Educators

The Spruce Street School faculty is an intellectually and culturally diverse group of professionals unified by their commitment to each individual child they serve. They draw on decades of teaching experience but remain constantly open to new ideas, sharing a passion for professional and intellectual growth.

Daron Henry

daron

Since 2009

 

 

Youngest Level Teacher

Live music listener, ukulele musician, dog walker, reader and Sounders fan

 

 

Deborah Wexler

deborah

Since 2004

Oldest Level Teacher

Scrapbooker, book reader, organizer, forest hiker, and embroidery buff

erica greenberg

erica

Since 2009

 

 

Mid-Level Teacher

Cook, outdoor enthusiast, beach frequenter, gardener, bookstore and library explorer

 

 

Emma Summerour

emma

Since 2018

Youngest Level Teacher

Traveler, artist, outdoor enthusiast, and music enjoyer

Laura Gates Montagner

laura

Since 2002

 

 

Oldest Level Teacher

Hiker, book lover, traveler, history lover, dancer, singer, and fan of family and friend time

 

 

Levell Turner

levell

Since 2022

 

 

Mid-Level Teacher

Oakland, California native, die hard Raiders fan, chef, traveler and dog dad

 

 

Neill Warfield

neill

Since 2002

Youngest Level Teacher

Chef, soccer player and watcher, hiker, traveler, and music lover

Oliver Schuman

Oliver Schuman

Since 2023

 

 

Oldest Level Teacher

Animal lover, math enthusiast, fantasy reader, chef, and baker

 

 

Shawna Wilson

shawna

Since 2006

Mid-Level Teacher

Dancer, Pilates participant, hiker, explorer of new places, traveler, junior ranger badge collector, and action and adventure movie fan

Specialist Teachers

Clint Collins

clint

Since 2007

PE Teacher

Family time finder, movie and music lover, volleyball player, and theater supporter

Felipe Perez

felipe

Since 1999

 

 

Art and Spanish Teacher

Dad, artist, and swimmer

 

 

Sheree Seretse

Sheree Seretse

Since 2000

Music Teacher

Global music lover, dancer, traveler, roller skater, movie watcher, and marimba and mbira extraordinaire

Extended Day Teachers

Caitlin Tips

Caitlin Tips

Since 2022

Extended Day Teacher

Swimmer, music listener, and hiker

Calista Orquiola

Calista Orquiola

Since 2023

Extended Day Teacher

Reader, painter, animal and music lover

Cassidy Wilson

cassidy

Since 2018

 

 

Extended Day Teacher 

Hiker, backpacker, dog dad, vegan chef and baker, traveler, history buff, programer and gamer

 

 

Colby Hull

colby

Since 2023

 

 

Extended Day Teacher 

Bowler, student, artist, and concert goer

 

 

Daniela Romero

Daniela Romero

Since 2023

Extended Day Teacher

Cat lover, music listener, makeup enthusiast, and baker

Jay Senstra

Jay Senstra

Since 2023

Extended Day Teacher

Baseball fan, rock music enjoyer, ultimate frisbee player, track/field thrower, and gamer

Julian Wilson

julian

Since 2018

Extended Day Teacher

Movie writer and director, story reader and creator, traveler, biker, and explorer

Max Dixon

max

Since 2013

Assistant Teacher and Extended Day Teacher

Board game and chess wizard, soccer and volleyball player and runner

Miranda Beard

Miranda Beard

Since 2023

Extended Day Teacher

Nature enthusiast, music lover, volleyball player, and cute coffee shop connoisseur

Will O'connell-Joshua

Will O'Connell-Joshua

Since 2022

 

 

Extended Day Teacher

Seattle University Student, reader, hiker, and movie buff