Jodi Becker - Preschool Lead Teacher
Jodi Becker is the head preschool teacher at Good Shepherd Preschool. Jodi studied Elementary Education, Bible and Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy at Northwestern College in St. Paul and Kendall College in IL.
She has been working with children for over 18 years. Jodi started by teaching private swim lessons for children, while lifeguarding. Then worked at a Christian Preschool/ Child Care Center for 10 years as a Lead Preschool Teacher. At the same school, she was the Assistant Director for 2 years. For 10 ten years Jodi stayed home with her 3 beautiful children. During those years she worked part time at Little Bear Preschool as a substitute teacher and in administration. Jodi was also a caregiver at home for 3 years. She always knew she wanted to be a teacher, even when she was young. Helping children learn and grow has always been her passion.
When she’s not teaching, Jodi enjoys spending time with her family. She has been married for 16 years to her husband Dan, and has 3 children. Her family keeps her very busy with soccer, basketball, gymnastics, Girls Scouts, and swimming.
Jodi believes all children deserve to have a safe, creative, educational environment to learn and grow in. She is committed to providing your child with a loving and developmentally sound Christian foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Anna Crocker - Preschool Aide
Anna was born in Melbourne, Australia, with family living in Greece and Australia.
She studied Dental Hygiene at Gateway Technical College, has 3 beautiful children and a wonderful husband, of nine years. She volunteered at her son's school to help students in math and reading comprehension.
Anna loves to stay active outside, playing with family, golfing and hiking. She loves to cook and read stories to her children.
Working with children is my passion. I love to motivate and inspire children. Knowing that I can make a difference in their lives makes me feel complete! I am honored to have the opportunity to work with all of the children here at Good Shepherd Preschool.