all want to do the best for our children- both our own and those under
our care. We want to see them grow to full potential as happy and
productive human beings, capable of love, capable of work. We want to
give them the best possible start." -Bev Bos
We aim to promote a joyful, comfortable learning atmosphere where children feel safe, confident and at home.
We support children and families . We understand that each child is different, each family is different and that we all learn together. We strive for open, honest communication with a simple goal in mind - what is best for your child and how can support them.
Katrina Luters has worked as a teacher for over 20 years. Starting at Pacific Oaks Children's School (1994-2000) in Southern California, then New Discovery School (2000-11) in Seattle before starting Matthews Beach Playschool in 2011. She is also a Parent Coach and a mother of two. (Eckstein and North Seattle Community College)
Colleen Maxwell was a teacher at Shoreline Community College and Lake Washington Technical College for 10 years. She also worked at the Children's Home Society of Washington as the Parent Support Program Supervisor (15 years) and teaches Positive Discipline Workshops. Colleen is a mother of two who are currently attending Cascade Community School.