Our Team for 2023-2024

Meet Our Wonderful Staff

Corrie Mitchell – Principal

Corrie Mitchell earned her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix after graduating from WWU. Corrie has worked as an instructor in Parent and Family Studies at Bellingham Technical College for several years and has previously worked as the Youth Sports Director at The Y. Corrie has called Whatcom County her home for over 25 years and is honored to raise her two young boys in this beautiful place. If you want to find Corrie outside of Providence, you may find her mountain biking, running, making costumes, participating in an event with the Department of Fun or adventuring with her family in the sunshine. Corrie loves Jesus with all her heart and never goes a day without eating chocolate.

Jennifer Odens – Teacher Vice Principal

Mrs. Odens is a third-generation teacher. Along with most of her family, she graduated from WWU with her teaching degree. However, she was the first in her family to pursue teaching elementary students. Her passion is working with young children; primary grades being her favorite. Mrs. Odens has been a substitute teacher throughout Whatcom county for over 10 years.

Mrs. Odens is excited to have found a home here at Providence Christian and is looking forward to the plans God has placed before her to work with students. In her spare time, Mrs. Odens like to garden, sew, read a good book, and spend time with her husband and daughter.

Ashley Baer – Teacher

Ms. Baer holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education from Western Washington University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Secondary Math Education through Western Governors University, and is excited to have the unique opportunity at Providence to teach both subjects she is passionate about.

When Ms. Baer is not teacher, she enjoys reading any and all books she can get her hands on, tending to her 100+ houseplants, and any activities that can be used as an excuse to play outside.

Priscilla Rodriguez- Teacher

Priscilla Rodriguez earned her Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has worked for a little over 12 years as an elementary teacher at LaCoste Elementary in LaCoste, Texas. Priscilla, her husband and two dogs recently moved to Washington to experience a new place to live.

During Mrs. Rodriguez’ free time, she enjoys needle felting, making jewelry, hiking, reading, going on long walks with her dog Porter and experiencing everything Washington has to offer with her husband.

Micah Potvin–Administrative Assistant

Micah has been a part of PCSNW for many years. If you don’t find her telling a good story, you might see her with her family, taking care of her many chickens, or helping a friend.

Providence Christian School NW

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