Preschool Staff

Christine Culbertson

As the lead Preschool and Pre-K teacher at Monroe, Christine brings many years of experience working with little ones. While her children were growing up, Christine ran an in-home day care and preschool for seven years. She also spent five years working as a preschool and lunch room monitor in Wisconsin. After joining The Church at Maltby/Monroe, Christine has become a lead preschool teacher on Sundays mornings.

Christine and her husband enjoy spending time with their two adult daughters, son-in-laws, and grandson.

Kat Baker

Assistant Preschool and Pre-K teacher at Monroe. Complete bio coming soon. 

Christie Wyatt

Lead Preschool and Pre-K teacher at Maltby. Complete bio coming soon. 

Nikki Buggert

Assistant Preschool and Pre-K teacher at Maltby. Complete bio coming soon.

Jenny Schaefer

As our Kindergarten teacher, Jenny brings 15 years of experience working in Elementary Education. She graduated from Pacific Lutheran University with a degree in Elementary Education and has an endorsement in Reading.  She loves to work with kids and help them become strong, independent learners. 

Jenny and her husband, Tyler, serve as the Youth Pastors at The Church at Maltby/Monroe. They spend much of their time chasing and snuggling their little girls.

Gloria Philp

As our Assistant Teacher in the Kindergarten class, Gloria enjoys being apart of kids learning, and growing into the amazing kids God has designed them to be. Gloria brings many years of experience and knowledge volunteering and working with kids at both church and in the public schools. 

Gloria, her husband Darrick, and their 4 kids have a small hobby farm in Snohomish with dogs, cats, chickens, and goats.

Megan Gieger

Megan has served as the Director of The Preschool and Kindergarten since it started in 2013.  She was asked if she was interested in helping to start a preschool and never looked back! Megan is passionate about matters of child development and equipping children and families for future success. Early childhood education is important to a child’s love of learning and getting to be a part of that is so rewarding. 

Megan and her husband Brad live in Snohomish and have 3 daughters.