Leadership and Faculty

LEADERSHIP

R. Matthew Mitchell, Head of School
M.Ed. Educational Leadership, Covenant College
B.A. Biblical & Theological Studies (Music Minor), Covenant College


Mary Ellen Bricker, Principal K-6
M.Ed. Reading Specialist and ELL Licensure, Fitchburg State College
B.A. Counseling, University of Massachusetts


Tanya Ingham Klitsch, Principal 7-12
M.A. Philosophy of Religion, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
B.A. Classical Archaeology, University of California at Santa Barbara

 

UPPER SCHOOL (9-12) and MIDDLE SCHOOL (7-8) 


Sharon Bernson, General Music & Chorale Teacher
B.S. Organizational Leadership & Management, Music Minor, Regent University; Classically trained musician.


Garrett Cichowitz, Christian Studies, College Guidance Counselor
M.A. Educational Leadership, Columbia University; B.S. Entrepreneurship and Biblical Studies, Grove City College


Sharon Dykhoff, Science
M.Ed. Earth Sciences, Pennsylvania State University; B.A. Intermediate Science Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


Joel Espenshade, Drama
B.A. Communication Studies, Grove City College


Joao Figueroa, Classical Guitar
D. Mus. Guitar Performance, Florida State University; M.Mus. Guitar Performance, Florida State University; B.Mus. Guitar Performance, Bahia Federal University


Heather Finkler, Science and Math

B.S. Chemical Engineering with Environmental minor, Pennsylvania State University

Wolf Gottschalk, Athletics & Science
Ph.D. Neurophysiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University; M.S. Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University; B.S. Biology, The Colorado College


Richard Henkle, Humanities: English, Logic, & Rhetoric
M.A. Literature & Humanities, Marymount University; B.A. Political Science & History, Wheaton College


Glenn Howell, Art
B.F.A. Studio Art/Photography, Asbury College and Youngstown State University

Julie Kim, Mathematics
B.A. Cognitive Science, University of Virginia


Peter Mun, Athletic Director
M.Div. in Professional Ministries, Liberty Theological Seminary; B.A in Social Religion, Liberty University


Rebecca Phillips, Drama
M.A. Performing Arts, Regent University; M.F.A. Script and Screenwriting, Regent University; B.A. English, Bible, Emmanuel College

Elizabeth Rice, Mathematics
M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, George Mason University; B.S. Mathematics and Secondary Education, Economics Minor, American University


Lauren Shannon, Humanities: Literature, Rhetoric, & Thesis
B.A. English Literature and Communication (Biblical Studies Minor), Wheaton College


Nadia Skolnitsky, Humanities: History
B.A. History & English, George Mason University


Andrea Sommer, Spanish
B.A. English Literature, Spanish Minor, Hillsdale College


Caren Sturgill, Pre-Algebra, Geometry
M.Ed. Secondary Education, Marymount University; B.A. Communication, Bible Minor, Wheaton College


Megan Sweeney, Latin
B.A. Classical Studies, Elon University


 

 

LOWER SCHOOL (K-6)

Jina Park, Kindergarten
B.A. Biology, University of Virginia


Heather Edsall, Kindergarten Aide
M.S. Vocational and Technical Education, Virginia Tech; B.S. Business Education, Virginia Tech


Danielle Fisher, First Grade
B.A. Communication Arts with a double major in Spanish Language & Literature, Roberts Wesleyan College


Lillian Martin, Second Grade
B.A. German, History Minor, Hillsdale College


Amy Henkle, Third Grade
B.A. Elementary Education, Wheaton College


Sarah Flenniken, Fourth Grade
M.A. English Literature, John Carroll University; B.A. English Literature, Classical Studies Minor, Grove City College


Hunter Francis, Fifth Grade
B.A. Psychology, Communication Studies Minor, Grove City College


Ginny Espenshade, Sixth Grade
B.A. English, Double minors in History and Classical Christian Education, Grove City College


Sharon Bernson, General Music & Chorale Teacher
B.S. Organizational Leadership & Management, Music Minor, Regent University; Classically trained musician


Joel Espenshade, Drama
B.A. Communication Studies, Grove City College


Glenn Howell, Art
B.F.A. Studio Art/Photography, Asbury College and Youngstown State University

Peter Mun, Athletic Director/PE
M.Div. in Professional Ministries, Liberty Theological Seminary; B.A in Social Religion, Liberty University


Rebecca Phillips, Drama
M.A. Performing Arts, Regent University; M.F.A. Script and Screenwriting, Regent University; B.A. English, Bible, Emmanuel College

Megan Sweeney, Latin
B.A. Classical Studies, Elon University

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