Degree: B.A.—Central Washington University, M.Ed.—Central Washington University
“I love teaching at Riverside Christian because I get to help students grow in their knowledge of the world around them and also in their faith and knowledge of the one that created it all.”
Degree: B.A.—Alaska Pacific University, M.Ed Western Governors University
“I think my favorite part of RCS is that I am free to include the truth of Jesus Christ in every aspect of my classroom. He is present in math as the God of order, in reading as the Author of Scripture, and in social studies as the Creator of all human society. Jesus is our model as I teach children how to love one another and work with all their hearts at the tasks He has set before us.”
Degree: B.A.—Western Washington University
“I love the sincere desire of the administration, faculty, and staff to encourage each student to develop a personal growing relationship with Jesus Christ. I love that these same people really know my own children on a personal level and genuinely care about supporting them as they walk through the ups and downs of daily life. I love that my children feel loved and valued by their teachers and the staff, and am confident that each and every student at Riverside is loved and cared for in exactly this same manner.”
Degree: B.A.—Washington State University, M.I.T.—Heritage University
Favorite thing about RCS: “Jesus Christ is the purpose and the basis for all instruction at Riverside Christian School.”
AA in Office Administration, Blackfeet Community College, a BA in Elementary Education, and a MA in Education, Ashford University
I love the kindred spirit here at Riverside. The staff are so helpful and truly a blessing! It is inspiring to witness how God is working in the lives of these young people and I am honored to be a part of that!
Degree: B.A.—Central Washington University
“This isn’t just a place to work. This is a place to nurture and also be nurtured. My three children came to school here and they received love and guidance, along with an education that stands on solid ground. They learned that God is truth and you can live in this world knowing right from wrong.”
Degree: B.A.—Washington State University M. Ed.—Heritage University.
"I love that Riverside Christian School is a Christian school! The kids enjoy relating all subjects to the Bible; and current events are also related to the Bible. This helps the kids understand our world and their place in our world."
Degree: B.A.—Northwest University, M.Ed.—Central Washington University
“Riverside has a strong sense of community and a deep love of God’s Word.”
Degree: B.A.—Washington State University, M.S.—Walden University
“I love Riverside Christian School because of the sense of community. We are all one family with Christ as our leader. Just like traditional families, we are not perfect, but we are called to encourage each other and help one another to be the best we can be in all areas of life. This is what I see happening on a daily basis at Riverside from the administration, staff, parents, and students.”
Degree: B.A.—Whitworth College, M.Ed.—Whitworth College
“I love the view outside my window, which reminds me of God’s incredible love, which is then shared with the Riverside school family, including students, staff, parents, and the community. When we gather for an all school chapel, it is a fabulous feeling to know we can worship one God together.”
Degree: B.A.—Westmont College
“I love Riverside Christian School because you are rubbing shoulders with those who appreciate and put a high priority on Christian education. The families who have their children in RCS are those who value excellent Christian education. RCS has a high academic standard, but God’s Word and the teaching of God’s Word takes definite priority.”
Degree: B.A.—Northwest Nazarene University
“I love the community of Riverside Christian School. The faculty and parents are able to work together to provide kids with the foundation they need for the future, both academically and spiritually. Having a common goal makes what we do more effective and meaningful.”
Degree: B.S.—Whitworth College, M.A. Washington State University, Agriculture
“RCS is the best place to teach science in Yakima. We have a huge amount of biodiversity on campus—from wetlands to the pond to arid areas. I frequently see migratory birds and we are involved in long-term research in the pond. Additionally, we are within a few minutes of native shrub steppe habitat and the Yakima River. The students are engaging and I enjoy my colleagues and administration.”
Degree: B.A.—University of Northern Colorado, M.A.—California Graduate School of Theology
“Riverside Christian School is committed to the teaching of God’s truth, as well as the application of truth to everyday life. Students are regularly challenged to see all of life as the classroom in which they live out the truths they have been taught.”
"Riverside is a place where Christian teachers are able to share life and expertise. Students are given opportunities through academics, sports, social activities, and discipleship to deepen their Jesus informed worldview. And the community as a whole is able to express the love of Christ in practical ways."
Degree: B.S.—Centenary College, M.A.—Heritage University
“I love that I can pray freely with my students. I love that the administration works closely with the teachers, staff, and students. I love that the school is small enough for everyone to know each other, which allows us to support each other in trials/praises of our lives.”
Degree: B.A.—Central Washington University
“Every day I come to work, I get to make an eternal difference in the lives of my students.”
Degree: B.A.—Secondary Education with a certification in History and English from Northwest Nazarene University. M.A.—in History from Liberty University.
Favorite thing about RCS: “I love the students. Students have always been why I want to teach...I love seeing them interact with each other, make connections, and think!"
B.A.- California State University, Bakersfield
M.A.- California State University, Long Beach
What I appreciate about RCS: The support community of teachers, staff, and administration prayerfully, and with authenticity, lead, instruct, and compel students toward inquiry, integrity, citizenship, and truth.
Degree: B—Music Education
"I love coming to work at Riverside. It’s a very supportive atmosphere. The staff is encouraging and helpful and the students are very respectful and eager to learn."
Degree: B.A. –Central Washington University
“The attitude of the entire staff demonstrates God’s love. We are all willing to help each other any time it is needed. Being able to teach sacred songs all year round and especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas is a joy to me.”
Degree: B.A.—Northwest Nazarene College, M.S.—University of Oregon
Favorite thing about RCS: “I love teaching at a school that is preschool through 12th grade. I appreciate the daily interaction between all ages of students in social, academic, and spiritual situations.”
Degree: BS, Bible, Corban University; MSHA, Health Administration, University of Colorado
"I enjoy working with the dedicated staff at RCS. Although I have little contact with the students it is good to see the amazing impact the teachers and staff have on them."
Degree: BS, Yakima Valley College
"As an employee, my favorite thing about RCS is how it is a community where you can come together with other families of similar beliefs for a common goal. I enjoy building relationships with coworkers, students and families. As a parent, I greatly appreciate the mission of RCS and its commitment to prepare students academically, and spiritually, while giving them many incredible experiences. My favorite thing about RCS is seeing how seeds of faith that have been planted are nurtured here and watching my boys grow in their relationship with Christ."
"I love working with the students to develop their leadership skills through student government and class activities as well as challenging them to seek God’s plan for their future and step out to reach their God-given potential."