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Announcing the Teachers Accepted to the 2020 CSI Bible Instruction Symposium

CSI is pleased to announce the Bible educators selected to attend the 2020 CSI Bible Instruction Symposium! Talented educators and their passion for lifelong learning is an amazing quality of the Christian schools in our membership. The passionate individuals represented in the 2020 cohort will no doubt be blessed with opportunities to learn from the speakers and their peers. Please keep this group in your prayers as we continue our preparations for Washington, DC this February.

2020 CSI Bible Instruction Symposium Participants

Elementary Track

Loretta Anderson
1st Grade Teacher | Immanuel Christian School | Charlottetown, PEI

Hannah Au
1st Grade Teacher | Vancouver Christian School | Vancouver, BC

Michael Baldonado
6th Grade Teacher | Rehoboth Christian School | Rehoboth, NM

Cecilia Coetsee
6th–7th Grade Teacher | San Jose Christian School | Campbell, CA

Susan DeGroot
Grade 5 Teacher | Chatham Christian School | Chatham, ON

Lori Dykstra
2nd Grade Teacher | Sheldon Christian School | Sheldon, IA

Brandon Helder
3rd Grade Teacher | Grand Rapids Christian Schools | Grand Rapids, MI

Vicki Huizenga
Elementary and 6th Grade Teacher | Highland Christian School | Highland, IN

Kim Schutte
Middle School Bible Teacher | Grandville Calvin Christian Schools | Grandville, MI

Laura Tompson
6th Grade Teacher | Trinity Christian School | Burlington, ON

Secondary Pedagogical Track

Katie Crews
7th Grade Bible Teacher | Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill | Durham, NC

Joseph Chi
Middle School and High School Bible Teacher | Phil-Mont Christian Academy | Erdenheim, PA

Mindi Hengst
Middle School Bible Teacher | Southwest Chicago Christian Schools | Tinley Park, IL

John McCombs
High School Bible Teacher | Trinity Christian School | Pittsburgh, PA

Jamie Osborne
Biblical Perspectives Teacher | Richmond Christian School | Richmond, BC

Matthew Pannkuk
Middle School Bible Teacher | Twin Oaks Christian School | St. Louis, MO

Rebecca Paynter
8th Grade Bible Teacher | Redeemer School | Winston-Salem, NC

Alan Sloterbeek
6th Grade Teacher | Dutton Christian School | Caledonia, MI

Mac Wiener
7th–12th Grade Bible Teacher | Timothy Christian Schools | Elmhurst, IL

Josh Withrow
High School Bible teacher | Langley Christian School | Langley, BC

Secondary Theological Track

Scott Buteyn
High School Bible Teacher | Central Minnesota Christian School | Prinsburg, MN

Char DeKoekkoek
Director of Elementary | Shoreline Christian School | Shoreline, WA

Travis Eggink
Vice Principal | Central Alberta Christian High School | Lacombe, AB

Charlotte Glass
Middle School Bible Teacher | East Cobb Christian School | Marietta, GA

Mark Hoeksema
High School Bible Teacher | Ripon Christian High School | Ripon, CA

Shelly Jenema
6th–8th Grade Bible Teacher | Northern Michigan Christian School | McBain, MI

Joel Rietema
High School Bible Teacher | Pella Christian High School | Pella, IA

Robert Russo
Assistant Principal | Faith Christian School | Mesa, AZ

Katie VanTil
Faith Nurturing Coordinator | Hudsonville Christian School | Hudsonville, MI

John Vriesema
High School Bible Teacher | Whitinsville Christian School | Whitinsville, MA