Faculty and Staff


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

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

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

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

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

Lydia M. Clemmer

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

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

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

Teri Klinger

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

Bonnie Taylor

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

Jennifer Weaver

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

Timothy Drake

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

Janine Capeci

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

Ashley Salyer

Fourth Grade Teacher
Cairn University: B.S. Early Childhood Education, B.S. Bible
Email Ashley Salyer
Verse: John 17:22-23

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

Alethia Zaskoda

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

Megan Stern

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

Bethany Hunter

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

Gail Smith

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

Upper/Middle School Faculty

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

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

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

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

Max Fritsche

Upper School English
Messiah College: B.A. English
Email Max Fritsche
Verse: Psalm 18:31-38

Ben Drake

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

Sarah Apgar

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

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

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
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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

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

Matt Tomlinson

Middle School Math, Bible
Cairn University: B.S. Bible, B.S. Middle Level Education
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Plumstead Christian School Staff

Lauri Komita

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

Bobbie Koppe

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
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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
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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
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Verse: Galatians 5:22-23

Chrissie Duncan

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

Susan Hawthorne

Assistant College Placement Counselor/Library Aide
University of Delaware: B.A.
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Verse: Jeremiah 29:11


Robert Cooper

Director of Transportation
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Verse: 1Corinthians 15:58

Wendy DeCarlo


Thomas Evans


Claudia Handzlik


Margaret Hendricks


Lisa Rhodes


Carole Ann Inserra


Terry Heath


Lisette Narvaez


Jose Narvaez


John Tomlinson