Mrs. Janet Ryan

Pre-School Teacher

Education:BA, Elementary Education, Teaching Certificate Pre-K through 6th grade, State University of New York, New Paltz, NY

Verse:Romans 12:2

Miss Lindsay Mulder

Pre-School Aide

Christian education is crucial for a young child’s heart, it establishes a firm foundation that can be carried throughout life.

Education:AAS in Child Development, Sussex County Community College

Verse:Matthew 6:33, Isaiah 46:4

Mrs. Joy Kedash

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

It is my pleasure to introduce children to the joy of learning, a love of school, and a feeling of confidence in all they achieve. My ultimate goal is that each child would experience a Christ-like love in the classroom as we seek to please our loving Father in all we do.

Education:BA, Elementary Education, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ

Verse:Psalm 100:1-5

Mrs. Carole Curry

Kindergarten Teacher

My desire is to reach and teach every child where they are and to encourage each child to work to their greatest potential.

Education:BA, Elementary Education, William Paterson College, Paterson, NJ

Verse:Psalm 121:1

Mrs. Tiffany Maher

Kindergarten Aide

Verse:Romans 8:1

Mrs. Jessica Okken

Kindergarten Aide

Verse:1 Timothy 4: 9-12

Mrs. Anna Williamson

First Grade Teacher

I believe God has made each child special with many gifts and abilities. I believe it is my responsibility to teach and challenge my students from a Christ-centered view with excellence. I will encourage them to use their gifts, talents, and learning to bring glory to Christ.

Education:BS, Elementary Education, minor in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, PA

Verse:Psalm 118:24

Mrs. Betty Lynn Becker

Second Grade Teacher

As a second grade teacher, working with very impressionable children, it is my responsibility to challenge and encourage these children to learn and build upon their gifts and talents from a Christ-centered perspective.  As I prepare them for third grade, it is my goal that they use all that God has given them to honor and glorify Him, rather than themselves.  I pray daily for my students, that they will know Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior. 

Education:BS, Elementary Education, Taylor University, Upland, IN; Additional training in Special Education, William Paterson University, Paterson, NJ

Verse:John 3:16

Mrs. Courtney Salvigsen

Third Grade Teacher

Education:Bachelor of Science in Bible and Elementary Education, Clarks Summit University

Verse:Ephesians 3:20-21, 2 Corinthians 4:8-9, Proverbs 3:5-6

Mrs. Megan Carlson

Fourth Grade Teacher

The Lord our God is at the very center of all learning, and when given the right tools, every student can learn of His creation and all its unique parts.

Education:B.A., English, minor Elementary Education William Paterson University, Paterson, NJ

Verse:2 Peter 1:5-7

Miss Madeline Lenze

Fifth Grade Teacher

With a desire to reach and connect to each child where they are, I am eager to work together with students to reach their academic and spiritual goals and strive towards achieving their greatest potential in order to bring glory to God.

Education:BA, Major in Early Childhood Education, Minor in Bible, Cedarville University, Cedarville, OH

Verse:Proverbs 27:17,19

Mrs. Paula Fulper

Sixth Grade Homeroom, 6th & 7th Bible, 8th Grade Math, 6th-8th Literature

Lifelong lessons are built properly when education is enriched with Christ’s love, allowing students and teachers to be beacons of light in the dark world surrounding them.

Education:BA in English with minors in Theater and Political Science and a MA in English

Verse:Acts 13:38-39

Mrs. Abbie Vallimont

Seventh Grade Homeroom Teacher, Middle School History, English & Grammar

I believe that God made each child a unique individual, and as an educator, my goal is to meet the educational needs of each of my students. I desire to provide a learning environment that is secure, caring, and stimulating in which my students can grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, physically, and socially. With God’s help, I desire to help each student meet his or her fullest potential by providing an environment that is safe, supports risk-taking, and invites a sharing of ideas.

Education:BS, Special Education Ages 3-21, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA

Verse:Philippians 4:13, Proverbs 3:5-6

Mrs. Mary Jo Iannotta

Eighth Grade Homeroom Teacher, Middle School Science, Sixth - Seventh Grade Math & Algebra I

Each child is a unique creation in which God has placed various strengths and abilities, as well as weaknesses, which are to be used throughout their lives to bring glory to Him. As educators, I believe we should be turning to God for His assistance to teach the necessary information to each child according to their individual needs and abilities. We should be like a translucent vessel who is constantly asking God to fill us with the resources we need to pour out upon our students. All the while, allowing the light of Christ to shine through us.

Education:BS, Elementary Education, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA

Verse:Jeremiah 29:11, Revelation 3:20

Mr. Scott Stine

Eighth Grade Bible

I want to help shape a BIblical worldview in my students by walking with them through the redemptive story of Scripture, that their minds would be transformed to think how God wants them to, and their hearts would rest in Jesus the friend of sinners.

Education:BA, Religion - Trevecca Nazarene University; MTS, Doctrine and History - Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary; PhD student, Theology - Columbia Biblical Seminary

Verse:John 17:3

Mrs. Shannon Baloche


It is my desire to support the students and teachers of NCS to help them achieve their best as we are called to do in Colossians 3:23-24.

Education:BA, Communications, Messiah College; CE, Passaic County College

Verse:Jeremiah 29:11

Mrs. Holly Carr

Spanish Teacher (Grades 4-8)

God made us to learn about His world and how to serve Him in it.

Education:BA, Sociology, Douglass College-Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

Verse:2 Cor. 10:4-6

Mrs. Leah Christensen

Art Teacher

All subject matter must be taught from the aspect of God as creator, sustainer, and savior of the universe.

Education:Diploma, Interior Design, Berkeley College

Verse:Psalm 73:25

Mrs. Krystal Kott

Computer Teacher

I desire to instill profound Christian morals and principles into our students, especially in regards to how to use technology effectively and beneficially.  The internet could be a scary thing; yet with guidance and foundational skills, students can navigate through it to gain continuous knowledge and passions! 

Education:BS, Business Administration, Concentration in Management. Centenary University, Hackettstown, NJ

Verse:Psalm 23

Mrs. Tara Marine

Drama/Speech Teacher

I have a burden to train the next generation of Christian leaders to be logical, articulate and compassionate communicators through the words they choose as well as their manner of delivery. The goal of all speech and drama is to administer grace to the hearers. 

Education:BS in Guidance and Counseling from Bob Jones University, MA in Rhetoric and Public Address from Bob Jones University

Verse:James 1:17

Mrs. Jessica Quinn

Physical Education Teacher

I am so overjoyed to be able to be teaching students every day and sharing God’s Word. I believe that as their teacher, my goal is to educate them, most importantly, for loving God and being Christ-like in their behaviors towards their friends, family, teachers, and others.

Education:BA, Elementary Education, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ; Certified Personal Trainer

Verses:Lamentations 3:22-24, Psalms 100:5, Isaiah 40:31, and Philippians 1:6

Mrs. Nanette Turner

Library Teacher (PS-5th grade)

As Librarian, each student will be encouraged to grow in Christ and community while enhancing research skills and character development.

Education:BS with majors in Elementary Education and English, Caldwell University, NJ

Verse:1 Samuel 12:24

Mrs. Rhoda Vreeland

Special Services

Education:BS Elementary Education, MS Special Education, Centenary College, NJ

Mr. Greg Whiddon

Music Teacher

My goal is to instill in each student a love for music while challenging them to reach their maximum potential. I trust each student will find the skills they develop through the music course to be useful throughout their lifetime and be motivated to use those musical skills for the Lord in their local church. 

Education:MMus, Music Education, Bob Jones University BS, Music Education, Bob Jones University

Verse:Psalm 146:2

Mrs. Janet Robbins

Administrative Assistant

Education:BA Social Work, Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

Verse:Psalm 84:1-12

Mrs. Gina Seifert

Administrative Assistant

Education:BS, Elementary Education, minor in Media and Communication Technology, East Stroudsburg University, PA

Verse:Isaiah 41:10

Mrs. Donna DiSarno


Encourage and assist students in understanding who they are and equip them to stand in a fallen world.

Education:Rutgers University

Verse:2 Corinthians 12:9

Mrs. Donna Grossman

School Nurse

Education:BSN Nursing, Suny, Stonybrook University; Masters in Human Services, Marriage Family Counseling, Liberty University, VA

Verse:Romans 8:35-39

Mrs. Courtney Bescherer

Office Assistant

Verse:Hebrews 6:19

Mrs. Joanne Holcomb

Office Assistant

Education:Nursing, Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing, Montclair, NJ

Verse:Psalm 103:1-5

Mr. Thomas Krause


Verse:Colossians 3:23-24