• Pre-Kindergarten

  • Jessica Cardwell



    Jessica grew up in the Eugene/Springfield area and is a graduate of Thurston High School. After high school, Jessica went to George Fox University where she graduated with a degree in Elementary Education and played soccer, softball and track. Jessica left her mark at GFU and you can still find her name atop the women’s soccer record books. 

    In 2008 Jessica began her teaching career and returned to Thurston High School to coach the women’s soccer program. She taught locally for a couple years before co-founding a private school in 2011. She would go on to teach 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade at Fall Creek Academy before joining Mountain View Academy. In 2012 Jessica’s Thurston soccer team won the 6A Oregon women’s soccer state championship. She continued coaching for one more year before leaving Thurston to pursue missions in Central America. 

    Jessica is currently in her 3rd year directing the women’s soccer program at Northwest Christian University. After teaching 3rd grade for 3 years at MVA, she is now our 2nd grade teacher and the Assistant Director at Mountain View Academy.

    One of Jessica’s favorite hobbies is traveling the world. This past summer she visited five different countries and her 4th continent! 

  • Liz Lesch

    Preschool Teacher


    Liz Lesch was born in California and moved to Oregon when she was 11.  She is a graduate of Sheldon High School where she was the captain of the cheerleading team.


    Miss Liz attended Lane Community College to become a professional in the medical field and after trying many different career options, she became a Certified Surgical Technologist, assisting surgeons in the operating room.  Liz and her husband Brian have three children; Sammy, Eleanor, and Henry that attend Mountain View Academy. 


  • Alyssa Chapman

    Educational Assistant