John C. Little Park Mike & Gavin Mike Bernatovicz Mike grew up in Vancouver, WA, graduated from The Evergreen State College in 2011, and has been living in Seattle for six years.  He embraces a child centered, play-based teaching philosophy, and encourages young children to ask questions, dig...

AMERICORPS TEACHNG RESIDENCY (Washington Reading Corps) (40 hours per week, Mon-Fri morning class, Mon/Wed/Fri afternoon class.)  Tiny Trees Preschool gives children a quality education and a joyful, nature rich childhood: one full of play, exploration and wonder. By creating joyful, outdoor classrooms in Seattle & King County Parks,...

Big Finn Hill Park Liz Boyle Liz is an enthusiastic educator, passionate about creating culturally responsive classroom environments that focus on a connection to nature and fostering social emotional growth. Her educational background includes a Masters in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies and a Bachelors in Education....

Olympic Sculpture Park Alicia Guinn Alicia Guinn is the lead teacher at Olympic Sculpture Park. She has ten years of preschool teaching experience and is currently completing her state certification in Early Childhood Education. She is also a certified Roots of Empathy instructor, and she holds a...

Jefferson Park Emily & Angela Angela Feng  Angela is the assistant teacher at Jefferson Park, and has been a nature enthusiast since she was a young lass. She spent her childhood catching water striders by the creek and running around in the (suburban) forest until dark. She graduated...

Carkeek Park Erin & Tess, East Ryan & Melissa, West Jessica & Zinta, Central Tessara Couch Tess is the assistant teacher at Carkeek East and a native of the Pacific Northwest, growing up in Bellingham, Washington. She is a graduate from Huxley Environmental College at Western Washington University with experience as...