Elaine is in her eighteenth year as a teacher at the Camas Washougal Parent Co-op Preschool. She lead the 3s classes for 12 years and transitioned as the full time 4s teacher in 2012. Her prior experience includes teaching preschool in Madison, Wisconsin, and three years as an elementary teacher in Goleta, California. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a California Teaching Credential from San Jose State University. She is also a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Elaine lives in Camas with her husband and two sons. Before joining the staff as a teacher at the Co-op, Elaine was an active parent and Executive Board member here.