Excellent teachers are essential for an outstanding school. West Hills Christian School is fortunate to have the resources to recruit and retain first-class teachers who can bring out the best in every child. Our faculty members are certified, excellent educators and committed Christians.

The teachers, staff and leadership really care about our children, and are committed to academic excellence and providing a strong spiritual foundation. They make learning fun and encourage our children to grow academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually.

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Loiler, Doug

Loiler, Doug

Doug.Loiler@whcs.org

Position: School Principal / Athletic Director

Manages school operations and day-to-day activities.  Oversees school staff, teachers, students, and K-8th athletics. Creates a positive and Christ-centered school culture.

Education:

  • Principal License in School Administration for Grades K-12th
  • BA in Education from Whitworth University
  • MA in Education in Educational Leadership from George Fox University

At WHCS since 2005

    Becker, Laurie

    Becker, Laurie

    Position: Admissions

    Education:

    • Attended Northwest University

    At WHCS since 2002

      Goffe, Denise

      Goffe, Denise

      Denise.Goffe@whcs.org

      Position: Director of Administrative Services

      Directs the day-to-day administrative operations across the school community; oversees support staff; manages the school calendar; supervises campus communication strategy.

      Education:

      • Attended George Fox University

      At WHCS since 1984

        Lammers, Amy

        Lammers, Amy

        Amy.Lammers@whcs.org

        Position: Director of Finance

        Manages the finance and human resources departments; maintains the school’s operating budget.

        Education:

        • Calvin College, BS in Accounting

        At WHCS since 2007

          Middleton, Ron

          Middleton, Ron

          Ron.Middleton@whcs.org

          Position: K-5th Grade Principal / 6th Grade Teacher

          Supervises Lower School program (K-5); teaches 6th grade.

          Education:

          • Multnomah University, BA in Religious Education
          • George Fox University, MA in Teaching

          At WHCS since 1999

            Williamson, Courtney

            Williamson, Courtney

            Position: Development

            Education:

            • Capernwray Bible School, Bible Certificate
            • The Master’s University, BA in Christian Education
            • Biola University Talbot Graduate School, MA in Christian Education

            At WHCS since 2017

              Andrew, Lisa

              Andrew, Lisa

              Position:  Physical Education Teacher

              Education:

              • University of Oregon, BS in Exercise and Movement Science / Psychology
              • George Fox University, MA in Teaching

              At WHCS since 2010

                Bates, Allison

                Bates, Allison

                Position:  Art Teacher

                Education:

                • Houghton College, BA in Fine Arts, Minor in Education
                • Nazareth College, Post Baccalaureate in Art Education

                At WHCS since 2016

                  Brumley, Robin

                  Brumley, Robin

                  Position: 3rd – 8th Grade Music Teacher

                  Education:

                  • Linfield College, BA in Music Education

                  At WHCS since 2003

                    Cloutier, Pamela

                    Cloutier, Pamela

                    Position: 7th/8th Grade Teacher

                    Education:

                    • Corban University, BS in Language Arts Education
                    • Western Oregon University, MS in Education

                    At WHCS since 2016

                      d’Elseaux, Jennifer

                      d’Elseaux, Jennifer

                      Position: 5th Grade Teacher

                      Education:

                      • Portland Community College, AA Early Childhood Education
                      • George Fox University, BS Elementary Education

                      At WHCS since 2019

                        Danhof, Lois

                        Danhof, Lois

                        Position: 7th/8th Grade Teacher

                        Education:

                        • Dordt College, BA in Elementary Education / Physical Education

                        At WHCS since 1992

                          Davis, Megan

                          Davis, Megan

                          Position: 4th Grade Teacher

                            Fausto, Annie

                            Fausto, Annie

                            Position: K-2nd Grade Music Teacher / Substitute Teacher

                            Education:

                            • Grove City College, BA in English and Communication, Secondary Education Certification

                            At WHCS since 2017

                              Godaert, Esther

                              Godaert, Esther

                              Position: Instructional Aide

                              Education:

                              • Portland State University, BA in Linguistics, TESL Certificate

                              At WHCS since 2007

                                Heimbegner, Ian

                                Heimbegner, Ian

                                Position: Physical Education Teacher

                                Education:

                                • George Fox University, BA in Business, Writing/Literature
                                • George Fox University, MAT

                                At WHCS since 2019

                                  Heldt, Stephanie

                                  Heldt, Stephanie

                                  Position: Kindergarten Teacher

                                  Education:

                                  • Concordia University, BA in Elementary Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Reading Endorsement

                                  At WHCS since 2018

                                    Johnson, Christine

                                    Johnson, Christine

                                    Position: 6th Grade Teacher

                                    Education:

                                    • Warner Pacific College, BA in Human Development and Family Studies
                                    • George Fox University, MA in Teaching

                                    At WHCS since 2012

                                      Keller, Lindsay

                                      Keller, Lindsay

                                      Position: 6th Grade Teacher

                                        Koss, Becky

                                        Koss, Becky

                                        Position: 3rd Grade Teacher

                                        Education:

                                        • George Fox University, BS in Elementary Education

                                        At WHCS 2015, since 2017

                                          Larson, Devyn

                                          Larson, Devyn

                                          Position: Head of Educational Technology

                                          Education:

                                          • Pacific Lutheran University, BA in History / Global Studies and Cultural Diversity
                                          • George Fox University, MA in Education

                                          At WHCS since 2009

                                            Lebsock, Amy

                                            Lebsock, Amy

                                            Position: 7th/8th Grade Teacher

                                            Education:

                                            • Westmont College, BA in English
                                            • Willamette University, MA in Teaching

                                            At WHCS 1993-96, since 2006

                                              Lyman, Brittany

                                              Lyman, Brittany

                                              Position: 2nd Grade Teacher

                                              Education:

                                              • University of Portland, BA in ECE / Education

                                              At WHCS 2004-2009, since 2016

                                                McCaslin, Dixie

                                                McCaslin, Dixie

                                                Position: 5th Grade Teacher

                                                Education:

                                                • Eastern Oregon State College, BA in Elementary Education
                                                • Oregon State University, MS in Reading

                                                At WHCS since 2018

                                                  McRobert, Becky

                                                  McRobert, Becky

                                                  Position: Librarian / Literacy Coach

                                                  Education:

                                                  • Western Oregon University, BA in Elementary Education

                                                  At WHCS since 2003

                                                    Mickel, Meredith

                                                    Mickel, Meredith

                                                    Position: 1st Grade Teacher

                                                    Education:

                                                    • Multnomah University, BA in Education / Bible and Theology

                                                    At WHCS since 2013

                                                      Middleton, Ron

                                                      Middleton, Ron

                                                      Ron.Middleton@whcs.org

                                                      Position: K-5th Grade Principal / 6th Grade Teacher

                                                      Supervises Lower School program (K-5); teaches 6th grade.

                                                      Education:

                                                      • Multnomah University, BA in Religious Education
                                                      • George Fox University, MA in Teaching

                                                      At WHCS since 1999

                                                        Mills, Kim

                                                        Mills, Kim

                                                        Position: 6th Grade Teacher

                                                        Education:

                                                        • Biola University, BM in Performance
                                                        • Azusa Pacific University, MA in Teaching

                                                        At WHCS since 2018

                                                          Muramoto, Jennifer

                                                          Muramoto, Jennifer

                                                          Position: Instructional Aide

                                                          Education:

                                                          • University of Toronto, BA in English Literature

                                                          At WHCS since 2007

                                                            Piedra, Kristy

                                                            Piedra, Kristy

                                                            Position: 4th Grade Teacher

                                                            Education:

                                                            • Corban University, BA in Elementary Education
                                                            • George Fox University, Fashion and Merchandising

                                                            At WHCS since 2006

                                                              Porter, Sue

                                                              Porter, Sue

                                                              Position: 4th Grade Teacher

                                                              Education:

                                                              • Whitworth College, BA in Home Economics / Elementary Education

                                                              At WHCS since 2000

                                                                Povolny, Susi

                                                                Povolny, Susi

                                                                Position: 7th/8th Grade Teacher

                                                                Education:

                                                                • Bryn Mawr College, BA in German Language and Literature
                                                                • State of Florida, Educator’s Certificate

                                                                At WHCS since 2007

                                                                  Ray, Tim

                                                                  Ray, Tim

                                                                  Position: Band Director / Recess Staff

                                                                  Education:

                                                                  • George Fox University, BA in General Music
                                                                  • Attended Portland Community College

                                                                  At WHCS since 2017

                                                                    Roberts, Carrie

                                                                    Roberts, Carrie

                                                                    Position: Instructional Aide

                                                                    Education:

                                                                    • Attended University of Southern California

                                                                    At WHCS 2006-2007, since 2013

                                                                      Stillwell, Stephanie

                                                                      Stillwell, Stephanie

                                                                      Position: 1st Grade Teacher

                                                                      Education:

                                                                      • LIFE Pacific College, BA in Bible and Christian Education
                                                                      • Azusa Pacific University, MA in Social Science with Emphasis in Leadership Development

                                                                      At WHCS since 2018

                                                                        Swain, Susan

                                                                        Swain, Susan

                                                                        Position: Science Lab

                                                                        Education:

                                                                        • Northern Arizona University, BS in Elementary Education

                                                                        At WHCS since 1998

                                                                          Westerberg, Ann

                                                                          Westerberg, Ann

                                                                          Position: Instructional Aide

                                                                          Education:

                                                                          • Wheaton College, BS in Education
                                                                          • Loyola University, MA in Reading

                                                                          At WHCS since 1994

                                                                            Coleman, Marisa

                                                                            Coleman, Marisa

                                                                            Education:

                                                                            • George Fox University, BA in Communications and Minor in Leadership Studies

                                                                            At WHCS since 2018

                                                                              Fisk, Sharon

                                                                              Fisk, Sharon

                                                                              Sharon.Fisk@whcs.org

                                                                              Position: Academic Services Consultant

                                                                              Education:

                                                                              • Central Washington State University, BA in Education
                                                                              • Portland State University, MA in Education, Special Education Certification

                                                                              At WHCS since 2001

                                                                                Kotel, Rod

                                                                                Kotel, Rod

                                                                                Position: Facilities Manager

                                                                                Education:

                                                                                • University of Oregon, BA in Business Admin

                                                                                At WHCS 2005-2011, since 2013

                                                                                  Lester, Jim

                                                                                  Lester, Jim

                                                                                  Position: Technology Support Staff / After -School Academy Staff

                                                                                  Education:

                                                                                  • Portland State University, BS in Computer Science

                                                                                  At WHCS since 2016

                                                                                    Maidment, Kristin BSN, RN

                                                                                    Maidment, Kristin BSN, RN

                                                                                    Position: School Nurse

                                                                                    Education:

                                                                                    • Cottey College, A.A.
                                                                                    • Linfield College, BS in Nursing

                                                                                    At WHCS since 2015

                                                                                      Pitts, Gwyn

                                                                                      Pitts, Gwyn

                                                                                      Position: Educational Tutor

                                                                                      Education:

                                                                                      • Evangel University, BA in Elementary Education

                                                                                      At WHCS since 2001

                                                                                        Ray, Tim

                                                                                        Ray, Tim

                                                                                        Position: Band Director / Recess Staff

                                                                                        Education:

                                                                                        • George Fox University, BA in General Music
                                                                                        • Attended Portland Community College

                                                                                        At WHCS since 2017