Our People

DMC Faculty and Staff

Lisa
Birkett

8th Grade PE Teacher

JAMES
BLOM

Jr. High Teacher & Athletic Director

JAYNE
BOER

Jr. High Teacher

Kathy
Brinkman

Food Service Director

Devon
Brinks

Superintendent & DMC Principal

DAN
BROERSMA

Jr. High Teacher

ERIKA
BROWER

1st Grade Teacher

Donna
Dekryger

Title 1 & Discovery Center Teacher

Tammy
Devries

5th Grade Teacher

Kate
Dyke

Admissions & Student Recruitment

Judy
Friend

Preschool Teacher

Madra
Funderburg

Band, Choir & Art Teacher

Thriesa
Hubers

Jr. High Teacher

Kyra
Hoek

Communications Coordinator

Paige
Kostelyk

Librarian & Omnibus

Shelley
Lagestee

3rd Grade Teacher

Kara
Nanninga

Bookkeeper

Sandi
Post

1st Grade Teacher

Angela
Roosma

2nd Grade Teacher

Barb
Schurman

3rd Grade Teacher

Sherry
Schurman

Pre-K-5 Gym & 7-8th Grade Teacher

Cindy
Tillema

Secretary

Mary
Vander Molen

Paraprofessional

Russ
Vander Molen

Jr. High Teacher

Marla
Vander Molen

4th-8th Discovery Center Teacher

Christa
Veenstra

2nd Grade Teacher

Lauren
Vermeer

4th Grade Teacher

Kristi
Walstra

Kindergarten Teacher

Dan
Weaver

Assistant Principal

Joni
Zylstra

Kindergarten Teacher

CCHS Faculty and Staff

Aaron
De Jager

Teacher & Coach

Lois
Devries

Band & Theatre Teacher

Andrew
Dunham

Social Studies Teacher & Coach

Zac
Menard

Teacher, Coach & Yearbook Advisor

Sharon
Nanninga

Spanish Teacher

Todd
Nanninga

Science Teacher

Stephanie
Rodriquez

Guidance Counselor

Joel
Vrieland

Religion & Business Teacher

Bonnie
Zeilenga

Secretary

Lisa
Birkett

Math Teacher

DMCS Committees

DMCS SCHOOL BOARD

DeMotte Christian Schools is a parent-run school system. We rely on our school society to help us elect members of the school board who collectively make important decisions about our schools.

School board members typically serve a three year term and meet often throughout the year to address the needs of the schools.

Current School Board Members for 2018-2019

President, Executive Committee Member
Tim Stegenga

Vice President, Education Committee Member
Tim Zylstra

Treasurer, Finance Committee Member
Eric Bult

Secretary, Finance Committee Member
Rich Rottier

Finance Committee Member
Rob Knisley, Nathan DeBoer

Building & Grounds/Transportation Committee Member
Nathan Bakker, Jim Zeilenga

Public Relations Committee Members
Tawnya Roodzant, Liz Bayci

Education Committee Member
Julie Perkins

Standing Members

Superintendent, Devon Brinks

CCHS Principal, Dr. Mike Laneve

PARENTS IN EDUCATION (PIE)

The Parents in Education committee helps raise and manage funds to help offset tuition cost, purchase items for the schools and support teachers as they plan student activities and purchase needed classroom supplies.

The PIE Committee meets monthly to ensure that fundraisers are staffed by parent volunteers and running smoothly. Please contact a PIE member or the school office if you have fundraiser ideas and/or suggestions.

2018-2019 PIE Committee Members:

President
Trisha Belstra

Secretary/Treasurer
Valerie Knisley

Committee Members
Liz Bayci
Kim Dase
Stacey Deiner
Shannon Frieden
Gayle James
Chanda Peterson
Val Knisley
Stacey Tolkamp

For a full list of standing committees and members, please contact the school office or consult the annual Parent Directory.

DeMotte Christian Grade School

PO Box 430
1223 Begonia Street SE
DeMotte, IN  46310
P: 219.987.3721     F: 219.987.3724

Covenant Christian High School

PO Box 430
611 15th Street SW
DeMotte, IN 46310
P: 219.987.7651     F: 219.987.3724

Copyright© 2019 DeMotte Christian Schools

Copyright© 2019 DeMotte Christian Schools