Thank you for considering Bethany School to meet the educational needs of your student. Bethany has an amazing faculty to help students grow to BELIEVE, ACHIEVE, and SUCCEED. My staff and I are here to nurture students, while focusing on their social, academic, and spiritual development. We are seasoned with experience and have a heart for our calling in education. Each child is important to us!
Mrs. Tonia Z. Hill, Principal
Amy Coffey is in her fifth year at Bethany and currently works in preschool administration and bookkeeping . She has over nine years of experience in this field, has earned a BA, and holds a business software certification. She loves working with such an amazing team of leaders and educators.
Mrs. Coffey resides in Long Beach with her husband, Matt. She attends Bethany Church and enjoys swing dancing, traveling, and trying new food and recipes.
Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Diane Golden is in her twenty-second year at Bethany School. She has thirty-three years of teaching experience and has worked in administration for over three years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree and holds single subject credential. She loves working with the staff, families, and especially the students. It gives her great joy.
Mrs. Golden attends Bethany Church and enjoys music, reading, and walking.
Psalm 23 (NIV) The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will well in the house of the Lord forever.
Edna Beck is in her twenty-fourth year at Bethany School and is currently serving in an administrative assistant role. She served Bethany in a volunteer role before being hired and has many years of experience as well as early childhood education credits. She loves the staff, the church, and being around others that have a heart for Bethany.
Mrs. Beck resides in Lakewood with her husband, Gary, and has a daughter, Erica, and two grandchildren. She attends Bethany Church and enjoys trips on the Harley, playing board games and cards, and relaxing at home with her dog, Roo.
Matthew 6:6 (NIV) But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.
Gina Martinez is in her twelfth year at Bethany School and is currently the assistant preschool director and a preschool teacher. She has over twenty-one years of teaching experience, has earned a BS in both child development and psychology and a Master of Library and Information Science degree (MLIS). She loves that it is a true family working unto the Lord at Bethany.
Mrs. Gina enjoys reading, camping, walks and hikes.
Philippians 4:13 (NIV) I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
Pamela Armstead is in her sixth year at Bethany School and is currently the daycare supervisor and an instructional aide. She has over six years of experience and has earned an AA. She is presently attending California Baptist University pursuing her BA in English. She loves the family atmosphere at Bethany. She believes that the staff genuinely love the students. She loves that we are not only able to live godly openly, but are able to share Christ with the students and parents.
Mrs. Pam resides in Sylmar with her husband, Michael, and two children. She enjoys singing and writing.
Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV) Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
Tonia Z. Hill is in her twentieth year at Bethany School and is currently serving as our principal. She has over fifteen years of administrative experience, has earned her MA which includes a specialization in early childhood education, and is a certified adjunct professor. She loves supporting the teachers and making a difference in the lives of the students.
Mrs. Hill resides in Long Beach with her husband, and has three grown children. She enjoys writing and trying new restaurants as well as walking, hiking, and exercising.
Hebrews 13:5b (NIV) because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”