Miss Kari, Preschool


  • Graduated for Liberty University in 2005
  • Married for 10 years
  • Three children
  • Member of Emmanuel Baptist Church since 2010
  • Loves spending time with family and friends, and anything crafty!

Miss Lauren, Kindergarten Readiness


  • Born and raised in Billings
  • Married to TJ since 2004
  • Two children: Grace and Gavin
  • Degree from Montana State University Billings in Elementary Education
  • Attends Faith Chapel
  • Enjoys spending time with friends and family, travel, photography, camping, and watching movies.

Miss Carla, Kindergarten Readiness


  • Graduated in 1998 from Arizona Christian University with a degree in Elementary Education
  • Born in Montana
  • Married to Scott since 1998
  • Three children: Joslyn, Brooklyn, and Cooper
  • Attends Fresh Life church
  • Enjoys spending time with her family, running, shopping, and watching football.

Miss Ashley, Kindergarten Readiness


  • Born and raised in Billings
  • Studied art, elementary and special education at MSU-Billings
  • Married to Jake since 2009
  • Began attending Emmanuel in 2004; member since 2010
  • Two children: O’Reilly and Dixon and one dog, Sam
  • Enjoys spending time with family, reading, writing, crafting, photography, scrapbooking, music, theatre, gardening, and all things “outdoorsy”, e.g. camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, sledding.

Miss Jodi, Kindergarten

  • Graduate of the University of Montana-Western with a K-8 Elementary Education Degree and a K-12 Reading Minor
  • Taught middle school for 10 years
  • Married to Ryan for 12 years
  • Two daughters, Ellie and Cora
  • Attends Faith Chapel
  • Enjoys spending time with family, skiing, camping, travel and crafting.