Meet Our Staff

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                                                                       Lori Tiede                              Marilyn Breimhorst & Stacie Kiihn
Lori Tiede
Director of Sonshine Christian Preschool
Lori graduated from UW Stout with a degree in Early Childhood Education and Child Development. She has been working with young children in various settings since she was a teenager and has been working at Sonshine Preschool for three years. Lori has lived in New Prague for 16 years with her husband Mark. They have two sons, Sam and Chase. They spend a lot of time at baseball games, traveling, fishing, and boating.
Marilyn Breimhorst
Lead Teacher, Sonshine Preschool
Marilyn attended Hennepin Tech and earned a degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been a teacher at Sonshine since it opened in 1998!  Marilyn has lived in New Prague for 36 years with her husband, Dan. Their two sons attended New Prague Schools. Their son Jay and his wife Nette have two boys…Reid and Gabe.  Their son Jon lives in St. Paul.  Marilyn likes to garden, read, spend time with family, bike and go for walks
Stacie Kiihn
Assistant Teacher, Sonshine Preschool
Stacie has lived in New Prague for 15 years.  She and her husband Russ have three children; Josh who lives in Rhode Island, Sydney who also teaches early childhood education, and Emma who is in her first year of college in Rhode Island. She loves to read, shop, travel, and do crafts. Stacie recently went back to school and earned her early childhood education license. She has been working at Sonshine for 12 years.