Kinder Haus Faculty
Mrs. Laura Brownell
Laura is the youngest of three daughters born to Charles & Barbara Anderson, of Bucklin, Missouri. She graduated from Bucklin High School in 2002, and from Missouri State University in 2006, where she earned a B.S. in Child & Family Development.
Laura married Nathan Brownell of Marceline, Missouri in 2007. They have two children, Gabriel and Charlotte.
Laura was a Children's Social Worker for the State of Missouri, advocating for children placed in foster care for three years, resigning to join her husband in Australia where he was working on a special project for his employment. Laura has also taught in various classrooms in the Goddard School system, working with three, four and five year olds, and then decided to stay home with her children. Laura joined the Kinder Haus staff in 2016.
Mrs. Monnette Long
Miss Monnette is the oldest of three children born to Jeffrey Holweger and Elaine Verkuehlen, from Arvilla, North Dakota. She graduated Boonville High School in 1986 and attended Ivy Tech.
Monnette married Shannon Long in 2000. They have three children. Casey, Jeffrey, and Neil. Jeffrey and Neil are students at Sts. Peter and Paul.
Monnette was employed at Dielectric Communications as the Accounts Receivable Manager before deciding to stay at home to raise her children. She joined the Kinder Haus staff in 2011. Monnette enjoys spending time with her family.