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Faculty and Staff


Mrs. Riggs: Pre-K Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  1
  • Degree: MA in Reading, Harding University, Searcy, AK;  BA in Elementary Education, Harding University, Searcy, AK
  • Endorsement: Dyslexia
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Slippy: Pre-K Teacher Aide
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  3

Mrs. Mathias: Kindergarten
 
Years at Isaac Newton: 6
Degree:  BS in Elementary Education and Early Childhood from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL
Licensure:  ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Ridder: First Grade Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 9
  • Degree: BA in Elementary Education from Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
  • Licensure: State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Rood: 1st Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  19
  • Degree:  BS in Elementary Education from Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Levering: Elementary Teacher Aide
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2

Mrs. Klever: 2nd Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2
  • Degree:  BA in Elementary Education and Minor in Special Education from the University of Northern Iowa
  • Licensure:  Licensure: State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Ms. Miller: 2nd Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 8
  • Degree: BA in Elementary Education from Harding University, Searcy Arkansas
  • Licensure: State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Miss Greer: 3rd Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  6
  • Degree:  BS in Elementary Education and Bible from Grace University, Omaha, NE
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Whiting: 3rd Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2
  • Degree:  BA in Elementary Education, Heartland Baptist Bible College, Oklahoma City, OK, MA  in Educational Administration from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL
  • Licensure:  ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Curry: 4th Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  15
  • Degree:  BA in Elementary Education, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Greer: 5th Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  14
  • Degree:  BS in Elementary Education from Mount Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Funston: 6th Grade
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 10
  • Degree: BS in Education from Mt. Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA; BA in English from Mt. Mercy University, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Licensure: State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Miss Michels: Jr. High Bible and History
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  6
  • Degree:  BS in Elementary Education and Communication Arts from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Mr. Glad: Mathematics and STEM Coordinator
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  3
  • Degree:  BS in Mechanical Engineering Technology from LeTourneau University, Longview, Texas
  • Licensure:  ACSI Secondary Mathematics Teacher Certificate

Mr. Robinson: High School Mathematics/High School Art
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2
  • Degree: MA Fine Art, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; BS in Math, Des Moines Area Community College, Des Moines, IA; BS Art, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
  • Licensure: State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Secondary Math Teacher Certificate

Mrs. McCoy: Language Arts
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  4
  • Degrees:  AA in English from Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Miami, OK; BS in Secondary English Education from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Secondary English Teacher Certificate

Mrs. Nottle: History
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2
  • Degree: Master’s in Education with a teaching emphasis from Bethany University, Santa Cruz, CA, BA in Political Science/Government from California State University in Los Angeles, CA,
  • Licensure: California Clear Secondary Social Studies Credential, ACSI Secondary Teacher Certificate

Mr. Shonk: Science
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  6
  • Degree:  BA from University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Secondary Science Teacher Certificate

Mr. Schoon: Bible
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 1
  • Degree: BA in Youth Ministry and Minor in Greek, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
  • Licensure:  ACSI Bible Specialist Certificate

Mrs. Leeland: General Music Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  7
  • Degree: BS in Elementary Education from Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
  • Licensure:  ACSI Certificate
 

Mrs. Barrett: Vocal Music Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  1
  • Degree: MA in Counseling Psychology, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA; BS in Music from Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA
  • Licensure: ACSI Certificate

Mr. Joyce: Physical Education and Athletic Director
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  2
  • Degree:  BS in Education from Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator, ACSI Certificate

Mrs. Richmond: Technology Facilitator
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  4
  • Degrees:  MS in Systems Engineering from Iowa State University, Ames, IA; MBA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; BS Electrical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD
  • Licensure:  ACSI All Levels Computer Science

Mrs. Clair: Art Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  1
  • Degree:  MS in Education from Walden State University, Minneapolis, MN; BS in Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator; ACSI Certificate

Mr. Bran: Spanish Teacher
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 1
  • Degree: MA in Spanish Literature, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; BA in Spanish, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; BS in Biology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
  • Licensure: ACSI Certificate
 

Mrs. Kunkle: Secondary Teacher Aide
  • Years at Isaac Newton:  12
  • Degree:  BA in Elementary Education from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
  • Licensure:  State of Iowa Educator

Mrs. Houy: Librarian
  • Years at Isaac Newton: 9
  • Degree: BA in Marketing, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Licensure: ACSI General Studies Certificate