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Our Staff

Administration

B.A. Calvin College

Teresa Dood

Teresa Dood

Advancement Coordinator

B.Mus. Indiana Wesleyan University, Vocal Performance


M.A. Avila University, Fundraising Management

Brian Dykstra

Brian Dykstra

Director of Advancement

B.A. Indiana Wesleyan University,
Christian Worship and Church Music 


M.M. Cleveland Institute of Music,
Vocal Performance

Samantha Gossard Dykstra

Samantha Gossard Dykstra

Director of Brand Strategy and Communications

Master of Public Administration, Northern Illinois University


B.A. Coe College, Spanish


Certified Fundraising Professional

Susan Hacker

Susan Hacker, CFRE

Donor Engagement

B.A. Valparaiso University 


MBA Grand Valley State University

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Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski

Executive Director

B.B.A., A.A., Davenport University

Heidi Quellet

Heidi Quellet

Executive Assistant

A.S. Cornerstone University

Sharon Ward

Sharon Ward

Business/Office Manager

B.S. Indiana Wesleyan University, Business Administration and Marketing

Bethany Willink

Bethany Willink

Events and Cultivation Manager

B.A. Calvin College, Grades K-8 Teaching Certification, Cognitive Impairment Endorsement


M.A. Grand Valley State University, Emotional Impairment, Emotional Impairment Endorsement

Becky Tubergen

Becky Tubergen

Director of Educational Services, Teacher Consultants

B.A. Calvin College, Psychology, English Minor


M.E. Lehigh University, Human Services


S.Psy.S. Lehigh University, Educational Specialist, School Psychology

Betsy Winkle

Betsy Winkle, Ed.S

Director of Educational Services, Evaluations

Education & Evaluation Services

B.A. Dordt College, Elementary Education 


M.Ed. Grand Canyo University, Special Education

Jeany Aupperlee 2020

Jeany Aupperlee

Teacher Consultant

Carolyn Beall 2022

Carolyn Beall

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Calvin College, Psychology


M.A. Central Michigan University, School Psychology


S.Psy.S. Central Michigan University, School Psychology

Douglas Bouman

Douglas Bouman, S.Psy.S.

School Psychologist, Director Emeritus

B.A. Calvin College, Grades K-8 Teaching Certification, Cognitive Impairment Endorsement


M.Ed Indiana University, Special Education with an emphasis on the over-representation of minorities in Special Education

Lisa Dekker

Lisa Dekker

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Trinity Christian College & Columbia College, Cross-Categorical Special Education K-12


M.Ed. & Lifetime Teaching License Calvin University


M.Ed. Inclusion Specialist (in process)

Liz Fox

Liz Fox

Teacher Consultant

B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Psychology


Specialist Degree, Winthrop University 


SSP & M.S. Winthrop University, School Psychology 

Susan Hardouin SSP

Susan Hardouin, SSP

School Psychologist

B.S. Calvin College, K-12 Special Education and Elementary Certification


M.Ed. Walden University, Special Education


M.Ed. Walden University, Mathematics Education

Tyler Harms

Tyler Harms

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Grand Valley State University, Psychology & Special Education with endorsements in cognitive impairments & emotional impairments 


Additional Endorsement: Autism Spectrum Disorders


M.A. Oakland University, Special Education with emphasis in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Katie Kiser

Katie Kiser

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Michigan State University, Psychology


M.A. Michigan State University, Educational Psychology


Ed.S. Michigan State University, School Psychology

Laurie Kraus

Laurie Kraus

School Psychologist

B.A. Calvin College, Elementary Education & English, Endorsement: Learning Disabilities


California Reading Specialist Credential, Multiple Subject Credential


M.A. California State University, Education with emphasis in Elementary Reading


Oakland University, Reading Recovery Teacher Certification


Janet Krommendyk

Janet Krommendyk

Site Study Consultant

Mark Krommendyk

Mark Krommendyk

Site Studies and Principal Leadership

B.S. Calvin College, Elementary Education Teaching Certificate, Grades K-8 Social Studies Group and Special Education 


Endorsement Grand Valley State University, Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment


M.A. Grand Valley State University, Learning Disabilities, Grades K-12 - All Kinds of Minds trainer

Pam Maat

Pam Maat

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Calvin College, Psychology


M.A. Central Michigan University


S.Psy.S Central Michigan University


Ph.D. Central Michigan University

Sheryl Rozema Ph D

Sheryl Rozema, PhD

School Psychologist

BSW Valparaiso University 


MSW University of Illinois Chicago 

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Tracy Schalhamer

School Social Worker

BA Hope College, Elementary Education and Special Education with emphasis on learning disabilities


Oakland University, Reading Recovery Certification


M.Ed. Grand Valley State University, Special Education Administration

Janelle Sievert 2021

Janelle Sievert

Educational Services Manager

B.A. Cornerstone University, Business Management and Marketing

Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith

Evaluation Services Coordinator

B.S. Calvin College, Elementary Education Teaching Certificate, Grades K-8 Social Studies Group and Special Education


Endorsement Grand Valley State University, Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment


M.A. University of Northern Colorado, Learning Disabilities, Grads K-12

Phil Stegink

Phil Stegink

Teacher Consultant, Special Projects

B.A. Calvin College, Grades K-8 Teaching Certification, Cognitive Impairment Endorsement


M.A. Grand Valley State University, Emotional Impairment, Emotional Impairment Endorsement

Becky Tubergen

Becky Tubergen

Director of Educational Services, Teacher Consultants

A.A., Davenport University

Eileen Verstrate

Eileen VerStrate

Evaluation Services Coordinator

B.A. Calvin College: Elementary Education Teaching Certificate, Grades K-12


Special Education Teaching Certificate, Cognitive Impairments 


M.A. Grand Valley State University, Learning Disabilities 


Certified Reading Recovery Teacher, Western Michigan University

Marji Voetberg

Marji Voetberg

Educational Resources Manager

B.A. Northpark University, Psychology and Communication Arts, 


MSW Western Michigan University, Certifications in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-DBT), Child Welfare Institute, and Trauma Across the Lifespan

Caroline Wiersma LLMSW

Caroline Wiersma, LLMSW

School Social Worker

B.A. Calvin College, Psychology, English Minor


M.E. Lehigh University, Human Services


S.Psy.S. Lehigh University, Educational Specialist, School Psychology

Betsy Winkle

Betsy Winkle, Ed.S

Director of Educational Services, Evaluations

B.S. Southwestern Adventist University,Psychology


M.A. Andrews University, School Counseling


Ed.S Andrews University, School Psychology

Chongo Young Ed S

Chongo Young, Ed.S

School Psychologist

B.S. Grand Valley State University, Psychology and Education, K-8 Elementary Education Certificate, 


Endorsements in Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment

Jenna Zemaitis

Jenna Zemaitis

Teacher Consultant