EDUCATION: B.A. From Hobe Sound Bible College
AT GCS SINCE: I served under Mr. Clark while completing my student teaching requirements during the 2012-2013 school year. I began substituting during the 2013-2014 school year. Now I serve as the science teacher!
ORIGINALLY FROM: I was born in Germany and grew up in Texas. My husband and I have lived all over the country including; Idaho, Arkansas, Michigan and now Ohio.
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: James 1:25 But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? I was seeking a Christian school to complete my student teaching in and the Lord opened the door to GCS for me. He has since opened it wider for me to accept a full-time position. Praise God for His perfect timing.
Theater, Culinary Arts Teacher
AT GCS SINCE: 2013
ORIGINALLY FROM: Marion, Ohio
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: "I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are your works, I know that full well." Ps. 139:14
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? I knew it was time for a career change, and I couldn't get the thought of being a preschool teacher out of my mind. God worked in amazing ways and answered many prayers, and now, here I am! Ever since my first day as a student of GGS in second grade, I have known this school was special, and have loved the people and the things I have learned along my educational journey. Now, God has given me the chance to inspire and lead students that I've known since they were young, and I'm excited to see what He has in store for this year!
Language Arts, Technology, Photography Teacher
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Education - The Ohio State University
AT GCS SINCE- 2014:
ORIGINALLY FROM: Crawford County
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Ephesians 3:17-18
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? I know this opportunity to teach at GCS is a blessing and gift from God. He opened this door. Thankfully, I listened and entered. I am excited to be part of GCS and to witness God's hand at work here.
Band, Art, Praise Team Teacher
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Music - Bowling Green State University
AT GCS SINCE: 2004
ORIGINALLY FROM: Canton, Ohio
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Psalm 150
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? I was looking for a Christian education opportunity for my children. Also, I wanted to be able to work in the same school system that my children attended so that I could be directly involved in what they were learning and to simplify our family schedule. God opened the right doors at the right time....GCS was seeking a person who could teach both instrumental music and art just at the time that I was looking for a Christian school near my home. My family and I have been truly blessed to become part of GCS.
Social Studies & Bible Teacher
EDUCATION: B.A. in International Affairs - Malone College
AT GCS SINCE: 2001-2005; 2012
ORIGINALLY FROM: Mt. Gilead, Ohio
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Isaiah 61:3
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? 1. The Lord's nudging 2. A desire for GCS students to learn to appreciate and enjoy the art of written expression of thought.
EDUCATION: B.S. in Education - Bowling Green State University; BS in Education of the Handicapped
AT GCS SINCE: 2001
ORIGINALLY FROM: Fredericktown, Ohio
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Galations 6:9
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS? When our three sons became of school age, my husband and I committed to provide them with a Christian education. The Christian school in the Galion-Crestline area they attended closed in 2000. After homeschooling for the 2000-2001 school year, the Lord led us to Gilead Christian. We are so thankful for the ministry of Gilead Christian School that provided a place for our sons to complete their Christian education.
Math, History, Health, Strength & Conditioning Teacher
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in Sociology and Sports Management from MVNU; Masters degree in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University
ORIGINALLY FROM: born in Newark, OH, grew up in Zanesville, OH area (Nashport specifically)
FAVORITE BIBLE VERSE: Philippians 3:14
WHAT INFLUENCED YOU TO COME TO GCS: I had previously worked in education and was looking to get back into it after 3 yrs of working in financial services. I prayed that God would open the door (specifically GCS) and when He did I ran to the opportunity. God's timing was perfect(as usual) and I am so blessed to be here at GCS to work with an amazing staff and students. Praise be to Jesus!!!