Miss Hellgren received a BA in Liberal Studies from San Diego State University and has a Child Development degree from Southwestern Junior College. She also has an ACSI Standard Teaching Certificate. Miss Hellgren was trained in the NILD Search & Teach program and was a Teach therapist at Capital Christian School for a few years. In San Diego she worked as a Child Development Specialist at San Diego City College and has been at CCS since 1995 where she has taught kindergarten and 1st grade.
Miss Hellgren says, "It is a blessing to work at Capital Christian School where I have the wonderful opportunity to work with an amazing staff who loves serving the Lord and where I am able to minister to the hearts of young children and their families.