ADMINISTRATION

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JUSTIN SIMOS

Head of School

Mr. Simos joined the LCS team in the fall of 2017 as the elementary principal. He is excited to continue the journey as the Head of School in the 2021-2022 school year.

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REBECCA SHRONTZ

Dean of Student Engagement

Mrs. Shrontz started at LCS in 2012 teaching mathematics. In her role as the Athletic Director, she has rejuvenated the extra-curricular teams and is excited to launch new sports in the near future.

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DOUG LEWIS

Director of Operations

Since joining Lakeview Christian School, Doug has consistently brought passion and dedication every single day. Doug's door is open if you need him.

 

ELEMENTARY TEACHING STAFF

ASHLEE SPRINGER

Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Springer has her B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Springer attends Lakeview Wesleyan Church and teaches the Preschool Beginner's Church class. She has taught American Sign Language  at Lakeview Christian School for 3 years. Both of her children attend LCS. This will be her second year teaching Kindergarten at Lakeview Christian School.

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KARMEN MCKELVEY

1st Grade Teacher

Ms. McKelvey has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan University.  She has been teaching first grade at LCS since 2018.

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LAURA PLUMMER

2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Plummer has worked in education for over 10 years.  This is her third year as a teacher at LCS.  She has a B.S. in Art from Indiana Wesleyan University and completed the course work for the Transition to Teaching program through Indiana Wesleyan.

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LORENA PEARSON

3rd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Pearson has a B.S. and M.A. in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan University and Ball State University, respectively. She has 30 years’ experience teaching and educating children.

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CHRISTIAN HANCOCK

4th Grade Teacher

Mr. Hancock earned his B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Education from Ashford University. He has spent the last three years in public education teaching Honors Level Social Studies as well as working with the Special Ed Program. Before that he had a twenty one year career in business administration, and government finance. Mr. Hancock attends Hanfield UMC and serves on their Finance Committee.

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LOIS SKINNER

5th Grade Teacher

Mrs. Skinner has a B.A. in elementary education from Indiana Wesleyan University. She has enjoyed working in education for nearly twenty years. She is an active member of Lakeview Wesleyan Church. Both her children graduated from Lakeview Christian School.

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MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHING STAFF

ANISSA FOX

Math Teacher

Ms. Fox is excited to be teaching Math and Science. She has been an educator for more than 25 years, and joined the LCS team in 2016. Ms. Fox has her B.A. in Elementary Education from Purdue University. Her daughter will be an 8th grader at LCS this year. 

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DEBBIE HARSH

English and Bible Teacher

Miss Harsh will be teaching Language Arts as well as our Bible classes. Miss Harsh has a passion for serving middle school students and appreciates impacting students’ lives both spiritually and academically. She has over 30 years’ experience in education and has a B.S. from Clark Summit University and a M.A from the University of Indianapolis. She is an adjunct professor at Indiana Wesleyan University and has a lifetime ACSI certification.

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CHRIS GAGNON

Social Studies

Mr. Gagnon will be teaching Social Studies and and serving and your student's homeroom teacher. As a part of the middle school model, homeroom will be a time to further develop a student's positive practices such as checking work, completing homework, planning ahead and organization. Mr. Gagnon not only has a love for Social Studies but experience as a Title 1 reading teacher. His ability to support and grow our students will be a great impact on LCS.

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SPECIALS TEACHING STAFF

GARY CREECH

Physical Education Teacher

Mr. Creech graduated from IWU with a degree in Recreation Management/Therapy. He and his wife, Riann, have been therapeutic horseback riding instructors for over 25 years and have a program call Hoofprints in Converse. Mr. Creech has three children and looks forward to whatever God has in the future.

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SIERRA PFAFF

Music and STEAM Teacher

Mrs. Pfaff is excited to begin a new chapter at LCS. Having taught choir for the last four years, Sierra will be switching gears to focus on Music and STEAM. STEAM is integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math into a hand on learning experience for all LCS students.

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SPECIAL EDUCATION STAFF

CINDY BRASWELL

Special Education Coordinator

Mrs. Braswell has taught in various capacities for over 40 years in public, Christian, and home education settings. She graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a BS in special Education, working with Emotionally Disturbed Children and Children with Learning Disabilities. Her M.A. from Ball State is in Special Education, focusing on children with Autism.

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STAFF

MARI OWENS

School Secretary

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KASEY PARKS

Office Aide/ Librarian

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TINA LODGE

Head of Dietary

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JENNIFER WYATT

Kitchen Assistant

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AMOS FOLZ

Head of IT

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CHRISTIAN KELLEY

Facilities

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RANDY KINMAN

Campus Pastor

CHRIS WILLIAMS

LWC Lead Pastor

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