Yumiko Oliver

Yumiko Oliver

Math Teacher, Grades 7 and 8

Yumiko's international teaching experience helps her bring best practices in math instruction to CHC. She began her teaching career in Denver's highly respected Cherry Creek School District before heading to Europe to teach in Luxembourg and France. After working and traveling abroad for three years, she returned to her home state of Colorado to be closer to family and the slopes. Yumiko has a bachelor's degree in Mathematics for Secondary Education from the University of Northern Colorado and a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Colorado Christian University. Since arriving on faculty at CHC in 2012, she has served as a math teacher, curriculum coordinator and head of the math department. Yumiko and her husband are expecting their first child in 2020.

Among her favorite Bible verses: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding.  Seek his will in all you do, and he will direct your paths." (Proverbs 3:5-6)