2017 CSESA Participants

CSESA 2017 group

Educators from Christian schools across North America attended the 2017 Christian School Educators Science Academy (CSESA) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Collaborative learning, including hands-on experiments, underscored the two days of professional development.

ACSI

Julie Bartlett
Middle School Science Teacher | Charlotte Christian | Charlotte, NC

Debbie Brenner
Middle School Science Teacher | Santa Clarita Christian | Santa Clarita, CA

Dana Brickner
STEM Coordinator | Charlotte Christian | Charlotte, NC

Michelle Burrus
Middle School Science Teacher | Trinity Christian | Lubbock, TX

Daniel Cox
Middle School Science Teacher | Christian Academy of Indiana | New Albany, IN

Suzy Deneen
Science Department Chair | SouthLake Christian Academy | Huntersville, NC

Jeff Evans
8th Grade Teacher | Maryville Christian | Maryville, TN

Tracy Fernandez
5th Grade Teacher | Charlotte Christian | Charlotte, NC

Angela Henderson
Elementary Science Teacher | Southside Christian | Simpsonville, SC

Rachel Jaramillo
Middle School Science Teacher | Colorado Springs Christian | Colorado Springs, CO

Sarah Nettles
4th Grade Teacher | Trinity Christian | Lubbock, TX

Andrea Nissley
Middle School Science Teacher | Cornerstone Christian | Harrisonburg, VA

Lisa Reese
Middle School Science Teacher | Faith Christian Academy | Wausau, WI

Kara Schroeder
Middle School Science Teacher | Trinity Christian | Lubbock, TX

Gareth Schuth
Middle School Science Teacher | Christian School of Grace Baptist Church | Carlisle, PA

Diep Stamps
8th Grade Teacher | Charlotte Christian | Charlotte, NC

Beth Tiess
7th Grade Teacher | Charlotte Christian | Charlotte, NC

Nicholas Wilburn
Middle School Science Teacher | Christian Academy of Indiana | New Albany, IN

Robin Zecca
Middle School Science Teacher | Delaware County Christian | Newtown Square, PA

Cheryl Zimmerman
Middle School Science Teacher | Chandler Christian Academy | Chandler, AZ

CSI

Kate Adams
6th Grade Teacher | Crown Point Christian School | Crown Point, IN

Paul Bierman
Middle School Science Teacher | Immanuel Christian School | Aylmer, ON

Beth Boven
Middle School Science Teacher | Calvin Christian School | South Holland, IL

Erica Boven
Middle School Science Teacher and Curriculum Director | Traverse City Christian School | Traverse City, MI

Mark Branderhorst
6th Grade Teacher | Central Valley Christian School | Visalia, CA

LuAnn Eaton
Middle School Science Teacher | Beaver County Christian School | Clinton, PA

Aaron Elzinga
Middle School Science Teacher | West Side Christian School | Grand Rapids, MI

Micaela Fenwick
Middle School Science Teacher | South City Community School | St. Louis, MI

Tim Fykoda
Middle School Science Teacher | Christian Heritage School | Brandon, MB

Leanne Gillson
Kindergarten Teacher | Rehoboth Christian School | Rehoboth, NM

Nora Gomez
Middle School Science Teacher | King's Christian School | Miami, FL

Mindi Hengst
Middle School Science Teacher | Southwest Chicago Christian School | Oak Lawn, IL

Lynn Hoosink
2nd Grade Teacher | San Jose Christian School | San Jose, CA

Martha Johnson
Middle School Science Teacher | Community Christian School | Willmar, MN

Beverly Jonkman
2nd–5th Grade Teacher | Rehoboth Christian School | Rehoboth, NM

Ben Kloosterman
Middle School Science Teacher | Denver Christian School | Lakewood, CO

Kim Kryger
1st, 4th–5th Grade Teacher | West Side Christian School | Grand Rapids, MI

Rachael Morren
1st Grade Teacher | Legacy Christian School | Grand Rapids, MI

Brittany Rotman
3rd Grade Teacher | Jenison Christian School | Jenison, MI

Leland Rozeboom
Middle School Science Teacher | Netherlands Reformed School | Rock Valley, IA

Mark Sneller
Elementary Science Teacher | Zeeland Christian School | Zeeland, MI

Karen Thompson
8th Grade Teacher | Westminister Christian Acadmey | Town and Country, MO

Melissa Truong
Middle School Science Teacher | San Jose Christian School | San Jose, CA

Heather Van Dyke
Curriculum Director | Kalamazoo Christian School | Kalamazoo, MI

Renae Venhuizen
4th Grade and Middle School Science Teacher | Central Wisconsin Christian School | Waupun, WI

Sara Woltjer
3rd Grade Teacher | Dutton Christian School | Caledonia, MI