St. Bart's Discovery Center Teaching Team

Hannah Zellmer, Site Director and Lead Discovery Teacher 

email Hannah Hannah first started teaching for the Discovery Center in 2007 after graduating from Northwestern University with her BA in Pre-Primary and Elementary Education and MN Teaching License. After several years, she left to teach internationally with a mission in Bangledesh before returning to the Discovery Center as a Site Director/Lead Teacher in 2014. Hannah loves to spend time with family and friends. She enjoys camping and boating.

Communication  Adaptability  Developer  Empathy  Woo


Elisabeth Krane, Lead Kinderstart Teacher

Email Elisabeth Elisabeth joined the St. Bart’s Discovery Teaching team in the Fall of 2017. She has her B.A. in Elementary Education from Gustavus Adolphus College and her MN Teaching License. Elizabeth enjoys reading, knitting and singing in her spare time. “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you should also love one another.”  – John 13:34

Input  Harmony  Learner  Intellection  Developer




Brent Erikson, Assistant Teacher

Brent received his Associates degree in Graphic Design from Hennepin Technical College. He has been teaching with St. Bart’s Discover Center since 2015. Brent enjoys golfing, biking, boating, snowmobiling and hanging out with his children, family and friends at the cabin near Nisswa, MN. “Be a good person to everyone.” Adaptability  Futuristic  Responsibility  Achiever  Command    

Maureen Marino, Assistant Teacher

  Maureen began teaching with St. Bart’s Discovery Center in the Spring of 2017. She has an Elementary Education Degree from Creighton University. Maureen enjoys baking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.    

Responsibility  Belief  Positivity  Includer  Developer





Lori Anderson, Assistant Teacher

  Lori has her B.A. in Social Work and Early Childhood Development from Bethel University. She joined the St. Bart’s team Fall of 2017. Lori has an interest in interior design and enjoys spending time with her family. “Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my medication. Give heed to the voice of my cry, My King and my God, for to You I will pray. My voice You shall hear in the morning, O Lord; In the morning I will direct it to You, and I will look up.”  – Psalm 5