Our Staff

  • Katherine Bonine

    Preschool director

    Katherine is a California girl! She grew up in Southern California but, moved to Minnesota in 2010. She is married and has two children. A 2-month-old daughter and a 7-year-old son who attends St. John’s Lutheran School in Red Wing where her and her family are church members. She is PTO Secretary for St. John’s, VBS teacher for the preschool age class and she volunteer teaches American Sign Language at St. John's school. She is a bookworm, enjoys hiking the bluffs in Red Wing with her family and going on Pokémon walks with her son. Also, coffee! That’s a hobby, right? Katherine is passionate about the education of preschool age children. She recognizes the importance of a good educational foundation that will put children on the path to success in their elementary education.

  • Kim Cummings

    LEAD pre-kindergarten teacher

    Kim has been teaching preschoolers for much of her life, and thrives on the day-to-day interaction with the kids. She loves helping them not only to prepare for kindergarten, but also teaching them social skills that they can use throughout life. While these are important her greatest joy is helping them to discover that Jesus loves them! Kim is married with four adult children, and two grandchildren.

  • Kelsey warner

    LEAD 3 YEAR OLD Preschool Teacher

    Kelsey is a familiar face around Hope, with 4 children who have graduated from Hope Christian Preschool and having taught in the 2’s class for part of last year. She has been a stay-at-home mom for 12 years and with her youngest starting Kindergarten, looks forward to sharing Jesus’ love with the 3 year olds this year! Kelsey loves leading Bible studies and planning women’s events at The Harbor Church, where she attends with her family. In her spare time, you’ll find her hiking, reading or biking with her family around town.

  • Stefanie Johnson

    Preschool Aide and 3's teacher

    Stefanie Johnson is returning as classroom Aide in our Monday/Wednesday/Friday Pre-Kindergarten class and the Tuesday/Thursday 3-year-old class. She loves working with kids and also works part time at a pediatric clinic performing x-rays and nursing duties. She lives in Hastings with her Husband and two daughters. 

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    Bio of new aid coming soon.



    Devyn Dimmick-Partington is joining the preschool staff as Aide for the Friday’s 2’s Classroom. She loves the joys of working with children and seeing them learn and grow! Her daughter Myckenna is a Hope Christian Preschool Graduate, and her son Emmytt will also be joining the 2’s class with her. Devyn, her husband Jordan, and their family live in Hampton, MN. They have a passion for the outdoors and love to keep active.