Welcome to Medtronic Child Care Center

Meet the Center Director

Tami Mielke

M-F: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Phone: 763-526-7720

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Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school


Meet Our Teaching Team

Sylvia E.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: They are eager learners. They love to read books and I can share my favorite ones with them. I can help them to become self-sufficient. They teach me about love, patience, and seeing the world through their eyes.

Teaching since: 1978

Sara D.

Preschool Classroom

I love teaching because: I love watching the children learn and grow, and I learn something new every day.

Teaching since: 1986

Lorie I.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Watching the chidren grow into individuals and discover new things everyday still excites and amazes me!

Teaching since: 1982

SeAnn E.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to watch the children grow and learn new things

Teaching since: 1991

Lilian B.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I enjoy being around children and being part of their early learning skills. It's a very rewarding feeling to see them learn new skills as they grow.

Teaching since: 2002

Bao V.

Toddler Classroom

Denise N.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Children are fun, and I love watching them grow and mature.

Teaching since: 1984

Melissa K.

Twos Classroom

I love teaching because: Making a difference in children's lives makes me feel happy! And I love watching children grow

Teaching since: 2015

Janice P.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: Everything is new and exciting to young children!

Teaching since: 1995

Blia V.

Twos Classroom


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“Sylvia, you are such a wonderful teacher and I have been so grateful to work with you over the past year to help Winona learn and grow. I appreciate your daily loving attitude, your advice, your sense of humor, and your stories. You have such wonderful ideas to nurture early childhood development.”



“Thank you so much for taking care of our baby girl. She always smiles when she sees you at drop off and we can tell she is happy. We appreciate that more than we can put into words. ”


Christine H. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you for ALL you do for our sweet George! He loves and appreciates you so much, especially his back scratches to help him fall asleep for nap. :) We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking such good care of him and helping him learn about this big, beautiful world every day. XOXO!”



“My appreciation for the teachers at Bright Horizons goes beyond the words that I can express. They extend themselves daily to our children's learning. Both of my sons were more than prepared to move forward in Kindergarten, thanks to Bright Horizons.”


Jessica F. -Bright Horizons Parent

“Thank you SO much for all you do every day for our sweet George! He loves your class and his friends so very much and that is in large part thanks to you and all of your work. We appreciate you so much, as does he. Thanks from the bottom of our hearts! XOXO”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

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