Meet our Staff

Meet our Staff

Aardsma, Mandy
Principal
Education: BA, Elementary Education, Dordt University
MSEd, Educational Leadership, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Experience: 14 years
Licenses: Building Level Administration and K-9th Grade Elementary Education, Reading Specialist

 

Office Staff
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Alons, Allison
Development Director
Email
708-474-1700
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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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Stallinga, Terri
Athletic Director
Email
708.474.1700

Athletic Director

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Vander Woude, Melissa
Secretary & Social Media Coordinator
Email
708.474.1700
PreK Program
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De Young, Laurel
PreK-3 Teacher
Website
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Oostman, Nancy
PreK-4 Teacher
Email
Website
Elementary Teachers
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Biegel, Janice
5th Grade Teacher, English Track
Email
Website

Education: BRE, Reformed Bible College;
BA, Calvin College
MA, National Lewis University
Experience: 33 years
License: Elementary Education

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Boer, Virginia
3rd grade
Email
Website

Experience: 5 years

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Boss, Nicole
3rd grade teacher, English Track
Email
Website

Education: B.S. in Elementary Education--Purdue University Calumet

Experience: 7 years


 

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Cruz, Lety
2nd Grade
Email
Website

Education: Trinity Christian College
Experience: 4 years

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Eenigenburg, Melinda
2nd grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
Experience: 9 years
License: Elementary Education

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Groen, Alexa
Kindergarten
Email
Website

Education: BA, Dordt College
MA, Dordt College
Experience: 7 years
License: Elementary Education

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Ledee, Mariana
1st Grade
Email
Website

Experience: 4 Years

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Martinez, Diana
4th and 5th Grade
Email
Website

Education: BS, Technological University of Mexico
MA, Technological University of Mexico
Experience: 4 years
 

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Meyrick, Hannah
4th grade
Email
Website

Education: Trinity Christian College
Experience: 2 years
License: Elementary Education

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Tempelman, Karri
1st grade
Email
Website

Education: BA, Calvin College
Experience: 34 years
License: Elementary Education

Junior High Teachers
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Freel, Kristin
Reading Specialist and 6th grade Bible teacher
Email
Education: BA, Bethel University
Experience: 7 years
License: Elementary Education

 

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

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 5 years
License: Elementary Education and Special Education;
Middle grades endorsement in Language Arts and Social Studies

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Johnson, Tatiana
6-8th grade Math and Science teacher
Email
Website

Education: B.S. in Elementary Education--Northern Illinois University
Experience: 14 years of teaching experience, including team leader and math coach
 

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Wieringa, Amy
6th-8th grade social studies, 7th and 8th grade Bible
Email
Website

Education: BA, Purdue University Northwest
MA, Purdue University Northwest
Experience: 7 years
License: Social Studies Education

LCS Discovery Center
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Van Prooyen, Darlene
Discovery Center Teacher (Special Education)
Email
Website

Education: BA Trinity Christian College
Experience: 17 years
License: K-8 Elementary Education, Minors in English and Special Education

 

Specials Teachers
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Bercot, Andrea
PE Teacher
Email
Website

Education: BS, Northland Baptist Bible College 
Experience: 1st year

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Burney, Kelly
Computer Teacher
Email
Website
Education:
BA, Trinity Christian College

MA, Trinity Christian College 
Experience: 12 years
License: K-9 Elementary Education

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

Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience: 12 years
License: K-9, General Education; Middle Grades Endorsements in Art, Language Arts and Social Science

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Miedema, Amy
Librarian
Email
Education: BA, Trinity Christian College
Experience:  7 years
License: Elementary Education 
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Sinwelski, Lynnea
K-5 Music & 6-8 Choir Teacher
Email

Education: BME, Valparaiso University
Experience: 10 years
License: Music Education K-12 General Music, Choir, & Instrumental

Extended Care
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Jean-Philippe, Claudette
Extended Care Director
Email
Support Staff
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Bustos, Abner
Technology
Email
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Perez, Benny
Custodian
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Togtman, Don
Custodian