Name: Joanne Caissie
Favorite Saint: St. Theresa of Calcutta
Favorite Outside-Of-Work Activity: Spending time with family, walking, reading, listening to music and spending time with friends.
Favorite Moment at OLL: When a preschooler cuddled up next to me! Everyone is super caring and friendly at OLL!
Favorite Children’s Book: Most of Raul Dahl’s books & Winnie the Pooh. He’s so friendly & thoughful, I still read him as an adult.
Favorite Place In Minnesota: Lake of the Isle, my husband and dog can be at the dog park while I walk. I love being near a large body of water even if I miss my oceans. I also love to see the MN skyline.
Qualities Your Favorite Teacher Possessed: They are caring, respectful and have a supportive attitude.
When/how you knew you wanted to work in Education: When my son was in Montessori school I decided I wanted to be a Montessori teacher.
Anything else you would like to share with families: Sorry to say I’m and avid Boston Red Sox fan! I played trumpet from age 12-18. I love fresh seafood especially salmon, lobster & shrimp. A good piece of chocolate always makes me happy.
Education: I completed my undergraduate degree in psych at Boston University and my master in counseling at Seattle University. I began my life long love of working with children as a counselor. Ever since I graduated, I so enjoy and appreciate the children I am honored to work with.