Faculty & Staff

Administrative Staff

Anthony MytasAnthony Mytas: 1st year at PCS and 6 years of experience at AD position. BS in Physical Ed from Valo University, MA in Sports Administration from Valpo University, MS in Psychology from Capella University.

 

Johnny GunterBuilding Manager – Johnny Gunter; 4 years at PCS. Has a staff of part time house care employees. Responsible for upkeep of grounds and buildings.

 

Sharon SantiagoMS/HS Principal – Sharon Santiago; 1 year at PCS. 31 years teaching experience at Union Township School Corp. Purdue University BA in Elementary Ed., Med Indiana Wesleyan University K-12 Ed. 15 additional Masters hours at Purdue. Email  ssantiago@portagechristian.com 

 

Larry PenderSuperintendent – Larry Pender; 7 years at PCS 17 years of school administration, 3 years teacher, 15 years pastoral ministry. Tennessee Temple University (BA) and Liberty University (MED). Contact Mr. Pender here.

Support Staff

Tami SeveranceOffice Specialist – Tami Severance; 2 year at PCS and 9 years office experience.

Susannah WaechterOffice Specialist – Susannah Waechter; 10 years at PCS. Judson College (A.S. Degree).

Shelly Bengal Office Specialist – Shelly Bengal; 2 years at PCS.

Teaching Staff – Elementary

Sandra Owney K3 Teacher – Sandra Owney; 2 years at PCS with 12 years teaching experience. Mid-Atlantic Christian College 70 hrs.

Kelly McMahonK4 Teacher – Kelly McMahon; 2 years at PCS with 18 years teaching experience.

Becky WolfeKindergarten – Becky Wolfe; 16 years at PCS with 37 years of teaching experience. Grace College BS.

Kerry Myers1st Grade Teacher – Kerry Myers; 11 years at PCS and 19 years teaching experience. Purdue North Central BA (Elem.Ed.)

Twila Richardson2nd Grade Teacher – Twyla Richardson; 34 years at PCS and 2 years as Elementary principal. Northern State University (BS Elementary. Contact her here.

Debra Gould3rd Grade Teacher – Debra Gould; 1 year at PCS and 1 year teaching. University of Phoenix (BA/Eng. And MAed)

Megan Redlich 4th Grade Teacher – Megan Redlich; 1 year at PCS. Western Governor’s University (BA Educational Studies). Comes with 3 years of teaching experience.

Jenny DePaolis 5th Grade Teacher – Jenny DePaolis; 1 year at PCS and 6 years teaching experience. Hyles Anderson (BA Elem. Ed).

Joy Collmar6th Grade Teacher – Joy Collmar; 1st year at PCS and 2&1/2 years teaching experience. Purdue NW (BA Elementary Ed).

Teaching Assistants

Aretha Lane Aretha Lane; 7 years at PCS.

Pam Lawless Pam Lawless; 22 years at PCS and 4 years teaching experience. Purdue North Central CDA. Certificate in (CDA)

Anna Richardson; 1st Year at PCS 

Teaching Staff – Secondary

Judy MitreMS/HS Spanish – Judy Mitre; 1st year at PCS 4 years of teaching experience. Purdue University (BA Spanish).

Lynne SchroederMS/HS Math – Lynne Schroeder; 5 years at PCS and 5 years teaching. Purdue North Central with (BA Ed).

Michael SobierajskiHS Bible – Michael Sobierajski; 2 year at PCS and 2 year teaching. Purdue University WL (BA), Moody Theological Seminary (MA div).

Phil EngelMS/HS Science – Phil Engel  10 years at PCS. Olivet Nazarene University (BS), Worsham College of Mortuary Science (Ass.)

MS/HS English –

Lisa LaughlinHS Social Studies – Lisa Laughlin; 18 years at PCS and 32 teaching. Evangel University (BA).

Specialized Subjects All Grades

Joyce GirgentiArt 5th – 12th Grades – Joyce Girgenti; 5 years at PCS and 5 years teaching.

Michael OwneyComputer Teacher – Michael Owney; 2 year at PCS and 12 years teaching and 10 years administration. Mid-Atlantic Christian University (BS), Virginia Polytechnical Institute & University (MA).

Linda LaCorteLibrarian / AR Specialist / Calculus – Linda LaCorte; 25 years at PCS and 28 years teaching. Purdue North Central (BA Ed). Contact her here.

Jean KoontzPhysical Education – Jean Koontz; 11 years at PCS and 26 years teaching. Baptist Bible College BS (Minor PE).

Mayte MartinezRtI Specialist – Mayte Martinez; 3 year at PCS and 3 year teaching. Universidad of PR Humarao (BA social work), Universida