Meet The Secondary Faculty

Jori Groen
High School Mathematics Teacher

Mrs. Groen has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2010. She teaches Geometry, Algebra 2, and Business/Personal Finance. Mrs. Groen also serves as a sponsor for the Class of 2023.

Life Verse: “For to me to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21

  • BS in Secondary Math Education, Grace College
Deborah Hope
Middle School Science Teacher

Mrs. Hope has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2002. She has over 21 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.

  • BS in Teacher Education: Science and Social Science (K-8), Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in Teacher Education: Curriculum & Instruction, Eastern Michigan University
Rebecca Huff
ESL & 7th/8th Grade English

Miss Huff joined the PCA team in 2016. Her unique educational background fosters a classroom that builds an awareness of the many gifts God has given us, including an understanding of language and communication as well as reading, writing, and analysis skills. Miss Huff is the Middle School Sponsor and Middle School Student Council Coordinator.

  • BS in Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University
  • MA in Elementary Education with a Major in English Language Arts (K-8), University of Michigan
  • English as a Second Language Endorsement
Margaret Jarrell
High School Spanish Teacher

Mrs. Jarrell joined the PCA faculty in 2016. Before teaching at PCA, she taught in the Philippine Islands and Florida. Mrs. Jarrell is the sponsor for the National Spanish Honor Society and leads the Spanish Club.

  • BS in Education, Major in Elementary Education and Special Education, Minor in Spanish, Slippery Rock State University, Pennsylvania
  • MS in Literacy Education, Madonna University
Carolyn Kedney
High School English Teacher & Fine Arts Department Chair

Mrs. Kedney has been a member of the PCA faculty since 1996. She teaches elementary Music and provides private piano lessons at PCA. In addition, Mrs. Kedney teaches high school AP English Literature & Composition.

  • BA in Music, Baptist Bible College
  • Teaching Certificate, Madonna University
  • MA in Music Education, Eastern Michigan University