Deanne Hofer currently serves as the Director of Early Learning and she teaches in the prekindergarten classroom. Deanne grew up in southwestern Minnesota and attended a grade school much like St. John's. After high school Deanne attended Gustavus Adolphus College where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. Deanne also met her future husband at Gustavus and was married soon after her graduation. They have two teenage sons that are active in sports, music, and drama. Deanne and her family live in Shakopee with their dog Schroeder, and they enjoy downhill skiing, camping, fishing, and traveling together.