Meet the 2021-22 LELP Teaching Staff
Director Jennifer Keske

Mrs. Keske has 14 years of experience working with children in a preschool setting. She is married and has two sons.  She enjoys working as a preschool teacher and feels it's a bonus to be able to share the good news with kids in God's house!  Mrs. Keske has resigned from her position, effective May 27, 2022 for personal reasons.

Assistant Teacher Sybil Halvorson

Ms. Sybil teaches one of the preschool groups.  She and her husband, along with their three children, have lived in Esko for 14 years.  Her youngest child is also a graduate of LELP!  They are members of St. Matthews Lutheran Church.  Ms. Sybil has been unanimously approved by the LELP Board of Directors to become the LELP Director, effective May 28, 2022.

Extended Care Teacher Barbara Dimino

Ms. Barbara is the after-care teacher.  She lives in Esko with her husband and two sons. Her oldest son graduated from LELP.  She has subbed at LELP for two years.  She is a Registered Nurse.  Ms. Barbara has resigned from her position, effective May 27, 2022, to return to the  nursing profession.

Music Specialist Sandy Peterson

Mrs. Peterson teaches a weekly lesson to help children learn how to express themselves through music.  As one of the preschool founders, she continues to share her musical gifts at LELP.  Mrs. Peterson has instilled melodies for more than 40 years into the hearts of generations of LELP children. 

Little Esko Lutheran Preschool is fully licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services

Little Esko Lutheran Preschool does not discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship programs, and other school- administered programs.