Child care staff

Our child care staff are committed to continuing education and enrollment in the Oregon Registry program. Through classes and seminars they are increasing their skills and knowledge and applying that information to their teaching assignments.  

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  • Child care director | sherri hu

    Mrs. Hu has held several positions at St. Paul since starting here in 2010. She has worked in child care from the beginning and is now the Child Care Director. Mrs. Hu was also a kindergarten aide for one year and an upstairs Barnabas preschool teacher for two years. She has completed Oregon Registry of Professional Development Level 9 and has an Associates of Art degree in business.

    Mrs. Hu loves watching children discover and learn new things. Her favorite part of teaching at Saint Paul is hearing the kids praise and learn about Jesus.

  • Marcia Coulter

    Mrs. Coulter graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from Brevard Community College and attended Florida State University, where she studied Preschool and Elementary Education.  Life took her career in a different direction and she worked for many years in the medical field.  She is happy to now be working with young children.  

    Mrs. Coulter finds it rewarding to watch children grow and she enjoys helping them learn in a caring environment where prayer and devotion are encouraged.  

  • Jennifer galster

    Ms. Galster has earned an Associates Degree for Early Childhood Education from Umpqua Community College and a diploma from Montessori Northwest (Portland) teacher training for children 2.5 to 6 years old.  She has been an assistant teacher for young children as well as fulfilling 480 student teaching hours and she has lead Preschool Crafts at St. Paul's VBS for eight years.

    Ms. Galster loves seeing children learn and explore and she believes that when they make discoveries on their own it is very inspiring.  Children have such a contagious joy for learning and she is thrilled to watch and support their growth!

  • akemi hayashi

    Mrs. Hayashi graduated with an English/American Literature degree from Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo, Japan. She is a certified Zumbatomic (children's Zumba) instructor, she is CPR Certified, and she teaches Zumba at the YMCA. 

    Mrs. Hayashi loves to inspire children's natural curiosiy to new heights and to see them light up with fascination as they grasp new concepts and ideas. She believes that multicultural experiences gained at an early age make for a well-rounded adult and she looks forward to providing this from her own Japanese upbringing.

  • karen wofford

    Mrs. Wofford studied Music Education at both Austin Peay State University and California State University and has completed 17 Child Development units in California. She has worked in teaching for over 30 years including as a teacher's aid, preschool teacher, preschool facilitator, substitute children's choir director, and as a nursery and daycare attendant.