Standifer Gap SDA School

Large enough for excellence. Small enough to care.

Forest Kindergarten





Jennifer Thao

Jennifer is a passionate and dedicate teacher.  Mrs. Thao was a student at Standifer Gap, Mrs. Nedra Krause was her teacher. It is a privilege to have one of our students, as a teacher at Standifer Gap

Education: Southern Adventist University, BA Elementary
Education, 2017

Favorite Bible Verse: 

He has shown you, O man, what is good;

And what does the Lord require of you

But to do justly, To love mercy, And to walk humbly with your God

          Micah 6:8

Favorite Bible Character: Joseph

Birthday: January 7 

Hobbies: Reading, baking, exercising

Favorite Foods: Ice cream, pizza, fettuccini alfredo, tacos

Favorite Quote: 

“Sometimes,' I said, 'you have to let one story end so the next one can begin.'
'How do you know when that will happen?'
'You don't,' I said. 'Which is why you should always carry on.”

Lindsay Mattick, 'Finding Winnie'

Phone: 423-508-2610


Email: [email protected]

What Is Forest Kindergarten?

Early Childhood Education that takes place in the forest or woodlands. The curriculum is fluid, focusing on learner-led outdoor play that encourages curiosity and exploration

Benefits for Children

  • Increased confidence & self-esteem
  • Improved communication skills
  • Improved balance, coordination, and fine motor skills development
  • Increased relaxation concentration, and motivation to learn
  • Increased focus for children with ADHD