Who We Are

Le Sueur Nursery School is the only preschool program in Le Sueur licensed by the State of Minnesota.  Our PreK program is not affiliated with any church or religious denomination. Academic and social preparation for kindergarten has been the focus of Le Sueur Nursery School’s long tradition of excellence. The school has a proven record of success achieved with a balanced curriculum that includes a hands-on approach. We utilize purposeful learning in a child centered environment. Qualified teachers lead classes in a safe, nurturing environment while providing quality classroom interactions.

Our Mission

Our students will experience a program that gives the individual child the tools to develop:

  • self confidence
  • independence
  • social skills
  • character traits
  • cognitive skills
  • kindergarten prep

all in an environment that is nurturing and respectful. Each child will explore and learn through activities that are fun and lively and that will nurture a life long love of learning.

Our Staff

  • Lisa Ross

    Director/Lead Teacher

    My name is Lisa K. Ross. I am honored to be the Director and Lead Teacher at the LeSueur Nursery School. I have over 20 years of educational experience working with children and families in a variety of school and child care settings. In 2013 I graduated from Rasmussen College with a degree in Business Management (including a Specialization in Early Childhood Development) This enhances my earlier education as a Child Care Specialist.

    Our family moved to LeSueur in December 2013. My husband Nick and I are the proud parents of five children. Our family enjoys walks to the library and exploring the LeSueur parks. We’ve got two mischievous cats named Jake and Tinkerbell. I love having the opportunity to work with children and families. As your Director and Lead Teacher I am dedicated to maintaining the quality preschool program that is established here at the LeSueur Nursery School.

  • Denise Traxler

    Assistant Teacher

    My name is Denise Traxler and I have been the Assistant Teacher at the LeSueur Nursery School for 20 years.  I am a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Waseca with an AA Degree in Child Care Service (Preschool Emphasis).  My husband and I have 2 sons. I enjoy attending my sons’ sporting events, cooking, reading and going on walks  to fill my leisure time.