Faculty

Our faculty are experienced and distinguished educators who bring the challenge of intimate learning to our students.

Ms. Rim An Hinckley

Head of School
Messiah College - B.A.
Graduate studies in Mathematics and Education from Millersville University and Boston College
Founding Head of School, The Geneva School of Manhattan (1996-2002)

Prior to starting The Geneva School of Manhattan, Rim Hinckley taught mathematics in public schools in Lancaster, PA, Weston, MA, and at the United Nations International School. Along with other Christian believers, she began planning for a classical Christian school in Manhattan in 1995. After a year of planning, praying, pursuing real estate leads, and completing city requirements, Geneva School opened in September 1996 with twenty-two students in three grades. After several years serving as the founder and Head of School, Ms. Hinckley stepped down as full-time headmaster to spend time with her young family. On ocassion, she served on the Board of Trustees for the School until 2011, when she again resumed Head of School responsibilities. Under her leadership, the School has grown to 285 students. Ms. Hinckley also serves on the boards of PAVE Academy, Messiah University (previously Messiah College,) and Hope for New York. She was Teaching Leader for Bible Study Fellowship International from 1996 to 2000. She and her husband Carter Hinckley have two sons, C.J. and Charlie (‘14 and ‘16).

Dr. John Lee

Head of Upper School, Upper School Humanities
Rutgers College - B.A.
Yale University - M.A.
Westminster Theological Seminary - M.A.
Bryn Mawr College - M.A.
Yale University - M. Phil., History
Yale University - Ph.D., Classical History

Over the last twenty five years prior to becoming Head of Upper School, Dr. Lee has taught in various capacities at numerous institutions including The St. Bernard’s School in Manhattan, Drew University, and Nyack College. His experience extends outside the classroom, too; he has pastored for many years, including planting several churches. He also serves as Board President for Ad Fontes Philanthropy. Dr. Lee's book Paradoxes of Leadership—A Biblical Reflection was published in 2017. Dr. Lee and his wife have two children, one of whom is a Geneva School student. His hobbies include carpentry, writing, and meeting new people.

Ms. Tessa Tiemann

Head of Preschool and Lower School
University of Kentucky - B.M.M.E.
University of Kentucky - M.A.

Ms. Tiemann has been a wonderful addition to our faculty since 2013. Her educational journey began with a choral director position in a public middle school for seven years in Louisville, Kentucky. Then, wanting to be home with her three sons while they were young, she served as a part-time director of music in a Louisville church. As her children came of school age, she began her career in the classical Christian educational setting, teaching First Grade at Highlands Latin School for three years before leaving the classroom to serve four years as the Director of Instruction. She is married to jazz musician, Jason Tiemann, and they have three Geneva School graduates ('15, '17, '18.) Ms. Tiemann enjoys cooking and makes a mean gourmet macaroni and cheese!

Mr. Grant Billingsley

Upper School Art
University of Texas at Dallas - B.A.
Texas Tech University - M.F.A., Certificate in Art History

Grant has assumed various roles since joining Geneva School in 2015. He holds a Bachelor in Art and Performance degree from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a Master of Fine Arts and Art History certificate, both from Texas Tech University. His teaching experience include Instructor of Record for Drawing I, Design I, and Continuing Painting, and Adjunct Professor of Drawing I at Texas Tech University. He is the Border Art Residency Recipient for 2012. His work was included in New American Paintings #108 in 2013. He was co-curator of Frameshift at Denny Gallery, New York. An avid learner, Grant is currently a member of a philosophy reading group.

Ms. Naomi Budenholzer

Second Grade 
Concordia University - B.A. Elementary Education
Concordia University - M.A. Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology

Prior to joining Geneva School in 2019, Naomi taught at Trinity Lutheran School in Long Island as Second Grade Teacher and After-School Director. She also designed and implemented an enrichment program at Trinity. Ms. Budenholzer holds a BA in Elementary Education from Concordia University and a Masters of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology with a focus in student learning and wellbeing. 

Ms. Carey Bustard

Junior Kindergarten
The King's College - B.A.

 

Ms. Bustard has been a vibrant part of the Geneva Preschool since 2016. Originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Ms. Bustard has lived in New York City since 2012. She moved here initially to attend The King's College but has since fallen in love with the city and the community it has brought her. While in college, she interned at The Gospel Coalition, where she conducted nationwide interviews with Christians about their integration of faith and work. Through that internship she found herself passionate about vocational ministry and hearing people's stories. Ms. Bustard is proud to come from a family of classical Christian educators. She enjoys brunching, traveling, reading, and making Spotify playlists.

Ms. Joy Duval

Beginners Assistant
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - B.A.

 

Ms. Duval has been an active part of the Preschool classroom since 2017. She and her husband, Rex, are the proud parents of two children who attended Geneva School. Ms. Duval homeschooled her younger child for two years after she was diagnosed with dyslexia, providing her with significant experience navigating the Department of Education and Individual Education Plans (IEP). It is a privilege for her to give back to the School that so positively influenced her children.

 

Ms. Heejung Eom

Kindergarten
Eastern Nazarene College - B.A.
Hunter College - M.A. Early Childhood Education

 

Ms. Eom has been a wonderful addition to our Kindergarten team. Prior to joining Geneva School in 2019, Heejung was the First Grade Associate Teacher at St. Bernard’s School for three years and a Kindergarten Assistant Teacher in the New York City public school system. Ms. Eom enjoys singing in her church worship team, and has served on staff in children’s ministry at her church for many years.

Ms. Alexandria Fletcher

Junior Kindergarten
The King's College - B.A.

 

Ms. Fletcher joined our Preschool team in 2019. Her vibrant classroom is a clear reflection of her lifelong dream to teach young children. She earned a B.A. degree in Media, Culture, and the Arts at King's College. There she served as Event Coordinator and a faculty assistant. She enjoys painting, photography, traveling, films, and art museums. Alexandria and her husband Carter live on the Upper West Side.

Ms. Jeanette Fung

Latin
Wellesley College - B.A.
University of California, Los Angeles - M. Arch.

Ms. Fung is excited to rejoin the Latin faculty at Geneva School after taking thirteen years off to raise her triplets and singleton. After earning a Masters in Architecture from UCLA, Ms. Fung worked as an architect in Hong Kong for three years. She then taught Latin at Geneva School from 2001 to 2007 and implemented the National Latin Exam during that time. She lives with her husband and children in Murray Hill.

Ms. Sarah Geer

Kindergarten Assistant
Clearwater Christian College - B.S. Elementary Education

 

Ms. Geer is a welcome addition to our Kindergarten team since 2019. After college, Sarah served as a Title 1 Teacher in Florida, and then moved to New York City to work where she was a nanny and an assistant to a Broadway producer. Sarah also has extensive substitute teaching experience and has a great love for theater.

Mr. Glenn Gonzalez

Physical Education Assistant,
First and Second Grade Reading/Mathematics Support
Latin American Bible Institute - A.A. Theology
Ashford University - B.A. candidate, Early Childhood Education 

Glenn is a native New Yorker who grew up wanting to become a police officer. He had a change of heart after working for the last five years at an after-school sports program, during which he discovered his passion for teaching young children. Glenn holds an associate degree in Theology from Latin American Bible Institute. Last year, Glenn worked as an Assistant Teacher at Amber Charter School in Harlem. Glenn is passionate about fitness and loves to play basketball.

Mr. Timothy Goodwin

Third Grade
Dallas Baptist University - B.S.
Southeastern Theological Seminary - M.Div.

 

Tim Goodwin has been teaching at Geneva School since 2015. He received his B.S. in History and Christian Ministry from Dallas Baptist University and his M.Div from Southeastern Theological Seminary. Mr. Goodwin founded the Geneva School Debate Team in 2015 and coached the team to a third place medal at the New York State championship in 2017 during its first competitive season. His love for debate and public speaking spills into the Third Grade classroom, encouraging the exchange of great ideas. He is also an ordained pastor with an active podcast ministry. His wife, Sydney, is an actress and photographer. When Tim isn’t teaching students, he enjoys running and cooking dinner for friends.

Mr. Greg Gunkle

Head of History, Upper School History and Thesis
Liberty University - B.S.
Graduate studies in Philosophy, Theology, and Education at Westminster Theological Seminary and Lehigh University

Mr. Gunkle has been a vital part of the Geneva Upper School faculty since 2012 and is the founder of Cicero's Podium, the Eighth Grade thesis program. Prior to that, he taught for nineteen years in Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New York City. He has served on the board of a Christian school in Pennsylvania and as the Director and Lead Teacher of the Logic School at Christ Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A native of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he is a lifelong Phillies and Eagles fan. He can be found at used bookstores gleaning treasures from writers of old or at his favorite pub discussing great political speeches.

Ms. Jayne Hastings

Junior Kindergarten Assistant
University of South Carolina - B.A. 

 

Ms. Hastings has been a part of our Preschool team since 2018. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in French from the Honors College at the University of South Carolina where she graduated cum laude. She taught English for a year in France through the French Ministry of Education to primary school aged students. She has also worked at Camp-of-the-Woods in administration and as an assistant teacher for four years.

Ms. Tracy Johnson

First Grade
Liberty University - B.S.

 

Ms. Johnson brings a wealth of experience to Geneva School. Prior to joining us in 2017, she taught Kindergarten, Lower School science, Third Grade reading, and Fourth Grade at Canarsie Ascend Charter School in Brooklyn. She also served as a long-term substitute in both Kindergarten and Third Grade with Linwood Public School in New Jersey. She serves on the worship team at her church. Aside from singing and making music with friends, Ms. Johnson loves to bake, cook, read, travel, and go to the beach.

 

Madame Sarah Kampouris

Beginners, Preschool French
B.A. French Literature, La Sorbonne University, Paris

 

French-born Madame Kampouris joined the Preschool faculty in 2017, and brings with her extensive experience in various fields. She served her French bilingual church in supporting the children’s nursery and creating a bilingual mothers and children program for international families. She has also taught French literature and philosophy to high school students for five years at the Ecole Pigier in Paris, and French as a second language to adults. She served in the Cultural Services Department of the French Institute in Greece and continued her training in Cannes, France to obtain a certification in organization of cultural services. Sarah served as an editor on the French section of the Christian website, Kairos Journal. She was the administrator of KSM Associates, a European consulting company for five years. Madame Kampouris and her husband (P'13, P'16, P'22) are parents to two Geneva School graduates.

Ms. Erin Kang

Kindergarten
Parsons School of Design Paris - B.F.A.
Simpson University - M.A.

 

Ms. Kang brings a love and passion for teaching young children and has been at Geneva School since 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Kang taught First and Second Grade at a Christian school in the Bay Area. Born in Houston, Ms. Kang moved to New York when she was thirteen. She attended Parsons School of Design and majored in Fashion Design. She then taught at a bilingual kindergarten program at a Christian school in South Korea for five years and returned to the States in 2016. Ms Kang holds a M.A. in Education from Simpson University. Her hobbies include fashion illustration, watching films, and conversing with friends.

Ms. Adriana Kapfer

Junior Kindergarten Assistant
Pontificia Universidad Xaveriana - B.A.

 

Ms. Kapfer has been a long-time member of the Preschool faculty. She is a native of Colombia and has lived in New York City for more than a decade. She has a business degree in Accounting and has a passion for early childhood education. Ms. Kapfer worked as an assistant teacher at a Maryel International Preschool in New York City with two- and three-year olds. Ms. Kapfer also enjoys working with children in her church and is the mother of two boys.

Dr. Fred Kim

Latin
University of Pennsylvania - B.A.
Westminster Theological Seminary - M.Div
Princeton Theological Seminary - Th.M.
Union Theological Seminary - Ph.D.

Dr. Kim brings a depth of knowledge and experience to Geneva School since joining our Upper School faculty in 2018. Fred earned his Ph.D. in Medieval and Reformation History from Union Theological Seminary. After graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, he switched tracks and studied theology and history at Westminster Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Princeton Theological Seminary (Th.M.). He also helped to plant a church in Georgia. He has taught courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels and has overseen children's ministry at Good News Church, where he currently serves as an elder. He learned Latin at Princeton University and continues to use it in his research, translating letters and medical treatises written by sixteenth-century reformers and humanists. He lives with his wife and daughter in Morningside Heights. They enjoy traveling, visiting museums, and watching NBA games. 

Ms. Samantha Krzyzewski

Kindergarten Assistant
Houghton College - B.A.
Nyack College - M.A. candidate, Marriage and Family Therapy

Samantha brought her passion and energy to the Preschool faculty in 2019. She has served as the Director of Children’s Ministry and Ministry Assistant at Grace Presbyterian Church in Long Island while working as a substitute teacher at Sag Harbor Elementary School. Samantha holds a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Education and Family Studies from Houghton College and is working towards a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Nyack College. She enjoys spending time with friends and family at the beach where she grew up, and learning from human stories through memoirs, podcasts, and documentaries. 

Ms. Janna Lee

Upper School Mathematics and Physical Education
Texas A&M University - B.S.

 

Prior to joining Geneva School in 2019, Janna taught algebra at Washington Latin, a classical charter school in Washington, D.C. for four years, whose curriculum she wrote and developed. Before that, she taught Pre-AP Geometry at Rockwall High School in Texas. She holds teaching certification for both middle school and secondary mathematics, as well as physical education. She is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and she has been AP Certified. Ms. Lee holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from Texas A&M. She also has experience as a basketball player and coach. Janna (P'31) lives with her husband and two young children on the Upper West Side.

Mr. Peter Lee

Upper School Mathematics
New York University - B.A.
Brooklyn College - M.A.

Peter joined the Upper School faculty at Geneva School in 2018. Prior to that, he taught high school chemistry in the New York City public school system and in the Cranford school district in New Jersey. Beyond the classroom, he has been tutoring mathematics and science at all levels. He also serves as the hospitality coordinator at City Grace Church. He is an avid Yankees fan and enjoys cooking, baking, playing basketball, and traveling. He and his wife Carrie live in New Jersey.

Dr. Vicki Leung

First-Fifth Grade Science
University of Virginia - B.A.
Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry - D.D.S.

Vicki (P'14, P'15, P'18, P'21) has been a part of the Geneva School community for many years, beginning in 2010 when her oldest child enrolled at the School. Vicki holds a B.A. from the University of Virginia and a DDS from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. She began her professional career as a dentist until the birth of her sons, after which she chose to stay at home and educate them classically during their grammar school years. Vicki and her family live in Queens, where her husband is on the pastoral staff at Edge City Church. 

Dr. Meredith Long

Curriculum Consultant
University of Florida - B.S. Biochemistry
Duke University - Ph.D. Genetics; Program in Cell and Molecular Biology

Dr. Long (P'17, P'19, P'23) brought with her a love for the scientific inquiry when she joined the Geneva School faculty in 2013. She began her career in a research lab in the area of RNA therapeutics. She also taught at Meredith College in North Carolina and was part of the adjunct faculty at Duke University. She then took a ten-year "sabbatical" while her children were young and returned to her teaching career at Geneva School in 2013. Meredith was instrumental in developing the robust and engaging Geneva School science curriculum which spans biology, physical science, earth science, and life science. In her free time, Dr. Long enjoys singing in her church choir and baking elaborate desserts. 

Coach Thomas (Tom) Meyerson

Head of Physical Education
State University of New York at Cortland - B.S.

 

Coach Meyerson has been an energetic part of the Geneva School athletic department since 2016. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Sports Management, as well as an Associate's degree in Exercise Science and Wellness. His interest in sports and fitness grew out of his tremendous love for golf, and he is a certified PGA Teaching Professional. A native New Yorker, Coach Meyerson enjoys cheering for the Yankees, hiking the Adirondacks, and swimming off New York beaches. He also has a heart for retired clergymen for whom he makes time for regular visits and transportation assistance. 

Ms. Christina Mitchell

Upper School Humanities
The College of William and Mary - B.A.
Relay Graduate School of Education - MLitt Medieval English, M.A. Teaching

Ms. Mitchell has been a welcome addition to the Upper School faculty since 2019. After a year as a high school teacher at Evangel Christian School in Queens, Ms. Mitchell served as Eighth Grade Teacher, Special Education Coordinator, and Reading Curriculum Advisor at Democracy Prep Charter School in Manhattan for five years. She holds a B.A. in English and a minor in Art and Art History from The College of William and Mary, a Master of Letters in Medieval English from Relay Graduate School of Education in New York City, and a M.A. in Teaching with a dual certification in general and special education.

Coach Matt Mueller

Physical Education
Ozark Christian College - B.S.

 

Matt brings his energy and experience to the athletics department, joining our faculty in 2018. He is a bi-vocational pastor from St. Louis, Missouri, who moved to New York City in 2010 to help plant Everyday Church in Washington Heights, where he serves as a teaching pastor and youth pastor. He and his wife, Kala, spent 2015 in Honduras immersing themselves in the language as preparation for more effective ministry in Washington Heights. Matt has extensive experience coaching and working with youth; he has coached soccer at Play Study Win and Uptown Soccer Academy. He is an avid sports fan and a huge soccer fan, especially of the United States National Team. He is passionate about community development and racial and economic justice.

 

Ms. Evelynn Park

First Grade
Mount Holyoke College - B.A.
Teachers College, Columbia University - M.A.

Ms. Park has been a beloved Geneva School faculty member since 2014. Originally from Seattle, Ms. Park's undergraduate work focused on Mathematics and Religious Studies. She holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education at Teachers College-Columbia University. Prior to joining Geneva School, Ms. Park taught in the New York City public school system for two years and in Seoul, South Korea for three years. Passionate about teaching, she loves to engage her students in interactive ways. In her free time, Ms. Park enjoys watching Broadway shows and taking nature hikes.

Ms. Ina Pema

Sixth-Eighth Grade Science
Polytechnic University of Tirana - M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Baruch College - M.S. Computer Information Systems, M.B.A. International Business
European Journalism Institute - Diploma, Journalism Studies

Ms. Pema has had extensive experience in classical education, including designing and launching graduate teaching degrees with Great Hearts Academies and teaching at The King’s College in New York City. Outside of academics, she was Executive Director of the European Development Alliance in her native country of Albania, coordinating projects with more than eighty NGOs. Most recently, she worked with Hidden Profit Academy to launch their Continuing Professional Education courses for accounting and finance professionals. Ms. Pema, her husband, and three children (’17, ’19, ’25) have been NYC residents since 2001. She enjoys books on philosophy, theology, science, and poetry.

Madame Stephanie Popa

French 
Baccalaureat Informatique; BEP Agent Administratif
CAP Secretaire

Madame Popa (P'05, P'07, P'09) was born and raised in France and has been a beloved faculty member at Geneva School since its inception in 1996. Her annual Le Petit Dejeuner French breakfasts have been enjoyed by Geneva School students for decades. Madame Popa has also taught and taken professional workshops at the French Institut Alliance Française. She and her husband, artist Albert Popa, welcomed their first grandchildren in 2018 and 2020. In her free time, Madame Popa enjoys reading, nature walking, and aqua cycling.

Ms. Katie Rader

Beginners
New York University - B.A.
University of Kansas - M.S.

 

Ms. Rader brings curiosity and excitement to her Beginners classroom, joining our faculty in 2018. Originally from Kansas, Katie first came to New York City for college, earning a B.A. in Film and Art Communication from New York University. She went on to earn an M.S. degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education from the University of Kansas. Katie has previously worked as a preschool teacher at Bambini Creativi School. She also has experience as a film and violin teacher and as a photographer and videographer. She is an avid musician and artist and studied at the Art Student’s League of New York while in college.

Ms. Avery Reed

Lower School Art
The King's College - B.A.

 

Avery Reed has sparked a love of creativity in art at Geneva School since 2016. Prior to teaching, Ms. Reed worked as an Assistant Editor at Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House, and Teaching Artist at The Children's Museum of the Arts. Ever a lifelong learner, she is currently a student at The Art Students League of New York. Ms. Reed played competitive soccer throughout her childhood, including her senior year playing varsity soccer for the International School of Beijing. She is a published author; while at Penguin, she wrote Who Were the Brothers Grimm? and Backyard Chickens. Her hobbies are many and include baking, biking, painting, weaving, hiking, camping, and reading. 

Ms. Gabriela Remache

Third Grade
Manhattan College - B.A.

 

Inspired by the classical approach as a Geneva School student from First through Fourth Grade before moving away, Ms. Remache returned as a faculty member in 2018. She graduated with a B.A. in International Studies and Political Science from Manhattan College. Her experience includes teaching preschool and elementary subjects within an English immersion program at VIPKID, where she initiated a creative approach to learning and developed individualized lesson plans for Chinese students. Gabriela is passionate about swimming and has continued to serve as a lifeguard at Sunshine Acres Camp in Napanoch, New York, during the summer.

 

Ms. Amber Salladin

Music
Wheaton College Conservatory of Music - B. M. E.
University of Southern California - M.M. Choral Conducting

Ms. Salladin has extensive experience teaching and conducting choirs for schools, colleges, and adults in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States, including the Young People's Chorus of New York City, ARK Schools in London, Inspire: A Choir for Unity, Academy for Teachers Chorus, Whittier College, and the Vancouver Bach Choir. She enjoys working as Music Director of Emmanuel Anglican Church in New York City, collaborating with songwriters at United Adoration, playing in the New York Session Symphony and being on the Executive Council of the C.S. Lewis Foundation. She finds joy in cooking, hospitality, knitting, and walking in the park. Ms. Salladin and her husband have two children ('23, '28) who attend Geneva School.

Ms. Magdalena Terry

Fourth Grade
The King's College - B.A.

 

Magdalena Terry has been a wonderful addition to the Fourth Grade team since 2019. She earned a degree in Religious and Theological Studies and a minor in history at The King's College. There, she also served as the Helmsman for her house and was part of the debate team. She also met her husband Michael while they were both at The King's College. She is currently working as a research consulting intern for documentarians Eric Metaxas (P’13) and Seth Ward (P’26, ’27, ’29.) Ms. Terry has a special interest in theater and brings her passion for play and creativity into her classroom. She is a North Carolina Young Playwrights Festival winner. 

Mr. Jeremy Varner

Chess

Mr. Matthew (Matt) Waldvogel

Fourth Grade 
Queens College, CUNY - B.A.
Adelphi University - M.A. Education

Matt joined the Geneva School faculty in 2017, bringing with him an extensive and varied experience both inside and outside of the classroom. The son of a pastor, Matt was raised here in New York City and attended Stuyvesant High School. After college, he taught for many years at Richmond Hill High School in Queens and also served as Dean of Students. He then taught American History and Bible at Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill in North Carolina, a classical Christian school. There, he also served as the Middle School Athletic Director and Summer Programs Director. He continues to pastor the church in which he grew up. He and his wife, Rachael, have two children ('28, '30.)

Ms. Amber Ward

Music
Director of The Geneva Conservatory of Music
Baylor University - B.M.E.

Amber Ward (P'26, '27, '29) brought her extensive experience in music performance to Geneva School in 2019. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education with vocal and choral emphasis from Baylor University. Before moving to New York City, Amber directed high school choir in Houston TX at Taylor High School, one of the most competitive choral programs in the region. Amber is also a professional Equity singer-actor in the city. Some of her favorite musical theater roles include Beth in Little Women (Engeman Theater), Dorothy in Wizard of Oz (Jenny Wiley), and Belle in Beauty and the Beast (Houston, TX). Amber and her husband, Seth Ward, have led worship at Central Presbyterian Church on the Upper East Side for the past ten years and have toured as Christian music artists with their record, Bitter Kiss. Amber also enjoys reading, seeing musicals and plays, playing the guitar, tennis, Central Park, and spending time with her family. She is a very intense (and at one time quite dedicated) Super Mario Brothers player.

 

Ms. Laura Werezak

Upper School Bible, Creative Writing, English
Cedarville University - B.A.
Regent College - M.C.S. in Christianity and the Arts
Lehman College, CUNY - M.A.

Ms. Werezak (P'25, P'28) joined the Geneva School faculty in 2017, bringing with her a passion for connecting students to Christ through interdisciplinary studies. She has a diverse teaching background that includes the following: middle school Spanish teacher in New York City charter schools, teaching assistant in Christian Thought and Culture at Regent College, and Pre-Kindergarten Spanish instructor at a Christian academy in Oklahoma. Ms. Werezak is a medievalist and voracious reader of 20th century Christian thought. She is the author of the devotional book Attend: Forty Soul Stretches Toward God. Laura and her husband, Clint, have two daughters and enjoy living in Manhattan.

Ms. Danielle Wilson

Second Grade 
Clarks Summit University - B.A.
East Stroudsburg University - M.A.

 

A veteran teacher, Ms. Wilson joined Geneva School in 2017 with almost two decades of experience teaching elementary school. She has extensive volunteer experience with a Christian girls’ organization, Keepers of the Faith, and enjoys traveling and reading. Her husband, Joshua, teaches Upper School Humanities at Geneva School and they have three children ('22, '24, '26.)

Mr. Joshua Wilson

Upper School English
Baptist Bible College - B.S.
University of Toledo - M.A.
University of Michigan - M.A.
Columbia University - Ph.D. English Education (current)

Prior to joining Geneva School in 2017, Josh Wilson has been teaching in various capacities since 2003, most recently as Classical Studies Teacher at Emmanuel Christian School in Toledo, Ohio. Outside the classroom, Josh has served as Assistant Pastor of Jasper Bible Church in Jasper, Michigan. He has also worked as an editor, a composition instructor at the University of Toledo, and taught English overseas for a year in Bangladesh. Mr. Wilson is married to Danielle, Second Grade Teacher at Geneva School, and they have three children ('22, '24, '26.)

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