Mrs. Tina Gilbert
Mrs. Gilbert is a Kindergarten teacher and the preschool supervisor at Glendale. Mrs. Gilbert has been teaching at Glendale for 19 years. “I truly love working at Glendale Christian School. I get to come into work every day with the most caring and encouraging group of people that have become like family to me.” Mrs. Gilbert finds being a K-5 teacher to be such a blessing. She loves that the children make her laugh every day. She finds such joy when a child’s face lights up when they learn something new. She welcomes the big hugs and the, “I love you’s”, which are a constant reminder to her that she plays an important role in the life of the children. Mrs. Gilbert also enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband of 28 years, their family and new granddaughter. She likes cooking and loves a house full of family and friends.
Philippians 4:13 – ” I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.”
Mrs. Jill Huber
Mrs. Huber is a Kindergarten teacher at Glendale. She has been teaching for 19 years and has been at Glendale Christian School for 8 years. Mrs. Huber enjoys the children and the atmosphere. She loves the administration staff as well as the teachers at Glendale. She feels this is a great place to work! Mrs. Huber likes spending time with her husband and two children, being a mommy, reading and of course going to the beach.
Isaiah 41:31 – ” But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength, they shall mount up as wings on eagles, they shall run and not be weary and they shall walk and not faint.”
1 Corinthians 13:1-8
Mrs. Maxine Page
Mrs. Page is a First Grade teacher at our school! She has taught for 39 years, 23 of those years have been at Glendale! Mrs. Page loves getting to know her students and their parents. She enjoys watching the students grow and learn. Mrs. Page also enjoys singing, reading and photography!
Mrs. Pam Weaver
Ms. Chelsea Gilbert
Mrs. Lana Riggle
This is Mr.s Riggle’s first year as one of our Second Grade teacher’s however, she has been with Glendale for several years as our Elementary P.E. Coach! The same enthusiasm she used on the field, she will use in the classroom!
When not teaching at Glendale, Mrs. Riggle enjoys running, biking, canoeing and coaching her church’s drama team.
One of Mrs. Riggle’s favorite Bible verses is Jeremiah 29:11,
“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
Ms. Crystal Kepler
Ms. Kepler is one of our 3rd grade teachers at Glendale. This is her 9th year teaching at GCS. Ms. Kepler loves being around the children and seeing the excitement when her students master a new skill. “Their enthusiasm is contagious!” Ms. Kepler enjoys reading, being creative and she is a volunteer for the Vero Beach Theater Guild.
Proverbs 16:9 – ” In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.”
Mr. Brian Smith
Mr. Smith is a Third Grade teacher at Glendale. This is his 4th year with us!
Mr. Smith has this to say:
“I am blessed to fulfill God’s calling to Glendale Christian School. I love working with children because they are 25% of our population and 100% of our future. I love seeing them develop faith, knowledge, respect and responsibility. It touches my heart to see them learn, laugh and begin to do things on their own.”
When Mr. Smith is out of the classroom, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys loving his friends and family, spreading laughter, playing golf, attending Gator football games, listening to music and writing.
Mr. Smith’s favorite Bible verse is Psalm 16:8, “I keep my eyes always on the Lord; with Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”
Mrs. Lori VanAuken
Ms. Ingrid Joseph
Fourth Grade / Office Support
Mrs. Charlene Atkins
Mrs. Atkins is one of our fourth grade teachers at Glendale. In the past Mrs. Atkins has taught adult education classes and currently teaches 5th – 8th grade students at her church. Mrs. Atkins says what she most loves about working at Glendale is “The smiling faces of students excited about learning and her friendly co-workers.” She also loves being able to teach the truth from a Biblical perspective. In her free time, Mrs. Atkins loves reading, going to the beach, watercolor painting and going to garage sales.
Her favorite Bible verses are “Seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” Matthew 6:33
“I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.” John 15:5
Mrs. Danielle Krause