Support Services Staff

  • Welcome to the Pathfinder Support Teacher Page! We are the seven teachers that work with your students and support teacher growth.

    We support children in:

    • Reading
    • English Language Development
    • Math
    • Special Education
    • Behavior Support
       

    Bumblebee: Tarry Wollen, Jackie Marino
    Caterpillar: Kelly Reinertsen, Jennifer Faddis
    Grasshopper: Janny Carlson
    Ladybug: Michelle Graham, Allie Gray

    It is very important that you work with your child regularly on letter names, name and number writing, and high-frequency words.  Please click on the links below for a copy of the alphabet.

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B.A. Elementary Education, Northwest University

Mrs. Carlson

I have been teaching for 14 years in the Stanwood/Camano and Mukilteo School districts.  I have taught Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 4th grade.  I have lived in Snohomish County my whole life and love all of the beautiful mountains and water where we live.  I graduated from Northwest University in Kirkland, WA.  I am thankful to get to work with Kindergartners every day.  I try to make learning fun yet targeted in order to help students achieve high academic growth. 

I support math and reading in the Caterpillar pod.  I also work as an instructional coach for teachers in our school.  

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BA in English: University of Washington Teaching Certification: Seattle ELL Certification: Seattle Pacific University

Mrs. Faddis

I have been teaching for many years in the Mukilteo School District! I  taught kindergarten for eight years at Mukilteo Elementary. Then I became a reading specialist at Serene Lake Elementary, and finally an El teacher at Horizon Elementary. Now I am back to working with Kindergarten children at Pathfinder. Kindergarten is my favorite! 

My family and I enjoy traveling to sunny destinations. We like trying new restaurants and seeing plays in Seattle.

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M.A in Teaching (Lesley University) Teacher's Certification (University of Washington, Bothell) B.A in English Literature (University of Washington)

Ms. Graham

Hello! I have been teaching in the Mukilteo School District for 15 years. I began my career at Fairmount Elementary, where I taught first grade for 12 years. I have been a member of Pathfinder's Support Services team as a Primary Support Teacher/Learning Assistance Program teacher for the past 3 years. I enjoy collaborating with my teammates and the Bumblebee Pod teachers to better support students and meet their individual learning needs.

Outside of school, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family, practicing yoga, and reading. 

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BA Elementary Education, Central Washington University Special Education Endorsement, City University

Mrs. Marino

Hello! This is my 15th year teaching in the Mukilteo School District. The majority of my career was spent teaching grades K-2 at Odyssey Elementary. I am currently a Bumblebee Support Teacher at Pathfinder. I love working with kindergartners and seeing how much academic and social growth each child makes during our year together. Helping build strong educational foundations for young minds is personally rewarding. Outside of school, I enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

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M.A. Reading and Literacy City University B.A. Special Education K-12 and Elementary Education K-8 Western Washington University

Mrs. Reinertsen

Hello! My name is Kelly Reinertsen and I am a Caterpillar Support Teacher at Pathfinder! This is my 21st year teaching in the Mukilteo School District. I feel very honored to be a part of such an incredible school community! Here is a little about me... I grew up in the Puget Sound area with my parents and three younger siblings. After graduating from Mariner High School, I completed my BA in Special Education K-12 and Elementary K-8 at Western Washington University. I later obtained my Master's in Reading and Literacy from City University. I am married to Chris, who I met in high school, and we live in the Mukilteo area. We have two wonderful adult children, Brandon and Brienna. Outside of school, I enjoy the beach, walks, and spending time with my family and friends. 

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MA In Teaching, Heritage College BA in Spanish, University of Washington National Board Certified Teacher English as a New Language

Mr. Wollen

I have been teaching for 15+ years in the Mukilteo School District, Kindergarten - 8th grade.  I began my career teaching kindergarten and 8th grade Spanish.  The majority of my career has been teaching K - 5 English as a Second Language.  Besides teaching, I enjoy coaching and mentoring teachers.  A few years ago, I took a 3-year break from teaching students to coach and mentor teachers in the Mukilteo School District.  Currently, I am coaching teachers at Pathfinder as well as supporting students in the Ladybug pod.  I enjoy traveling and learning about other cultures around the world.  I have lived in Mexico and Spain for various years throughout my adult life.