Laying The Foundation For LEarning 

At Northwest Children’s Preschool & Kindergarten, we take pride in our teachers. Each one is competent, loving, creative, caring, compassionate, and dedicated. All of our employees have federal background checks and are CPR and First Aid Certified.

We are passionate about education and we love watching our students learn and grow!

Call us if you have any questions or would like to schedule a tour. Informational packets may be mailed to you upon request

Kathy Ruesken

Kathy Ruesken is the owner and director of our school. Her belief is that all children should be treated with love and respect and be given the chance to become the best they can be in a safe, loving, and positive environment.

Stephanie Malunay

Stephanie is our Office Manager. She is a wealth of knowledge and we are not sure how we managed without her. She has a degree in Human Resources. This will be Stephanie’s 6th year with us.


Linda Schoen

Linda Schoen is the lead teacher in one of our classes. She has been here for 17 years and brings with her a world of knowledge in the education of young children. Linda has a love for children that runs deep and we appreciate all she does. Linda holds a master’s degree in education.