Mrs. Mary Balmer earned a BA from the University of Hawaii and a Teaching Certificate from Seattle University. She has worked for the YMCA, the Hawaii Department of Education, Sylvan Learning Center, and the Seattle School District. She taught Kindergarten Religious Education at St. Nicholas Church from 2008-2013 and has been the Preschool and Pre-K Teacher at St. Nicholas Catholic School since 2012. She has a deep love for the Catholic Faith and teaching it is a priority of hers.
Mrs. Balmer has a passion for preparing children for a lifetime of learning. She strives to create a safe and rich environment that nurtures a child’s natural curiosity and excitement for learning, while helping to build a strong foundation of faith and academic success. She is excited to work with parents to make their child’s introduction to schooling both positive and successful. She lives in Gig Harbor with her husband David and their two sons, Jacob and Michael, both of whom attend St. Nicholas School.