Our Staff at New Hope Preschool Galt, California


Ms. Katy Maestas


Ms. Katy holds a Masters Degree in Education with an emphasis in Child Development and a Multi-Subject Teaching Credential. She has been an educator in the Christian community for over a decade. Ms. Katy believes 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 on Sundays at New Hope 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


Ms. Samantha Rodriguez

Afternoon Teacher

Miss Samantha holds a Bachelor’s Degree from CSU Chico. She was inspired to become a teacher during her high school years and quickly pursued this dream. Samantha is bilingual and enjoys teaching young children colors and simple words in Spanish. Miss Samantha has a gentle spirit that brings comfort to the children within her care. 


Ms. Gianna Morelli

Substitute Teacher

Ms. Gianna is a proud mother of a preschool aged daughter 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 since she attended private schools for the duration of her youth. Her excitement and joy are infectious to all those around her.