Preschool Staff 2017-2018 School Year
Mrs. Rebecca Toepel - Director
Welcome to St. Peter Lutheran Preschool! My name is Rebecca Toepel and I am the director and lead teacher of our preschool program. In 2003, I graduated from Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN and obtained a B.S in Education with a special emphasis in Early Childhood Education. I have over 8 years of experience working in Early Childhood Programs. My philosophy in education is that children are active learners that need to explore their environment through a variety of experiences. As a facilitator of their learning experience, the focus of my teaching is providing careful planning and creating meaningful experiences and most importantly sharing Christ's love with them.
Ms. Carol Coutrakis
Ms. Coutrakis has years of experience working with children in our Sunday School program at St. Peter. She began helping in our preschool in 2016 as a teacher's aide. Ms. Coutrakis loves working with children!
Miss Becky Wallen
I feel so blessed to be given the opportunity to work at St. Peter Preschool. I worked with St. Peter’s After School Program and had such a wonderful time working with all the boys and their wide range of personalities. In my spare time, I love to spend time fishing, gardening, cooking and learning. I am grateful to be a part of the preschool program and that I get to watch these children learn and grow in God’s Word.
Mrs. Ashley Gill
This is my first year working at St Peter Lutheran Preschool, and am excited for the opportunity. I look forward to getting to know the children and their families. Born and raised in the local area, I have been a member of St Peter Lutheran Church since 2008. Last year I volunteered at Vacation Bible School. It was a great experience working with the kids. I enjoy traveling and bike riding.