Categories

Kim Admire (PDP)

Kim Admire (PDP)
Kim Admire

Kim Admire


FIFTH GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer



Kim is a fifth grade teacher. Besides teaching, she is the Athletic Director and Girls Volleyball and Basketball coach. Her strength is engaging her students in a deeper learning. Outside of school, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family.


Cindi Banse (PDP)

Cindi Banse (PDP)
Cindi Banse

Cindi Banse


Purposeful Design Textbook Trainer



Cindi retired as ACSI's Textbook Training and Development Coordinator in June of 2018. She is continuing on as a textbook trainer. She has also taught various elementary grades, focusing on fifth and sixth grade. Cindi taught Purposeful Design Math for eight years to her fifth grade students. At the end of the year, she found that her students were more advanced in critical and abstract thinking and had a much stronger understanding of fractions. Cindi’s strengths include good classroom management and creativity. She loves kids and is passionate about Christian education. She also enjoys drama, singing, traveling, swimming, and spending time with her grandkids.


Lisa Chubbic, ACSI Assessment Specialist

Lisa Chubbic, ACSI Assessment Specialist
Lisa Chubbic

Lisa Chubbic


ACSI ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST

ACSI Student Assessment Program Trainer


Biographical information to be coming soon.


Heather Collins (PDP)

Heather Collins (PDP)
Heather Collins

Heather Collins


THIRD GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer


Heather is a third grade teacher and a Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer. She is passionate about engaging her students and creating an excitement for learning. Heather currently uses Purposeful Design Science and Spelling in her third grade classroom. She loves the Biblical approach of the series and the hands-on approach to learning. Heather’s class also has science lab once a week to enhance learning.


Rebekah Durlauf (PDP)

Rebekah Durlauf (PDP)
Rebekah Durlauf

Rebekah Durlauf


SECOND GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Rebekah is a second grade teacher and a Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer. She also leads worship/singing for elementary and high school chapel each work. Rebekah is a kinesthetic learner who loves teaching in fun, active, and engaging ways for every learner in her classroom. She is an organized person who loves to plan, but she also loves to embrace the chaos and spontaneity that a classroom brings each day. Outside of school, Rebekah enjoys planning the piano, hiking outdoors, being involved in the praise team at her church, cooking and entertaining, and playing disc golf. She finds that Purposeful Design textbooks are a valuable took that helps her create lessons that allow her students to take an active role in their own learning.


Karrie Edwards, PDP Textbook Training Coordinator

Karrie Edwards, PDP Textbook Training Coordinator
Karrie Edwards

Karrie Edwards


PURPOSEFUL DESIGN MATH, SCIENCE, SPELLING AND BIBLE SUPPORT SPECIALIST



In June of 2018, Karrie became ACSI's Textbook Training and Development Coordinator. Prior to that, Karrie taught a combined fifth and sixth grade class. She was also the yearbook advisor and field day organizer, and she assisted with professional development for staff members. Her strengths include teaching in multi-grade classrooms, creating effective differentiated instruction, and leading by example. Karrie used Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible, and Spelling in her classroom. She enjoys outdoor activities, gardening, serving her church, and raising her two boys.


Erin Giraulo (PDP)

Erin Giraulo (PDP)
Erin Giraulo

Erin Giraulo


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Jennifer Gray (PDP)

Jennifer Gray (PDP)
Jennifer Gray

Jennifer Gray


TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Jenny Hanson (PDP)

Jenny Hanson (PDP)
Jenny Hanson

Jenny Hanson


TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Gina Kinnard (SAP)

Gina Kinnard (SAP)
Gina Kinnard

Gina Kinnard


JUNIOR HIGH TEACHER

ACSI Student Assessment Program Trainer


Gina teaches Bible to junior high students at her Christian school. She also serves as the 7–12 Guidance Counselor, curriculum director, and district test coordinator for her school. Gina’s greatest strengths are clearly communicating high expectations for all students, connecting new learning to old knowledge, and developing critical thinking skills in students. Outside of school, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Gina uses ACSI Data Online to get a broad overall picture of how her school is performing and pinpoint areas for further investigation. She loves having the ability to dig deep and find the detailed information she needs in order to make recommendations for improvement. Gina’s school also uses ACSI Data Online as another piece of information to help gifted students and students with possible learning disabilities.


Pam Lucido (PDP)

Pam Lucido (PDP)
Pam Lucido

Pam Lucido


THIRD GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Spelling, and Bible Trainer


Pam is the lead third grade teacher at her school. She enjoys teaching math and science and providing a variety of learning strategies. Pam says she is improving on using technology in the classroom. She also encourages a positive community and teaches peer support in many projects. Outside of school, Pam enjoys spending time with her family, the outdoors, and swimming for exercise. Pam uses Purposeful Design Math, Science, and Spelling in her classroom. She uses many of the suggested activities, experiments, and manipulatives to support the teaching process.


Ruth Narvaez (PDP)

Ruth Narvaez (PDP)
Ruth Narvaez

Ruth Narvaez


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Textbook Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Dawn Nielsen (PDP)

Dawn Nielsen (PDP)
Dawn Nielsen

Dawn Nielsen


SECOND GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Dedra Pease (PDP)

Dedra Pease (PDP)
Dedra Pease

Dedra Pease


PRINCIPAL / MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Dedra is a middle school science teacher. She also teaches language arts, math, and earth science. Her strengths are communicating in a way students can understand, and developing and maintaining a safe, structured environment where learning takes place. Dedra enjoys reading and spending time with her family. Dedra’s school has used Purposeful Design Math since its initial publication.


Alice Pinard (PDP)

Alice Pinard (PDP)
Alice Pinard

Alice Pinard


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math, Science and Bible Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Glenn Pleasant (PDP)

Glenn Pleasant (PDP)
Glenn Pleasant

Glenn Pleasant


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer


Glenn began his career in education in 1996 teaching 2nd and 3rd grade and students with special needs for eleven years in Wilmington, NC. In 2007 he joined Myrtle Grove Christian School to serve as Lower School Principal and the Director of Admissions. Glenn earned his B.A. in elementary education with a minor in art history from UNCW. He returned to UNCW and earned an M. Ed. in curriculum, instruction, and supervision. He enjoys boating, fishing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two children.


Jendi Sansoni (PDP)

Jendi Sansoni (PDP)
Kim Admire

Jendi Sansoni


Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer



Biographical information coming soon.


Julie Schmitke (SAP)

Julie Schmitke (SAP)
Julie Schmitke

Julie Schmitke


SECONDARY PRINCIPAL

ACSI Student Assessment Program Trainer


Julie began serving in ministry at RCS in 2000 as music teacher, sixth grade teacher, and vice principal. She currently oversees 6th – 8th grade and the online high school program as the secondary principal. She grew up in Washington in the Kent/Renton area and enjoys serving the greater community as well as the students of RCS.


Sandra Smith (PDP)

Sandra Smith (PDP)
Sandra Smith

Sandra Smith


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Phebe Sumida (PDP)

Phebe Sumida (PDP)
Phebe Sumida

Phebe Sumida


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math, Science, Bible and Spelling Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Beth Winegar (PDP)

Beth Winegar (PDP)
Beth Winegar

Beth Winegar


ADMINISTRATOR

Purposeful Design Math and Science Trainer


Biographical information coming soon.


Elisabeth Witbeck (PDP)

Elisabeth Witbeck (PDP)
Elizabeth Witbeck

Elisabeth Witbeck


SECOND GRADE TEACHER

Purposeful Design Math, Science and Bible Trainer


Elisabeth Witbeck is a second grade teacher at Bethany Christian School. She is a Purposeful Design Math, Science, and Bible Textbook Trainer. She received her BA in Elementary Education from Arizona State University and is also a graduate student pursuing her Masters in Educational Leadership at ASU. She is passionate about integrating the arts in her teaching and loves to paint, hike, and watch movies.


Naomi Woodmansee (SAP)

Naomi Woodmansee (SAP)
Naomi Woodmansee

Naomi Woodmansee


HEAD OF SCHOOL / JUNIOR HIGH TEACHER

ACSI Student Assessment Program Trainer


With more than 20 years of experience in Christian education in New York City, Naomi serves as Head of School and invests her time and expertise in teaching scholars, training teachers, and corresponding with the families of our Hope Academy scholars.