Mrs. Nicole Palmer received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University with English Language Learner and Early Childhood Education endorsements. She spent the first six years of her career teaching in the Alhambra School District in both second and third grade. After spending time in the upper elementary grades, Miss Nikki loves being apart of laying the foundation for a successful elementary school experience.
Mrs. Heidi Gray received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Grand Canyon University with an Early Childhood Education endorsement and has since earned her Structured English Immersion endorsement. She spent five and a half years teaching in the Alhambra School district in first, second, and third grades. Miss Heidi is excited to use her training and experience with younger elementary students to build a strong base for children to be successful.
Mrs. Tracy Wunderlich received her B.A. in Psychology from Fort Lewis College in 1992. She worked for 11 years at the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office as a Victim Advocate, assisting victims of crime through the criminal justice system. In 2011, she began working as a Teacher’s Aide at Greatleaps Preschool. Tracy’s own daughter is a Greatleaps graduate, and she credits the Greatleaps program for laying a superb academic foundation for each preschooler.
Mrs. Bethany Olson received her B.S. with a dual certification in elementary education and special education from Arizona State University West. She taught 5th and 6th grade special education in the Littleton school district for one year. After having her oldest son she stayed home for 2 years before going back to teach K-8th grade special education at Legacy Traditional School. Bethany is, once again, home full time with both of her boys, but she looks forward to being back in the classroom on a regular basis. After having one son graduate from Greatleaps and another currently enrolled, she couldn’t think of a better place to embrace her passion!