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Faculty

 

ELEMENTARY TEACHERS:

K-4   Terri Shaw - Bob Jones University & Radford University, 16 years experience.

 

K-5   Jackie Wendal, Baptist Bible College Springfield, 1981, BS in Christian Education, minor in Drama, 4 years at Fairfax Baptist Temple Academy, 20 years at VFBA.

 

1st Grade   Nikki Wendal, graduate of VFBA 2005, New England Baptist College, 2009, BS in Elementary Education, 4 years at VFBA.

 

2nd Grade   Becky Vallette, Northland Baptist College, 1993, BS in Elementary Education, MA in Christian Education, West Coast Baptist College 2005,16 years at Koolau  Baptist Academy, 3 years at VFBA

 

3rd Grade   Susan Kobus, Liberty University, 1977, B.S. in Elementary Education and minor in Bible, 31 years teaching experience, 8 years at VFBA.

 

4th Grade   Jane Bryson, Gordon College, 1970, B.A. in Elementary Education; West Chester Univ. 1976, MEd in Elementary Education, 5-1/2 years at Lower Salford Elem., Harleysville (Souderton Area Schools),1-1/2 years at Chapel Christian Academy, Limerick;  many years of home-school and assisting home-school families; 3  years at VFBA.

 

6th Grade   Carol Cobb, East Carolina University, 1983, B.A. History, minor in Political Science, 11 years at VFBA.

 

5th Grade   George Corbin, Citadel Bible College, 1982, B.R.E. in Bible and Elementary Education, 24 years at Chapel Christian Academy,  5 years at VFBA.

 

Girls Bible  Melissa Baker, FaithWay Baptist College, Ypsilanti, MI, 1979, B.S. Music Education; Pensacola Christian College, M.A. Sacred Music, 1994. 1 year FaithWay Baptist School, MI, 15 years FaithWay Baptist School, Canada; 15 years FaithWay Baptist College of Canada, 3 years at VFBA.

 

Piano/Elementary Music Flossie Koechig, Bob Jones University, 2012, BMus in Piano Pedagogy, 1st year at VFBA.

 

Elementary Music teacher/Yearbook/High School Choir   Maggie Eddie, FaithWay Baptist College of Canada, 2008, B.S. in Sacred Music, West Coast Baptist College, 2009, Masters of Education, 1 year at Bethel Baptist School, 3 years at VFBA.

 

Speech/Drama   Pam Kuhlewind, Bob Jones University, 1982, B. S. in Elementary Education and minor in English, 14 years at Chapel Christian Academy, 2 years at  Lower Pottsgrove Elementary, 9 years at VFBA.

 

Drama Assistant   Christina Ioime, Pensacola Christian College, 2010, B.S. in Speech Communication Education and minor in Business Education, 1st year at VFBA.

 

Bible/History   Carl Pleasants, attended Bob Jones University for 4 years and received draft notice, joined the Army Reserve which allowed him to pastor a church while serving his country.  After over 30 years in the ministry, he finished degree at Northeastern School of Theology.  During years in the ministry, he has been a youth pastor, music minister, senior pastor, assistant pastor, school administrator, and has taught elementary through college classes, 7 years at VFBA.

 

Computer/English/Geography   Dawn Pleasants, attended Bob Jones University for 3 years and graduated from Portland State University in 1971 with a B.S. in Elementary Education and minor in Spanish.  33 years teaching experience, 6 years at VFBA.

 

Science   Debbie Bilboe, Bloomsburg University, 1978  B.S. Biology, Patriot University 1999, B.S. Christian Education, 14 years at VFBA.

 

English   Nicole Dzedzy, West Coast Baptist College, 2008, B.S. in Religious Education and a major in English education, 4 years at VFBA.

 

English/Bible Sarah Manney, a graduate of West Coast Baptist College, 2011, B.A. in Secondary Education and Bible, 2nd  year at VFBA.

 

Science Vicki Meyers, a graduate of Delaware Valley College, 1993, B.S. in Science-Agronomy and Environmental Science; Masters of Liberal Arts-Environmental Studies, 2000, University of Pennsylvania, 4 years at VFBA.

 

Tutoring Specialist  Karen Melchior, East Stroudsburg College, 1984, B.S. in Early Childhood Development & Elementary Education; Masters of Education  in Reading, 1 year teaching at Boyertown School District, 9 years at Perkiomen Valley School District, 5 years at VFBA.

 

In addition to these teachers, we have various men on our full-time church staff that teach our Bible Classes:   Anthony Ioime, Rick Schneider, Brandon Joyner

 

Principal/Bible/Math   Todd Comstock, a graduate of Tennessee Temple University 2002, BS in Math Education , 2nd year at VFBA.

 

Administrator   Lois Rall, Pensacola Christian College, 1985, B. S. Elementary education minor in History, 2 years at Clinton Christian School, 4 years at Lower Bucks Christian  School, 20 years at VFBA.