pRESCHOOL FACULTY

May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb. (Deuteronomy 32:2)

  • Sarah breuer

    Preschool Teacher



    Education: 

    • B.A. Luther College
    • Early Childhood Special Education endorsement -  University Northern Iowa. 
    • M.A. Viterbo University

    Experience: Ballard Community Schools; North Scott Community Schools. Ms. Breuer has been teaching at Trinity since 2016.


    Family: Ms. Breuer was born and raised in Northeast Iowa. 


    Hobbies: Ms. Breuer enjoys reading, games and puzzles. 


    What is special about Trinity: Teaching children about the world around them based in Biblical truths.


    What's your favorite Bible verse: πŸ“– Micah 6:8

  • kim Gravert

    Preschool Teacher



    Education

    • B.A. Early Childhood Education with Special Education endorsement - St. Ambrose University

    Experience: Mrs. Gravert worked at St. Ambrose Children's Campus throughout schooling at St. Ambrose. Many classroom hours and student worker as a teacher's aide in birth-2 year old rooms, as well as a full-time lead teacher in the 3-5 year old classroom. Lead teacher at Early Head Start and ran own home daycare for nine years before joining Trinity in 2015.

     

    Family: Mrs. Gravert was born and raised in Moline, with two older brothers. In high school, Mrs. Gravert moved to Princeton, Ill., where she graduated in 2001. Mrs. Gravert attended St. Ambrose University. Mrs. Gravert married Jason in 2007, and they have three daughters.

     

    Hobbies: Mrs. Gravert enjoys camping. Iowa football and planning her daughter's birthday parties. 

     

    What is special about Trinity: I like Trinity because it's small and feels like family when you walk through the doors. I love that even my youngest of daughters knows many of the older kids and teachers throughout the school. Makes them feel at home and makes me feel good to be a part of that for other kids/families. Also knowing my children are learning more about God each day and that I, as a teacher get to teach little ones about God and His love for all of them, no matter how small they are. 

     

    What's your favorite Bible verse: πŸ“– 1 Peter 5:7

  • Jill schmitzer

    Preschool Teacher Β· Co-Athletic Director



    Education

    • B.A. Concordia University Chicago

    Experience: Mrs. Schmitzer has been teaching for 11 years, with 10 of those years being at Trinity.

     

    Family: Mrs. Schmitzer was born in Colorado Springs. She grew up in Rolla, Missouri. Mrs. Schmitzer is married to Matt, and they have two daughters.

     

    Hobbies: Mrs. Schmitzer enjoys running, reading, youth sports.

     

    What is special about Trinity: It is a special blessing to be able to spend my entire work day in an environment that encourages sharing the gospel of Christ.

     

    What's your favorite Bible verse: πŸ“– Psalm 119:105

  • kathy wiklund

    Preschool Teacher Β· Early Childhood Coordinator



    Education:

    • B.S. Elementary Education with Early Childhood Endorsement - Concordia University Nebraska
    • M.S. Early Childhood Education - Concordia University Nebraska

    Experience:

    • Faith Lutheran School in Lincoln, Neb. (2001-2002)
    • Trinity Lutheran School (2002-present)


    Family: Mrs. Wiklund is married to Peter, and together they have six children. 


    Hobbies: Running, gardening/flowers, spending time with my family and going to our children's activities.


    What you like or what is special about Trinity: I thank God for the opportunity to work with young children and their families and share the love of Christ with them.


    What's your favorite Bible verse: πŸ“– Jeremiah 29:11

  • robyn gray

    PS-4th Gr. General Music Teacher / Choir Director


  • christine haas

    Speech Therapy


  • OLIWA JACOBSON

    Librarian


  • mary arnauld

    Para-Educator


  • stacey beaudry

    Para-Educator


  • Jennifer Cubbage

    Para-Educator

  • Jenny Grassle

    Para-Educator


  • Cris hoeksema

    Para-Educator


  • Tina knutsen

    Para-Educator


  • Twyla Thiessen

    Para-Educator