Our Teachers

Preschool Teachers  |  Full Day  |  Dolphin Class 

Laurel Collison  |  Lead Teacher  |  lcollison@pacificu.edu

Caitlyn Nelson  |  Lead/Assistant Teacher  |  caitlynn@pacificu.edu

Amy Vandehey  |  Assistant Teacher

Chloe Hanson  |  Assistant Teacher


Preschool Teachers  |  Full Day  |  Shark Class

Rachelle Mejia  |  Lead Teacher  |  rmejia@pacificu.edu

Caroline Johnson  |  Assistant Teacher

Shannon Crampton  |  Assistant Teacher


Preschool Teachers  |  Mornings  |  Otter Class

Jenny Chapman  |  Lead Teacher  |  jenn_chapman@pacificu.edu

Shawna Gasparini  |  Assistant Teacher 


Kindergarten Teachers  |  Whale Class

Rachel Waldron  |  Lead Teacher  |  rachelwaldron@pacificu.edu 

Julie Ungar  |  Assistant Teacher

tba |  Student Teachers, MAT candidates


School Administration 

Mark Bailey  |  Director, Child Learning and Development Center  |  baileym@pacificu.edu  |  Contact for questions regarding pedagogy, research and observation requests.

Shelley Jorgensen  |  School Administrator  |  sjorgensen@pacificu.edu  |  Contact for questions regarding enrollmnent, school policy and day-to-day program matters.

Debbie Monteith  |  Program Assistant  |  debbie.monteith@pacificu.edu 


Contacting and Visiting the School

Phone:  503-352-1481

Fax:  503-352-1463

Mailing Address

Early Learning Community
Pacific University
2043 College Way
Forest Grove, OR  97116


The Early Learning Community is located on the Pacific University campus, at the corner of Pacific Avenue & Cedar Street in Forest Grove (physical address: 2020 Cedar Street)