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Administration

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Tracy Day

 

 

Principal
Years at Liberty: 1
Education:
University of Oregon (Administrative Certificate); Western Oregon University (M.Ed.);
Oregon State University(B.S.)
Fun Fact: I used to be a step aerobics instructor at the YMCA after my boys were born and I’ve run the Hood to Coast race once (once was more than enough times!)
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Office Staff

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Tara Thompson

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Office Manager
Years at Liberty: 6
Education: Chemeketa Community College
Fun Fact: I am a secret Slurpee lover. I played softball in Hawaii at the Pan-Am games in high school.
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Teachers

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Jane Bauserman

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Kindergarten
Years at Liberty: 2
Education: George Fox University (M.Ed.); Oregon State University (B.S)
Fun Fact: I am a certified yoga instructor
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Kandace Galvan

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Kindergarten
Years at Liberty: 20
Education: Western Oregon State College (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I was a puppeteer. I sang with The Carpenters.
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Sharon McKinney

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First Grade
Years at Liberty: 10
Education: Willamette University (M.A.); Oregon State University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I love making arts and crafts, and researching my family history.
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Karen Perry

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First Grade
Years at Liberty: 14
Education: Western Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I love spending time with my sisters and grandchildren.
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Amy Moore

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Second Grade
Years at Liberty: 10
Education: Western Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I was born in Creighton, Nebraska!
 

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Kelsey Corder

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Second Grade
Student Teacher
Jana Pierce

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Second Grade
Years at Liberty: 1
Education: Corban University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I was the Lebanon, Oregon Strawberry Festival Queen.
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Marlene Susnik

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Third Grade
Years at Liberty: 22
Education: Oregon State University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I love all things Irish and all things OSU Beavers!
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Kristi Marshall

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Third Grade
Years at Liberty: 25
Education: Western Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I play in a soccer league.
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Melissa Crockett

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Fourth Grade
Years at Liberty: 17
Education: Western Oregon University (M.A.; B.A.)
Fun Fact: I have backpacked to Ice Lake in the Wallowa Mountains.
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Joy Huddleston

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Fourth Grade
Years at Liberty: 3
Education: Concordia University (M.A.); Western Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I’m learning to ski.
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Katie Pantovich

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Fifth Grade
Years at Liberty: 3
Education: Portland State University (M.Ed.); Western Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I have traveled to 11 countries and I like to host exchange students – I’ve hosted students from China and Germany.
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Max Nazarian

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Fifth Grade
Years at Liberty: 7
Education: Eastern Oregon University (M.Ed.); Oregon State University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I’ve studied at five different colleges, and lived in five different states.
 

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Hayden Tedrow

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Fifth Grade Student Teacher
Years at Liberty: 1Education: Western Oregon University (currently attending)Fun Fact: I have coached high school wrestling and cross country.
Amy Rider

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Fifth Grade
Years at Liberty: 13
Education: Oregon State University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I spent a year traveling and teaching with my husband in N.S.W. Australia on a teacher exchange.
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Steve Herb

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Music
Years at Liberty: 3
Education: Oregon State University (M.A.T.; B.S.)
Fun Fact: This year I became a bee keeper. I have enjoyed getting to look into the hive and find the queen. I love the smell of honey!
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Dee Dee Biegel

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Resource Teacher
Years at Liberty: 3
Education: Western Oregon University (M.Ed.); Oregon State University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I lived in Japan while growing up as a youngster!
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Laura Bates

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P.E.
Years at Liberty: 1
Education: Eastern Oregon University (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I love volleyball!
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Melissa Gosche

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Social Comm.
Classroom
Years at Liberty: 2
Education: Portland State University (M.Ed.)
Fun Fact: I am a new grandmother!
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Clare Hogan

 

 

Speech/Language Teacher
Years at Liberty: 1
Education: Portland State University (M.S.); Beloit College (B.A.)
Fun Fact: I tap dance and speak Spanish. Mr. Sipe was my high school economics teacher!
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Danica Rickards

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Art/SEA
Years at Liberty: 2
Education: Kutztown University (B.F.A.)
Fun Fact: I have two french bulldogs!
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Classified Staff

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Sharon Baker

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Library/SEA
Years at Liberty: 15
Fun Fact: Summer and fall are my favorite seasons. I have a talking Indian Ring-Neck bird named Kirby and a lovable Chihuahua mix I adopted named Tucker.
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Blythe Bishop

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Social Comm.
Classroom SEA
Years at Liberty: 1
Education: Western Oregon University; Linn-Benton Community College
Fun Fact: I participated in swimming and water polo and I have travelled to Spain and France.
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Kristy Downer

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SEA
Years at Liberty: 12
Fun Fact: I love to travel and watch my boys play sports!
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Trish Cole

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SEA/Behavior Specialist
Years at Liberty: 1
Fun Fact: I enjoy gardening, hiking and crafts.
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Uli Nazarian

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SEA/Clerical Specialist
Years at Liberty: 4
Education: University of Oregon
Fun Fact: I used to be a ballerina.
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Erin Talsma

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SEA
Years at Liberty: 1
Education: University of Idaho (B.S.)
Fun Fact: I love watching my boys play sports. I enjoy fishing, hiking, photography, and wood burning designs.
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Tibbe Braithwaite

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Social Comm.
Classroom SEA
Years at Liberty: 2
Fun Fact: I enjoy spending time with my husband and four children. We love being outdoors and watching OSU football. Go Beavs!
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Les Spangler

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Social Comm.
Classroom SEA
Years at Liberty: 5
Education: Linn-Benton Community College
Fun Fact: I love spending time with my family and grandkids. I’m a San Francisco Giants fan!
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Cherie Sullivan

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Social Comm.
Classroom SEA
Years at Liberty: 2
Fun Fact: I enjoy the great outdoors.
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Angela Sally

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SEA/FSA
Years at Liberty: 2
Education: Stanford University (B.A.)
Fun Fact: I played softball at Stanford University. I also love learning new languages, I studied French for five years.
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Tami Dawson

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Kitchen Manager
Years at Liberty: 8
Fun Fact: I enjoy taking my kids to Disneyland and Disney World. I love working at Liberty!
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Donna Leslie

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Cafeteria
Years at Liberty: 6
Fun Fact: I love coming to Liberty every day!
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