Maurita Crew – Grades 5-

B.S. Elementary Education, minors in English and P.E.

Jenny Neil – Kindergarten thru 4th Grade

B.S. Elementary Education, minors in French and Religion
M.Ed. Reading & Literacy



Brenda Dederer – Office Manager

Sheila Armstead – Kindergarten and 1st grade teacher’s aide

Mrs. Armstead has over 6 years teaching experience at Emerald Christian School. She previously taught their preschool and kindergarten classes. She has also worked as a private instructor for a homeschool group.

Ruthanne Altsman – 5th -9th grade teacher’s aide

Mrs. Altsman is a certified Elementary teacher with her MA in reading instruction from California State University, Fresno. She was dean of girls at Dakota Adventist Academy, Bismark ND, and previously taught in Spokane WA, and Chicago.