Preschool Staff

  • Rachael Koschmann - Lead Teacher

    Teacher Rachael is filling in as our lead teacher for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year. She graduated from Concordia University River Forest in 2003 with a degree in Early Childhood Education.  Her youngest child, Wiley, is currently enrolled at Mt. Olive and is her second child to go through our preschool.. She and her husband, Nick, along with their four children have lived in Forest Grove since 2014.

  • Jessica O'Rear - Teacher Assistant

    Teacher Jessica joined our preschool staff in 2011. Her calm, patient manner is so reassuring to preschoolers. She is certified in pediatric first aid. Jessica has expanded her teaching skills at the yearly Lutheran Teachers Conference. Her family lives and works in Forest Grove. Her son Daniel is in 2nd grade at Dilley Elementary and daughter Kara is 4. The family is active at the Cornelius Methodist Church.

  • Linda Holscher - Preschool Director

    Linda is a graduate of Pacific University and earned her Masters of Education at Portland State University. She has been a teacher with the Hillsboro School District for 35 years. She is an active member at Mt. Olive.