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Elementary Teachers

Christy Manders, Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Manders has been a Kindergarten teacher for 25 years.  Mrs. Manders has been on staff at PCA for 5 years. She attends church at the Endeavor Church where her husband is a deacon.  Mrs. Manders  loves planning crafts, worshipping God through song with her class and co-workers, and spending time with her family.  "I am thankful that God brought me to PCA, for allowing me to serve here as a PCA Warrior." 

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Sarah Ortner, 1st Grade Teacher

Mrs. Ortner will be beginning her second year with PCA.  She has been associated with Pineview for over 8 years as our Pre-K teacher in our MMO.  Mrs. Ortner is married to Chad Ortner and has two children. In her spare time Mrs. Ortner enjoys spending time with her family, reading, playing games, and baking desserts. "I love teaching at PCA because of the encouraging, Christ-centered, loving and supportive environment.  Being a PCA teacher means your are more than just an employee, you are part of a family who all have the same goal: to impact a generation of children and their families for Christ."

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Teresa Ziegler, 2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Ziegler has been a teacher for almost 30 years, 6 years at PCA.  Mrs. Ziegler is a member of the Building Church.  "We have a very supportive teaching staff. We all work well together and can always depend on each other for help. Someone is always willing to lend a hand or a listening ear when needed.. Most importantly we all care about each other and pray for one another.  I like the smaller classroom setting so that I can have more time to spend with individual students.   We have a very loving and caring group of students and wonderful parents that are supportive."

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Bridget Franklin, 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Science & History Teacher

Mrs. Franklin has been at PCA for 6 years.  She has taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade at PCA and is currently the Math, Science and Social Studies teacher for 4th & 5th grade.  She attends Asbury Church in Harvest.  Mrs. Franklin enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and hanging out with friends and her family.  "I love building relationships with the students and their families.  PCA feels like a family to me.  I also love having the ability to pray, read the Bible and worship God freely.

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Kimberly Metz, 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade English Language Arts Teacher

Mrs. Metz has been a teacher for three years at PCA.  She is the English Language Arts teacher for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade.  Mrs. Metz attends church at Summit Crossing and enjoys being outside, swimming and laying in the hammock.  "I enjoy being with the students and the other teachers at PCA." 

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Kathryn Moore, 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade Mathematics Teacher

Mrs, Moore is beginning her first year at PCA.  Mrs. Moore has been married to her husband, Randy, for six years. They  have a dog and five cats. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking, and crafting. She felt called to teach while working as a youth librarian at the public library. She is a  graduate from Western Governors University with a masters degree in elementary education. "I can't wait to see what God has planned this year!"

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