PCA Megan Barnard

Megan Barnard

Secondary Vocal Music Teacher
Mrs. Barnard joined the PCA faculty in 2015. In addition to her work as the secondary vocal teacher, Mrs. Barnard also leads the elementary special choirs. Mrs. Barnard is currently pursing a master’s degree in Educational Technology from Central Michigan University. In her spare time, Mrs. Barnard enjoys spending time with her husband, son, and three Siberian Huskies.

Education:

  • BA in Music Education, Madonna University

PCA Steve Bauslaugh

Steve Bauslaugh

Middle School & High School Physical Education Teacher
Mr. Bauslaugh has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1979. In addition to his class schedule, he is also a motivator for PCA staff, coordinating the annual Staff Fitness Challenge and offering personal training sessions.

Education:

  • BS in Bible, Liberty University
  • BS in Physical Education, Wayne State University
  • MS in Physical Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • Certified Personal Trainer-ACE

PCA Elise Bommarito

Elise Bommarito

Middle School & High School Social Studies Teacher

Mrs. Bommarito has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2006. She teaches 7th grade World History and Geography and 8th grade US History.

Education:

  • BS in Social Studies and History with Secondary Teaching Certification, Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in Social Science, Eastern Michigan University

PCA Connie Boyd

Connie Boyd

Middle School Mathematics Teacher
Mrs. Boyd has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1984. She teaches middle school Math.

Education:

  • BA, Seton Hill College in Pennsylvania
  • MA, University of Michigan

PCA Marisa Brodhagen

Marisa Brodhagen

Elementary & Secondary Physical Education and Health Teacher
Mrs. Brodhagen has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2003. She teaches elementary and secondary Physical Education and secondary Health. She is the sponsor for the Class of 2017.

Education:

  • BS in Physical Education, Minor in Health, University of Michigan
  • MS in Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University

PCA Judith Burns

Judith Burns

High School English, Speech, and Debate Teacher

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PCA Emily Carlson

Emily Carlson

Middle School & High School German Teacher
Mrs. Carlson has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2006. In 2003, Mrs. Carlson began working on her Ph.D. in German Studies at the University of Michigan. She is the German Club and Delta Epsilon Phi National German Honor Society Sponsor.

Education:

  • BA in German Language and Literature, University of Montana, Missoula
  • MA in German Studies, University of Montana, Missoula
  • K-12 Teaching Certificate in German Education

PCA Yvonne Cole

Yvonne Cole

Secondary Science Teacher
Miss Cole joined the PCA faculty in 2016. She has over 20 years of teaching experience. In addition to her classroom instruction, Miss Cole is the Freshman Volleyball Coach. In her spare time, she enjoys riding horses.

Education:

  • BS in Physical Education K-12, Chemistry, Spring Arbor University
  • Natural Science Endorsement, Saginaw Valley State University

PCA Gloriann Curley

Gloriann Curley

Secondary English Teacher
Mrs. Curley joined the PCA faculty in 2015. While in college, Mrs. Curley studied abroad in Thailand and spent her summers working with teens at Spring Hill Camp. She taught English, Creative Writing, and Drama at one of Detroit’s premier gifted and talented schools for four years prior to joining the PCA team.

Education:

  • BS in Education, Double Major in English and Religion, Minor in Speech, Central Michigan University

PCA Karen Davis

Karen Davis

High School Bible Teacher
Mrs. Davis has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1989. Mrs. Davis teaches Bible 11 and 12.

Education:

  • BA in Elementary Education, Hillsdale College
  • MA in Theological Studies, Michigan Theological Seminary

PCA Paul Downing

Paul Downing

Secondary Art Teacher

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PCA Tami Fontaine

Tami Fontaine

Librarian

Ms. Fontaine has served as the Library Media Specialist since 2002.

Education:

  • MA in Reading from Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in Library and Information Sciences from Wayne State

PCA Patricia Frye

Patricia Frye

Middle School English Teacher
Mrs. Frye has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1988. She teaches middle school English and Exploratives.

Education:

  • BS and an endorsement in Reading, Eastern Michigan University

PCA Jori Groen

Jori Groen

High School Mathematics Teacher
Mrs. Groen has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2010. She teaches Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Algebra Foundations, and Financial Algebra. She is a sponsor for the Class of 2019.

Education:

  • BS in Secondary Math Education, Grace College

PCA Michael Hejka

Michael Hejka

Director of Bands
Mr. Hejka joined the PCA faculty in 2015. In addition to his responsibilities with the bands, he teaches Music Theory and coaches the Praise Team. Mr. Hejka is passionate about music and was drawn to work at PCA because of the opportunity to continue to grow as a Christian, the emphasis placed in the arts, and the ability to share his love for the Lord during the school day. Mr. Hejka brings with him a vast level of experience, having worked with the State Champion Tupelo High School Marching Band, Summit Academy Bands and Choirs, AXIS Percussion, and the Wayne Memorial High School Music Program. Mr. Hejka resides in Garden City with his wife, Alisha, and son, Aiden.

Education:

  • BA of Music Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • MA of Music, Eastern Michigan University

PCA Deborah Hope

Deborah Hope

Middle School Science Teacher
Mrs. Hope has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2002. She has over 20 years of teaching experience, having taught Pre-K through college as an Adjunct Professor. She has been teaching middle school Science at PCA since 2008.

Education:

  • BS in Teacher Education: Science and Social Science (K-8), Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in Teacher Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Eastern Michigan University‚Äč

PCA Karen Hott

Karen Hott

High School Science Teacher
Mrs. Hott has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1999. She teaches Secondary Chemistry. She also serves as the sponsor for the Class of 2018 and the Elementary Science Lab Coordinator.

Education:

  • BS, Purdue University
  • MS, Purdue University

PCA Margaret Jarrell

Margaret Jarrell

High School Spanish
Mrs. Jarrell joined the PCA faculty in 2016. She has previously taught in the Philippine Islands and Florida before returning to Michigan. In addition to teaching High School Spanish, she is starting a PCA Spanish Club this year.

Education:

  • BS in Education, Major in Elementary Education and Minor in Spanish Special Education, Slippery Rock State University, Pennsylvania
  • MS in Literacy Education, Madonna University

PCA Martha Koppin

Martha Koppin

High School Bible Teacher
Miss Koppin has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1988. During her years at PCA, she has filled the role of elementary teacher, secondary teacher, secondary counselor, and middle school coordinator. She currently teaches 9th and 10th grade Bible.

Education:

  • BS in Elementary Education, Taylor University
  • MA in Reading, Indiana University

PCA David Murray

David Murray

High School Mathematics & Physics Teacher
Mr. Murray has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2010. He is a sponsor for both the Class of 2019 and the PCA Student Council.

Education:

  • BS in Mathematics/Physics
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering
  • MA in Secondary Mathematics/Physics

PCA Mary Parsons

Mary Parsons

High School Social Studies Teacher
Mrs. Parsons joined the PCA staff in 1991 and served as the high school counselor until 2004. She returned as a member of the PCA faculty in 2012. She teaches Government, Economics, AP Government, Civil and Criminal Law.

Education:

  • BA in History and Political Science, Calvin College
  • MA in Guidance and Counseling, Eastern Michigan University

PCA Haley Rossi

Haley Rossi

Secondary Performing Arts Teacher
Mrs. Rossi joined the PCA faculty in 2016 and teaches high school film, musical theatre, choreography, and a middle school theatre course. She is the artistic director for the PCA Theatre 2016-2017 season. Mrs. Rossi and her husband serve as the sponsors for the Class of 2020.

Education:

  • BMEd in Music Education, Minor in Theatre Arts, Taylor University

PCA Matthew Rossi

Matthew Rossi

High School Bible Teacher
Mr. Rossi joined the PCA faculty in 2016 and teaches a variety of high school Bible courses including Gospels, Apologetics, Christ and Culture, and others. Mr. Rossi and his wife serve as the sponsors for the Class of 2020.

Education:

  • BA in Biology, Minor in Biblical Studies, Taylor University

PCA Jeff Schmidt

Jeff Schmidt

Middle School & High School Social Studies Teacher
Mr. Schmidt originally joined the PCA faculty in 2000 until 2008. He returned in 2014 to teach 8th grade History, AP U.S. History, and Intro to Psychology/Sociology. He is a co-sponsor of the Class of 2018.

Education:

  • BS in History and Social Sciences, Eastern Michigan University

PCA Jessica Wash

Jessica Wash

Secondary Computer Teacher & Robotics Director
Mrs. Wash has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2011. She teaches secondary Computer Applications and elementary Typing. She also serves as the coordinator for the elementary through high school Robotics Teams.

Education:

  • BA in English, Berea College
  • Currently pursuing a graduate degree in Online Education, Wilkes Barre University

PCA Sandy Wenning

Sandy Wenning

Middle School Mathematics Teacher
Mrs. Wenning has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2008. She teaches middle school Math, Study Skills, Life Topics, 7th grade Keyboarding, and 3rd and 4th grade Computers.

Education:

  • BA, Eastern Washington University

PCA Stephen Wenning

Stephen Wenning

Middle School Bible Teacher
Mr. Wenning has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2008. He teaches 7th and 8th grade Bible classes. His ministry experience included six years in missions, four years in the Air Force, and ten years in Pastoral Ministry. He taught in a previous Christian school for 20 years and was a school administrator for 16 years. He has obtained two lifetime administrative certifications (elementary and secondary) from ACSI.

Education:

  • BS, Indiana University
  • Bible Certificate, Moody Bible Institute
  • Master of Divinity, Western Seminary

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