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Scottie Adams

High School Bible Teacher

BA Christian Ministries/Biblical Studies from Dallas Baptist University, Associate of Arts & Theology, Christ for the Nations Institute, Dallas, TX. Over 7 years in youth ministry. Program Director and teacher in Teen Challenge for two years. Licensed pastor since 2006.  ACSI certified. At RCS since 2014.



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Allison Ailes

4th Grade Teacher

BA, Elementary Education, Purdue University. MA, Arts Leadership and Cultural Management, Colorado State University. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2016. At RCS since 2018.



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Julia Alberts

2.5’s Preschool Teacher

AAS degree in Early Childhood Education from Front Range Community College; 2 years at Colorado State University. Group Leader and Director Certified. 20-plus years experience working with children. RCS Preschool JAMS Teacher 2013 to present.



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Michele Alcantar

Preschool Music Instructor

3 years of experience traveling and training with a singing group called Primary Focus/Living Proof. RCS Preschool Music and Movement Director from 2003 to present.



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Jeremy Anderson

Middle School Math Teacher

Modular 3

AA in Science – Colorado Mountain College.  BS in Mathematics – CSU.  State and ACSI Certified.  At RCS from 2012 to present.

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Julia Anderson

Assistant Preschool Director

B.S. Education from University of West Alabama. Over 15 years of experience in working with children. RCS Preschool Teacher and Assistant Director from 2002 to present.



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David Ausenhus

High School Dean of Students

BA, Elementary Education & Accounting, Pacific Lutheran University. MA, Educational Leadership, University of Northern Colorado. State Certified. Highly Qualified in Math for the State of Colorado. Teaching experience since 1986. Administrative Experience since 2001. At RCS since 2018



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Karen Barker

3’s Preschool Teacher

BS in Human Development and Family Studies with emphasis in Early Childhood.  Seven years of leadership in women’s ministry groups. RCS preschool teacher 2014 to present.



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Amanda Barnes

Preschool Director of Art

Eight years administrative and logistical experience. Five years leading and directing women’s ministries. RCS Preschool teacher from December 2011 to present.



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Hannah Battke

Preschool Teacher

AA Early Childhood Education at Front Range Community College and BA Elementary Education with emphasis in Biblical Studies. 10 years working with Children and teaching at Message of Life Ministries. Preschool Teacher since 2018.



Elizabeth Baugh

High School Music/Vocal Director

BA, Worship Arts – Leadership, Spring Arbor University. State Certified. Teaching Experience since 2018. At RCS since 2019



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Sarah Birky

High School English Teacher

BA, Secondary English Education, Colorado Christian University. MA, Ed. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nebraska Kearney. State & ACSI Certified. Teaching Experience since 2013. At RCS since 2018.



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Carson Blair

Middle School History Teacher

BA, History, Covenant College. Post Baccalaureate Licensure Program at UNC in Elementary Ed. M. Ed., UNC. State and ACSI Certified. Teaching since 2010. At RCS from 2011 to present.



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Lori Boland

Health Aide

Volunteer at RCS from 2013 to 2017. Health Aide at RCS from 2017 to present.



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Julie Boucher

Middle School Art Teacher

BA in Studio Art, emphasis in K-12 Ed., CSU. ACSI and State certified. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Cindy Bowlin

High School Administrative Assistant

High School Office

BA, Social Work, Baylor Univ. Administrative Assistant to the high school principal. At RCS from 2004 to present.



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Anissa Brand

Pre-K Teacher

AA, Northeastern Junior College. 1 year UNC. RCS Preschool teacher from 2006 to present.



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Erik Brolsma

Middle School History Teacher

Room 160

BA, Social Science, Azusa Pacific Univ. ACSI Certified. Teaching since 1991. At RCS from 2007 to present.



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Luke Brower

Middle School Bible Teacher

BA English Literature from Cal State Northridge, MDIV from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Former lead pastor and area YoungLife Director. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2012. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Jessica Brzeinski

Kindergarten Teacher

AA, Interdisciplinary Studies, Eastern Wyoming College. BA, Elementary Education, Colorado Christian University. Qualified in Linguistically Diverse Education. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2008. At RCS since 2018.



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Sheila Burgess

Elementary Educational Assistant

BA, Communications and English, Evangel University. Professional Education Assistant Experience since 2014. At RCS since 2018.



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Jason Conrad

Elementary P.E. Teacher

BA in Health and Human Performance – University of Montana. Sixteen years experience teaching/coaching, personal trainer. ACSI Certified. Head Coach Girls Basketball. Teaching since 1999. At RCS from 2013 to present.



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Heather Conradson

Assistant to Superintendent and Admission

Attended Central College in Pella, Iowa. Administrative Assistant since 2004. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Heidi Cunningham

Middle School Spanish Teacher

BA in Spanish, Dordt College. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 1995. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Kris Delehoy

Pre-K Teacher

Teaching since 2001. At RCS from 2013 to present.



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Bruce Dick

High School/Middle School Athletic Director, Head High School Boys Basketball Coach

BA, MA in Physical Education, UNC. State and ACSI Certified. Head Coach Boys Basketball. Teaching since 1975. At RCS from 2010 to present.



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Kim Dickens

RCS Café Manager

B.S., Personnel Administration & Industrial Relations, University of Wyoming. Professional experience in restaurant management and human resources since 1988. At RCS from 2008 to present.



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Christine Ells

4th Grade Teacher

BA, Humanities/Elem. Ed., Fort Lewis College. State and ACSI Certified. Teaching since 1991. At RCS from 2004 to present.



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Amy Espedal

Elementary Librarian / K-1st Grade Chapel Teacher

BA in Psychology, McMurry College, M.A. in Elem. Ed., New Mexico State University. Teaching since 1987. At RCS from 1998 to present.



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Jami Evans

ES Teacher’s Aide

Medical Assistant, diploma from Institute of Business & Medical Careers. Working with kids since 2016. At RCS from 2017 to present.



Tami Fauth

High School English and Social Studies



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Justin Ferren

High School Bible Teacher

B.S. in Bible Teaching and a M.A. in Theological Studies from Columbia International University in South Carolina. Teaching since 2000. At RCS 2016 to present.



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Amy Fetzer

Pre-K Teacher

BS in Graphic Design from Missouri Western State University. Post graduate studies in Elementary and Early Childhood Education and Art Education. 7+ years of ministry work with children ages 3 through 6th grade; 3 years of experience teaching preschool; 2 years of experience teaching kindergarten.



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Olivia Gallagher

2nd Grade Teacher

BS, Special Education and Middle Childhood Early Adolescence, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2014. At RCS since 2018.



Lisa Goodbar

Middle Physical Education Teacher

BA degree in Education from CSU,Fresno. Former 4th grade teacher.  In education since 1989. ACSI in process. At RCS since 2019.



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Brian Goodbar

Middle School Principal

AA in Liberal Arts – Fresno City College. BA in Liberal Studies – CSU Fresno. MS – Education Administration, National University. State and ACSI certified. Taught from 1994 to 2004. Administrator since 2004. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Michelle Graff

5th Grade Teacher

BA, Elementary Ed., CCU. State and ACSI Certified. Teaching at RCS from 2009 to present.



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Betsy Green

Kindergarten Teacher

BS in Communication Disorders from Texas Tech. Certified K-6 in TX and CO. ACSI certified. Teaching since 2010. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Jenn Griffin

3’s Preschool Teacher

BS, Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education, CSU.  Four years experience teaching at RCS Elementary. State certified. Teaching at RCS preschool since 2014.



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Heather Guck

Middle School Bible Teacher

BA, Elementary Education and Military Science, University of Northern Iowa. MA, Education and Leadership, Graceland University. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2016. At RCS since 2017.



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Inta Hand

3rd Grade Teacher

BS in Elementary Ed., Union College, Lincoln, NE. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 1995. At RCS since 2017.



Katie Harrington

High School Math Teacher

BA, Mathematics with an Emphasis in Secondary Education, University of Northern Colorado. State Certified. Teaching experience since 2015. At RCS since 2019. 



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Becky Hood

Early Education Office Manager

Ministry experience from 1983 to present with children ages birth to Kindergarten. Administrative experience since 1979. RCS Preschool Office Manager/Bookkeeper/ Registrar from 2006 to present.



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Patty Hoppe

Elementary School Principal

BS from Illinois State University, Major in Elementary Education / Minor in Reading. MA from University of Northern Colorado in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. CO State and ACSI certified. Taught from 1989 to 2011. Elementary administrator since 2011. At RCS from 2013 to present.



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Tess Howell

3rd Grade Teacher

BS Elementary Ed., Sterling College. ACSI and State certified. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Michelle Ireland

2nd Grade Teacher

BA, Elementary Ed., CCU. State and ACSI Certified. Teaching at RCS from 2012 to present.



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Rachel Isler

5th Grade Teacher

BA Liberal Studies in Elementary Ed. with emphasis in Spanish, CA State University of San Marcos. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2009. At RCS from 2017 to present.



Shonda Jobe

Middle School Admin. Assistant

BA in Business Management, Texas Christian University, 1998.   At RCS from 2019 to present.



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Elizabeth Kleiber

4th Grade Teacher

BS in Elementary Ed., William Carey University in Miss., M.Ed. in Mathematical Curriculum & Development, University of Concordia. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2007. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Carrie Koch

MS Dean of Students/Guidance Counselor

BA in Mathematics and Psychology from North Central College, Naperville, IL; MS in Mathematics Education from University of Illinois, IL.  ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 1999. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Debbie Koons

2.5’s Preschool Teacher

Four years ministry experience working with children ages birth to Kindergarten. RCS Preschool teacher from 2011 to present.



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Chris Krueger

Secondary Band Teacher

Bachelors of Music in Music Education and Tuba Performance. Masters of Music in Music Education and Instrumental Conducting, CSU.  State and ACSI certified. Teaching since 2006. At RCS from 2014 to present.



Chad Lanzo

Middle School Science Teacher

BA English with a Journalism Concentration with a minor in Sport and Exercise Science from Fairfield University. Dean of Students and teacher/football coach at Charter School for at-risk youth in Connecticut from 2004-2016. Middle School Science Teacher/Basketball Coach in NYC from 2016-2019. At RCS since 2019.



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Sarah Layne

2.5’s Teacher

BA in Visual Arts with an emphasis in Art History from UNC. 10+ years experience working in children’s ministry.



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Becky Lohr

High School Administrative Assistant

Six years RCS Elementary Teacher Aide. Admin Assistant at RCS from 2010 to present.



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Rogene Lowe

High School Principal

BA, Management & Business Administration, Univ. of Phoenix. MA, Curriculum & Instruction, Colorado Christian Univ. State and ACSI Administrator Certified. Taught from 1981 to 1987. Administrator since 1997. At RCS from 2001 to present.



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Kacey Lowe

High School English Teacher

BA in Theatre, Point Loma Nazarene University. MA in Teaching English, Western Governors University. At RCS since 2018.



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Amy Magruder

Elementary School Music

BA Music Performance, UNC. ACSI certified. Teaching since 2004. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Bill Markham

Director of Technology

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. AA Electronics. Technology experience since 1983. At RCS from 1999 to present.



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Kimberly Martin

Kindergarten Teacher

BA in Liberal Studies, California State University; MA Elementary Education, University of Northern Colorado. State and ACSI certified. At RCS from 2015 to present.



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Nyssa Mathews

Middle School History and English Teacher

BA, English and Secondary Education, University of Northern Colorado. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2017. At RCS since 2018.



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Sara Mathews

High School Science / College Prep Teacher

Bachelor of Science Zoology, Colorado State University. Master of Science Curriculum and Instruction, University of Scranton. ACSI Professional License. Teaching since 2002. At RCS from 2013 to present.



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Madison McCreery

2nd Grade Teacher

BA, Elementary Education, University of Northern Colorado. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 2016. At RCS since 2018.



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Carl McCutchen

High School Technology Teacher

BA, Journalism, CSU. MA, Education, University of Phoenix. Professional journalist for over 10 years. State and ACSI Certified. At RCS from 2012 to present.



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Jeannette McNair

Elementary Admin. Assistant

AA, Applied Science & Court Reporting, Front Range Community College. Office experience since 2007. At RCS from 2011 to present.



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Angie Miller

5th Grade Teacher

BS, Elementary Ed., KSU. State and ACSI Certified. Teaching since 1990. At RCS from 2007 to present.



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Melanie Miller

Middle School Physical Education Teacher

BS Sports & Exercise Science Physical Education, University of Northern Colorado. ACSI and state certified. At RCS from 2014 to present.



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Melissa Miller

Middle School Math Teacher

BS in Mathematics and BS in Math ED., University of Georgia. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2014. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Tiffany Morissette

RCS Café Support

Dental assistant for 13 years. At RCS from 2014 to present.



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Jenny Murrow

Middle School Admin. Assistant

AA Applied Science & Business Administration, Johnson County Community College. Administrative Assistant experience since 2001. At RCS from 2012 to present.



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Hedy Lu Neidigh

First Grade Teacher

BA from UNC in Elementary Education with a concentration in Language Arts and a minor in Reading. Masters in Early Childhood Education and Curriculum Studies. ACSI & State Certified. Teaching since 2004. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Lucas Ness

5th Grade Teacher

BA, Elementary Education/ Geography, University of Northern Colorado. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching experience since 2016. At RCS since 2018.



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Ariel Noel

Preschool Teacher

AAS in Medical Technology from Front Range Community College. 4 years of experience in children’s ministry.



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Debby Onda

Pre-K Teacher

RCS Preschool teacher from 2005 to present; Lunch Bunch coordinator for two years; Rez nursery volunteer for seven years; five years Elementary School Administrative Assistant; Attended USC and Cal State University at Los Angeles, Business and Computer Science.



Jim Orth

Middle School Science/Math Teacher

Athletic Director and Principal. CAMLE (Colorado Association of Middle Level Educators) Board Member.  Honored to serve with staff at RCS! At RCS since 2019.



Ciera Osterlund

Middle School Choir Teacher

BA, Music Education: Vocal/General Piano/K-12. Licensure UNC, 2018. Participated in the Broadway Teachers Workshop in New York City. Leader with Timberline Student Ministries for the past 4 years. ACSI pending and State Licensed. A Fort Collins Native.  At RCS since 2019.



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Brenda Otteman

High School Science Teacher

B.A. in Biology and a M.A. in ESL through the University of Northern Colorado. Has taught all sciences to students as young as 5th grade through AP level courses. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2001. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Tiffiany O’Neill

Middle School English

BA, English, Political Science Minor, UNC. ACSI certified. Teaching since 2005. At RCS from 2006 to present.



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Tiffany Peltz

Office/Teacher Aide

BS in Hospitality and Event Management from Johnson & Wales University in Denver. Administrative experience since 2006. Birth-Kindergarten children’s ministry from 2016 to 2017. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Jake Pence

High School History Teacher

BA in History – University of Massachusetts; MA in Teaching – UNC. ACSI and State Certified. Head Coach High School Boys Hockey. Teaching at RCS from 2013 to present.



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Nicole Pilgrim

3rd Grade Teacher

BS Interdisciplinary Studies with emphasis in reading, Texas A&M University. ACSI and State certified. Teaching since 2009. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Kim Potkonjak

4’s & Preschool Enrichment Teacher

BS, Home Economics/Business Management, Western Illinois University. 9 years of experience in children’s ministry; RCS Preschool teacher from 2008 to present.



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Nicole Pranger

High School Spanish Teacher

BA in Spanish K-12 Teaching and ESL endorsement, University of Northern Colorado. State and ACSI certified. Teaching at RCS from 2015 to present.



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Jane Radford

High School Guidance Counselor

BS, PE/Health, minor in Science, English, Culver-Stockton College. Masters in Counseling, University of Nevada Las Vegas.  State and ACSI Certified. Taught from 1968 to 2010. Guidance Counselor at RCS from 2011 to present.



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Emily Ritzer

Elementary School Art

BA in Visual Art, Milliken University. MA Elementary Ed, Benedictine University. State and ACSI certified. Teaching since 2009. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Deborah Romey

Middle School English/History Teacher

BA Secondary Education, emphasis in Language Arts, UNC. ACSI and state certified. Teaching since 2003. At RCS from 2014 to present.



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Cathi Roth

Preschool Director

Director of RCS Preschool March 2000 to present. Experience working with children since 1989.
Seventeen years Administrative experience.



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Cyrus Salehi

High School History Teacher

BA, Psychology, Sonoma State University. ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 1997. At RCS since 2018.



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Bonnie Scherr

Elementary School Academic Coach

B.A. in elementary education, with an emphasis in early childhood, UNC. MA in elementary reading, UNC. Teaching since 1986, and coaching since 2006. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Bill Scott

High School Science Teacher

BS, Biology, CSU. ACSI Certified. Teaching since 2001. At RCS from 2010 to present.



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Austin Scott

High School Bible Teacher

Licensed pastor, BA in Youth Ministries, West Coast Bible College and Seminary. Masters in Christian Studies, Luther Rice University. Youth ministry pastor since 2011. RCS graduate. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Cami Shupe

Elementary Bible Teacher

BA in Psychology from Seattle Pacific University. ACSI certified. Teaching since 2007. At RCS from 2016 to present.



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Mark Silvers

High School Art teacher

BFA and MA in Fine Arts from the University of Tulsa, also attended two years at Oral Roberts University. Professional experience in art and teaching since 1991. ACSI certified. At RCS from 2007 to present.



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Angela Smith

Secondary Drama and Forensics Teacher

BFA, Musical Theater, Webster University Conservatory of Theater Arts. Fifteen years of Professional Acting/Directing experience. Eight years experience as a competitor and teacher/coach of Competitive Speech and Debate. Lifetime member of the National Speech and Debate Association currently holding the coaching Degree of Superior Distinction. ACSI certified. At RCS since 2009.



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Levi Smith

Athletics and Activities Assistant

Attended Meramac Community College. Owner/Operator of his own company. Multiple years coaching football, drama and speech debate. At RCS from 2016 to present.



Rachel Spencer

High School Math Teacher

BS, Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations in Education, Math, and Psychology, LeTourneau University. State Certified & ACSI In Progress. Teaching Experience since 2018. At RCS since 2019.



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Debbie Stevenson

RCS Café Support

BS, Interior Design, Florida State University. Sunday School Teacher for over 17 years. At RCS from 2012 to present.



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Alex Stockton

High School English

BA, Secondary English Ed., Minor in Spanish, MA, Educational Administration – Grand Canyon University. RCS graduate. ACSI and State Certified. At RCS from 2011 to present.



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Camille Susemihl

Director of Finance



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Lindsey Van Leeuwen

Preschool Teacher

BA, Liberal Studies and MA, Education, Azusa Pacific University. State and ACSI certified. Teaching since 2017. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Emily Van Pelt

Cafe

AAS in Telecommunications and Television Production, Pikes Peak Community College. Licensed Cosmetologist, Maui Academy of Cosmetology. Fifteen years experience in customer service industry, three years in food service, one year in restaurant management. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Brooke Vander Wal

Director of Development

Bachelor of Arts, CSU. Fifteen years experience in nonprofit development, event planning and marketing. At RCS from 2017 to present.



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Annie Vecchio

4’s Preschool Teacher

BS in Chemistry from Kansas Wesleyan University with a minor in biology. Six years of experience leading small groups. RCS preschool teacher from 2017 to present.



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Sue Vessiny

3’s Teacher

AA, Citrus College, Azusa, CA. RCS Preschool Art Assistant and teacher from 2008 to present.



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Jason Wapnick

High School Math

BS in Mathematics, Secondary Education, Dordt College. RCS graduate. State and ACSI certified. At RCS from 2015 to present.



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Casey White

1st Grade Teacher

BS in Early Childhood Education, John Brown University. State and ACSI certified.Teaching since 2013. At RCS from 2014 to present.



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Carol Wicks

Middle School Technology Teacher

BS, Education, Northern Illinois University. MS, Education and Instructional Technology, Northern Illinois University. State Certified, ACSI in process. Teaching Experience since 1996. At RCS since 2018.



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Tim Wilson

K-5th Grade Computer Teacher

BS Civil Engineering, University of Arizona, 16 years in children ministry. IT experience since 1999. ACSI certified. Teaching at RCS from 2014 to present.



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Randy Wolf

Director of Maintenance & Security

Ft. Lewis College – business management. Multiple years in children ministry and multiple years owner/operator handyman and landscape business. At RCS from 2015 to present.