Department : K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th MS | Special Admin All

Kindergarten

 
  • bosscher

    Gayle Bosscher

    Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee; Bachelor of Arts in Education and Language Arts, Calvin College; Florida Professional Certification in Elementary Education; twenty-four years teaching experience in Christian schools.

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    Janice Lewis

    Bachelor of Business Administration, Kennesaw State College; Associate of Early Childhood Education, Santa Fe Community College; ; Florida Professional Certification Pre-K Primary-3; Teaching Assistant at Oak Hall School in Gainesville, FL for six years; TCS teacher for five years.

  • dodgion

    Susan Dodgion

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Rollins College; Florida Professional Certificate in Early Childhood Education through High School; forty-fifth year of  teaching experience including St. James, Weekday School and Lake Highland Preparatory School.  Thirteenth year at The Christ School.

1st Grade

 
  • schwalk

    Christi Schwalk

    Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, University of Central Florida; currently working on Master’s degree in Education in Early Literacy; Florida Professional Certificate, Pre-K – Primary Ed., ESOL endorsed; former business coordinator and receptionist at The Christ School; six years teaching experience.

  • fatizzi

    Karen Fatizzi

    Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Montevallo; Professional Certification Nursery-Sixth Grade; eleven years teaching experience in elementary grades.

2nd Grade

 
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    Pam Leadbitter

    Master of Arts, Early Childhood Education, Teacher’s College, Columbia University; Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Lawrence University; Teachers College; additional training with reading and learning disabilities; former teacher at St. Andrews School in Richmond, VA; Professional Certification in Kindergarten through seventh grade, English, Psychology and History; in New Jersey, New York and Florida; Professional Certification in Elementary Education; thirty years teaching experience.

  • wigle

    Sarah Wigle

    Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, University of Central Florida; ESOL endorsement; four years teaching experience.

3rd Grade

 
  • tesch

    Kathleen Tesch

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Florida State University; Florida Professional Certification in Elementary Education; fifteen years teaching experience.

  • kerleck

    Laura Kerlek

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University of South Florida;  Florida professional certification in Elementary Education/grades 1-6 and ESOL; seventeen years teaching experience.

  • carrick

    Nan Carrick

    Master of Arts in Elementary Education and Bachelor of Science, Michigan University, concentration in Early Childhood Education; thirty-three years teaching experience in Michigan, five years in Florida before joining TCS five years ago.

4th Grade

 
  • harrison

    Angie Harrison

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Indiana State University; fourteen years teaching experience in Christian education.

  • ross

    Barbara Ross

    Bachelor of Science in Bible Teaching and Missions, Columbia International University, SC; Teacher Certificate ACSI; fourteen years teaching experience in Asia, South Carolina, Maryland, and Florida.

5th Grade

 
  • forbes

    Jenny Forbes

    Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education, Flagler College; ESOL certified; six years teaching experience.

  • whitman

    Katherine Whitman

    Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Florida State University; Florida Professional Certification in Elementary Education, Gifted Education Endorsement; eighteen years teaching experience in elementary and middle school grades.

Middle School

 
  • marvin

    Betty Marvin, Language Arts

    Bachelor of Arts in Social Science/English, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Florida Southern College; teaching certificate ACSI,  Standard English and Social Studies; twenty-nine years teaching experience, many years at Pine Castle Christian and former TCS 5th grade teacher.

  • bales

    Brad Bales, Math

    Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Mathematics and Statistics – Actuarial Science, Purdue University.
  • burchak

    Cary Burchak, Bible

    Master Degree in Speech/Language Pathology, Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Science in Education, Texas Tech University.  Fifteen years teaching experience.

  • kuplen

    Casserly Kuplen, Science

    Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Marine Concentration, Gordon College; ten years field experience at The New England Aquarium, Boston; eight years teaching experience in Massachusetts and four years at TCS.

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    Mary Crimmins, Social Studies

    Master of Education, Rollins College; Bachelor of Science, Liberal Studies with emphasis in Education and History, University of Central Florida; twice listed in Who’s Who of America’s Teachers by former students, Upper School Teacher of the Year, PCCA, 1998-99, Florida Professional Certification in Social Science, 6-12; Florida Reading Endorsement pending; nineteen years teaching experience.

  • kleinsteuber

    Nicole Kleinsteuber, Math and Science

    Master of Education, Literacy Specialization, University of Florida; Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Florida; National Board Certified Teacher; ESO: certified; Teacher of the Year 2005-2006; six years teaching experience.
  • hedrick

    Steven Hedrick, Language Arts

    Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, University of Central Florida; one years teaching experience.

Special Area Faculty

 
  • rose

    Aimee Rose, Art

    Bachelor of Arts, University of Central Florida; certified in K-12 art education; five years teaching experience. Also involved in the Orlando Community School of the Arts (OCSA).

  • nichols

    Ben Nichols, Physical Education

    Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, specialization in Athletic and Business Administration, Coaching,Michigan State University; three years’ teaching experience; seven years’ coaching experience.

  • ojeda

    Dianne Ojeda, Spanish

    Master of Arts, Teaching, English as a Second Language, University of Central Florida.  Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Degrees in Spanish and Business Administration Marketing.  Four years experience in Valencia Community College, Orange County Public Schools and Christian independent school education, as a Spanish teacher and English as a second language instructor.  Fourth year at The Christ School.

  • wiborg

    Gina Wiborg, Athletic Director

    Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education and Health, Flagler College; National Certified Aerobics Instructor; fourteen years teaching experience.

  • harkema

    Katie Harkema, Music

    Bachelor of Music Education, Calvin College; experience as substitute teacher, camp counselor, nanny, music events intern, choral director and Sunday School teacher.

  • gibbs

    Meredith Gibbs, Special Gifts

    Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Central Florida; experience as ESE Teacher
  • minnick

    Pat Minnick, Yearbook

    Master of Education, State University of New York at Brockport; Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Westminster College (PA); New York Professional Certification 7-12 Communications; National Council of Teachers of English; Florida Reading Association; Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary; participant in FPCO teaching mission to Eger, Hungary, 2002-2005; thirty six years experience as an English, speech and drama teacher; Florida Professional Certification 6-12 English.

  • magee

    Rich Magee, Technology

    Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Central Florida; Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Florida; eleven years experience in civil engineering; Florida Registered Professional Engineer; fourteen years teaching experience.

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    Susan Sorrow, Lions' Life Skills

    Bachelor of Arts in History with an English minor, Florida State University; thirty plus years teaching experience at both elementary and secondary levels including in Japan, Department of Defense progam, Winter Park High School, Lake Highland Preparatory, The Christ School.

Administration

 
  • lail

    Amber Lail, Director of Academics and Student Programs

    Master of Arts, Educational Leadership, Barry University; Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, University of Central Florida; Early Childhood certification, Rollins College; experience as a Lower School Principal and classroom teacher.
  • herlong

    Bill Herlong, Director of Business Operations

    Master in Business Administration, J. Mack Robinson School of Business at Georgia State University, Bachelor of Arts with a major in Geography, University of Florida. Past owner of an industrial real estate business in Orange County; licensed boat Captain.

  • robinson

    Heather Robinson, Middle School Director

    Master of Arts, Gifted Education, University of South Florida; Bachelor of Science Multi-Disciplinary, Biology and Psychology, Southern Nazarene University; experience as an Academic Coordinator (Beijing, China), Assistant Middle School Coordinator, teacher and coach.

  • powell

    Jason Powell, Ed.D., Head of School

    Doctorate in Education Administration, University of Central Florida; Masters Degree in Education Administration, Florida State University; Bachelors Degree in Mathematics Education, Florida State University; experience as a Principal, school district administrator and classroom teacher.

  • fleming

    Joanne Fleming, Director of Advancement

    Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration with a minor in Communications, University of Central Florida; one of the founders of The Christ School.

  • millard

    Nicole Millard, Admission Director

    Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Accounting, Old Dominion University.  Sales and Marketing for Renaissance Hotels and Resorts, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and Orlando Convention and Visitors Bureau.