Hosanna's Discovery Teaching Team

Hosanna's Discovery Center Teaching Team

Cemantha Wibstad, Site-Director / Lead Kinderstart Teacher  

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Cemantha joined the Discovery Center in 2013. She has a BA in Elementary Education, double-minoring in Special Education and Pre-Primary studies from Northwestern University in St. Paul, and her MN Teaching License. Cemantha enjoys spending time with her family, going on long nature walks, playing board games, boating and traveling. Cemantha loves working with children and helping them reach their fullest potential. 

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy. It does not boast. It is not proud. It does not dishonor others. It is not self-seeking. It is not easily angered.”  – Corinthians 12:4-5

 Top Five Strengths:   * Harmony * Input  *  Individualization  *  Developer  * Deliberative


Kris Jones, Lead Young Explorer Teacher

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Kris has her Associates degree from Century College and joined the Hosanna Teaching Team earlier in 2022. She loves seeing the wonder in a child’s eyes when they see and do something new! “The fact that I have a big part in their young lives is wonderful!”

“Be kind and compassionate to one another.” – Ephesians 4:32



Naomi Krueger, Lead Infant Teacher

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Naomi started teaching at Hosanna’s Discovery Center in 2022. She has her BS Degree in Psychology from the University of Northwestern/St. Paul. Naomi’s favorite part of teaching infants is seeing the children grow as they reach their first milestones. She also enjoys seeing how they begin to interact with one another socially and developmentally.

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”  – Romans 15:13 (NIV)

Sarah Buchmeier, Lead Discovery Teacher

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Sarah graduated from the University of South Dakota with a BA in Acting/Minor in English. She has been teaching with LADC since 2021. Her favorite part of teaching are the conversations with the children and listening to what they come up with!

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”  – Psalm 37:4



Jenna Trost, Lead Older Explorer Teacher

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Jenna joined the Hosanna’s Discovery Center teaching team in 2022. She has an Elementary Education, Kindergarten-6th Grade degree from St. Cloud State University. She loves watching the Older Explorers grow throughout the school year, gaining skills, confidence and excitement for learning!

“Your talent is God’s gift to you; what you do with it is your gift back to God.”