Our Amazing Teachers

Who We Are

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Janelle Sawyer

Founder & Director

​Ms. Janelle's Fun Facts

  • I taught my first outdoor class, in animal tracks, as a camp counselor for Everett Public Schools way back in 2005.

  • I love to garden!

  • One of my favorite books (for grown-ups) is What the Robin Knows by Jon Young

  • I hiked 300 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington and Oregon during the summer of 2016.

  • If you visit my house in spring, you might be served wild-foraged nettle pesto!

Ms. Rungrapee

Lead Teacher

  • Ms. Rung speaks English and Thai and has studied French and Japanese

  • Besides a bachelor's degree in early childhood education and certificates in art and music, she holds a certificate in storytelling!

  • She's finishing up a certification program for Forest School Practitioners through the Child and Nature Alliance of Canada

  • She plays the ukelele!

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