Kids of the Kingdom
Christian Preschool & Kindergarten

KOK Staff

Hannah Benedict, Director and Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Hannah has taught in both preschool and kindergarten classrooms as well as instructed child development workshops. She has a bachelor's degree in Human Development and is a certified PCI Parent Coach®. Hannah and her two boys enjoy anything that gets them outside: playing sports, hiking, bike riding, and camping. Hannah enjoys partnering with parents to build strong spiritual, social, and social foundations in the lives of young children.

Sarah Boswell, 3 and 4 Preschool Teacher

Sarah has a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and worked as a 3rd grade teacher for several years before her children were born. When her children started attending preschool, she worked at their preschool and found she enjoys working with young children. She loves to see the excitement on their faces when they make connections and when they discover they can do something on their own! Sarah is married and is the mom to two boys and one girl. She loves to cook and travel the world with her family.  

Wendy Roeder, 2's Teacher

Wendy is a member of Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church and has been associated with the children's ministries there for over 20 years. Prior to raising her three children, she graduated from Arizona State University with both B.S. and MBA business degrees. She attained her CPA license while working at a CPA firm in Portland. She is married and enjoys jogging, skiing, and trips to the beach. She considers KOK a second family and loves to interact with the children.