Regina (Gina) King, Interim Director/Teacher Assistant:
Regina has two adult children, Brad and Amber.  She is the Director of the preschool ministry at Enjoy Church where she attends.  She has extensive experience in the early childhood profession.  She graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL with a B.S. in the field of Early Childhood Education.  She later received her M.S. in Education.  Gina has a strong passion for young children and teaching and guiding them into a close personal relationship with God.

Email address: gking@flcgodfrey.org




Sharen Nolte, Four-Year-Old Teacher:

Sharen graduated with an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Lewis and Clark Community College. She taught at Zion Lutheran Preschool in Bethalto for nineteen years and served as director of the preschool for sixteen of those years. She then earned a Certification in Financial Planning (CFP) and worked as a financial planner with American Express Financial Advisors for nine years and spent another ten with Edward Jones. She and her husband, Nelson, live in Moro and are the proud parents of three daughters and a son and grandparents to nine children.

Email address: snolte@flcgodfrey.org

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Tammi Galloway, Three-Year-Old Preschool Teacher:

Tammi began her professional life in 1996 as a licensed vocational nurse taking care of children with special needs and those who survived catastrophic injuries. She then ran her own licensed daycare in Los Angeles, CA, until relocating to Godfrey, IL, in 2004. Between her career as a nurse, “playing teacher” as a kid, and homeschooling five of her six children, Tammi has always been passionate about caring for and teaching others. Returning to school to further her education was one of the best decisions she ever made; she is currently pursuing her Associate of Arts degree at Lewis and Clark Community College and her Bachelor’s degree in Human Services/Early Childhood Development at Missouri Baptist University. A faithful Christian who aims to live a God-first life, Tammi is honored to serve at Faith and to be a part of positively impacting young children’s lives during the early stages of their growth and development.

Email address:  tgalloway@flcgodfrey.org



Shelia Russell, Afternoon Assistant Director/Teacher:

Shelia has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Lewis and Clark Community College and has spent over thirty years caring for and teaching children, from infants to third graders. For thirteen of those years, she worked for two different Christian schools in the local area. She is married with one daughter and two grandchildren and attends Lifehouse Community Church in Alton.

Email address: srussell@flcgodfrey.org



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