& Homeless Liaison
Mrs. Lander’s experience with education includes, mother of five, grandmother to 16 grandchildren.
She has been in education for 42 years, including the following roles: preschool director, classroom teacher, principal of two K-8 schools, math mentor for CUSD, an instructional coach, trainer for a math publishing company, University Instructor and Supervisor for both teachers and administrators.
Her three greatest passions are kids, learning and teaching! She feels honored to support the amazing staff of PCMS!
MRS. amy behlke
6th English & 6th history
Mrs. Behlke has been an educator since 2000 after receiving her degree at CSU Chico. She has had various teaching positions and began her career at Paradise Unified. She was in Magalia for 2 years and Paradise Intermediate School for 11 years & has been at PCMS ever since. She enjoys reading, hiking, and teaching. Amy was recognized at the 2020 CUE North State Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Mrs. Behlke and her husband and two sons live in Chico, but enjoy visiting their hometowns of Sierra City and Downieville, nestled in the mountains.
MR. Brian Faith
7th history & 8th history
Mr. Faith earned a BA in History from CSU, Chico in 1995, and his Teaching Credential in 1996.
He earned a Master’s Degree in History from CSU, Chico in 2016. He began his teaching career in 1996, all of them at PCMS.
He enjoys music, bicycling, motorcycling, and spending time with his family.