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    Teachers at RCP are Early Childhood Educators committed to quality education. Enrollment numbers are limited to provide greater care and attention for each child.


    Wendy Yrjola

    Wendy Yrjola

    Ms. Wendy has joined the RCP staff as Lead Teacher in September 2018. Ms. Wendy has over 15 years experience working and volunteering in children’s programs at her churches, in child care facilities as well as in her own dayhome. In August, she received her Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare and is certified as a Child Development Supervisor. Ms. Wendy is enjoying Edmonton, starting this new journey and building new friendships. She enjoys reading, taking walks and especially spending time with her 4 grandsons.




    Grace Eunjoo Lee

    Grace Eunjoo Lee

    Mrs. Lee has been a teacher at RCP since 2013 in both a lead and support role. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education, has studied School Counseling, and is certified as a Child Development Supervisor. Mrs. Lee has 20 years of experience as a middle school teacher in South Korea, 6 years as a Sunday school teacher, and has worked with preschoolers in Edmonton since 2012. Mrs. Lee lives with her husband. She loves to sing and to share her love of music and her joyfulness with her students.




    Deanna Roth

    Deanna Roth

    Mrs. Roth is the Administrator of RCP and has joined us with many years of Administrative experience. Deanna is a graduate of the University of Alberta holding a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. She has three children who attend an Elementary school in the neighbourhood, where Deanna is an active parent volunteer. Mrs. Roth loves to read, spend time in the kitchen baking and cooking for her family and walking





    Wendy Fraser

    Mrs. Fraser is a member of the RCP Committee, and is a retired teacher and school principal. With her Bachelor of Science in Education minoring in Early Childhood, Mrs. Fraser is a great asset to RCP substitute teacher roster. Mrs. Fraser enjoys playing with her 5 grandsons, sewing, knitting, baking, gardening and is involved with the Concordia Community Choir.



    The rest of the Riverbend Lutheran Church Staff look forward to seeing you as well!

    • Pastor Sye Van Maanen
    • Kathy Cornish - Director of Education and Youth
    • Family Ministry Coordinator to join our team soon!


    ... more important than "head knowledge" is the "heart knowledge" displayed by teachers who are motivated by the Great Teacher - Jesus Christ Himself