Safari Staff

MISS ALI
ON-SITE SUPERVISOR
LEAD PRESCHOOL TEACHER

This is my 1st year working in child care.

I went to Northwest Missouri State University &  University of Northern Iowa.

If I wasn’t working in child care,

I would be singing.

The best thing about teaching is snuggling babies.

MISS SARA
LEAD INFANT ROOM
TEACHER

This is my 11th year in childcare.

I went to school in Kingsley.

If I wasn't in childcare I would study culinary classes.

The best thing about teaching is watching the kids grow up.  

MISS DANI
OWNER OF SAFARI

This is my 7th year working in child care.

I went to school at ILCC & Buena Vista University

If I wasn’t working in childcare, I would be a stay at home mommy.

The best thing about teaching is the “Ah-Ha moments!”

MISS FELISHA
FLOAT TEACHER

This is my 8th year working in child care.

I went to school at WLVA.

If I wasn’t working in childcare, I would be a professional boxer.

The best thing about teaching is the hugs and smiles.

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MISS SARAH
FLOAT TEACHER
 

This is my 4th year working in child care.

I went to school at Spirit Lake High School & Iowa Lakes Community College.

If I wasn't working in child care I'd be working at a craft store!

The best thing about teaching is the laughter and play!

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MISS TONI
LEAD TODDLER ROOM TEACHER

This is my 4th year working in child care.

I went to University of Iowa and Iowa Lake Community College.

If I wasn't working in child care I'd be working in Psychology. 

The best thing about teaching is hearing the children's funny stories!

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MISS GIA
FLOAT TEACHER

This is my first year in child care. I graduated from Spencer High School in 2019. I am planning on going to College to become a Veterinarian Technician.

MISS ALLISON
INFANT ROOM TEACHER

This is my first year in child care. I graduated from Clay Central Everly in 2019. I was going to school to be a neuropsychologist but just didn’t like the idea. if i wasn’t here i’d be studying cosmetology(:

MISS SIERRA
FLOAT TEACHER

Hello, I am 21 years old and born and raised here in Okoboji! I am attending Buena Vista University for Psychology and Human Services. I plan to work as a drug and alcohol counselor or DHS once graduating. I have a passion for helping others so I have a full time job doing in home care and help out at Safari on my days off! I found my way back to safari after 4 years and I am happy to be back!