Savage district for 10 years before staying home with her 3 young children. She has a background in environmental education and a passion for creating learning environments that are welcoming to all and nurture the whole child.

sue-anderson-open-door-preschool-teacher--300x233Our two-day lead teacher, Sue Anderson, graduated from St. Olaf College with an education degree focusing on family life science. She worked as an assistant teacher in the Northfield school system for children grades kindergarten through third for five years. She is a member of NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children). She began teaching at Open Door in 1996.