Our Directors


Sandra Perez

My name is Sandra Perez. I have an associate’s degree in  Early Childhood Education. I have owned Mi Familia since 2006. I am married and we have two wonderful children Jose Jr. and Jasmine. I love volunteering and hope to make a difference in my community. In my spare time, I love traveling and spending time with family, and friends.


Jasmine Perez

My name is Jasmine Perez. I am currently attending the University of Minnesota to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy doing arts and crafts with the kids. In my spare time I enjoy traveling with my friends and family, reading and going to museums.

Core Values







To provide a safe educational learning environment where ALL children belong, succeed, and see themselves as the leaders of tomorrow.


Inspire children to love others, love themselves, and change the world.


Mi Familia shows children love, respect and we watch them flourish under our care. Teaching children prosocial behaviors, encouraging them when they
are down or unsure. 

We believe in providing them opportunities for to use their skills and self-confidence. Mi Familia provides a positive and supportive atmosphere, where they feel safe and secure to express their ideas, thoughts, and emotions.

Maestro Giovanni

Giovanni Stambaugh

My name is Giovanni Stambaugh. I was born in St. Paul, Minnesota. I grew up in Minnesota all my life. I did a lot of moving around to different cities and schools when I was younger, which has made me experience a lot of different living environments and also lots of different people. 

I am a sophomore at South St. Paul Secondary Highschool. I work for a daycare and help take care of children.