Meet The Teachers

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Rich Cramer

 

richcramer@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Math/History/Gym

Rich Cramer graduated from Brownsville Area High School and obtained his Bachelor of Arts Secondary Technology Education degree from Fairmont State College.

 

Rich has been employed as a teacher at Calvary Chapel since 2006. Rich currently teaches 7–12 Grade math/science classes and our tech ed classes.

Rich also works with and accompanies our students on our yearly over sea mission trips as we partner with Hands and Feet Ministries.

 

Most importantly Rich is married to Cathy and has 3 daughters

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MS/HS

Debbie Roberts

 

debbieroberts@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Debbie Roberts graduated from Waynesburg University (then college) in 1997 with her degree in elementary education.  She taught for a time at Open Door Christian school before coming to Calvary Chapel.

 

Debbie has been employed as a teacher at Calvary Chapel since 2015. 

 

Most importantly Debbie is a wife to husband Kevin and a mom to her son Kevin and daughter Elsa.

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Michelle Lewis

 

michellelewis@ccbrownsville.org

 

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MS/HS

Michelle Lewis graduated from Bethlehem-Center High School and obtained her Bachelor of Arts Secondary Social Studies degree from California University of Pennsylvania.

 

Michelle has been employed at Calvary Chapel since 2016.  Currently, she is teaching History 6, Computer Applications, Art Appreciation and Dance.  Michelle also assists in the yearly school musical production.

 

Outside of school Michelle teaches dance for Moschetta’s Performing Arts Center at its three locations.

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Nicole Spohn

nicolespohn@ccbrownsville.org

 

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4th Grade

Nicole Spohn graduated from Waynesburg University in 2016 with a degree in early childhood education as well as special education. Mrs. Spohn is also a Pennsylvania and ACTS certified teacher. Mrs. Spohn has been employed at CCCS since 2019

 

Nicole is a wife to Tyler and a Mom to Delainey. .  

 

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Laura Leska

lauraleska@ccbrownsville.org

 

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1st Grade

Laura Leska teaches 1st grade at CCCS. Mrs. Leska graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with an education degree. Mrs. Leska is a California state certified teacher as well as an ACTS certified teacher. Mrs. Leska stepped in mid year at CCCS as the first grade teacher in the 2020-21 school year. Mrs. Leska loves her students and enjoys working with them daily. 

 

Mrs. Leska is married to Shawn and a mom to 5 children.

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Literature

Lori Duer

 

loriduer@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Lori Duer graduated from Franklin Regional High School and obtained her Bachelor of Science – Elementary Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her Masters of Education in Reading from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

 

Lori has been employed as a teacher at Calvary Chapel since 2007.

 

Most importantly Lori is a wife to Dr. Nathan Duer and a Mom of two children

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Math/Science

Darci Gutosky

 

darcigutosky@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Darci Gutosky graduated from California Area High School and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from California University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from California University of Pennsylvania. Darci has been employed as a teacher at Calvary Chapel since 2011.

 

Most importantly Darci is a wife to John Paul Gutosky and a Mom to John and Warren.

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Bible/Reading/Preschool

Kierra Cannon

kierracannon@ccbrownsville.org

 

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An alumni of CCCS Fredericktown, Kierra went on to graduate from Calvary Chapel Bible College with a theology degree.  Kierra has had the opportunity to spend a semester of her Bible college time in Italy. Kierra also serves as a short term missionary and has been to Jamaica, Guatemala, Mexico, England, Cambodia and Italy.

 

Kierra has been employed as a teacher since 2014.

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French/English

Shannon Sheppick

 

shannonsheppick@ccbrownsville.org

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Shannon Sheppick graduated from Cal- U with a degree in health science in 2005, and legal studies in 2015.  She transitioned to a secondary teacher for CCCS in 2015.  She has a provisional ACTS teaching certificate, and is currently taking classes make this certification official.  

 

Most importantly, Shannon is a wife to her husband Richard and children, Richard and Luke.

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Beth Williams

bethwilliams@ccbrownsville.org

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Beth Williams graduated from Logos University in Jacksonville, Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Christian Education.  She has been a teacher in christian schools for 20 plus years as well as been a coach for girls' basketball, co-ed soccer, and co-ed track and field.  Beth has also worked in children's ministry as well. Ms. Williams loves teaching science to her middle school students and finding experiments they can do together in the lab. 

 

Ms. Williams has been employed at CCCS since 2018.

 

Most importantly, Beth is Mom to 3 beautiful children and Grandma to 4 grandchildren.

MS/HS
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Jason House

jasonhouse@ccbrownsville.org

 

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5th Grade

Jason House currently teaches 5th grade and is CCCS Athletic Director. Mr. House is well loved by the students, and enjoys the enthusiasm he brings to the classroom. Jason House attended Potomac State College and Peralta Community College. 

 

Mr. House has been employed at CCCS since 2019.

 

Mr. House is married to Heather, and they have 2 lovely daughters, Kendall and Kendra. 

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2nd & 3rd Grade

Julie Bundy

juliebundy@ccbrownsville.org

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Julie Bundy graduated from Bethlehem-Center High School in Fredericktown, PA. Julie earned her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education (certified K-6) from California University of Pennsylvania. She has six years classroom experience in public and private schools in Virginia. She was also a substitute teacher in the Bethlehem-Center School District for two years before coming to Calvary Chapel in 2019.

 

Most importantly, Julie is a wife to Rich and mom to their three sons, Isaac, Nekoda and Nathan.

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Casey Burrows

caseyburrows@ccbrownsville.org
 
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2nd Grade

Bio Coming Soon. 

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Kindergarten

Heather House

 

heatherhouse@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Heather House graduated from Frazier High School in Perryopolis, Pa. Heather earned her Bachelor of Science in Education Degree (certified K-6) from California University of Pennsylvania, as well as her Master of Education as a Reading Specialist. She has five years classroom experience as a kindergarten teacher. Heather has been employed as the kindergarten teacher at Calvary Chapel since 2017.

 

Most importantly, Heather is a wife to Jason and mom to their two daughters, Kendall and Kendra.

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Kierra Cannon

kierracannon@ccbrownsville.org
 
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Preschool

An alumni of CCCS Fredericktown, Kierra went on to graduate from Calvary Chapel Bible College with a theology degree.  Kierra has had the opportunity to spend a semester of her Bible college time in Italy. Kierra also serves as a short term missionary and has been to Jamaica, Guatemala, Mexico, England, Cambodia and Italy.

 

Kierra has been employed as a teacher since 2014.

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Bible

Pastor John Thomas

 

johnthomas@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Pastor John is the founder and Pastor of Calvary Chapel Brownsville which serves as the home church of Calvary Chapel Christian School. Pastor John grew up in Southern Californian where he was mentored by Chuck Smith who is the father of the Jesus movement of the 1960’s and founder of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa California. On an adventure with God, John moved his family from Southern California to Fredericktown Pennsylvania in 1984. After seven years of teaching bible studies in the surrounding communities Calvary Chapel was born in Fredericktown. As the church began to grow, the ministry Calvary Chapel Christian School started in 1997.  In 2017 the church purchased the Cox Donahey School building in Brownsville. Shortly after, the church and school relocated to Brownsville. Pastor John is active in the school ministry and teaches a high school Bible class daily, a middle school/high school chapel weekly, and an elementary chapel monthly. Pastor John is married to his sweetheart Shelly for 45 years. They have two children, and eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.

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Bailey Thorn

baileythorn@ccbrownsville.org

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Preschool

Bailey Thorn graduated from Bryan College in 2010 with a degree in Christian Education, and earned her masters degree in 2012 from Geneva College in Higher Education. 

 

Bailey is wife to Ryan Thorn and a Mom to her son, Ryley.

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Principal

Beckie Cannon
 

beckiecannon@ccbrownsville.org

 

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Beckie Cannon graduated from Carmichaels Area School and attended Calvary Chapel University.

 

Mrs. Cannon has been a part of Calvary Chapel Christian School from the beginning in 1996. Beckie has taught preschool, elementary and high school classes throughout the years as well as been the principal since the opening of the school. Beckie also serves on a national education board of directors as board Secretary; she has been a part of CCEA (Calvary Chapel Education Association) since 2008. Mrs. Cannon has the privilege of helping new school starts and working with small schools as well as speaking at education conferences and doing specialized teacher training.

 

Most importantly, Beckie is a wife to Bob Cannon and they have two adult children. Mrs. Cannon is a “may – may” to her granddaughter Gwen and grandsons Isaiah and Eli.