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School staff

At St. Martin’s Episcopal School, we know our staff and teachers have a tremendous impact on your children’s learning. Our school is staffed by professional teachers who are trained and experienced in early childhood education and by teachers’ assistants who help are experienced in working with young children. Our school staff is committed to providing a caring and nurturing enviromnent in which your children can learn and grow.

Serin Stanford

Serin Stanford holds a Bachelor of Science in Education with a certificate in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, a Kindergarten endorsement, and a certificate in Special Education. She joins St. Martin’s Episcopal School in August 2016, most recently serving as the Day School Director at First United Methodist Church in Hurst, a position she began in […]

Amy Osterhoff

Amy joined St Martin’s Episcopal School in October 2017. She has an Associates Degree in Business Management and a certification in Baking and Pastry Arts from The Art Institutes International. Amy is originally from Kansas City, MO and moved to Fort Worth in 2013 with her husband and daughter Cassie, a recent graduate from our […]

Melissa Coz

Melissa Coz joined St. Martin’s Episcopal School staff in 2017. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology as well as a Masters of Arts in Educational Psychology. Melissa worked as a School Psychologist for four years in both elementary and middle school. She has also worked as a teacher assistant in a young 5’s classroom for […]

Janie Wehr

Janie holds a Bachelor of Science in Development and Family Studies. She has worked with preschool children for four years and has a wealth of experience working with children of different ages. She cared for children and encouraged their development working as nanny, engaged with many families in the Keller/Southlake area. She volunteered with the […]

Alison Zukowski

Alison Zukowski joined St. Martin’s Episcopal School in 2014 and has a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy. She and her husband Paul reside in Trophy Club with their two sons, Andreas and Alex. Alison has taught “Music Around Us” toddler music classes for 6 years prior to her preschool experience. Extensive volunteering and substitute […]

Mayra Carballo

Mayra Carballo joined St. Martin’s Episcopal School in 2006. She taught our Spanish curriculum and realized she had a passion to be more and teaches our preschool students. With 21 years of experience there is not much she can’t handle in a classroom or with a group of children. Mayra is married to Jose and […]

Kelly Jensen

Kelly Jensen holds a degree in Elementary Education and has eight years of experience working with children. She has taught toddlers through pre-kindergarten. She has worked as a pre-kindergarten teacher assistant in a Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities inclusion classroom. Kelly was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Bedford, Texas. She is […]

Brenda Newton

Brenda Newton grew up in Iowa and moved to Texas in 1981 after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Elementary Education. Returning to the classroom has been a delight! Preschoolers have such curiosity, humor and wonder while discovering the world around them, and Brenda finds that excitement contagious. Every school […]

Eva Lax

Eva Lax joined St. Martin’s Episcopal School staff in Fall 2016, having just retired from 20 years of working as a registered nurse. She has a marketing degree in addition to her RN experience. Originally from Sweden, she has lived in the United States for 30 years, and the last 21 years in Keller. She and her […]

Silvia Peiris

Silvia Peiris joined St. Martin’s Episcopal School in March 2017. She has 10 years experience in childcare, and has previously worked for the Fort Worth Independent School District as a Bilingual Teacher Assistant. She’s fluent in Spanish. She’s married and has two children, Sasha and Mia. Silvia is happy to help children achieve all their milestones and […]