Early Learning Community Teachers

ELC teachers gather outside for group photo.

ELC staff left to right above: (front) Shannon, Shelby, Julie, Sindy, (middle) Laurel, Abby, Becca, Aja, Aimee (back) Mark, Ellie, Sam, Lynn, Amy, Ren.

Preschool Teachers  |  Full Day  |  Dolphin Class 

Laurel Collison  |  Lead Teacher  |  lcollison@pacificu.edu

Amy Vandehey  |  Lead Assistant Teacher

Sindy Espinoza  |  Assistant Teacher

Preschool Teachers  |  Full Day  |  Seal Class

Shannon Crampton  |  Lead Teacher  |  cram4488@pacificu.edu

Rebecca Basham-Sanchez  |  Lead Assistant Teacher  

Lynn Trabosh  |  Assistant Teacher

Kindergarten Teachers  |  Full Day  |  Whale Class

Abby Thompson  |  Lead Teacher  |  a.bradley@pacificu.edu

Aimee Seo  |  Assistant Teacher

First/Second Grade Teacher  | Full Day  |  Otter Class

Aja Appel  |  Lead Teacher  |   aja.appel@pacificu.edu

Sam Miller  |  Lead Assistant Teacher

Third/Fourth Grade Teacher  | Full Day  |  Sea Lion Class

Ellie Rickett  |  Lead Teacher  |   erickett@pacificu.edu 

Julie Ungar  |  Assistant Teacher

School Administration 

Ren Johns  |  Head of School  |  rjohns@pacificu.edu  |  Contact for questions regarding licensing, health and safety protocols, and opportunities for feedback.

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

Shelby Cokeley | Office Manager  |  coke4833@pacificu.edu | Contact for questions regarding enrollment, school policy and day-to-day program matters.

Contacting and Visiting the School

Phone:  503-352-1481

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).