Meet our Staff

Meet our Staff

Administration and Office Staff
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Blocker, Joy
Bookkeeper
Email
708.474.1700
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De Jong, Deb
Secretary
Email
708.474.1700
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Mr. Hibbler, Dustin
Development & Promotions Director
Email
708.474.1700

Education: BA Calvin College
 

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Mr. Postma, Jon
Principal
Email
708.474.1700

Education: B.A. Dordt College;
M.S. Purdue University;
Administration, Johns Hopkins University
Experience: 18
License: Principal, 6-12 Mathematics

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Mrs. Jean-Philippe, Claudette
Extended Care Director
Email

708.474.1700

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Mrs. Stallinga, Terri
Athletic Director
Email
708.474.1700

Athletic Director

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Mrs. Vander Woude, Melissa
Secretary
Email
708.474.1700
Enrollment Associates
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Mrs. Burney, Kelly
Computer and Spanish Immersion Point Person
Email
Website
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Mrs. Wells, Tiffany
Email
Website
Elementary Teachers
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Miss Groen, Alexa
Kindergarten
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
MA, Dordt College
Experience: 4 years
License: Elementary Education

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Miss McPherson, Courtney
4th grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Purdue University Northwest
Experience: First year
License: Elementary Education

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Miss Schaap, Hannah
3rd grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 5 years
License: Elementary Education

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Miss Tempelman, Ella
PreK-3 Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 8 years
License: Elementary Education

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Mrs. Arsenault, Ivone
1st grade
Email
Website

Education: BS, Jorge Basadre Grohmann National University
Experience: 22 years
License: Transitional Bilingual Teacher

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Mrs. Boer, Virginia
3rd grade
Email
Website
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Mrs. Cruz, Lety
2nd Grade
Email
Website

Education: Trinity Christian College
Experience: 1 year

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Mrs. Eenigenburg, Melinda
2nd grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
Experience: 6 years
License: Elementary Education

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Mrs. Oostman, Nancy
PreK-4 Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BS, Indiana University Northwest
License: K-9 Elementary Education, computer endorsement
Experience: 8 years

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Mrs. Roels, Bethany
PreK-4 Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BA, Calvin College
Experience: 6 years

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Mrs. Tempelman, Karri
1st grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Calvin College
Experience: 31 years
License: Elementary Education

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Mrs. Tijerina, Sandy
Kindergarten
Email
Website

Education: Praire State College
Experience: 10 years
 

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Mrs. Wieringa, Amy
5th grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Purdue University Northwest
MA, Purdue University Northwest
Experience: 4 years
License: Social Studies Education

Specials Teachers
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Miss Chen, Christine
Music Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BA, Wheaton College
Experience: 1 year
License: Music Education K-12

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Miss Van Milligan, Kaitlin
K-8 Spanish Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 1 year
License: Spanish K-12

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Mrs. Burney, Kelly
Computer and Spanish Immersion Point Person
Email
Website

Education: BS, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 11 years
License: K-9 Elementary Education

Spanish Immersion Website

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Mrs. Drenth, Emily
4th-8th grade Art
Email
Website

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 8 years
License: K-9, General Education; Middle Grades Endorsements in Art, Language Arts and Social Science

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Mrs. Miedema, Amy
Librarian
Email

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College

License: Elementary Education 

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Mrs. Smith, Michelle
Spanish Immersion Kindergarten Aide
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Mrs. Van Prooyen, Darlene
Discovery Center (special education)
Email
Website

Education: BA Trinity Christian College
Experience: 14 years
License: K-8 Elementary Education, Minors in English and Special Education

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Mrs. Vander Zee, Nicole
K-8 PE, 7th Bible
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
Experience: 2 years
License: Elementary Education; Endorsements in Special Education and Coaching

Junior High Teachers
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Miss Biegel, Janice
6th-8th grade
Email
Website

Education: BRE, Reformed Bible College;
BA, Calvin College
MA, National Lewis University
Experience: 30 years
License: Elementary Education

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Miss Bousema, Tracy
6th-8th Social Studies
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
Experience: 2 years
License: Elementary Education; Middle School Social Studies Endorsement

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Miss Jager, Nicki
6-8th grade Language Arts
Email
Website

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 2 years
License: Elementary Education and Special Education;
Middle grades endorsement in Language Arts and Social Studies

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Mrs. Hibbler, Erin
JH Science
Email
Website

Education: BA, Calvin College
Experience: 1 year
License: Elementary Education Integrated Sciences

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Mrs. Krygsheld, Joy
7th/8th Math
Email
Website

Education:  BA, Trinity Christian College; 
Experience: 20 years
License: Mathematics and English Language Arts (grades 6-12)

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Mrs. Vander Zee, Nicole
K-8 PE, 7th Bible
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
Experience: 2 years
License: Elementary Education; Endorsements in Special Education and Coaching