Teachers & Staff
There are over 20 people on staff at A Child’s Way. One of our strengths of our program is the low turnover rate of staff. Many of our teachers have been with us for over 10 years! Most of our classroom teaching teams are CO-TEACHERS. Many have an AA, BA, BS or Master's degree in an education field. They work as two-person team. All of our teachers are qualified to lead a classroom.
We have two DIRECTORS, one of which has been a parent and staff member of A Child's Way for over 25 years. She has a BA in Education from Pacific Lutheran University. Our other director has a CDA (Child Development Associate) degree and 90 credits in Allied Health Sciences. Their combined 40+ years of early childhood experience guide, support and build community while carrying out the goals of the overall program.
Meet our Staff...
Education: B.A. in Education, Pacific Lutheran University
Experience: Substitute Teacher, Federal Way Washington School District, Substitute Teacher, A Child's Way, 29 years at A Child's Way, Pre-3's, 3's Pre-4's, 2's, Lunch and Play, Fun For Fours, 8 years Co-Director at A Child's Way
Education: Child Development Associate Certification, Allied Health Sciences, George Washington University
Experience: 6 years teaching 2½ - 5 year olds, Portland Parks & In-Home School, 19 years at A Child’s Way, Fours, 11 years at A Child’s Way, Co-Director