Lori, CDA, CFM

Assistant Director / Red Cross Rep.
“I look forward to arriving at work every day to meet and greet the children and their families which include the many smiles and positive interactions”.

Lori has been Discover Magical Moments Assistant Director / Teacher / Certified Cook Manager / Red Cross Certified Instructor / Bus Driver since we have opened in July 2002. Prior to the Assistant Director position here she worked at Kids Come 1st for 12 years in varied positions as Assistant Director, Preschool Teacher, Red Cross Certified Instructor, and Van Driver. Prior to Kids Come 1st Lori worked for Children’s World for 8 years as a Teacher and Assistant Teacher. Lori lives in Rochester with her husband and has one daughter who just graduated from college. Lori enjoys seeing parents bring their children to our center who were once children at a pervious center with her, seeing the full circle of life.

Previous experience

  • Kids Come 1st
  • Children’s World
  • Red Cross Instructor
  • Certified Cook Manager
  • Bus Driver
  • Classroom Teacher

Year started with us

  • June 2002

Years in early childhood education

  • Since 1982


  • Rochester Area Vocational-Technical Institute-Child Development Assistant Diploma
  • Minnesota Center for Professional Development Level 9C