Substitutes and Floating Staff

 
Mace

Mace

Hello! My name is Mace, I grew up in Northern California but moved up to Seattle about 7 years ago for college where I studied Educational Ministry and Reconciliation Studies at SPU. Throughout my life I have always loved working with and learning from kids of all ages. Since working at Hilltop I’ve felt my passion for children’s curiosity and wonder come alive as I get to play, observe, reflect, and imagine with educators and kids alike. I believe children have so much wisdom and insight to offer each of us and I try to bring this attitude to every kid I encounter. When I am not at Hilltop you will find me painting, listening to music, or hosting a weekly podcast that celebrates curiosity.

Victoria

Victoria

Hey y’all! My name is Victoria, I have been working with kiddos for about 5 years now and I love it! I have worked as an enrichment teacher for the last 2 years working with all ages between 3-12. I believe in setting a great example for growing kiddos because they are our future. I hope to go back to school to pursue my Early Childhood Education degree and expand on this wonderful mission to provide the best experiences for students. In high school I volunteered at summer camps all over and eventually became a camp teacher myself. When I’m not at work you can find me on my couch watching a good movie, painting, or out and about exploring Washington with my friends. I love to travel and learn about new places and cultures. I am excited to be a part of the Hilltop family.

Anna

Anna

My name is Anna, I am currently am a student at Seattle Pacific University and I am majoring in Elementary Education. I’m originally from a small town on the Oregon Coast and I have spent a lot of time working with children, including working in elementary school classrooms, helping in a nursery, and babysitting. Working with children is my passion and I’m excited to be able to do it here at Hilltop. I also enjoy traveling, reading, and playing board games.
Antavea

Antavea

My name is Antavea! I am a student at Seattle Pacific University studying psychology in the hopes to become an industrial/organizational psychologist. I was born and raised in Tacoma, WA. I love working at Hilltop because the kids are so creative and are a joy to be around! When I’m not at hilltop, I enjoy being around those that bring me joy and reading a good book with peppermint tea on a rainy day!

Sedona

Sedona

Hello, I am Sedona.  I grew up in Fair Oaks, California and moved to Seattle four years ago to study education at SPU. I graduated this June with a degree in Integrated Studies and a Washington State teaching credential! I am so very excited to finally begin my journey as an educator by joining Hilltop. I am someone who has always embodied a childlike joy, energy, and curiosity, and because of that I find so much purpose and comfort in working with young students. One of my favorite parts of teaching is what I learn about myself and the world around me through observing and interacting with my students; they are always providing me with a fresh perspective!

When I’m not in the classroom, you can find me spending every second of the day on the move; running, hiking, biking, swimming, skating, backpacking, or anything else that involves being out and about. I also love to spend my time reading, writing, listening to vinyl, shooting film, and learning new things!

Jillian

Jillian

Hi. My name is Jillian. I have been working with kids for five years and I love it. I also love hanging out with my family and my dog. I love working at Hilltop because I get to watch the kids grow and learn new things everyday.

Katarina

Hi I’m Katarina! I’m a student at SPU, studying music therapy with an emphasis in psychology. I’ve grown up babysitting all my younger cousins, as well as volunteering at summer camps, so I’m fairly familiar with working with a wide age range of kids. Outside of school and Hilltop, I love to create art on lots of different mediums, go to concerts and plays/musicals, bake sweets, and walk dogs!

Margo

Margo

When I’m not in the classroom, you can find me spending every second of the day on the move; running, hiking, biking, swimming, skating, backpacking, or anything else that involves being out and about. I also love to spend my time reading, writing, listening to vinyl, shooting film, and learning new things!

Rom

Rom