Childhood Education Center Teachers and Staff


Danielle Stromert

Childhood Education Center Director

My name is Danielle Stromert and I will be serving as the director of the King of Kings Childhood Education Center. With over 9 years of early childhood teaching experience, I am excited to be taking on this leadership role. My husband and I grew up in the Cedar Rapids area, attended Iowa State University, where I earned my bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, and now reside in Cedar Rapids with our three children, Chase, James and Verah. As an alumni of Trinity Lutheran School, it is a blessing to be supporting the Lutheran education ministry. I look forward to meeting and working with our staff and families.


Taylor Guerra

Assistant Director 

My name is Taylor Guerra and I will be serving as the Assistant Director of the KOK Childhood Education Center. I have over 7 years of experience in early childhood and am looking forward to taking on this new role.

I was born and raised in the Cedar Rapids area. I enjoy serving in various youth ministry roles through my church including elementary students, high school students and summer camps. I have also been involved with coaching youth girls basketball teams since 2010. In my remaining free time, I enjoy spending time with my nieces, family and friends. I am very excited to meet all of the families who enroll at here at KOK Childhood Education Center, and to kick off the new school year this fall!


Rachel Myers

Lead 2 Year Old Teacher

My name is Rachel Myers and I am looking forward to being a part of the KOK Childhood Education Center as the lead 2 year old teacher. I recently graduated from the University of Northern Iowa this past December with my Early Childhood Education Degree.

I was born and raised in Marion. I have worked with children for as long as I can remember from starting in my church's nursery and babysitting. I have also nannied, helped with VBS, children's church and I recently worked in the public school setting. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband bike riding, traveling and crafting. I look forward to meeting all of the families at KOK Childhood Education Center.


Lilly Rompot

Before and After School Teacher 

Hi my name is Lilly Rompot and I am working in the before and after school program. I’m a senior at Marion High School. I am involved in archery and show choir.  

I was born and raised in Marion, Iowa. I have two golden retrievers. I also have a younger brother. I love working with kids


Lisa Klein

Kitchen Manager