Meet Our early childhood teachers
Preschool 3'S Teacher: Kelli SILASKI
Preschool 4'S Teacher: Carol Ewing
Mrs. Ewing is celebrating her 19th year of teaching at Pilgrim; 29 years total in education. She has previously taught sixth grade, elementary music, and 3 year old preschool in Tennessee, Georgia, and even in the country of Kenya! Currently, she is the pre-school 3’s and 4’s teacher, as well as music instructor for kindergarten through 8th grade. She also directs the school’s middle school choir, as well as several handbells choirs. Mrs. Ewing loves to see students discover their God-given talents, and their “aha” moments of learning a new skill. In her spare time, Mrs. Ewing loves spending time with her family and friends, going to musical theater, and being “Mimi” to her four grandsons.
For the JOY of the Lord is my strength. - Nehemiah 8:10
Kindergarten Teacher: ALLIE ZIEGLER
Allie Ziegler joined Pilgrim Lutheran’s staff in 2020. She previously worked at Scholls Heights Elementary in second grade. She graduated in 2019 from George Fox University with a degree in elementary education. Allie and her husband were married in the summer of 2020 and now live in Newberg, Oregon. Allie and her husband enjoy hiking, playing games and cooking together. They worship together at 26 West Church. She is excited to continue her career as an elementary school teacher this year at Pilgrim!
I can do all this through Him who gives me strength. - Philippians 4:13