Faculty

Eagle's Nest

Emma Floyd

PreKindergarten

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TCS welcomes back 2015 graduate Miss Emma Floyd. Emma is a 2019 graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Arts in Early Childhood Education. Emma has recently relocated to the Toledo area, but formerly attended Christ Episcopal Church in Huron, Ohio where her father is the Pastor. Emma served as a Sunday School teacher and in the choir.

Heidi Fox

Eagles' Nest Aide/Elementary Yearbook

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We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Heidi Fox back in the Eagle’s Nest where she previously served as an aide. Heidi is a 2001 graduate of Bowling Green State University
where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Computer Art. Heidi and her husband, Clint, are the proud parents of Skylar (8th) and Ellie (4th). The family worships
at Dayspring Assembly of God where Heidi is involved with Life Groups, Worship Team, Children’s Ministries, and Monthly Free Meals. She also serves in TCS’ American
Heritage Girls as the Troop Shepherd.

Jill Seaver

Preschool

Mrs. Seaver is our preschool teacher. She holds a degree in elementary education from Valparaiso University. She has taught preschool, kindergarten and 2nd grade professionally and homeschooled her children. She and her husband, Todd, have 3 children, Helene, Andrew and Marie. Their family are members at All Saints Lutheran Church. Mrs. Seaver is an avid runner and dedicated Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Kayley Smigielski

PreKindergarten

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Mrs. Smigielski teaches PreKindergarten in the Toledo Christian Eagle’s Nest. She holds an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Owens Community College. Mrs. Smigielski has taught in different preschool settings since 2009 with the 2016-17 school year being her first year at TCS. She and her husband Luke have two children, 3 year old Lorelai, and 1 year old Shiloh. The family attends Cedar Creek Church, Whitehouse campus.

Jennifer Tolson

Preschool

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Mrs. Jennifer Tolson is a 2019 graduate of Lourdes University with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She is married to Ryan, and they attend Grace Brethren Chapel where she serves in the children’s and youth group ministries.

Elementary School

Hannah Allison

1st Grade

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Miss Allison teaches 1st grade and loves making learning fun and engaging!. She holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Lourdes University in Sylvania Ohio. . Outside of the classroom Hannah is very involved with Garden Park Christian Church where she serves on the praise team and with the High School ministry. She loves traveling, spending time with family and friends and also reading!

Kim Baskey

Elementary Art

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Mrs. Baskey teaches Elementary Art and Physical Education. She holds a B.A. in Art from the University of Toledo. Mrs. Baskey and her husband, Phil, serve together in Children’s Ministry at Foundation Stone Church. They have three children: Hannah, Jonathan, and Benjamin.

Lynnadene Carrell

2nd Grade

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Miss Carrell has been at TCS for more than 30 years and is currently teaching second grade. Before teaching second grade for the last 9 years, she spent 21 years teaching third grade. For the last 10 years, Miss Carrell has also proctored the entrance testing for new students to TCS. She holds a B.Ed. and M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Toledo. She attends Gateway Baptist Church.

Katie Castor

2nd Grade

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Mrs. Castor teaches second grade at TCS.  She is a TCS Eagle through and through!  She graduated from TCS in 1999, as did her husband Tim, and went on to receive a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Bowling Green State University. Katie has taught for over ten years in public and Christian settings, including the TCS Eagle’s Nest.  Katie and Tim have four children, three of which are current TCS students. The family attends First Alliance Church in downtown Toledo.

Karen Ciesler

6th Grade

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Mrs. Ciesler loves teaching sixth grade and has been doing so for nearly 20 years! She graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri with bachelor’s degrees in both elementary education and education for the handicapped-developmentally disabled. She has been teaching in both Christian and public schools since the early 1990s.  She and her husband, Walt, have 2 children, both alumni of TCS, and 3 grandchildren. Her family attends Maumee United Methodist.

Elise Clines

2nd Grade

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Miss Clines, a graduate of Hillsdale College, completed her student teaching at Hillsdale Classical Academy in grades three through six and has over five years experience tutoring students of various ages and working with at-risk youth in the classroom. She is passionate about Classical Education as it inspires her students to love what is good, true, and beautiful. Miss Clines has taught junior high Bible and high school English at Toledo Christian and attends Emmanuel Baptist Church.

 

Kelley Donawa

Student Services Coordinator

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Kelley was born and raised in the Toledo area.  She studied at BGSU and received a Bachelor’s in Special Education K – 12 and a Master’s in Counseling.  She is married to Marc and together they have 5 children; all of whom attend TCS. Kelley enjoys attending all three of her sons’ sporting events…..football, basketball, and baseball, where her two little girls are the biggest cheerleaders!  In her family’s free time they enjoy family time on a sunny beach anywhere…. especially Barbados, where her husband Marc is from! The Donawa family attends and worships at Fallen Timbers Community Church.

Michele Durbin

Homeschool Director/Test Coordinator

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Mrs. Durbin holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Toledo. Prior to homeschooling her children, she taught in the public school system for 9 years. Her oldest son graduated from the TC Homeschool Program and she currently has 3 daughters attending on campus. Mrs. Durbin is a TCS alumni. She and her husband, Ron, both met at Toledo Christian. The Durbin Family attends CedarCreek Church.

Heather Folck

5th Grade

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Mrs. Heather Folck is a 2007 graduate of the University of Toledo where she earned her Bachelor of Education degree in Middle Childhood Education. Her teaching experience includes six years of teaching in the Pike-Delta-York Schools, and eight years serving as the children’s director for area churches. The Folck family (Husband Chris, 3-year old Judah, and 1-year old Titus) worship at McCord Road Christian Church where Heather is a Jr. High Ministry group leader.

Jeff Gagle

6th Grade

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Mr. Gagle teaches 6th grade He holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Liberty University and a masters in School Leadership and Supervision from Cairn University. Mr. Gagle has taught elementary, math, science and Bible at all levels in Christian schools. He and his wife Elaine have 3 children that are all TCS graduates. The family attends Shiloh Christian Union Church.

Carrie Gorsuch

5th Grade

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Carrie Gorsuch teaches fifth grade at Toledo Christian School. She graduated from TCS in the first graduating class of 1987. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Cedarville University in 1991, followed by a Master of Education degree from The University of Toledo. In addition to her previous teaching experiences at Owens Community College and Prince of Peace in Virginia, she taught at Toledo Christian from 1991-1996 and returned in 2012. Carrie is married to Scot, the pastor at Boulevard Christian Church in Sylvania. Her youngest child, Laura, is a Junior at TCS.

Laura Knierim

3rd Grade

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Laura graduated with an degree in Elementary Education from Elmhurst College and a MEd from Olivet Nazarene University. She is married to Mark and they have three children: Sawyer, Sophia and Molly. In her free time, you can find her outside in her flower garden, mowing the grass and planning what to do next in the yard or checking in on her chickens and ducks. The Knierims worship at Westgate Chapel.

Jennifer Koester

JH Science, Head Elementary Teacher

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Mrs. Koester holds a bachelor’s degree in Middle Childhood Education with a specialization in math, science and reading, from Bowling Green State University. Mrs. Koester has taught all subjects at the middle and elementary school levels in the public and private settings. She and her husband Brandon have two children, both current TCS students. The family attends Cedar Creek Church.

Cheryl Ludwig

1st Grade

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Mrs. Cheryl Ludwig has been a part of Toledo Christian for quite some time. She has served at the school as the strings instructor for students in grades K-8 for 5 years, and more recently as a long-term sub. Her other experience includes teaching elementary students at several area
schools, and more recently teaching 4th grade at Monclova Christian Academy. Cheryl is a 1987 graduate of Bowling Green State University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. Cheryl and her husband, Richard, and their college students Richard and Nicholas, worship at Westgate Chapel where Cheryl serves in the Children’s Ministry.

Ruth Nowak

WINGS Coordinator

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Mrs. Nowak is the director of the WINGS program, as well as a reading specialist. She holds a M. Ed in Special Education from Bowling Green State University and has advanced training in the Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading to dyslexic students. Her passion is helping students become better readers. She and her husband have three sons, all TCS graduates, and six grandchildren. They attend Maumee Valley Grace Brethren Church.

Kim Pontious

1st Grade

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Ms. Pontious teaches First Grade. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from Lourdes University and a Master of Education from the University of Toledo. Before teaching first grade, she taught Kindergarten and in the Eagle’s Nest. Her four children enjoy being a part of the TC student body. Ms. Pontious and her family attend Calvary Church.

Dave Prediger

MS PE

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Mr. Prediger teaches Junior High and High School Physical Education. He holds a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and Biological Sciences from Concordia University, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Mr. Prediger has taught Physical Education, Health, and Science at the Junior High and High school level. He is currently a soccer coach at the high school level and also has experience at the college level. He and his wife have one son who attends TCS. The family attends Trinity Lutheran Church.

Paula Prediger

Physical Education

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Mrs. Prediger teaches Preschool, Elementary, and Junior High Physical Education. She holds a Bachelor of Education degree from The University of Toledo. Mrs. Prediger’s Physical Education experience includes all ages from preschool thru high school. When she is not teaching, she is coaching field hockey at the high school level. She and her husband Dave have one son who is currently a student at TCS. The family attends Trinity Lutheran Church.

Elisa Roush

Remedial Reading

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Miss Roush teaches Elementary Reading Club classes and one-on-one Orton-Gillingham tutoring sessions. She holds an M.Ed. from Regent University in K-12 Special Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement, as well as a B.A. in English Literature from Wheaton College. Miss Roush is a TCS graduate and is proud to be teaching at her alma mater. She attends CedarCreek Church in South Toledo.

Jessica Runk

4th Grade

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Mrs. Runk teaches 4th grade at TCS.  She is a 2008 graduate of Bluffton University with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Early Childhood Education and K-12 Special Education. Jessica and her husband, Jeremy, are proud parents to two boys, Isaiah and Micah!  The Runks worship at Washington Church where Jessica serves in the children’s ministry.  She loves spending time with her family and baking.

Jeanne Segler

Higher Ground

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Mrs. Segler holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and is certified to teach grades PreK-9 and holds a two-year Bible degree from Rapha Bible College Intl. Her undergraduate and masters studies in Drama/Theatre for the Young at Eastern Michigan University allowed her to travel extensively performing with the EMU TOY touring company. She began her teaching career at Toledo Christian in 1986.

Her real passion is to live for the praise of God’s glorious grace as revealed in Ephesians 1:11-14. Mrs. Segler attends Harmony House of Rapha Ministries with her friends and family.

Kara Segler

4th Grade

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Miss Segler is a 2010 alumni and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Middle Childhood Education with concentrations in mathematics and science. When not in the classroom, Miss Segler enjoys traveling, recording music, and coaching high school girls basketball. She currently attends Harmony House in Erie, Michigan, where she sings and is the lead drummer on the worship team.

Barbara Smith

Music

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Mrs. Smith teaches Lower School Music.  She holds a B.A. in Music and Non-Profit/Arts Administration from the University of Toledo.  Mrs. Smith plays the flute and has been a church Music Director for over 30 years.  She and her husband, Ron, have two children, Natalie and Nicole.  Natalie is a junior at Lynn Conservatory and Nicole is a sophomore at TCS.  The family attends Elliston Zion United Methodist Church.

Heather Taylor

Kindergarten

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Heather Taylor holds a B.S. in Early Childhood Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Mrs. Taylor taught previously in the Eagle’s Nest Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten since 2005, but now is teaching first grade at TCS. She and her husband Andy have two daughters, Rylie and Madison, both current TCS students. Their family attends Perrysburg Alliance Church.

Carol Tropf

Kindergarten

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Mrs. Tropf received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Geneva College and holds a current Ohio teaching license, as well as ACSI certification.  Mrs. Tropf taught second grade at Chapel Hill Christian School in Akron and has taught third grade and kindergarten at TCS. She and her husband Jim have two daughters who graduated from TCS. Mr. and Mrs. Tropf attend First Alliance Church.

Katie Wheat

5th Grade

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Mrs. Katie Wheat is a 2007 graduate of Ferris State University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Katie began her teaching career at Grandville Public Schools as a substitute teacher, worked as a pre-kindergarten teacher, and then took time off to start a family. She is married to Aaron and they have three children: Gabriel (1st), Jonas (Pre-K), and Emma. The Wheat family worships at Northwest Christian Church where Katie serves in the Children’s Junior Church  Ministry, the Women’s Ministry, and is president of the Dayspring Christian Preschool Board.

Junior/Senior High School

Mark Buehler

HS English, History

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Mr. Buehler is a 2016 graduate of Lourdes University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in history. Mark and his wife, Hannah, are parents to pre-kindergartner, Shoshana. The Buehlers worship at CrossPoint Community Church where Mark teaches the High School Sunday School class and plays drums for the worship team.

Julianna Cajka

JH Language Arts/Humanities

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Miss Julianna Cajka earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from BGSU in 2019 where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with university honors. She attends St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stony Ridge where she is a regular volunteer at the church’s “Shared Bounty” free store, as well as a vacation Bible school volunteer.

Christina Cassity

Learning Commons Assistant

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Christina Cassity is an alumnus of Toledo Christian Schools (’09). She graduated with a Bachelor’s in English from Muskingum University in 2013. She attends Cedar Creek South Campus and has a niece and nephew attending TCS.

Rebekah Clark

HS Foreign Language

rclark@toledochristian.com

Rebekah Clark, a graduate of the University of Findlay, has taught foreign languages at the elementary, junior high, high school, online school, and community college levels. She studied French at the Alliance Française in Paris and spent two years teaching missionary children in Togo, West Africa, As part of her master’s degree program, she spent a summer teaching English to teachers in Slovakia. She attends Grace United Methodist Church in Perrysburg.

Sam Clausen

HS Math, History

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Sam Clausen holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Religion from Hillsdale College.  He previously taught at a classical charter school in Atlanta, Georgia, where he coached middle school cross-country.  Originally from Michigan, Mr. Clausen is excited to be back in the Midwest.  He is an avid Cubs fan, but is creating space in his heart for the Toledo Mud Hens.  He attends Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Don Dressel

HS Bible (Department Chair), Science

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Mr. Dressel has been teaching in Christian schools for the past 30 years. He holds degrees from the National Institute of Technology (Biomedical Electronics/Communications), and holds BA degrees from the Moody Bible Institute in Education and Pastoral Theology. Mr. Dressel has taught secondary math ranging from Algebra I through Calculus, various Computer Programming courses, Biology, Physics, and a number of Bible related classes. He has coached boys and girls volleyball, basketball, football, and track. Mr. Dressel attends Waterville Community Church.

Michele Durbin

Homeschool Director/Test Coordinator

mdurbin@toledochristian.com

Mrs. Durbin holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Toledo. Prior to homeschooling her children, she taught in the public school system for 9 years. Her oldest son graduated from the TC Homeschool Program and she currently has 3 daughters attending on campus. Mrs. Durbin is a TCS alumni. She and her husband, Ron, both met at Toledo Christian. The Durbin Family attends CedarCreek Church.

Ralph Felzer

HS English, Bible (Humanities Dept Co-Chair)

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Mr. Felzer is co-chair of the Humanities Dept. He teaches primarily high school English and is advisor for the Senior Capstone project. He received both his B.A. in English Literature and M. Ed. in Secondary Education from the University of Toledo. He taught Composition at UT and Owens Community College for over 25 years. Mr. Felzer is married to his favorite Canadian (Sandy). He and his wife attend Grace Church.

Maryann Iffland

JH Latin

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Maryann graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class, and has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing, being recognized in Sigma Theta Tau, the National Nurses Honor Society. She home-educated her 4 children for over 20 years, with an emphasis on classical education. She currently teaches Latin Forms I-III for Jr High and High School students, trains lay people and medical staff in CPR, markets her Healthy Home-Ec curriculum that she wrote and published, works with International College Students, and is active in her church and mentoring the younger generation. The Ifflands worship at Westgate Chapel.

Cathleen Johnson

JH Mathematics, Head Teacher

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Mrs. Johnson has been teaching math for over 16 years.  She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Regents College in Albany, NY. She and her husband have 3 grown children and six grandchildren. Mrs. Johnson and her husband attend Cornerstone Church, Eastwood Campus. Cathleen and her husband live on a small hobby farm with a few steer, lots of chickens, a goat, a horse. She loves to bring energy and creativity to her classroom everyday!

Andrea Kanfeld

HS Bible, Foods, ACT Prep & House Co-coordinator

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Mrs. Andrea Kanfeld has been a teacher at Toledo Christian Schools for over 10 years. She teaches Cooking, Bible, and ACT Prep classes in the high school. Mrs. Kanfeld is the assistant coordinator for the House program. She is also the adviser for the TC Cares community service outreach. Mrs. Kanfeld is married to John Kanfeld. Their four children are all graduates of Toledo Christian Schools.

Jennifer Koester

JH Science, Head Elementary Teacher

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Mrs. Koester holds a bachelor’s degree in Middle Childhood Education with a specialization in math, science and reading, from Bowling Green State University. Mrs. Koester has taught all subjects at the middle and elementary school levels in the public and private settings. She and her husband Brandon have two children, both current TCS students. The family attends Cedar Creek Church.

Angela Lashley

HS Spanish, English and Yearbook

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Mrs. Angela Lashley is a 2011 graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelors of Arts, majoring in Spanish. She is currently working toward her Masters through Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Angie has taught Spanish in private schools, for several years, through the
VivaSpanish! Language Program. Angie, her husband (Eric), and their two elementary children (Whitney and Wyatt) worship at Foundation Stone Church. Angie serves in the following ministries at Foundation Stone: preaching, mom’s group leader, and the nursery.

Lynn Leatherman

Band/Choir Director

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Mr. Lynn Leatherman, a Heidelberg University graduate earned his Bachelors of Music Education in 2016. Lynn comes to us from St. Boniface Catholic School in Oak Harbor where he taught grades K-8 general music, band, and choir. Lynn attends Grace United Methodist Church.

Andrea Maccariella

HS Art, Fine Arts Department Chair

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Mrs. Maccariella teaches HS Art. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Siena Heights University ’90. This is her 16th year teaching at TC! She and her husband, Mike, have two young adults. Megan is a recent TC Grad (2019) and Logan is a Junior at BGSU. They attend Calvary Church and her favorite Bible verse is Psalm 139:23,24. Her Passion is Creating and teaching others to love art.

Kaityln McGilvery

JH Humanities/Language Arts

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Mrs. Kaitlyn McGilvery has served as a long-term sub at Toledo Christian for the past few years and last year as the 2018-19 Yearbook Advisor. This year she comes on board as a junior high teacher. Kaitie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2008 from Lourdes
University and her Masters in 2012 from Bowling Green State University with a major in Mental Health Counseling. She also had three years of undergraduate courses in elementary education prior to switching majors. Kaitie’s experience includes teaching at Lourdes University as an
adjunct professor and at the Sophia Center as a counselor. Kaitie and Ben McGilvery are the proud parents of Clair who is in 7th grade. The family worships at McCord Road Christian Church where Katie has served in youth ministries.

 

Tasha McGraner

HS Science

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Mrs. McGraner has over twelve years experience teaching in the Middle & High school setting. She loves inquiry-based, project-based, and hands-on learning whenever applicable! She also loves her husband, Chris, of thirteen years, and her three dogs Daisy, Max, & Chloe. She is currently assistant coach for Cross Country, but has loved coaching tennis, softball, volleyball, and cheerleading for the the last 16 years. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Wright State University and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – STEM from Concordia University. They currently attend Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Kelli Mewborn

Intervention Specialist, Jon Peterson Coordinator

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Mrs. Mewborn coordinates the Jon Peterson Scholarship and is an intervention specialist. She has master’s degrees in both education and sociology, and has a B.A. in psychology. Mrs. Mewborn has taught at TCS since 2006. Prior to teaching, she was a licensed social worker. Mrs. Mewborn and her husband, Todd, are parents to Jacob, who graduated from TCS in 2017. The Mewborns attend Cedar Creek Church.

Marie Minniear

HS Science (Science/Math Department Chair), Head Teacher

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Ms. Minniear has been teaching Physical Science and Chemistry at Toledo Christian Schools since 2005. Her mission is to help students cultivate a strong, transformational faith in Jesus the Christ, build strong Godly character that is a testimony to the lost and brings honor and glory to the Lord, and develop a strong mind with which they can boldly proclaim and defend Truth. All three of her children are TCS graduates. Ms. Minniear is a member of Grace Church.

Jim Pinkelman

HS Math, Electives & Theatre Director

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Jim earned his BA from the University of Toledo and his Masters from Vision Christian Bible College and Seminary. He has been at TCS since 2005 in various positions. He began as an assistant Cross Country coach taking over as the Head coach in 2009. He is also has been the High School Theatre Director since 2010. He became a teacher, first part time and then full time in 2012. He enjoys all he does at TCS and looks forward to what God has planned for him in the future. Jim has been married to his lovely wife Suzan since 1986 and they have two children Benjamin and Natalie who both are graduates of TCS.  He loves spending time with his family and participating in triathlons. The Pinkelman’s attend City on a Hill Teaching Center.

Paula Prediger

Physical Education

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Mrs. Prediger teaches Preschool, Elementary, and Junior High Physical Education. She holds a Bachelor of Education degree from The University of Toledo. Mrs. Prediger’s Physical Education experience includes all ages from preschool thru high school. When she is not teaching, she is coaching field hockey at the high school level. She and her husband Dave have one son who is currently a student at TCS. The family attends Trinity Lutheran Church.

Dennis Rabb

HS English, Psychology & Government

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Dennis Rabb has enjoyed the privilege of teaching English, Bible, and Psychology at TCS for the past 30 years. He holds a BA from Judson University, a M. Div. from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, and teaching credentials from the University of Toledo. Dennis has been married to Cheri for over 35 years, and together they have three wonderful children: Rachel, Timothy, and Stephen. While Dennis feels these years have passed by so quickly, he still looks forward to each new day the Lord has granted him and thoroughly loves both teaching and learning with his students.  The Rabb’s attend Bedford Alliance Church.

Christine Rogers

In-house Tutor

crogers@toledochristian.com

Mrs. Christine Rogers is a TCS Alumnus (Class of 2000) and a former full-time Math teacher who resigned to raise her children. She now returns on staff as our in-house
tutor. Christine graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowling Green State University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in mathematics.
Christine and her husband, Gabe, are proud parents to Emma (9th), Noah (5th), Levi (2nd), and Ruthanne (K). The family worships at the Family Christian Center where Christine serves in the following ministries: preaching, elder, and director of Elder Children’s Church.

Danielle Sidebottom

Junior High/High School Counselor

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Danielle Sidebottom is TCS’ JH/HS Counselor. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Hope College and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Spring Arbor University. Mrs. S enjoys spending time with her family/friends, a good cup of coffee, traveling, and working out. Mrs. S also brings her therapy dog, Grace, a Golden Retriever to school occasionally. She attends CedarCreek Church and loves being a part of TCS!

Andrew Skeels

HS Mathematics

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Mr. Skeels teaches mathematics to the Toledo Christian high school students. He holds a Bachelors in Adolescent and Young Adult Education from Bowling Green State University. He also holds a State of Ohio certification to teach grades 7-12 in Mathematics. He and his wife, Hannah, will be celebrating 8 years of marriage this fall and they have 4 children. Two of their children attend TCS; Lena and Phoebe. Jaxson and Clayton are their baby boys. The Skeels family attend Northpoint Church in West Toledo where Hannah is the pre-school ministry director. They live in South Toledo, and love being within walking distance from the school. You can always see the Skeels crew out at football practice, the park or walking around the Toledo Zoo.

Scott Timberman

HS Logic, Rhetoric, Government (Humanities Co-Chair), Student Senate & National Honor Society

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Mr. Timberman teaches high school Advanced Placement U.S. History, Government, and Rhetoric. He holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Anderson University, and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law–Bloomington. Prior to teaching at the high school level, Mr. Timberman practiced law in Indiana for five years. He and his wife Nicole, a TCS graduate, have four children, including two current TCS students. The family attends Covenant Church in Perrysburg where Mr. Timberman facilitates the youth ministry.

Dave Westmeyer

Spiritual Life Director, HS Bible

dwestmeyer@toledochristian.com

Pastor Dave Westmeyer is our Spiritual Life Director. He is a Toledo native who came to know Christ and was called to ministry in high school. Pastor Dave graduated from Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, FL., and has twenty five years of ministry experience. He married his high school sweetheart Debbie (Skeels) Westmeyer. The Westmeyers have three TCS graduates, and a set of twins in elementary school. Dave and his family attend One Hope Church.