Who We Are

Licensed Early Education Program

Le Sueur Nursery School is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services. We adhere to standards adopted to protect the health, safety, rights and well-being of children.

Our preschool program is not affiliated with any church or religious denomination. We are a Non Profit supported by a Non Profit.

A Tradition of Excellence

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 children providing quality care and the education children need to succeed in school and life.

Our Mission

Whole Child Development 

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

We pride our self on establishing 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.

We focus on the following Areas of Development & Learning:

  • Social – Emotional
  • Physical
  • Language
  • Cognitive
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Studies
  • The Arts

Our Staff

  • Denise Traxler

    Director/ Lead Teacher

    My name is Denise Traxler and I am the Director and Lead Teacher of the Le Sueur Nursery School. I have a long history with the Nursery School serving children & families for more than 25 years.  I am a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Waseca with an AAS Degree in Early Childhood Education (Preschool Emphasis). I enjoy helping children find their full potential in what is for many of our students their first structured educational environment. My husband and I have 2 sons. I enjoy watching sports with my family, cooking, reading and going on walks to fill my leisure time.

  • Ginger Nesbit

    Assistant Teacher

    My name is Ginger Nesbit. I am a graduate of the University of Minnesota and have worked with preschool aged children for the past 7 years. I am married with four children who have all attended the Le Sueur Nursery School. They absolutely loved it! My hobbies include playing and coaching tennis, running, reading and hanging out with my family.