Faculty and Staff

Administration

Patrick Fitzpatrick

Head of School
Wheaton College: B.S. Biology
Georgia State University: M.S. Biology
Email Pat Fitzpatrick
Verse: Job 38

Terri Miquel

Lower School Principal
Moravian College: B.A. English, Certification in Elementary Education
Lehigh University: M.Ed. Reading, M.S. Instructional Technology
Email Terri Miquel
Verse: Isaiah 40:31

Shannon Nusser

Middle and Upper School Principal
The College of New Jersey: B.S. Elementary Education/Mathematics
Regent University: M.Ed. Educational Leadership
Email Shannon Nusser
Verse: Colossians 3:23

Kari Morris

Middle School Dean of Students
Choral Director/Middle School Music, Study Skills
Eastern Washington University: B.A. Music Education
Email Kari Morris
Verse: Psalm 62:1-2

Mark W. Miquel, Sr.

Director of Finance
Moravian College: B.S. Experimental Psychology & Counseling Psychology
Temple University: M. Ed. Education
Temple University: Doctoral Program School Psychology
Email Mark W. Miquel, Sr.
Verse: Proverbs 22:6

Lower School Faculty

Alison Cabello

Lower School Music Teacher
Lower School Technology Coordinator
Temple University: B.S. Music
Email Alison Cabello
Verse: John 15:5

Janine Capeci

Preschool Teacher (3’s and 4’s)
Montgomery County Community College: A.A. Early Childhood Education
Email Janine Capeci
Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Jessica Clarke

Lower School Nurse
Bucks County Community College: Licenced Registered Nurse
Email Jessica Clarke
Verse: Philippians 4:13

Lydia M. Clemmer

Librarian & Resource Room Teacher
Bloomsburg University: B.S. Special Education
Email Lydia M. Clemmer
Verse: John 14:27

Jeanie Dastalfo

Kindergarten Teacher
Pennsylvania State University: B.S. Early Childhood and Adolescent Education
Email Jeanie Dastalfo
Verse: Luke 9:23

Timothy Drake

Fifth Grade Teacher
Gordon College: B.S. Elementary Education/History
Email Tim Drake
Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Brenda J. Finley

First Grade Teacher
Temple University: B.S. Elementary Education
Wilkes University: M.S. Education
Email Brenda J. Finley
Verse: Philippians 1:6

Patrice Hartzel

Resource Room Teacher, Reading Specialist
Messiah College: B.S. Elementary Education
McDaniel’s College: M.S. Reading
Email Patrice Hartzel
Verse: Philippians 4:13

Bethany Hunter

Third Grade Teacher
Cairn University: B.A Elementary Education & Bible
Email Bethany Hunter
Verse: Jeremiah 29: 11-14

Alice Jacobs

Art & Latin Teacher
Beaver College: B.F.A. in Interior Design
Arcadia University: M.A. in Art Education
Email Alice Jacobs
Verse: Romans 8:38-39

Amy Kipp

Teaches Technology (K – 2), STEM (K – 5), Latin (3 – 5), and Gifted (4 – 5)
Geneva College: B.S. Education
Wilkes University: M.S. Educational Development and Strategies
Email Amy Kipp
Verse: Zephaniah 3:17

Teri Klinger

Physical Education Teacher
Pennsylvania State University: B.S. in Exercise Physiology
Email Teri Klinger
Verse: I Samuel 16:7

Gail Smith

Preschool Teacher
West Chester State College: B.S. in Elementary Education with Reading Concentration
Email Gail Smith
Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

Megan Stern

Second Grade Teacher
Covenant College: B.A Elementary Education
Email Megan Stern
Verse: Psalm 19:14

Bonnie Taylor

Kindergarten Teacher
National College of Education: B.A. Elementary Education
Email Bonnie Taylor
Verse: II Corinthians 4:7-9

Jennifer Weaver

Pre-K Teacher
Bloomsburg University: B.S. in Elementary Education
Email Jennifer Weaver
Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

Christine Weber

3rd Grade Teacher
Messiah College: B.A. in History, PA Certification in Social Studies
Email Christine Weber
Verse: Isaiah 53:6

Alethia Zaskoda

Second Grade Teacher
Geneva College: B.S. Elementary Education
Email Alethia Zaskoda
Verse: Philippians 4:4-7

Upper/Middle School Faculty

Sarah Apgar

Upper School Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, AP Biology
Kean University: B.A. Biology
Verse: John 1:1-5

Rich Burbage

Director of Technology, Computer Programming and Multimedia
Valley Forge Christian College: Ministerial degree:  B.S. Bible
Email Rich Burbage
Verse: Psalm 1,  Psalm 46:1-3

Mary Declerico

Middle and Upper School Art
Temple University: B.A. Fine Arts, B.A. Psychology
Email Mary Declerico
Verse: Psalm 46:10

John Doherty

Upper School Physics
Drexel University: B.S. Electrical Engineering
Email John Doherty
Verse: Proverbs 25:2

Maureen Dollard

Upper School History
Eastern University: B.A. History & Secondary Education
Eastern University: M.Ed. Multicultural Education
Email Maureen Dollard
Verse: Micah 6:8

Ben Drake

Academic Support, Public Speaking, Creative Writing
Drama Director
Gordon College: B.A. Theatre
Email Ben Drake
Verse: Mark 5:36

Max Fritsche

Upper School English
Messiah College: B.A. English, Cairn University: M.S. Education
Email Max Fritsche
Verse: Psalm 18:31-38

Gloria Galvez

Upper School Spanish
Cayetano Heredia University: Licenciate in Psychology
Counselling University of Toronto: M.Ed. Education
Email Gloria Galvez
Verse: Mark 9:23

Steven R. Haines

Middle School Social Studies
Cairn University: B.S. Bible/ Physical Education & Health
West Chester University: M.A. History
Email Steve Haines
Verse: Ps. 32:7

Kathy Hontz

Sixth Grade Teacher
Penn State University: B.S. K-6th Education
Wilkes University: M.S. 7-9th Language Arts
Writing Specialist, TESOL Specialist, Writing Project Fellow
Email Kathy Hontz
Verse: Psalm 27:7-8


Jennifer Hoppes

Middle and Upper School Math
Bloomsburg University: B.S. Secondary Education and Math
Walden University: M.S. Education
Email Jennifer Hoppes
Verse: Col. 3:23

 

Desiree Jones

Middle and Upper School English
Shippensburg University: B.A. Secondary English Education
Email Desiree Jones
Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Seth Mangum

Middle and Upper School Bible
Cairn University: B.S. Bible
Biblical Theological Seminary: M. Div.
Email Seth Mangum
Verse: Psalm 19:1

Jodie Moore

Health/Physical Education Teacher
Grace College: B.S. Health & Physical Education
Email Jodie Moore
Verse: Isaiah 41:10

Kari Morris

Middle School Dean of Students
Choral Director/Middle School Music, Study Skills
Eastern Washington University: B.A. Music Education
Email Kari Morris
Verse: Psalm 62:1-2

Matthew Ogden

Upper School Math, Bible
Penn State University: B.S. Engineering Science, B.A. Letters, Arts, and Sciences
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary: M.A. New Testament, M.A. Old Testament
Email Matthew Ogden
Verse: Revelation 21:1-4

Norman Reynolds

Middle School Science, Environmental Science
Delaware Valley College: B.S. Ornamental Horticulture
Biblical Seminary: M. Div.
Email Norman Reynolds
Verse: 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17

Matt Tomlinson

Middle School Math, Bible
Cairn University: B.S. Bible, B.S. Middle Level Education
Email Matt Tomlinson
Verse:

Heidi Wolfskill

Instrumental Music, Music Theory
Messiah College: B.S. Music Education
West Chester University: M.M. Music Education
Adjunct professor, Cairn University, School of Music
Email Heidi Wolfskill
Verse: Lamentations 3:22-23

Plumstead Christian School Staff

Lauri Komita

Librarian
Ashland University: B.S. Business Administration
Email Lauri Komita
Verse: Ephesians 3: 20-21
Library Resources

James Zeldenrust

Athletic Director
Dordt College: B.S. Secondary Education: U.S. & World History
Concordia University: M. Ed. Coaching & Athletic Administration
Email James Zeldenrust
Verse: II Corinthians 12:10

Connie Brautigam

Assistant Financial Supervisor
James Madison University: B.B.A – Accounting
Email Connie Brautigam
Verse: Romans 5:3-5

Linda Diana

Administrative Assistant to the Lower School Principal
University of New York at Stony Brook: B.S. in Economics
Email Linda Diana
Verse: Matthew 22:37

Kris Deal

Financial Supervisor
Kutztown University: B.S. Business Administration/Accounting
Email Kris Deal
Verse: Isaiah 40:31

Pete Harwick

Director of Buildings and Grounds
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Verse: Ephesians 1

Executive Administrative Assistant

Bergen Community College:  A.A.
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Verse: Hebrews 12:1-2

Joe Kramer

Building and Grounds, Peace Valley
Temple University: B.A. Journalism
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Verse: John 3:16

Jo Smeland

Student Receptionist
Email Jo Smeland
Verse: John 3:16

Laurie Meyer

Director of Admissions
Juniata College:  BA  Business Communications
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Verse: Psalm 139:17-18

Bob Brennan

School Counselor and Registrar
Tennessee Temple University: B.A. Secondary Education
Columbia International University: M. Ed. Educational Administration

Tammy Cranage, RN

School Nurse, Upper Campus
Lander University: B.S. Nursing
Email Tammy Cranage
Verse: Philippians 4:6 & 7

Shannon Johnson, RN

School Nurse, Upper Campus
Dixon School of Nursing: Diploma in Nursing
Bucks County Community College: Associates Degree in Liberal Arts
Email Shannon Johnson
Verse: Galatians 5:22-23

Chrissie Duncan

Marketing and Development Associate
Taylor University: B.A. in Communication Studies
Email Chrissie Duncan
Verse: Phillipians 3:7-9

Susan Hawthorne

Assistant College Coordinator/Library Aide
University of Delaware: B.A.
Email Susan Hawthorne
Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

Transportation

Robert Cooper

Director of Transportation
Email Robert Cooper
Verse: 1Corinthians 15:58

Wendy DeCarlo

Transportation

Thomas Evans

Transportation

Claudia Handzlik

Transportation

Margaret Hendricks

Transportation

Lisa Rhodes

Transportation

Carole Ann Inserra

Transportation

Terry Heath

Transportation

Lisette Narvaez

Transportation

Jose Narvaez

Transportation

John Tomlinson

Transportation