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.

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    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.