Dave Kauk, a native of Sutton, graduated from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, with a degree in secondary education – math major and physics minor. He taught high school math and science for four years at Lustre Christian High School in Montana. He has taught upper elementary math, science, and music part time for the past twenty-there years at Sutton Christian School.
Ann Kauk, a native of Kalamazoo, Michigan, graduated from Dordt College with a degree in elementary education, specializing in language arts. Following graduation she taught a grades 1 – 3 combination classroom in Lustre, Montana, for three years. She is beginning her twenty-nineth year of teaching at Sutton Christian School having taught full time and part time all grade levels except kindergarten over the years.
Joan is in her twenty-eighth year of teaching at Sutton Christian. Prior to teaching at SCS, Joan received nine years of teaching experience at other schools. She is originally from the Sutton area and graduated from UNL with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. She teaches math, history, language, and science for the 3-4 grade.
Melissa grew up in Kerman, California, but moved to Nebraska after graduating high school. She graduated from Dordt College in 2002 with a degree in Elementary Education. Melissa taught at Sutton Christian from 2002-2007 and then spent a year teaching at Haven Peace Academy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She came back to Sutton and continued to teach at SCS until 2013, when she and her husband moved to Haiti to serve at Children of the Promise. While in Haiti, she stayed involved in education by teaching preschool part time, overseeing education at COTP, or teaching middle school literature at Cap Haitian Christian School. She will be teaching 3-4 grade Spelling, Writing, Literature, and Bible. She
is also working on her Masters in Education in Teacher Leadership.
Kathy Griess grew up and lived on a dairy farm near Milaca, MN. She went to Dordt College for four years. Kathy has a degree in Elementary Education and an endorsement in special education.
This is Chelsea’s tenth year teaching at SCS. She is originally from Phoenix, Arizona but moved to Sutton after college. Chelsea attended Dordt College and she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in reading and early childhood.
Kayla was born and raised in Sutton, NE and she attended SCS as a student for two years. She has been involved in the childcare business for over 20 years. Kayla has worked in a variety of church and state run preschools and daycares as well as in-home childcare. This is Kayla’s third year at SCS and she teaches morning preschool three days a week.