Elementary & Middle

Community

The best way to learn about our community is to meet our community!
Our faculty and aides are dedicated to their students.  They collaborate to ensure they meet the needs of every child.

Our Faculty & Staff - Oak Lawn Campus

List of 31 members.

  • Photo of Heather Altena

    Heather Altena 

    Librarian & Teacher, English
    Calvin University - BA, Education
  • Photo of Barbara Bolhuis

    Barbara Bolhuis 

    Teacher, Spanish
    Calvin University - BA, Social Studies and Elementary Education
  • Photo of Trudie Bruinius

    Trudie Bruinius 

    Librarian
    Sawyer Business School - AS, Applied Science
  • Photo of Robin Cloman

    Robin Cloman 

    Teacher, 1st Grade
    Aurora University - BA, Elementary Education
    National Louis University - M.Ed, Early Childhood Leadership
  • Photo of Cheryl DeJong

    Cheryl DeJong 

    Teacher, Music and Choir Director, Middle School
    Dordt University - BA, K-12 Choral Music Education
  • Photo of Carol DenBesten

    Carol DenBesten 

    Front Office Staff, Oak Lawn Campus
  • Photo of Christopher Denman

    Christopher Denman 

    Band Director, Middle & High School
    Illinois Wesleyan University - BMEd
  • Photo of Ruth Goudzwaard

    Ruth Goudzwaard 

    Teacher, 3rd Grade
    Calvin University - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Dale Hillegonds

    Dale Hillegonds 

    Teacher, Middle School Science & Social Studies
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education
  • Photo of Marie Isenmann

    Marie Isenmann 

    Teacher, Middle School Mathematics
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Kathleen Jager

    Kathleen Jager 

    Facilities Maintenance
  • Photo of Kristin Kruzich

    Kristin Kruzich 

    Teacher, Middle School Mathematics, Language Arts & Bible
    Calvin University - BA, English and Secondary Education
    Saint Xavier University - MA, Teaching and Leadership
  • Photo of Maria Luttjeboer

    Maria Luttjeboer 

    Choir Director, Middle & High School
    Dordt University - BA, Vocal Performance & Pedagogy
    University of Iowa - MA, Vocal Performance and Pedagogy
  • Photo of Tammy Moro

    Tammy Moro 

    Teacher, Academic Support
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Math & Elementary Education
  • Photo of Darcy Nichols

    Darcy Nichols 

    Teacher, Physical Education and Athletic Director
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Physical Education
  • Photo of Karen Reppmann

    Karen Reppmann 

    Teacher, 2nd Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education K-9 and Art Education K-12
  • Photo of Rebecca Schaafsma

    Rebecca Schaafsma 

    Teacher, 5th Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Cathi Schuurmann

    Cathi Schuurmann 

    Counselor
    Calvin University - BA, Secondary Education, English
    University of Redlands - MA, Education, School Counseling
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - MA, Counseling Psychology
  • Photo of Terri Tiemens

    Terri Tiemens 

    Kindergarten Teacher, Middle School Teacher Aide, and Remote Learning Liaison
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Nancy Tkoletz

    Nancy Tkoletz 

    Teacher, Middle School Language Arts, Math & Bible
    Monmouth College - BA, Elementary Education & History
  • Photo of Allison VanDommelen

    Allison VanDommelen 

    Tech Instructional Coach, Remote Learning Liaison, Computer and PLTW Design & Modeling Teacher
    Calvin University - BA-Spanish
  • Photo of Laura Winthrop

    Laura Winthrop 

    Teacher, Art
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education
    Governors State University - MA, Reading
  • Photo of Bethany Zapata-Wendt

    Bethany Zapata-Wendt 

    Teacher, 4th Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
    Olivet Nazarene University - MA-Reading Specialist
    Olivet Nazarene University - MA, Curriculum & Instruction
    Olivet Nazarene University - MA, ESL
  • Photo of Monica Workman

    Monica Workman 

    Teacher, Academic Support
    Calvin University - BA, Special Education
    Concordia University - MA, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Photo of Catherine Brouwer

    Catherine Brouwer 

    Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Sharon Iwema

    Sharon Iwema 

    Preschool Teacher Aide and Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Pamela Johnson

    Pamela Johnson  

    Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Phyllis Johnson

    Phyllis Johnson 

    Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Sandra Mudde

    Sandra Mudde 

    Preschool Teacher Aide and Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Heidi Rigik

    Heidi Rigik 

    Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Jamie Wasowski

    Jamie Wasowski 

    Director, Before and After School Care
    St. Xavier University - BA, Philosophy
    McCormick Theological Seminary - MDiv

Our Faculty & Staff - Tinley Park Campus

List of 35 members.

  • Photo of Katie Bartels

    Katie Bartels 

    Teacher, 4th grade
    Dordt University - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Barbara Bolhuis

    Barbara Bolhuis 

    Teacher, Spanish
    Calvin University - BA, Social Studies and Elementary Education
  • Photo of Brittany Boss

    Brittany Boss 

    Teacher, 5th Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Sue Brouwer

    Sue Brouwer 

    Teacher, Academic Support
    Calvin University - BA, Elementary Education
    St. Xavier University - MA, Special Education
    Trinity Christian College - BCBA
  • Photo of Lisa Cavanaugh

    Lisa Cavanaugh 

    Teacher, Middle School Mathematics, Academic Support, and Remote Learning Liaison
    University of North Dakota - BA, Elementary Education and Special Education
    University of North Dakota - MA, Visual Impairment
  • Photo of Sheila Cook

    Sheila Cook 

    Teacher, 3rd Grade
    University of Mount Union - BA, Early Childhood Education
    Bowling Green State University - P-12 Reading Endorsement
  • Photo of Cheryl DeJong

    Cheryl DeJong 

    Teacher, Music and Choir Director, Middle School
    Dordt University - BA, K-12 Choral Music Education
  • Photo of Christopher Denman

    Christopher Denman 

    Band Director, Middle & High School
    Illinois Wesleyan University - BMEd
  • Photo of Ellen DeMik

    Ellen DeMik 

    Library Aide
    Butler University - BS, Finance
    Loyola University - MSIR
  • Photo of Rhonda Denman

    Rhonda Denman 

    Teacher Aide, 7th Grade
    Illinois State University - BS, Child Development
  • Photo of Lora DeVries

    Lora DeVries 

    Teacher, 5th Grade and Middle School
    Calvin University - BA, Elementary Education
    Purdue University - MA Curriculum & Instruction
  • Photo of Susan Elifson

    Susan Elifson 

    Teacher, Academic Support
    Westmont College - BA, English Literature and Elementary Education
    Saint Xavier University - MA, Learning Disabilities
  • Photo of Jane Ellens

    Jane Ellens 

    Dordt University - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Grace Furlong

    Grace Furlong 

    Teacher, 4th Grade
    Trinity Christain College - BA, Elementary Education and ESL
  • Photo of Anthony Gabrielse

    Anthony Gabrielse 

    Technology Instruction Coach and Teacher, Computer
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Bonnie Gier

    Bonnie Gier 

    Teacher, Physical Education
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education
  • Photo of Kristin Hackel

    Kristin Hackel 

    Teacher, 1st Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BS, Elementary Education and Special Education
    Olivet Nazarene University - MA, Education/Reading Specialist
  • Photo of Melinda Hengst

    Melinda Hengst 

    Teacher, Middle School Bible, Mathematics, and Science
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
    University of London - MA, Mathematics Education
  • Photo of Rebekah Huiner

    Rebekah Huiner 

    Front Office Staff, Tinley Park Campus
    Fox College
  • Photo of Beth Kickert

    Beth Kickert 

    Teacher, 2nd Grade
    Calvin University - BA, Education
    University of Illinois - MA, Reading, Writing & Literacy
  • Photo of Bonnie Kooiman

    Bonnie Kooiman 

    Teacher, Kindergarten
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Darcy Nichols

    Darcy Nichols 

    Teacher, Physical Education and Athletic Director
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Physical Education
  • Photo of Michael Otto

    Michael Otto 

    Teacher, Middle School Math & Science
    Northwestern College, Iowa - BA, Elementary Education
    Governor's State University - MA, Administration
  • Photo of Christian Pedersen

    Christian Pedersen 

    Teacher, Middle School Bible
    Calvin University - BA, History, Philosophy and Religion
    Calvin Theological Seminary - MDiv
  • Photo of Cathi Schuurmann

    Cathi Schuurmann 

    Counselor
    Calvin University - BA, Secondary Education, English
    University of Redlands - MA, Education, School Counseling
    The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - MA, Counseling Psychology
  • Photo of Angela Siemer

    Angela Siemer 

    Library Aide
    University of Michigan - BA, Organizational Studies and Psychology
    Erikson Institute - MA, Child Development
  • Photo of Cindy Spreadbury

    Cindy Spreadbury 

    Before and After School Care
  • Photo of Mary VandenBosch

    Mary VandenBosch 

    Multi-Tiered System of Support Aide
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Laura VanStedum

    Laura VanStedum 

    Teacher, 1st Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education
  • Photo of Laura Visser

    Laura Visser 

    Remote Learning Liaison
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Elementary Education and Special Education
    Concordia University - MA, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Photo of Mary Vos

    Mary Vos 

    Front Office Staff, Tinley Park Campus
    Trinity Christian College
  • Photo of Carole Voss

    Carole Voss 

    Teacher, 3rd Grade
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education
  • Photo of Laura Winthrop

    Laura Winthrop 

    Teacher, Art
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education
    Governors State University - MA, Reading
  • Photo of George Zoeterman

    George Zoeterman 

    Teacher, Middle School Language Arts and Athletic Director
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Secondary Education
  • Photo of Jane Zoeterman

    Jane Zoeterman 

    Librarian, Teacher, Middle School, and Multi-Tiered System of Support Aide
    Trinity Christian College - BA, Education