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Meet Our Elementary Staff

Our teachers are among the best in the state. They consider themselves your partners in your children's education and are available to help you and your children through any challenges you may face. Our teachers are passionate about education and are flexible to meet the needs of Michigan Virtual Charter Academy families. Each family and student is important and deserves the best!

For information on the licensures of the MVCA teachers, please visit the Michigan Department of Education website

Leadership

Tanya Kuipers - Principal
Colleen Carrie - Elementary Lead Teacher
Heidi Gray - Teacher - Content Lead

Kindergarten

Jennifer Gane - Teacher
Aimee Jamison - Teacher
Megan Kuntz - Teacher
Jennifer Rainey - Teacher

First Grade

Celia Huff - Teacher
Sara Stewart - Teacher

Second Grade

Breanne Anderson - Teacher
Kaitlyn Bigelow - Teacher
John Guthrie - Teacher
Elizabeth Kohart - Teacher
Elizabeth Maccani - Teacher
Lisa Rockwell - Teacher
Dakota Steidley - Teacher

Third Grade

LeAnn Haines - Teacher
Leoni Jones - Teacher

Fourth Grade

Laura Brown - Teacher
Jennifer Humbarger - Teacher
Amelia Noble - Teacher
Holly VanStrien - Teacher

Fifth Grade

Danielle Amo - Teacher
Stephanie Max - Teacher
Sheri Meloche - Teacher
Maureen Skayhan Dutra - Teacher

Special Education

Maha Al-Barazi - Teacher
Rachel Blanchard - Teacher
Brandie Cupp - Teacher
Jenica Evely - Teacher
Heather Kaczmarek - Teacher
Tammy Knevitt - Teacher
Katherine Nietzke - Teacher
Brittanie Pelto - Teacher
Elizabeth Turgeon - Teacher

Intervention

Rebecca Bach - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Vanessa Barnes - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Andrea Duquette - Math Interventionist
Kari Greer - Teacher - Math Interventionist
Julie Groce - Math Instructional Coach
Emily Kroodsma - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Melissa Marcum - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Susan Thill - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Toni Thompson - Teacher - ELA Interventionist
Alyxandra Zellinger - Teacher - Math Interventionist