Meet The Elementary Faculty

Monica Beal
First Grade Teacher

Miss Beal joined the PCA faculty in 2015. She is excited to be working at PCA and truly enjoys the opportunity she has to impact lives with God’s help.

  • BA in Elementary Education with certifications in Elementary Education, Math and Language Arts, University of Michigan
Marisa Brodhagen
Physical Education & 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 2021.

  • BS-Physical Education, Minor in Health, University of Michigan
  • MS-Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University
DeDe Byers
Fourth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Byers has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2007.

  • BS in Elementary Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in School Counseling, Eastern Michigan University
Kristin Chamberlain
3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Chamberlain joined the PCA faculty in a full-time teaching position in 2019. Throughout her 18-year teaching career, she has taught in the elementary classroom, served as a resource for 3rd through 6th grades, and taught music.

  • BA in Elementary Education & Music Education, Hope College
  • MA in Music Education, Eastern Michigan University
Birgit Daniel
Elementary French & German Teacher

Mrs. Daniel has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2002.

  • MSLA, University of Munich in Germany