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YMCA Child Care Coordinator
Jenny Johnson joined the Alexandria Area YMCA team in 2009, as the YMCA Child Care Coordinator upon the merger with Young People’s Place Child Care Center.
She received an AAS in Child Development and Supervisory Management from Alexandria Technical and Community College. Jenny also holds a Certificate in Child Care Administration Advanced Technical & Early Childhood Director’s Credential from St. Paul Technical College.
Upon graduating from Southwestern Technical College with a Diploma in Child Development, she began working at Young People’s Place Child Care Center as a Teacher’s Aide, progressing to Teacher then to Program Director in 2001.
Jenny is responsible for the YMCA Child Care Center record keeping, child care enrollment/tours, and billing for services. In addition, she supports and mentors the teaching staff, creates and fosters a welcoming environment, and builds strong partnerships between our children, families, and staff.
She has served on various community Early Childhood/Child Development advisories, panels, and committees. Jenny is currently active in the West Central MN Child Care Director’s Association, Alexandria Technical and Community College Child Development Program, and a member of the Parish Ed Committee at Bethesda Lutheran Church.
Jenny grew up in Comfrey, MN and after college moved to Alexandria, MN where she later married her husband, Nick. Nick and Jenny have two boys, Trenton and Ryan. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friend and is a ViVi Personal Stylist. It is exciting to be a part of the YMCA where there are so many unique opportunities available to our children, families, and staff.
110 Karl Drive
Alexandria, MN 56308