administration


  • renee manzo

    administrative assistant

    Ms. Renee serves as an administrative assistant at Calvary Christian School & Child Care Center since 2014.  She has worked in the administrative field for over 20 years.  She loves Jesus and being part of the Calvary family.  Renee lives in Yardley with her husband and 3 children.

  • linda tHiboldeaux

    assistant director

    Assistant Director of Calvary Child Care Center & Calvary Christian School since 1995.  She holds a Bachelors' Degree in both Early Childhood Education and Special Education as well as a Pennsylvania Teaching Certification.  She currently serves in the Preschool Joy classroom.


    Linda enjoys the dramatic arts / theatre and spending time with her 3 girls, all of who have been a part of Calvary Child Care Center and Calvary Christian School.  


  • robin laskey

    Director

    Director of Calvary Christian School, Calvary Child Center and Calvary Children's Ministries. Affectionately known as "Miss Robin," her warm smile and caring heart endears her to children and adults alike.  Robin holds a Bachelor in Science in Education from Temple University and has many years of experience working with children of all ages.  Robin is additionally on staff at Calvary Full Gospel Church.


  • Sara Ellis

    Office STAFF

    Miss Sara opens the building daily.  She is also at the front desk at the end of the day.  She keeps our social media and website updated as well as wearing other hats throughout the building.  During the school day she teaches third grade.  

Calvary Christian School teachers

All of our teaching staff hold valid Pennsylvania teaching certifications.


Feel free to email a staff member with any questions or needs.  However, if your question requires immediate assistance, please call the main office.  Please note that K-8 teachers cannot be called during the school day unless the matter is urgent.

  • joanna haines

    Kindergarten

    Miss Haines teaches Kindergarten at Calvary Christian School.  She has her Bachelor's Degree from Cairn University in Elementary Education.  Miss Haines has a gentle and sweet personality that shines Jesus through all she does.  


    Visit the Kindergarten page.

  • Amy Van Hise

    kindergarten

    Mrs. Van Hise is an absolute delight to have in Kindergarten.  She has taught Kindergarten, First Grade, and Middle School.  She has a love for every age and shows Jesus' love in everything that she does!  Mrs. Van Hise is loved throughout the building by everyone.







  • Meridith Brown teaches First Grade at Calvary Christian School, and has been teaching at Calvary since 2009.  She graduated from Eastern University where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with certifications in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  In 2012, Mrs. Brown graduated from La Salle University with her Master's Degree in Special Education.  Mrs. Brown is married and has a son and a daughter who both attend Calvary Child Care Center.


    Visit the First Grade page.

  • AShley wilcox

    2nd Grade

    Ashley Wilcox is the Second Grade teacher at Calvary Christian School. She earned her degree from Cairn University and has been teaching at Calvary since.  Mrs. Wilcox and her husband have two sons who  attend Calvary Christian School.  She enjoys serving in her church through the children's ministry.  Mrs. Wilcox loves integrating technology and hands-on learning into her classroom!


    Visit the Second Grade page.

  • sara ellis

    3rd grade

    Sara Ellis teaches Third Grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Cairn University with a Bachelor's of Science in Bible and a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education.  She is currently enrolled at Holy Family University working towards a Master's Degree in Education with a Principal Certification.  She was born and raised in Langhorne and currently resides in Penndel Borough.  Miss Ellis attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she is involved with both the youth and children's ministries.  


    In addition, Sara opens the building each morning and runs the entire child care center between 6:30-8:30 AM in the office. 


    Visit the Third Grade page.

  • JILL walker

    4th grade

    Jill Walker teaches Fourth Grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Southeastern University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education.  She was born and raised in the area but currently lives in Palmyra, New Jersey.


    Miss Walker has a gift for all things design related.  She is creative and has an artistic gift.  Miss Walker has a passion for writing and science.


    Visit the Fourth Grade page.

  • sarah mccann

    5th grade

    Sarah McCann teaches fifth grade at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from Clarks Summit University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education.  She is married to her husband, David, and they have a beautiful daughter  and a son who attend Calvary Child Care Center.  In her free time, she enjoys DIY projects and playing with her rescue dog, Rocky.  She was born and raised in Michigan, but currently lives in Bordentown, NJ. 


    Visit the Fifth Grade page.

  • Tiffany spronk

    5th grade

    Tiffany Spronk is our fifth grade teacher at Calvary Christian School while Mrs. McCann is on an extended maternity leave.  She and her husband, Steve, have four children and reside in Yardley.  They attend Riverstone Church.


    Tiffany is a former middle school and special ed teacher.  She taught in Pasadena, California but was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Tiffany loves to cook, read books, and go to the beach. 

  • Hannah Kieffer

    Math & Science - mIDDLE SCHOOL

    Hannah is home grown and has attended Calvary Christian School from kindergarten through eighth grade.  She graduated from Cairn University Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Education.  Her favorite thing to teach is Algebra! 


    Hannah and her husband both attend Calvary Full Gospel Church where they are both actively involved in Rooted Kids Ministry and Remnant Youth Ministry. Hannah's daughter, Noelle, attends Calvary Child Care Center.  Mrs. Kieffer is also expecting another child this year.


    Visit the Middle School page.

  • Genevieve PETO

    Literature & writing - middle school

    Genevieve Peto teaches Literature and Writing for middle school at Calvary Christian School.  She lives in Yardley with her husband and son, Cameron, who attends Calvary Child Care Center.  


    She has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education as well as her Master's from Rider University.  In her spare time she enjoys traveling with her husband and son, cooking, and reading.  She serves in the children's ministry at her church too. Her kind and cheerful presence is  loved by all.

  • michelle tanghare

    social studies & BIble - middle school

    Michelle Tanghare teaches Bible and Social Studies for middle school at Calvary Christian School.  She graduated from The College of New Jersey with a dual degree in both Secondary Education and History.  She is currently working toward a Master's Degree in Special Education from The College of New Jersey.  Michelle and her husband Chris live with their three little boys Elijah, Ezekiel, and Samuel in Langhorne, PA  Together they attend Calvary Full Gospel Church and are actively involved in youth and children's ministries.


    Mrs. Tanghare loves teaching a unit called "The Faith of Our Founding Fathers."  She is a gifted party planner and is in charge of our Kid Rally's at Church.


    Visit the Middle School page.

  • Kelle Jacob

    pHYSICAL EDUCATION

    Kelle is our physical education teacher here at Calvary.  She has spent the past years teaching in Cambodia with her husband as well as serving as missionaries.  we are thrilled to have Kelle with us for physical education as well as a building substitute teacher.  

  • YANA OSIPENKO

    music

    Yana teaches music here at Calvary.  She has a passion for the Lord that is contagious and a heart for missions.  Yana holds a degree from Cairn University and is actively involved with her church, Sozo.

  • Kassandra Dauphin

    aRT

    Kassandra teaches art here at Calvary.  She has her degree from Cairn University.  She loves creating!  She is home grown and attended Calvary Christian School.  Kassandra is actively involved in both youth ministry and children's ministry at Calvary Full Gospel Church.

Child care staff

The staff of Calvary Child Care Center are the heartbeat of the ministry.  Our wonderful teachers are the glue that sticks the day together, serving selflessly day in and day out for our precious little lambs.  Each staff member is handpicked by God!  In accordance with state regulations, each teacher has three background checks completed, document a minimum of 2 years' prior experience caring for children, and most importantly, brings with them a personal relationship with Jesus.  We provide ongoing professional development and training to continually look for ways to improve in the ways in which we care for our children!

  • Ms. Audrey

    Preschool peace

    Miss Audrey loves Jesus and teaching preschoolers.  She often is creating new centers and manipulatives.  Miss Audrey attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she serves in children's ministry. 

  • MS. Bonnie

    kitchen Staff

    Miss Bonnie loves Jesus and keeps us well fed.  She can be found singing praise and worship songs all day long.  Miss Bonnie attends Calvary Full Gospel Church.

  • MS. CINDY

    Toddlers

    Miss Cindy loves Jesus and loves kids!  She joyfully serves in multiple classrooms and in the infant room.   She and her husband attend Calvary Full Gospel Church.  Miss Cindy is in charge of the church's book store too.  

  • MS. donna

    iNFANTs

    Miss Donna has been teaching at Calvary for 17 years. She works with Preschool children in the morning and is the Kindergarten Assistant Teacher during the school day.  She is happily married to Mr. Glenn for 27 years and have 3 children.  Her son lives in Texas with his wife and daughter.  Her twin daughters live locally.   Ms. Donna is a big Phillies baseball fan.  She enjoys spending time at the beach.  She loves helping children grow in their faith of the Lord, and sharing lots of hugs.

  • Miss emily

    Youngest Preschool

    Miss Emily teaches in youngest preschool in the afternoons.  She also leads us in chapel in praise and worship.  Emily is a college student who is also involved in kids and youth ministries here at Calvary Full Gospel Church.

  • MISS GRACE

    TODDLERS & BEFORE/AFTER CARE

    Miss Grace teaches in the toddler room as well as in our before & after care program.  She is full of joy!  Miss Grace is involved at Calvary Full Gospel Church in both the kids and youth ministries.

  • Miss Jen was a part of the child care ministry years and years ago in Youngest Preschool, and now God has placed her back where she began.  Miss Jen is known for her lively sense of humor and keeping the day fun!

  • miss jenny

    Pre-k love

    Miss Jenny teaches in Pre-K Love.  She has an amazing gift for creating centers and designing center spaces.  She also sets up for the Book Fair and willingly lends a hand to all.  Miss Jenny attends Calvary Full Gospel Church and helps in the Sprouted children's ministry.

  • ms. lauren

    PRESCHOOL LOVE

    Miss Lauren and her family attend Calvary Full Gospel Church.   She has taught Preschool since 2008 with a degree in Early Childhood & Elementary Education.  Her favorite thing to incorporate into the classroom is hands on science experiments.  Miss Lauren's love for Jesus is evident in each interaction she has with children and adults.  

  • Miss Linda

    Pre-k joy

    Miss Linda teaches in Pre-K Joy.  She is a gifted teacher who provides hands-on learning and literacy opportunities.  Miss Linda turns every moment into a learning opportunity. 

  • Ms. Martha

    Preschool peace

    Miss Martha is one of our newest staff members!  She brings with her a wealth of experience in the early childhood areas, as well as being involved in pastoral ministry at her church.  Miss Martha's contagious smile and heart for Christ make her a wonderful addition to the Toddler Room!

  • MS. Maura

    toddlers

    Miss Maura is currently in the process of completing her Early Childhood and Special  Education dual degrees.  Miss Maura grew up at Calvary, and has ministered in Summer Camps, Pre-K Joy, and now in the Toddler Room.  She attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she serves on the children's ministry's Bridge Team. 

  • Miss megan

    Before care

    Miss Megan is here at 6:30am every morning for before care.  She helps us get breakfast set up as well as take the best care of our school agers.  


    Miss Megan is a graduate of Liberty University.  She attends Calvary Full Gospel Church where she is involved in various ministries, including both children and youth ministries.

  • MS. Susan

    yOUNGEST PRESCHOOL

    Miss Susan is the kindest and most loving. Her warm smile is always welcoming.  Miss Susan and her family attend Calvary Full Gospel Church.

  • Ms. trudy

    Infants

    Miss Trudy brings all of her sweetness and attentiveness to the Infant Room each afternoon.  She is often found creating adorable touches in the room and enjoys interacting with the smallest of Jesus' lambs! 

  • mR. Wyatt

    AFTER CARE

    Mr. Wyatt teaches in Christian School in the afternoons and teachers after care.  He and his wife attend Calvary Full Gospel Chruch.  Mr. Wyatt also taught Teen Camp this past summer.

SPECIALS - Calvary CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

At Calvary Christian School, our students participate in Art, Gym, and Music once a week.


ART -  Kassandra Dauphin


GYM - Kelle Jacob


MUSIC - Yana Osipenko