Preschool 4

Teacher Name: Kathy Shannon

Education: Studied Child Development at Texas State University

First Year at Zion: 1990

Classes Taught / Currently Teaching at Zion:  Kathy has worked as the Parent's Day Out Director and Preschool 3 Assistant, and is currently the Preschool 4 Teacher.

Brief Biography: Kathy and her husband Danny have been members of Zion Lutheran Church for over 30 years. They have four children who all attended school at Zion from preschool age. After serving Zion as the Director of the Parent's Day Out program for five years, Kathy took time off to raise her children, but stayed involved in many volunteer positions in the church and school. During the time away from Zion Kathy trained and taught in the children's ministry of Bible Study Fellowship for eight years. She returned to full time work at Zion in 2005 in the preschool 3 class. Teaching little ones about Jesus and His love for them has always been Kathy's passion and she feels extremely blessed to be able to do so for the children at Zion Lutheran School.

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Teacher Name: Natasha Bredehoeft

Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Early Childhood Education  from Concordia University in Chicago, IL

First Year at Zion: 2018

Classes Taught / Currently Teaching at Zion:  Natasha has taught Preschool 4 year olds since she came to Zion in 2018.

Brief Biography: Natasha was born and raised in Batesville, Arkansas.  Her family has since moved to St. Louis.  She graduated from Concordia University Nebraska in May of 2018 and received her first call to teach at Zion. Natasha enjoys spending time with her husband John, photography, cooking and travelling.