Stephanie Van Bruggen

Assistant Preschool Director

Stephanie grew up in Huntington Beach. After getting married in March 2022, She and her husband, Nate, moved to Oceanside and are new to the San Diego area. Through God’s faithfulness and provision, Stephanie is building a life here and loving the change of environment. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies, and a Master’s Degree in educational leadership. Early childhood education is her passion.

In Stephanie’s free time, she enjoys going on road trips and adventures with her husband. The beach is a huge part of their lives, and they love to spend time with family and friends there. Stephanie also loves watching professional sports and closely follows hockey and football.

The Lord has brought her through 10 years of teaching in early childhood and now has opened the door to grow her career as Assistant Director of Emmanuel Faith Preschool. Stephanie absolutely loves early childhood education, and loves instilling a passion for learning and growing in children and helping them gain a strong foundation in Jesus. She also really enjoys coming along side teachers to support them and help them grow in the education field.