Head of School, Margaret Barker, was the founding teacher of Saint David’s Day School, and she continues to serve as staff supervisor and mentor. She came to us with more than twenty years of experience teaching Kindergarten at The Lexington School in Lexington, KY and fourteen additional years teaching at the preschool level. Mrs. Barker has been a presenter at local, state, and national NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) conventions. Margaret and her husband have been residents of San Juan Island since 2006.
Lead Teacher, Alana Huntemer, is in her second year with us, and we are excited to have her move into the Lead Teacher position this year. Mrs. Huntemer studied in the Early Childhood Education program at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, CA. She had several years of experience working with preschoolers here on San Juan Island prior to joining our staff in 2018.
Assistant Teacher, Kim Erickson has been working with San Juan Island children as a preschool teacher, classroom assistant, and substitute teacher for more than a decade. Mrs. Erickson is a regular volunteer at Friday Harbor Elementary school and also a Den Leader for Cub Scouts. She and her husband have two sons.
Monday through Thursday, 8:15am – 12:15pm
Our program closely follows the San Juan Island School District calendar, although there may be some exceptions throughout the year.