• Amanda OlsonAmanda Olson

    Child Center Admissions Coordinator

    You can usually find me running around Fairview checking on all the wonderful Child Center staff! Its been 10 years already! So hard to believe! My husband Mark and I live in Snohomish with our hilariously funny daughter Amelia, and feisty little dude Parker. We spend a lot of time hanging out at
  • Bill KockritzBill Kockritz

    Building Manager

    I grew up in Alaska and moved to Seattle in 1968. I have been married for over 45 years to Janet. We have 3 grown children and 10 grandchildren. I retired from Boeing in 2006 after 31 years. I enjoy working at Fairview Ministries. My hobbies include hunting, fishing and camping.
  • Carl ChristensenCarl Christensen

    School Administrator

  • Jennifer LaibleJennifer Laible

    Accounts Manager

    Hello! I love Fairview! My son started in Pre-K in 2006 (and graduated 8th grade in 2017), my daughter started in preschool in 2008 (and will graduate in 2019) and I started working here doing the Billing in 2016. My husband Henry and I have been married for over 25 years. We love Washington and
  • Sheila ReidSheila Reid

    Office Administrator

    Hi, I’m Sheila Reid. I have been the Office manager for Fairview Ministries since 2004, taking care of operations for the Church, School and Child Center. I have been a part of the Fairview family since birth. I was born and raised in Seattle. My husband John and I have three children (Ariel, O

School Faculty

  • Brian RidingsBrian Ridings

    Physical Education

    I have been the Physical Education teacher at Fairview Christian School since 2017. I have lived in the greater Seattle area my entire life, and love the beautiful environment we have to do things outdoors. Some of my favorite activates include running, hiking, and playing Frisbee. I have worked wit
  • Corrin PaulCorrin Paul

    Art Teacher

    Mrs. Paul grew up in New York and attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. I love art and hope that my students enjoy experiencing art in new ways in my class.
  • Leanna RamosLeanna Ramos

    Middle School Math & History

    I am Leanna Ramos and I currently teach Middle School Math and History. I have been at Fairview since 2008. I earned my BA in Family and Consumer Science from Seattle Pacific University and a Masters in Teaching from City University Everett. My husband and I have been married since 1998 and we h
  • Emily McLeanEmily McLean

    Intermediate Teacher

    Greetings! I am the K - 8 assistant and reading specialist and the Kid's Care teacher. I have taught various ages in academic and recreational environments and have been at Fairview since 2015. Before joining Fairview I spent nearly a decade as a writing tutor and children's bookseller. I have also
  • Debbie ChristensenDebbie Christensen

    Educational Assistant

    I graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Speech Education and a minor in drama. I taught for two years in Raymond, WA. I moved back to Seattle, went to work for the phone company, met my husband, Carl, got married and moved to Salem, OR. After living in Oregon for a short 9
  • Jinifir FermandoJinifir Fermando

    Primary Teacher

  • Kathy KahnKathy Kahn

    Music Teacher

    Miss Kathy Jo is an avid musician. She writes and records her own worship music, has led worship for more than 10 years and performs with her band, Tears of Praise.
  • Tori Rochleau-RiceTori Rochleau-Rice

    Middle School Language Arts & Science

    Tori earned her BA and her teaching certificate at the University of Washington (go Huskies!) and her M.Ed at Seattle Pacific University. She has been with Fairview almost since the beginning, in one capacity or another, and has been teaching for over twenty five years. Tori and her husband, Mic

Child Center Faculty

  • Alondra CercasAlondra Cercas

    Infant Room Teacher

    Hi! I love Fairview! It is great to work with amazing friends. I love the babies - they amaze me every day! Here is a little bit about me - I drink Coca Cola every day (it keeps me happy)! Pizza is my favorite food. You can always count on me, but sometimes I am a little late. I am a happy p
  • Carmen TolentinoCarmen Tolentino

    Infant Room Lead Teacher

    Hola! I am Carmen and I am the Lead Teacher in the Ark Room. Fairview has been my home since 2013. My daughter and I were looking for a safe place for her to grow and I happened to find a new job! Now, almost 5 years later, I have two children (Natalie and Mateo) and I still come to work with a
  • Christina TapuroChristina Tapuro

    Ocean Room Teacher

  • Dave SeyfriedDave Seyfried

    Pre-K Teacher

    This is my first year at Fairview. I am the father of two boys, Justin (20) and Christopher (18). I have been involved with teaching young children for about 12 years now. I enjoy swimming, writing, and playing with Goldie, our golden retriever (best dogs ever!). My favorite thing about being at
  • Eleanor RodriguezEleanor Rodriguez

    Pooh Room Lead Teacher

    My name is Eleanor Rodriguez. I have been in Early Childhood Education since 1997. I have have my CDA as well as my degree in business. I love spending time with my family - I have 2 children as well as 2 grandchildren. When I am not with my grandchildren, or working, I volunteer my time in donat
  • Ellyana MullerEllyana Muller

    Ocean Room Lead Teacher

    Hello! I am the lead teacher in the Ocean Room with the 2.5 year olds. I have been at Fairview since 2013 and I love working in a Christian environment where I can share my faith. I was born in Minnesota and I enjoy cheering on all Minnesota and Seattle sports teams. My favorite scriptures ar
  • Francine AlbertFrancine Albert

    Infant Room Teacher

    I started working at Fairview in 2013. It has been a privilege to work with the one year olds and teach them about Jesus. The staff here are like a family. I have my parents, brother and twin sister and extended family in the area and feel so blessed they are close by. I love singing in the choir
  • Jennifer MarquezJennifer Marquez

    Pre-K Teacher

    My name is Jennifer Marquez and I am the assistant teacher in the Pooh Room. I was born and raised in Seattle and have been in the childcare field since 2005. My favorite thing about working with the 1-year-olds is helping to develop their communication and language skills. Albeit rare, when I find
  • Kathleen FosterKathleen Foster

    Pre-K Teacher

    Hello! I am the lead teacher in the Pre-K Frog Room. It is a fun age to teach, and each day is different. I grew up in the Seattle area. I attended a Christian school from K - 12 so I enjoy being part of the awesome community at Fairview. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband.
  • Leta BrownLeta Brown

    Castle Room Lead Teacher

    After more than 26 years at Fairview , I still love this place and the people we are honored to serve. I love teaching my bright, curious and growing students about how God makes the world work through science, math, words and friends. When not working, I love to be creative - doing bonsai, staine
  • Nadia BekkerNadia Bekker

    Infant Room Teacher

    Hi! My name is Nadia Bekker. I started working at Fairview in 2016. I am the Assistant Teacher in the Ark Room. I love working with the babies. They always put a smile on my face. I have been married to my husband Daniel for 18 years. The Lord has blessed us with three beautiful kids - Jane is
  • Sara BrownSara Brown

    Castle Room Teacher

    When not teaching at Fairview, I am a volunteer at my church, costume designer, game player, avid reader and watcher of British TV shows. With a degree in Chemistry, it is a joy to explain science to my students.
  • Selamawit HalegiorgisSelamawit Halegiorgis

    Pooh Room Teacher