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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 // BA Coe College, Spanish // Certified Fundraising Professional

Susan Hacker 2022

Susan Hacker, CFRE

Donor Engagement

B.A., Valparaiso University 
MBA, Grand Valley State University

Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski

Elizabeth Lucas Dombrowski

Executive Director

BBA, AA, 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, 1999: Grades K-8 Teaching Certification, Cognitive Impairment Endorsement
M.A. Grand Valley State University, 2008: Emotional Impairment, Emotional Impairment Endorsement

Becky Tubergen

Becky Tubergen

Director of Educational Services, Teacher Consultants

B.A. Calvin College, 1998: Psychology, English Minor / M.E. Lehigh University, 2000: Human Services / S.Psy.S. Lehigh University, 2002: 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, 1972: Psychology
M.A. Central Michigan University, 1976: School Psychology
S.Psy.S. Central Michigan University, 1976: School Psychology

Douglas Bouman

Douglas Bouman, S.Psy.S.

School Psychologist, Director Emeritus

Calvin College – B.A. in Special Education
Indiana University South Bend – M.Ed in Special Education

Lisa Dekker

Lisa Dekker

Teacher Consultant

Trinity Christian College & Columbia College - B.A. Cross-Categorical Special Education K-12
Lifetime Teaching License / Calvin University - M.Ed. Inclusion Specialist (in process)

Liz Fox

Liz Fox

Teacher Consultant

Specialist Degree, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, 2000: School Psychology /Master of Science, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 1999: School Psychology / Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997: Psychology

Susan Hardouin SSP

Susan Hardouin, SSP

School Psychologist

Calvin College- B.S. K-12 Special Education and Elementary Certification / Walden University- M.Ed in Special Education / Walden University- M.Ed in Mathematics Education

Tyler Harms

Tyler Harms

Teacher Consultant

Grand Valley State University - B.A. Psychology & Special Education with endorsements in cognitive impairments & emotional impairments  / Additional Endorsement: Autism Spectrum Disorders   / Oakland University- M.A. Special Education with emphasis in Autism

Katie Kiser

Katie Kiser

Teacher Consultant

BA Psychology, Michigan State University / MA Educational Psychology, Michigan State University / Ed.S. School Psychology, Michigan State University

Laurie Kraus

Laurie Kraus

School Psychologist

Reading Recovery Teacher Certification, Oakland University//Learning Disabilities Endorsement, Calvin College//Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Elementary Reading, California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)//California Reading Specialist Credential, Multiple Subject Credential, CSULB//Bachelor of Arts with majors in Elementary Education and English, Calvin College


Janet Krommendyk

Janet Krommendyk

Site Study Consultant

Mark Krommendyk

Mark Krommendyk

Site Studies and Principal Leadership

B.S. Calvin College, 1979: Elementary Education Teaching Certificate, Grades K-8 Social Studies Group and Special Education / Endorsement Grand Valley State University, 1989: Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment / M.A. Grand Valley State University, 1989: Learning Disabilities, Grades K-12 - All Kinds of Minds trainer

Pam Maat 2021

Pam Maat

Teacher Consultant

B.A. Calvin College, 1981: Psychology / M.A. Central Michigan University, 1984 / S.Psy.S Central Michigan University, 1984 / Ph.D. Central Michigan University, 2003

Sheryl Rozema Ph D

Sheryl Rozema, PhD

School Psychologist

Valparaiso University – Bachelor of Social Work / University of Illinois Chicago – Master of Social Work

Tracy Schalhamer

Tracy Schalhamer

School Social Worker

BA Elementary Education and Special Education (focus on Learning Disabilities), Hope College


Reading Recovery Certification, Oakland University


Master of Education in Special Education Administration, Grand Valley State University

Janelle Sievert 2021

Janelle Sievert

Educational Services Manager

B.A. Cornerstone University, 2004: Business Management and Marketing

Kelly Smith

Kelly Smith

Evaluation Services Coordinator

B.S. Calvin College, 1978: Elementary Education Teaching Certificate, Grades K-8 Social Studies Group and Special Education / Endorsement Grand Valley State University, 1978: Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment / M.A. University of Northern Colorado, 1980: Learning Disabilities, Grads K-12

Phil Stegink

Phil Stegink

Teacher Consultant, Special Projects

B.A. Calvin College, 1999: Grades K-8 Teaching Certification, Cognitive Impairment Endorsement
M.A. Grand Valley State University, 2008: Emotional Impairment, Emotional Impairment Endorsement

Becky Tubergen

Becky Tubergen

Director of Educational Services, Teacher Consultants

A.A., Davenport University

Eileen Ver Strate

Eileen VerStrate

Evaluation Services Coordinator

B.A. Calvin College: El. Ed 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 : 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, 1998: Psychology, English Minor / M.E. Lehigh University, 2000: Human Services / S.Psy.S. Lehigh University, 2002: Educational Specialist, School Psychology

Betsy Winkle

Betsy Winkle, Ed.S

Director of Educational Services, Evaluations

B.S. Southwestern Adventist University, 2003: Psychology / M.A. Andrews University, 2006: School Counseling / EdS Andrews University, 2009: School Psychology

Chongo Young Ed S

Chongo Young, Ed.S

School Psychologist

B.S. Grand Valley State University, 1995: Psychology and Education, K-8 Elementary Education Certificate, Endorsements in Cognitive Impairment and Emotional Impairment

Jenna Zemaitis

Jenna Zemaitis

Teacher Consultant