Faculty & Staff

PAES has an outstanding Christian teaching staff of passionate, committed, fully qualified and certificated teachers. The teachers have made a personal and spiritual commitment to serve our students and assist our families in developing the life of each child. Our teachers bring many years of experience with them to enrich the educational development of our students. PAES teachers and staff are focused on providing a safe and nurturing environment where each student can grow academically, spiritually, socially and emotionally. 


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Brandon O'Neal

PAES Principal

E-Mail: brandon.o'neal@paes.com

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Karin Swarner

Assistant Principal

E-Mail: karin.swarner@paes.com

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Krista Lott

Administrative Assistant

E-Mail: krista.lott@paes.com

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Ginger Stinson


E-Mail: treasurer@paes.com


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Leanne Gainer

Kindergarten Teacher

E-Mail: leanne.gainer@paes.com
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Jada Neely

1st Grade Teacher

E-Mail: jada.neely@paes.com
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Megan Rivera

1st/2nd Grade Teacher

E-Mail: megan.rivera@paes.com

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Nancy Stinson

2nd Grade Teacher

E-Mail: nancy.stinson@paes.com
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Amber Ballesteros

3rd Grade Teacher

E-Mail: amber.ballesteros@paes.com

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Angela King

4th Grade Teacher

E-Mail: angela.king@paes.com
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Elizabeth Fresse

5th Grade Teacher

E-Mail: elizabeth.fresse@paes.com
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Nohemi Marquez

ElementaryTeacher Aide

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Linda Waagen

6th Grade | Social Studies | Science

E-Mail: linda.waagen@paes.com
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Tami Hunter

7th Grade | Language Arts

E-Mail: tami.hunter@paes.com
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Karin Swarner

8th Grade | Math

E-Mail: karin.swaner@paes.com
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Anthony Neely

Music Department Director | Math

E-Mail: anthony.neely@paes.com
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Lynn Rognsvoog

Music Department Accompanist | Piano Lessons

E-Mail: lynn.rognsvoog@paes.com
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Madelynn Cummings

Librarian | Reading Aide

E-Mail: madelynn.cummings@paes.com
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Kevin McCray Jr.

Athletic Department Director | PE

E-Mail: kevin.mccray@paes.com

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Doavyn Haley

Technology Coordinator

E-Mail: doavyn.haley@paes.com


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Sandie Sulzle

Preschool Program Coordinator | Before & After Care

E-Mail: sandie.sulzle@paes.com
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Michelle O'Meara

Lead Preschool Teacher

E-Mail: michelle.o'meara@paes.com

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Kathy Hillenkamp

Preschool Teacher Aide


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Ann Carl

Child Care


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Ron Sulzle

Plant Manager

E-Mail: ron.sulzle@paes.com

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Taylor Duran

Maintenance & Custodial

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Stacey Sulzle

Maintenance & Custodial


The PAES school RN position is staffed in partnership with Walla Walla University School of Nursing and their clinical rotation program.