Undergraduate Degree: Physical Education and Chemistry
Professional Certification: PE K-12, Chemistry, Natural Science, and Biology
At PCA Since: 2016
Total years in education: 37
Church Home: Gilead Baptist Church
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5
What do you enjoy most about working in Education? I enjoy being able to express daily how science and the Bible are not in conflict with each other. PCA is a close-knit family, people that you can count on and will pray for you
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Instrumental Music Teacher
Undergraduate Degree: B.M. Music Education & Trombone Performance, University of Michigan
Graduate Degree: M.M. Trombone Performance, Roosevelt University, Chicago
Professional Certification: K-12 Music
At PCA Since: 2020
Total years in education: 11
Church Home: Covenant Baptist – West Bloomfield
Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”
What do you enjoy most about working in Education? I enjoy music education because the skills we work on in class are the same skills that our students need to be well-rounded, successful adults. Making music with my students and watching them grow brings me great joy.
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Secondary Art Teacher
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. – Studio Art Michigan State University
Graduate Degree: Radio and TV Broadcasting Certificate Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts
Professional Certification: Professional Teaching Certificate K-5
At PCA Since: 3 -years MS Girl’s Basketball Coach, 2 years Substituting, 6 years Full Time
Total years in education: 30+ years as a coach and teacher
Church Home: North Ridge Church
Favorite Bible Verse: Colossians 3:23 Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.
What do you enjoy most about working in Education? I like working with students who are interested in developing their artistic skills and see them appreciate the talent that God has given them. I also like watching students grow to appreciate the skills necessary to become an artist as well as respect the works of the masters. I love to support, challenge and empower students, not just in art, but in all aspects.
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Secondary English & Yearbook
Undergraduate Degree: B.A. Secondary English Education, Saginaw Valley State University
Professional Certification: 7-12 English Education, K-12 TESL
At PCA Since: 2022
Total years in education: 4
Church Home: Merriman Road Baptist Church
Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
What do you enjoy most about working in Education? I enjoy being able to share my faith openly with my students.