Nurturing Hearts and Challenging Minds
For Service in God's Kingdom

Our Administration, Staff and Faculty

 

 

Administration

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Closson, Jennifer
Finance Director
 

BA Alma College
 

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Skinner, Dave
Athletic Director/PE Teacher
BA Western Michigan Universtiy 
MA Central Michigan University 
Michigan Professional Certificate
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VanHaitsma, David
Guidance Counselor
HS Social Studies Teacher
BA Calvin College
MEd GVSU
Michigan Professional Certificate
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Walhout, Dirk
Superintendent
 
BA Calvin College
MEd Grand Valley State University
Michigan Professional Certificate
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Office Staff

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Dodde, Lori
Executive Secretary

AA Davenport College
 
 
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Eisenga, Diane
Athletics/Development Asst.

BA Dordt Collge
Endorsement: Coaching
 
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Mulder, Beth
Finance Secretary
 
BA Ferris State University 
 
 
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Vandenberg, Mary Jane
Finance Secretary
 
 
 
 
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Special Education Teachers

 
Helsel, Alisha
Website
MS Agriculture Practice 
MS/HS Ed. Assistant
BEd Western Governors University
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Smallegan, Pam
Website
Director of Special Education
BS Grand Valley State University
Psychology-Special Education K-8 Self-Contained
Minor in K-5 Elementary Ed.
Certifications:
     Emotional Impairments
     Mental Impairments
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Zuiderveen, Heidi
Website
Arrowsmith
BA Central Michigan University 
Certified Arrowsmith Program Teacher
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Early Childhood Education Teachers

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Dick, Susan
Early Childhood Development Program Director
BS Central Michigan University
MEd Grand Valley State University
Michigan Continuing Certificate
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Stahl, Carrie
Young 5's Parapro

AAS Ferris State University

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Vennema, Cindy
Early Education Teacher

Certified: Michigan Department of Childcare Licensing

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Elementary Teachers

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DeBoer, Julie
Website
Art Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Permanent Certificate
 
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Deur, Deb
Website
1st Grade Teacher
BA Calvin College
MA Nazareth College
 
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Dick, Bette
Website
Kindergarten Teacher
BA Dordt College 
Michigan Professional Certificate
 
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Heuker, Erin
Website
K-12 Technology
HS Psychology Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Professional Certificate
K-12 Art endorsement
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Horstman, Jacob
Website
5th Grade Teacher
BA Calvin College
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Jenema, Shelly
Website
K-8 Music, MS History
MS & HS Bible
BS Indiana Wesleyan University 
MM Michigan State University
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Kathy, Lucas
Website
Elementary Parapro
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Koetje, Tamara
Website
2nd Grade Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Professional Certificate
 
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Penninga, Ashley
Website
3rd Grade Teacher
BA Grand Valley State University
Michigan Provisional Certificate
Endorsement: Language Arts 6-8
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Ritsema, Megan
Website
4th Grade Teacher
BA Cornerstone University
BS Kuyper College

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Skinner, Dave
Website
Athletic Director/PE Teacher
BA Western Michigan Universtiy 
MA Central Michigan University 
Michigan Professional Certificate
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Swanson, Amy
Website
Band & Choir Teacher
MS Bible and History
BA Aquinas College 
Michigan Professional Certificate
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Middle School Teachers

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Curell, Scott
Website
Middle School Teacher
BA Asbury University
MA Western Michigan University
Michigan Professional Certificate
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DeBoer, Julie
Website
Art Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Permanent Certificate
 
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Helsel, Alisha
Website
MS Agriculture Practice 
MS/HS Ed. Assistant
BEd Western Governors University
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Heuker, Erin
Website
K-12 Technology
HS Psychology Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Professional Certificate
K-12 Art endorsement
x 110                                   email
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Jenema, Shelly
Website
K-8 Music, MS History
MS & HS Bible
BS Indiana Wesleyan University 
MM Michigan State University
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Koetsier, Sarah
Website
MS Math and HS Geometry/FST
BA Calvin College
Michigan Provisional Certificate
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Skinner, Dave
Website
Athletic Director/PE Teacher
BA Western Michigan Universtiy 
MA Central Michigan University 
Michigan Professional Certificate
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Swanson, Amy
Website
Band & Choir Teacher
MS Bible and History
BA Aquinas College 
Michigan Professional Certificate
x 210                                    email

 

 

High School Teachers

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DeBoer, Julie
Website
Art Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Permanent Certificate
 
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DeMott, Linda
Website
MS & HS Science Teacher
BA Olivet Nazarene University
Michigan Professional Certificate
 
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Haan, Jill
Website
HS Spanish, Bible & Film
BA Calvin College
Michigan Professional Certificate

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Helsel, Alisha
Website
MS Agriculture Practice 
MS/HS Ed. Assistant
BEd Western Governors University
x 220                                    email
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Heuker, Erin
Website
K-12 Technology
HS Psychology Teacher
BA Calvin College
Michigan Professional Certificate
K-12 Art endorsement
x 110                                   email
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Jenema, Shelly
Website
K-8 Music, MS History
MS & HS Bible
BS Indiana Wesleyan University 
MM Michigan State University
x 206                                   email
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Koetsier, Sarah
Website
MS Math and HS Geometry/FST
BA Calvin College
Michigan Provisional Certificate
x 203                                    email
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Kroondyk, Katharine
Website
HS English Teacher
BA Hope College 
Michigan Provisional Certificate

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Roby, Misty
Website
Algebra, Physics, HS Language Arts
English Language Learners
BA Cornerstone University
MEd Cornerstone University
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Swanson, Amy
Website
Band & Choir Teacher
MS Bible and History
BA Aquinas College 
Michigan Professional Certificate
x 210                                    email
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VanHaitsma, David
Website
Guidance Counselor
HS Social Studies Teacher
BA Calvin College
MEd GVSU
Michigan Professional Certificate
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VanNoord, Jeff
Website
Curr. Events, HS PE, Pre-Alg, Pers. Fin., Econ, World Today

BA Calvin College
MEd Grand Valley State
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