Support Staff

 

Mary Ann Barnhart
Assistant Athletic Director
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2013
Education
B. S. Finance - Personal Financial Planning
University of North Texas
Bible Verse(s)
“Let them praise his name with dancing…”Psalm 149:3
“There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.” 1 Corinthians 12:4-5

Passions/Joys
Family, Travel, Hiking, Youth sports of all kinds, Hockey, and Dancing for Jesus!
Michael Bean
Band Director
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2012
Education
B.S. Jazz Performance (saxophone/flute)
Arizona State University
Bible Verse
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!" Isaiah 6:8
Passions/Joys
Helping students develop a passion for music AND making CGLS affordable thru the EXPANSION of Tax Credit Scholarships.
Amarillis Brewer
Spanish Specialist
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2000
Education
Civil Engineer
Universidad del Valle de Guatemala
Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential
Central Arizona College
Bible Verse
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” John 10:10
Passions/Joys My husband and two children, Family, Studying the Bible, Working with children,Traveling to Guatemala, Reading, and Sudoku.
Austin Cook
PE Teacher
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2016
Education
Pursuing an Education degree from NAU
Bible Verse
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all ways acknowledge him and he shall direct your path. Proverbs 3:5-6
Passions/Joys
Spending time with family, playing sports with friends on the weekends, watching the USC Trojans whoop the Sun Devils!
Deanie Dankenbring
Resource Teacher
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2015
Education
B.S. in Elementary Education with a Major in History and a Minor in Psychology Concordia University-Nebraska
Bible Verse
"The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want" Psalm 23:1
Passions/Joys
Family, educating those who are struggling, reading and football
Lyndsay Ermeling
Music/Choir Teacher
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2006
Education
B.A. in Music (Choral Conducting & Music Education), English
Master’s work in Choral Conducting/Music Education
Secondary Education Credential - Music, English; Lutheran Teaching Credential
Concordia University, Irvine
Bible Verse
“Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10
Passions/Joys
Family, travel, healthy cooking, performing arts, reading
Alicia Gerard
PE Teacher
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2016
Education
B.S. Human Nutrition
Arizona State University
Bible Verse
" I can do all things through him who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
Passions/Joys
Family, Crossfit, Watching my kids in their activities, Beach, ASU football
Tyler Plihcik
K-8 Recess Mentor
Teddi Robertson
Extended Care Director/Lunch Supervisor
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2007
Education
Bachelors' Degree in Business
Bible Verse
"This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it." Psalm 118:24
Passions/Joys
Helping children live a life of excellence, with joy and self confidence. Love to study God's word and learn to apply His teachings to daily life.
Peter Schimm
Band Director
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2015
Education
Bachelors of Music Education
Emphases in Instrumental and Vocal Music
Lutheran Teacher Education Diploma
Concordia University, Chicago
Bible Verse
“My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing and make music with all my soul. Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations; I will sing of you among the peoples. For great is your love, higher than the heavens; your faithfulness reaches to the skies.” Psalm 108: 1-4
Passions/Joys
Music, Playing instruments, Theology, Cooking, Golfing
Leslie Morton
Art Teacher
Ministry Began at CGLS: 2011
Education
BS in Accounting
Arizona State University
Bible Verse
“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12
Passions/Joys
Family, Creating, Reading, Camping