Early Childhood Education

Rooted in the firm belief that childhood is not a race, Trinity’s early childhood programs are tiered to coincide with the developmental stages of our youngest learners.



Jackie Rasch (Miss Jackie) joined the teaching staff at Trinity Lutheran School as the Preschool Teacher & Director in the fall of 2016. She holds a BA in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, MI. Miss Jackie is an experienced teacher, having taught preschool for 16 years in addition to her elementary teaching experience. Prior to joining the teaching team at Trinity, Miss Jackie grew up, and still lives, on the family apple farm in Conklin. It is on the farm among her 13 siblings that Jackie’s larger than life dad, Bill Rasch (1924-2004), and quiet, kind-hearted mom, Rosemary, fostered her love for young children. Although Jackie never married, nor gave birth to children of her own, she regards each of her students as 'one of her own', as she loves and nurtures them. She looks forward to many years of "building faith and serving people" through the school ministry at Trinity!

Preschool Brochure

Mrs. Schumaker attended Concordia University-Ann Arbor to obtain a degree in Elementary Education, with a major in Language Arts and a Lutheran Teacher Diploma. With Christ at the center, she aims to shine the Lord’s light and love in the classroom while serving and teaching the whole child. She looks forward to joyfully, compassionately, and diligently partnering with parents to care for and equip children, all the while magnifying Christ. Mrs. Schumaker is delighted to be involved in Trinity’s TOOL to the community.

Kindergarten Brochure

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Sunday Worship: 9:30 AM

School Hours: Mon - Fri 8a - 3p

Pastor: Rev. Mark Oswald
Director of Family, Youth &
School Ministry: Terri Kober
Office Manager: Tressa Hollinger
Preschool Director: Jackie Rasch
K/1st Teacher: Stephanie Schumaker
2nd/3rd Teacher: Stephany Bates
4th/5th Teacher: Ruth Mackie 

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