Staff

Stepping on the campus of Chelan School, you enter an extraordinary place for children. It is a place where all of our energies are dedicated to helping children become their best selves. We purposefully create an environment to meet their needs from early childhood to emerging adolescence.

Alexander, Christopher

Position: Special Ed Teacher- CHS
Phone: 509-682-4061
Email: alexanderc@chelanschools.org

Family: Wife- Erin, Dog (Peanut), Cat (Bob)

Birthplace: Butte, Montana

Chelan Resident since 2018
Education: University of Montana Western BA Health and Human Performance k-12, Minor Special education k-12
Hobbies: Relaxing on the river, road trips, working out, hiking
Favorite saying: Back in my day….
Special Ed Teacher- CHS

Alexander, Christopher

Family: Wife- Erin, Dog (Peanut), Cat (Bob) Birthplace: Butte, Montana...

ALKEMA, LORI

Position: ECEAP HEAD INSTRUCTOR
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: alkemal@chelanschools.org
ECEAP HEAD INSTRUCTOR

ALKEMA, LORI

ANAYA, MONICA

Position: KINDER TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: anayam@chelanschools.org
Birthplace: Renton, WA
Chelan Resident Since: 2007
Education: Graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a literacy endorsement
Hobbies: Cooking & traveling!
Favorite Saying:
Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better. – Maya Angelou
KINDER TEACHER

ANAYA, MONICA

Birthplace: Renton, WA Chelan Resident Since: 2007 Education: Graduated from Eastern Washington...

BAUER, NANCY

Position: MOE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: bauern@chelanschools.org
Family: I have 2 daughters, 4 stepdaughters, and 2 stepsons; I got remarried in 2019
Birthplace: Othello, Washington
Chelan Resident Since: 1994, taught at Chelan since 1997
Education: AAS in Photography from Spokane Falls Community College, BA in Ed. from CWU, and Masters in Ed. from City University
Hobbies: building and creating things of all kinds; I’ve never met a kind of art I didn’t like; nature, gardening, photography
Favorite Saying: A cheerful heart is good medicine!
MOE TEACHER

BAUER, NANCY

Family: I have 2 daughters, 4 stepdaughters, and 2 stepsons;...

BURDICK, CAROLYN

Position: MOE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: burdickc@chelanschools.org
MOE TEACHER

BURDICK, CAROLYN

BURDICK, STEVE

Position: MUSIC TEACHER- CHS, CMS, MOE 5TH
Phone: 509-682-4061
Email: burdicks@chelanschools.org

TEACHER WEBSITE

Family:  Carolyn (Wife), Jayden (Son), Sarah (Daughter), Bailey (D-O-G)
Birthplace:  New London, New Hampshire
Chelan Resident Since:  2006
Education:  
  • Bachelor of Trumpet Performance – University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA (1999)
  • Masters of Music Conducting – Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX (2010)
  • National Board Certified Teacher (2010 & 2020)
Hobbies:  Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, Snowmobiling, Music
Favorite Saying:  “Don’t practice until you get it right, practice until you can’t get it wrong.”
MUSIC TEACHER- CHS, CMS, MOE 5TH

BURDICK, STEVE

TEACHER WEBSITE Family:  Carolyn (Wife), Jayden (Son), Sarah (Daughter), Bailey...

Castillo, Mayte

Position: English Language Dev.
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: castillom@chelanschools.org
English Language Dev.

Castillo, Mayte

COLLINS, MELISSA

Position: 2ND GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: collinsm@chelanschools.org
2ND GRADE TEACHER

COLLINS, MELISSA

CORRIGAN, AMBER

Position: 2ND GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: corrigana@chelanschools.org
Family: My husband Todd and four children Colt (20), Cash (18), Denali (11) and Maycee (9)
Birthplace: Chelan Washington
Favorite City: Las Vegas
Education: BA from CWU and added endorsements through SPU.
Hobbies: Hiking, dirt biking, animals, sports and ANYTHING that has to do with my kids!
Favorite Saying: “Spread Kindness Like Confetti”
2ND GRADE TEACHER

CORRIGAN, AMBER

Family: My husband Todd and four children Colt (20), Cash...

FROMAN, MELANIE

Position: 4TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: fromanm@chelanschools.org

Teacher Website

Family: Nick (husband), Kailynn (daughter), Bode (son)

Birthplace: Okanogan

Chelan Resident Since: 2004

Education: BA: Washington State University (Go Cougs!!), EL Endorsement: Seattle Pacific University, MA: Grand Canyon University

Hobbies: sports, lake time, reading, sports, working out, yoga, spending time with family and friends, traveling, did I mention sports?

Favorite Book: Alchemist

Favorite Quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” -Ghandi

4TH GRADE TEACHER

FROMAN, MELANIE

Teacher Website Family: Nick (husband), Kailynn (daughter), Bode (son) Birthplace:...

GLASS, AMELIA

Position: 5TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: glassa@chelanschools.org
5TH GRADE TEACHER

GLASS, AMELIA

GREEN, KIMBERLY

Position: MOE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4061
Email: greenki@chelanschools.org
Birthplace: Seattle, WA
Chelan Resident Since: 2008
Hobbies: Skiing, Hiking, Camping, Reading, Cooking, Knitting
Favorite Saying: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.”  -Annie Dillard
MOE TEACHER

GREEN, KIMBERLY

Birthplace: Seattle, WA Chelan Resident Since: 2008 Hobbies: Skiing, Hiking,...

GUTIERREZ, CRISTINA

Position: MOE TEACHER
Email: gutierrezc@chelanschools.org
Birthplace:  Wenatchee, WA
Chelan Resident Since: 1994 (Lived in Manson my whole life besides college years)
Education:  Graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Special Education
Hobbies: baking, watching movies, collecting Harry Potter items, traveling
Favorite Saying:  “All was well.” – J.K Rowling
“Un día a la vez (One day at a time)”
MOE TEACHER

GUTIERREZ, CRISTINA

Birthplace:  Wenatchee, WA Chelan Resident Since: 1994 (Lived in Manson...

HALE-PAGE, AMANDA

Position: MOE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: halepagea@chelanschools.org
MOE TEACHER

HALE-PAGE, AMANDA

HEFLEY, JESSICA

Position: MOE 3rd GRADE TEACHER
Email: hefleyj@chelanschools.org
Family: My husband Justin, daughter Carly and son Luke. I also have many cousins, aunts, and uncles in the Chelan valley.
Birthplace: Illinois
Chelan Resident Since: I became a Chelan resident at the age of two when my mother wanted to return to her hometown to be closer to her family.
Education: I received a bachelor of arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Florida and a Kindergarten-eighth grade teaching certificate from Eastern Washington University.
Hobbies: Swimming, sewing, boating, snow skiing, reading, playing with my farm animals, and spending time with my family.
Favorite Saying: “What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.” -Alfred Mercier
MOE 3rd GRADE TEACHER

HEFLEY, JESSICA

Family: My husband Justin, daughter Carly and son Luke. I...

JAMES, MIKE

Position: COMPUTER TEACHER- MOE
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: jamesmi@chelanschools.org
COMPUTER TEACHER- MOE

JAMES, MIKE

JENKINS, DEENA

Position: MOE TEACHER
Email: jenkinsd@chelanschools.org
MOE TEACHER

JENKINS, DEENA

KONSHUK, MADONNA

Position: SPECIAL ED TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: konshukm@chelanschools.org
SPECIAL ED TEACHER

KONSHUK, MADONNA

LOPEZ-VASQUEZ, LIZBETH

Position: 3RD GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: lopezvasquezl@chelanschools.org
3RD GRADE TEACHER

LOPEZ-VASQUEZ, LIZBETH

MACK, JAMIE

Position: 4TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: mackj@chelanschools.org
Birthplace: Everett, WA
Three kids: Owen (7th) Olivia (5th) Colin (2nd)
Chelan Resident Since: 1998
Education: Masters of Education from CWU
Grades Taught: 4th and 5th 
Hobbies: Yoga, Reading, Hiking, Boating and Skiing
Favorite Book: The Girl Who Wrote in Silk
4TH GRADE TEACHER

MACK, JAMIE

Teacher Website Birthplace: Everett, WA Three kids: Owen (7th) Olivia...

MARTIN, CHELSEY

Position: KINDERGARTEN TEACHER- MOE
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: martinc@chelanschools.org
Chelan Resident Since: 2011
Education: Bachelors in Elementary and Special Education from Western (WWU), Masters in Special Education from Central (CWU)
Hobbies: Anything outdoors with my family
Favorite Saying: “Finish each day and be done with it. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered by your old nonsense.” -Emerson
KINDERGARTEN TEACHER- MOE

MARTIN, CHELSEY

Chelan Resident Since: 2011 Education: Bachelors in Elementary and Special...

MARTINEZ, MARCIA

Position: ECEAP Head Instructor
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: martinezm@chelanschools.org
ECEAP Head Instructor

MARTINEZ, MARCIA

MORRIS, CATHY

Position: 5TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: morrisc@chelanschools.org
5TH GRADE TEACHER

MORRIS, CATHY

NELSON, KRISTIN

Position: 4TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: nelsonkm@chelanschools.org
4TH GRADE TEACHER

NELSON, KRISTIN

TEACHER WEBSITE

1ST GRADE TEACHER

NORDSTROM-DOMSER, KARLA

PEEBLES, SHANNON

Position: 1ST GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: peebless@chelanschools.org
1ST GRADE TEACHER

PEEBLES, SHANNON

PEREZ, SANDRA

Position: 1ST GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: perezs@chelanschools.org
Family: Husband- Rigo Daughter- Camila (2)
Birthplace: Renton, WA
Education: Eastern Washington University 
Hobbies: Traveling and anything that makes my daughter happy. 
Favorite Quote: Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. – Steve Jobs
1ST GRADE TEACHER

PEREZ, SANDRA

Family: Husband- Rigo Daughter- Camila (2) Birthplace: Renton, WA Education:...

PERRY, MEGHAN

Position: 2ND GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: perrym@chelanschools.org
2ND GRADE TEACHER

PERRY, MEGHAN

PHELPS, ABBIGAIL

Position: MOE TEACHER
Email: phelpsab@chelanschools.org
MOE TEACHER

PHELPS, ABBIGAIL

POLLEY, JENNIFER

Position: 5TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: polleyj@chelanschools.org

TEACHER WEBSITE

Family: Married to Coron Polley; daughters Ella  and Celia
Birthplace: Roseburg, Oregon
Chelan Resident Since: 1998
Education: BA Pacific University, MA Eastern Oregon University
Hobbies: Running, CrossFit, Yoga, Skiing, Reading
Favorite Saying: “Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” ~Maya Angelou
5TH GRADE TEACHER

POLLEY, JENNIFER

TEACHER WEBSITE Family: Married to Coron Polley; daughters Ella  and...

RAINVILLE, JENIFER

Position: 1ST GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: rainvillej@chelanschools.org
1ST GRADE TEACHER

RAINVILLE, JENIFER

SILVA, RANDY

Position: MOE PE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: silvar@chelanschools.org
MOE PE TEACHER

SILVA, RANDY

SMITH, JAMIE

Position: 2ND GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: smithj@chelanschools.org
2ND GRADE TEACHER

SMITH, JAMIE

SOOST, BOB

Position: MOE MUSIC TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: soostb@chelanschools.org
Family:     Married since 1987, one daughter. 
Birthplace:  Washington 
Chelan Resident Since:   2001
Education:  University of Portland, Central Wa. University. 
Hobbies:  Running, Fishing, Waterfowl Hunting, Boating, Performing Music, Camping, Hiking. 
Favorite Saying:   ‘Staying Positive, Testing Negative’
MOE MUSIC TEACHER

SOOST, BOB

Family:     Married since 1987, one daughter.  Birthplace:  Washington  Chelan Resident...

SPANJER, JULIA

Position: 5TH GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: spanjerj@chelanschools.org
5TH GRADE TEACHER

SPANJER, JULIA

STAMPS, SHELLY

Position: 3RD GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: stampss@chelanschools.org
FAMILY: Husband Steve (Orchardist)  Daughter Zoee (attends University of Iowa), Sons Quinn (plays college football and baseball for College of the Canyons) and Reed (senior at CHS plays football, basketball, and baseball)
Birthplace: Aberdeen, WA
CHELAN RESIDENT: 30 years
EDUCATION: Masters Degree in Counseling and National Board Certified
HOBBIES: Sports, Horses, Travel, Reading, and Shopping
SAYING: Work Hard and Be Kind
3RD GRADE TEACHER

STAMPS, SHELLY

FAMILY: Husband Steve (Orchardist)  Daughter Zoee (attends University of Iowa),...

TODD, SARAH

Position: 3RD GRADE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: todds@chelanschools.org

Family: Husband – Derek Todd

Birthplace: Redding, CA

Chelan Resident Since 2017

Education: Whitworth University – Bachelors in Psychology, Masters in Education

Favorite Saying: Be a Pineapple, Stand Tall, Wear a Crown and be Sweet on the Inside!
3RD GRADE TEACHER

TODD, SARAH

Family: Husband – Derek Todd Birthplace: Redding, CA Chelan Resident...

TUCKER, MICHAEL

Position: MOE PE TEACHER
Phone: 509-682-4031
Email: tuckerm@chelanschools.org
MOE PE TEACHER

TUCKER, MICHAEL

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