Meet our Certified Staff Members…….

 Cindy Overstreet – Director

Born and raised in the Seaside/Astoria area, Cindy earned her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education from Clatsop Community College. She has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education for 15+ years. Cindy is a current member of Grace Lutheran Church.

Directly out of College she worked at Teddy Bear Daycare in Scappoose for three years. She was the Owner of The Tot Spot Daycare/Preschool in St. Helens for ten years and has been Director at Grace Christian Children’s Center since September 2009.

She lives in Scappoose and has two children, Hayden and Kendall.

When not working, Cindy enjoys spending time with her family, and scrapbooking.

                                                

  Trudy Hobizal – Co-Director / Preschool Teacher

 

 

Trudy has been working at Grace Christian Children’s Center since 2009. Prior to Grace Christian, she worked 14+ years at SonShine Preschool, and Snoopeeland, both in St. Helens.

She is a member of Sunset Park Community Church and has led Sunday school and organized the annual children’s Christmas Program for the past few years.

Trudy lives in St. Helens with her husband, Larry.  They have one son (David), three daughters (Adrien, Shannon and Allison), six granddaughters and one grandson.

When she is not working, Trudy enjoys crafting, drinking lattes, and pampering herself with pedicures and massages!

 

 Suzy Fouts – Teacher  

 

 

Suzy has been employed at Grace Christian Children’s Center since 2010. Prior to Grace Christian she volunteered as a “Teacher’s Aide” and Sunday School Teacher at Christ the Cornerstone Church in San Diego, California.  Suzy is a current member of Grace Lutheran Church in Scappoose.

Suzy lives in Scappoose with her husband, John. They have a son, William and a daughter, Emma.

When not working, Suzy enjoys walking her dog, going to the Farmer’s Market and reading.

  Brittany Rheault - Teacher

Brittany has been working in the childcare field for 12+ years. She has worked at Grace Christian Children’s Center since 2010.  Along with Grace Christian, she was also worked at The Tot Spot Daycare/Preschool and Monkey Tree, both in St. Helens.

Brittany lives in St. Helens with her husband, “Mike”, their daughter “Paisley” and dog, “Malibu”.

When not working, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family, camping, music, and riding her quad.

 Julie Vance – Co-Director / Teacher

Julie has been working at Grace Christian Children’s Center since 2008. Before that she spent 26 years working as an in-home childcare provider. She has been a member of Grace Lutheran Church for 15+ years.

Julie and her husband David  live in Scappoose. They have 2 daughters (Jessica and Allison) and one son (Dustin).  

When not working, Julie enjoys camping, canning, and spending time with her family.

  Allison Vance - Teacher

Allison has been working in the field of Early Childhood Education at Grace Christian Children’s Center since 2009. She is a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

She lives is St. Helens and has one brother (Dustin) and one sister (Jessica). She also enjoys spending time with her nephew, Landon.

When not working, Allison enjoys the Theatre Arts, Photography and spending time with her three kitties!

  Kim Holtz – Teacher

Kim has been working for Grace Christian Children’s Center since April 2014. Prior to Grace Christian she worked as a Caregiver at Rose Valley Assisted Living in Scappoose. She is a member of Scappoose Foursquare Church.

Kim lives in St. Helens with her husband “Nick” and their  four children, (“Tessa” 17, “Kyle” 13, and 9- year-old twins “Briana” & “Alyssa” ).

When not working, Kim enjoys camping, shopping and going to the beach.

 Alisha Dennis - Aide

Alisha joined our Grace Christian Children’s Center team in June 2016. Her previous employment included being the Qwner of Figaro’s Pizza in Scappoose. Her husband, Mark is the current Pastor of Calvary Lutheran Church in Warren, Oregon where Alisha also serves.

She was born in California and raised in Bend, Oregon but has spent the past 14 years in Scappoose.

Alisha and her husband, Mark have four daughters, one son and 13 grandchildren.

When not working, Alisha enjoys traveling and camping.

  

  Lacey Parral - Aide

Lacey was hired to join our fabulous team at Grace Christian Children’s Center in March 2017. She was born and raised in California and moved to Scappoose at age 10.  

She is currently a Senior at Scappoose High School. She has plans to be a Children’s Physical Therapist. During school days, Lacey is a Lunch Aide at Peterson Elementary, she also teaches a toddler soccer class and has coached soccer to children for approximately five years.   

Lacey lives in Scappoose with her mom (Jennifer), brother (Paul) and sister (Lilly).

When not working, Lacey enjoys hanging out with friends and watching a good soccer game!

 Ashleigh Burman - Aide

Ashleigh has been an Aide with Grace Christian Children’s Center since September 2016. She was born in Klamath Falls but has lived in Scappoose since age one.

Ashleigh graduated from Oregon Connections Academy in 2016. She lives with her grandmother and her boyfriend, Adam.

When not working, Ashleigh enjoys drawing, and hanging out with her 7 year old sister, Addison.

 

Tessa Holtz - Aide

Tessa has been a member of Grace Christian Children’s Center since August 2016. She was born in Portland, Oregon and graduated from St. Helens High School in 2016.

Tessa lives in St. Helens with her Dad (Nick), Mom (Kim), Sisters (Briana & Alyssa) and Brother (Kyle).

When not working, Tessa enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing her guitar.

She will be attending Portland Community College in November 2017                                                   and studying Forensic Science.

 

 

Hayden Overstreet - Aide

Hayden joined the Grace Christian Children’s Center team in September 2017. He is currently a Junior at Scappoose High School.

Hayden lives in Scappoose with his Mom (Cindy) and his sister (Kendall).

When not working, Hayden enjoys playing video games, and listening to music. He is also an avid sports fan!

 

 

Anne Baker - Cook

Anne has been a member of the Grace Christian Children’s Center team since September 2017. She was born in Corvallis, Oregon and raised in Portland, Oregon.

Anne lives in Scappoose with her husband, Bill. Between the two of them they have 11 children and 4 grandchildren.

When not working, Anne enjoys spending time with her family, 4-wheeling, camping and woodworking.

 

 

 

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