Rebecca Hjertberg

Preschool Teacher, Swim Instructor


  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
  • Red Cross CPR and First Aid Training
  • State of Montana Educator License
  • Montana Early Care and Education Practitioner Registry


Ms. Rebecca’s first college degree is in Business Management and she has worked in resorts in San Diego, Big Fork, Big Mountain and Glacier National Park. She received her Master’s degree in Education at Montana State University in Billings and completed her student teaching in New Zealand. She has taught many grade levels and many subjects, but she likes preschoolers the best.

Her 10 years of experience teaching preschool ranges from Montessori, Christian based programs to Head Start Preschool. Ms. Rebecca is a Certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and teaches group and private swim lesson at The Wave.

Ms. Rebecca and her family including her sister Kathy grew up on Flathead Lake and attended Polson Schools. She and her sister helped their Gram Blanche make and perform puppet shows across Montana. Ms.Rebecca likes to spend time with her family camping while experiencing Montana’s great outdoors. Ms. Rebecca is close to her family and donated her kidney to her cousin, Dean, who has diabetes and lives in California. Currently, Ms. Rebecca lives in Whitefish with her husband, Jon, and their dog, Penny. Ms. Rebecca does not have children of her own, but spends time with her sister’s kids, Xanny and Kaylee who also live in Whitefish. Ms. Rebecca likes to ski, bike, hike and raft. She has even enjoyed sky diving. Ms. Rebecca likes to travel to see and do new things. Ms. Rebecca is a dedicated professional instructor who loves to help children learn new things.