Preschool Staff

  • Linda Holscher- Preschool director

    Growing up in Forest Grove, Linda always knew she wanted to be a teacher. After graduating from Pacific University she taught for 38 years for the Hillsboro School District. She helped open Mt. Olive Preschool in 2006 and has continued as its director. 

  • Emily Tabb - Lead Teacher

    Emily’s warmth, sincerity and love for the Lord are evident as soon as you meet her. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education, a Master’s of Education in Learning and Technology and is certified in Trauma Informed Care. Emily is a highly qualified teacher. Prior to joining the Mt. Olive staff in 2021 she was a popular substitute teacher, a lifeguard, the program coordinator at a church camp in Sisters, OR and for eight years she led the youth ministry at her church. She says her greatest accomplishment though is raising her three  amazing kids.

  • Evva Johnston - Teacher Assistant

    Evva’s patience and cheerfulness with children gives them the confidence to try new things and have fun doing it. Before she joined Mt. Olive Preschool in 2019 she ran a highly successful daycare in her home. Evva possesses that love of learning that leads her to continually seek out early learning educational trainings. Both her children attended the preschool and she is also involved with assisting with the youth at Mt. Olive.