Matt Cole I have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Winona State University. I actually attended First Circle as a baby, until I was five years old—then I returned as an assistant teacher for three years. I was also an assistant at a Montessori preschool for two years. I like working with children because […]


Cortney Doherty I have an associate’s degree in early childhood education and have been working in the field since 1999. I love working in this field to help nurture children and watch them grow to be their independent selves. I also like knowing that I help to make a difference in their lives.