Madrone Adventist Elementary School

Building bridges in the Illinois Valley while teaching our students to thrive in their world.

Our Staff

Bridget Cline

Position: Teacher/Principle
Email: bcline@madroneadventistelementary.org

Education

Highest Degree: BS
Major Field: Graphic Arts
College Where Earned: Walla Walla University

Biography

Mrs. Cline was a semi-retired teacher when God called her to come back into teaching for our school. She has 20+ years of teaching experience, including in New York, Colorado, and Oregon. She finished her degree in Graphic Arts at Walla Walla University and went on to complete her teaching credentials. She has taught Pre-K through 8th grade.



Chris Harwood

Position: Administrative Assistant/Teachers Aid
Email: charwood@madroneadventistelementary.org

Education

Highest Degree: BA
Major Field: Health Administration, RN

Biography

Ms. Chris is an amazing addition to our team here at Madrone. Not only is she a teaching aid and administrative assistant, but she is also a nurse and mentor to the students. Chris worked as a nurse for 42 years in California, before retiring and moving to Oregon with her family. After the passing of her husband Chris felt a need to help her community. As a local church member she felt moved to start volunteering and filling the need for more help at the school. That turned into becoming good friends with the teacher and falling in love with the students. Chris now has worked for the school fulltime since 2019.



Kira James

Position: Teaching Aid
Email: kjames@madroneadventistelementary.org

Education

Highest Degree: Associates
Major Field: General Studies
College Where Earned: Rogue Community College

Biography

Miss Kira is the newest addition to our team here at Madrone. Kira is currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and has dreamed of teaching since childhood. She has a couple of years of experience working with kids, most recently being a position as a Girl's Dean at Newbury Park Adventist Academy(CA) in 2019. Kira loves helping out in the classroom and the office.