Our Staff


Ms. Katy Maestas


Ms. Katy holds a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis on Child Development and a Multi-Subject Teaching Credentials. She has been an educator in the Christian community for over a decade. Ms. Katy believe that helping to shape young minds for Jesus is both a privilege and a calling on one's life. She is a mother of two, active in the Galt Community, and a member of New Hope Church. 

e-Mail: newhopegaltps@gmail.com


Ms. Katie Faccini

Room 2 Teacher

Ms. Katie holds a Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in music from CSUS Stanislaus. Katie uses her God given gift of musicality in both her church as well as in local community theater. Ms. Katie is a mother of a preschooler herself and is an avid Giants fan. It's no wonder that children are drawn to Ms. Katie because the joy of the Lord exudes from her fun, enthusiastic and creative personality.

e-Mail: newhopeps.katie@gmail.com


Mrs. Alicia Wynia

Room 3 Teacher

Mrs. Alicia holds a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development. She is a Galt local and a longtime member of the community. Mrs. Alicia is a lady of faith who is also the mother of two beautiful girls-- including one in preschool. She is excited to serve Him in her first Christian school employment.

e-Mail: newhopeps.aliciaw@gmail.com


Mrs. Patricia Baumbach

Room 4 Teacher

Mrs. Tricia, like her mother before her, was called by God to teach young minds.  Her heart for education is felt by all who enter her classroom. Mrs. Tricia enjoys spending time outside in God's creation with her husband and son. Mrs. Tricia considers her greatest blessing to be motherhood.

e-Mail: newhopeps.tricia@gmail.com


Mrs. Judy Mays

Afternoon Teacher

Mrs. Judy and her husband have pastored in Assembly of God Churches in  both California and Nevada for over 40 years. Judy has successfully  partnered her ministry with her passion for teaching Christian school  since she enrolled her own daughter into preschool decades ago. Mrs.  Judy believes that the heart of her calling lies with teaching music and  supplemental enrichment to our youth.


Ms. Gianna Morelli

Substitute Teacher

Ms. Gianna is a proud mother of a toddler girl as well as a student at San Joaquin Delta College. She is pursuing her Associates Degree in Early Child hood Education and plans to transfer to Sacramento State University. Ms. Gianna has a unique love for Christian education  because she attended private schools for the duration of her youth. Gianna is excited to serve and spread the Word of God to preschool families.


Ms. Carol Peterson

Substitute Teacher

Ms. Carol has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 55 years. She is a grandmother who enjoys spending time with her family and reading her Bible. Ms. Carol attends a Christian Church in Galt and teaches Missionettes to local youth.