Teachers

Rachael Greenough
Rachel Greenough
Teacher
Rachel was born in Sitka, Alaska and moved to Oregon when she was three. Her family continued to spend time on the water in southeast Alaska, spending summers on the boat while her dad was part of the commercial salmon fishery. It was on that boat that Rachel learned to read, and spent hours engrossed in piles of books from […]
Mary Mollway
Mary Mollway
Assisstant Head of School
Mary Mollway is a 23-year veteran in the public education system. She has served as a classroom teacher at the middle and high school levels, school site administrator, and district-level coordinator of curriculum and instruction. Her areas of expertise are intensive reading intervention for secondary students and second language acquisition, particularly with long-term English learners. Her interest in reading disabilities […]
Susan Ramirez
Teacher
Susan Ramirez has a passion for implementing multisensory instruction coupled with the power of positive self talk as vehicles to empower students possessing language learning difficulties. Susan trained at The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources many years ago where she was mentored by Orton-Gillingham Founding Fellow Dorothy Blosser-Whitehead, Cathy Wyrick and Sharon Marsh. With a Master’s Degree in Reading and […]
Patti Voelker
Teacher
Patti Voelker graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, a minor in German, and a mathematics endorsement. Over the years, she obtained endorsements in Middle School Science, Social Studies, and English Language Arts. Patti began her career teaching 6th-grade Humanities and then transitioned into teaching middle school mathematics. After four years of teaching, she […]
Christine Sills
Teacher
Christine Sills grew up in Eugene, Oregon. After causing some football fan family division (raised in a family of ducks, turning on them to become a beaver) she moved to Corvallis where she attended Oregon State University. It wasn’t until after she had completed her bachelor’s in Environmental Science did she contemplate becoming a teacher. Post graduation she found a […]
Maddy Roach
Maddy Roach
Teacher
Mrs. Roach teaches Reading to all ages at Park. Maddy grew up in a family with a focus on education. She married her high school sweetheart in 2007 and they now have two sons. Maddy attended Portland State University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Studies. She continued her education at PSU and received her Master’s […]
Carrie Otto
Instructional Assistant
Carrie Otto was born and raised in Gresham, Oregon, graduating from Sam Barlow High School. After graduation, she jumped into the work world. Over the years she has had positions as a Receptionist, Billing Clerk, Payroll Clerk, Human Resources Assistant, and a Patient Relations Representative. In 1997 she and her husband Wendell adopted their daughter Mikala. For the next 6 […]
Linda West
Counselor
Linda West has a passion for empowering students to develop their potential and fulfill their post-high school education and career goals. She began her career teaching English overseas and to immigrants in the U.S. She worked in the Beaverton School District as a guidance and college counselor.  Most recently, she worked in The Early College Program at Portland Community College, supporting […]
Sandy Nemer
Teacher
Sandy Nemer’s passion for teaching started while teaching English and German in Japan. She is a graduate of The University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, and a Masters Degree in Education and Psychology. She has been a primary K-8 teacher, Educational Coach and now specializes in Dyslexia. Sandy is a certified Associate in OG […]
Terri Park
Volunteer Coordinator
As a child, Terri moved around, living in California and Oklahoma and eventually settled in the small community of Estacada, Oregon. After high school, Terri attended Business School in Portland. She got married and had three children, and is now a proud grandmother of seven. When her kids all went off to school, she started working as an instructional assistant […]
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