Teachers

Rosemary Malouf
Director of Admission
Rosemary Malouf joined the Park Academy team as the Admissions Director in the fall of 2020 after a recent move to the Portland area. Rosemary attended Santa Clara University and majored in Liberal Studies with a minor in History.  With over 20 years of experience in the Independent School world, Rosemary brings a breadth of experience in the field of […]
Rebecca Gerringer
Rebecca Gerringer
Teacher
Rebecca Gerringer is in her 25th year in education. Previously, she has been a classroom teacher, a K – 1 Reading Interventionist, a K – 6 Instructional Math Coach, a district-level TOSA (Teacher On Special Assignment) as an Instructional Coach to 3 elementary schools, a TAG (Talented and Gifted ) teacher and building level coordinator, and she has worked with […]
Rachel Greenough
Teacher
Rachel was born in Sitka, Alaska and moved to Oregon when she was three. Her family continued to spend summers on the boat in Southeast Alaska while her dad was part of the commercial salmon fishery. It was on that boat that Rachel learned to read, and spent hours engrossed in piles of books from the Sitka Public Library.    […]
Laura Meeuwsen
Laura Meeuwsen
Teacher
Laura Meeuwsen is an Oregon native. In fact, her family has roots in the Portland area dating back to the 1850’s. Laura loves the natural beauty of our state, and although she enjoys traveling to experience other places, her heart will always be in the Northwest. Laura’s parents were both elementary teachers and she loved spending time helping them in […]
Alisha Christiansen
Teacher
Alisha Christiansen brings her life-long love of teaching and learning to Park Academy. She enjoys working with students as they discover acting, voice and articulation, theatre appreciation, performance writing, directing, dramatic structure, and theatre history. She’s an active member of the Portland Playwrights (PDXP) and will be co-producing several short experimental plays virtually with PDXP as part of the 2021 […]
Lucy Healey
Direct Support Staff
Lucy Healey grew up in Portland, graduating from Central Catholic High School – Go Rams!  She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Portland. She took many classes in education and discovered a passion for working with students in a classroom setting after volunteering as an educational assistant. Additionally, she has spent the past four summers working […]
Sofia Hussain
Teacher
Sofia Hussain grew up in Cupertino, California (the birthplace of Apple computers) and completed her undergraduate degree in Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. She then moved to the University of South Florida to complete her Master’s degree by studying the molecular evolution of sea urchin genes and worked in an immunology lab at a Comprehensive Cancer Center. She met her […]
Mary Mollway
Assistant Head of School
Mary Mollway is a 26-year education veteran. She has served as a classroom teacher at the middle and high school levels, school site administrator, a district-level coordinator of curriculum and instruction, and as an adjunct faculty member at Ashford University and Grand Canyon University in their teacher education programs. Her areas of expertise are intensive reading intervention for secondary students […]
Susan Ramirez
Teacher
Susan Ramirez has a passion for implementing multisensory instruction coupled with powerful positive self-talk as vehicles to empower students possessing language learning difficulties. Susan trained at The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources where she was mentored by Orton-Gillingham Founding Fellow Dorothy Blosser-Whitehead, Cathy Wyrick and Sharon Marsh. With a Master’s Degree in Reading and a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, Susan […]
Patti Voelker
Teacher
Patti Voelker graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Arts in Education, a minor in German, and a mathematics endorsement. Over the years, she obtained endorsements in Middle School Science, Social Studies, and English Language Arts. Patti began her career teaching 6th-grade Humanities and then transitioned into teaching middle school mathematics. She spent several years as a […]
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