St. Paul's Discovery Center Lead Teaching Team

Lily Strain, Site-Director 

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Lily has her BS in Education from Augsburg University, with her MS in K-12 Education Administration. A MS in Business Administration is in progress from Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Lily and her husband live in the Stillwater area, where they enjoy activities with their three sons.

“He has shown you, Oh mortal, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8

Top Five Strengths:  * Restorative  *  Developer  *  Harmony  *  Includer  *  Empathy

Stephanie Everett, Lead Explorer Teacher

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Stephanie has a BS in Business Administration and a Childcare Development Associates degree. She began teaching for LADC in Fall of 2018 and has a wonderfully warm and positive way with the youngest students!

Top Five Strengths:   * Learner * Positivity * Strategic * Achiever * Self-Assuredness

Hannah Dahl, Lead Discovery Teacher

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Hannah graduated from Concordia College/Moorhead with her Degrees in Biology and Chemistry/Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She joined the Discovery Center Teaching Team in 2022. Hannah has been a rec sport coach. During her stay-at-home parent years, she became involved in sensory processing disorders, occupational and feeding therapies, developmental delays and allergies. Hannah is passionate for seeing children’s hearts, meeting them where they are and helping them navigate their feelings and the problems that arise day to day.

“Train up a child the way (s)he should go: and when (s)he is old, (s)he will not depart from it.”  – Proverbs 22:6