Denise’s various experiences in education combine to create a fascinating medley of experience that enables her to be very effective in the classroom.   Denise attended public school as a child and then transferred to a Christian school and then back to public school.  Before coming to Saint Francis Christian School, Denise taught a combined 4th and 5th grade class in SongTan, South Korea,  worked in an inner-city home for abused children, led an after school program of 70 – 90 students, homeschooled her own children and subbed in public schools.  Denise came to SFCS in 2009 as her husband Mark was soon to be deployed for his third deployment with the MN National Guard as a flight engineer on the Chinook helicopter.  Denise’s favorite verse is Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart, lean not unto thy own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.”

Years teaching at SFCS: 7 years