Our Staff

Administration

Director

Name
Position
Phone
JoAnne Thorsen
Director
616-738-8960 x4605

Assistant Director

Name
Position
Phone
Julia Plaggemeyer
Assistant Director
616-738-8960 x4606

Coordinator

Name
Position
Phone
Chelsea Dykstra
Coordinator
616-738-8960 x4607

Secretary

Name
Position
Phone
Linda Brasser
Secretary
616-738-8960 x4602
Michell Jaarsma
Secretary
616-738-8960 x4600
Cortnee Mitchell
Secretary
616-738-8944 x4909
Kristi Wujcik
Secretary
616-738-8960 x4601

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Jacob Seitz
Aide
616-738-8960

ECSE/ASD Program

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
April Memmott
Teacher
616-738-8950 x4682

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Jan Hulett
Aide
616-738-8960
Stephanie Soave
Aide
616-738-8960

Facilities Management

Custodian/Lead

Name
Position
Phone
Brad Westhouse
Custodian/Lead
616-738-8960 x4793

Custodian

Name
Position
Phone
Susan Betts
Custodian
616-738-8960
Lori Bryant
Custodian
616-738-8960
Tracy Burklow
Custodian
616-738-8960 x4795
Angela Smith
Custodian
616-738-8960
Carolyn Vruggink
Custodian
616-738-8960
Bill Watson
Custodian
616-738-8960 x4793

MOCI Program

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Margie Broussard
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4750
Krystal Draveling
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4718
Danielle Freeman
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4715
Tracey Mulder
Teacher
616-738-8960
Justin Pippel
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4629
Maggie Smith
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4672

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Caroline Barrett
Aide
616-738-8960
Amber Baumann
Aide
616-738-8960
Ryan Duff
Aide
616-738-8960
Kathy Emelander
Aide
616-738-8960
Maria Garcia
Aide
616-738-8960
Candace Jacobs
Aide
616-738-8960
Sam Jones
Aide
616-738-8960
David Keizer
Aide
616-738-8960
Sarah Rusnell
Aide
616-738-8960
Abby Snellink
Aide
616-738-8960
Christina Stitt
Aide
616-738-8960
Kimberly Valkema
Aide
616-738-8960
Kristina VanKampen
Aide
616-738-8960

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Mary Beth Jonkman
Occupational Therapist
616-738-8960 x4763
Danielle Totten
Occupational Therapist
616-738-8950 x4762

Occupational Therapist Assistant

Name
Position
Phone
Shari Luttikhuizen
Occupational Therapist Assistant
616-738-8960

Physical Education

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Tom Dryer
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4671

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Sarah Hunt
Physical Therapist
616-738-8960 x4757
Ruth Krygsheld
Physical Therapist
616-738-8960
Matthew Lefevre
Physical Therapist
616-738-8960 x4756
Erica Oldewurtel
Physical Therapist
616-738-8960 x4734

SCI Program

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Morgan Addis
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4753
Cortney Hearit
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4685
Emily Krajewski
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4681
Brad Mesbergen
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4687
Sharon Packard
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4784

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Renee Cochran
Aide
616-738-8960
Emily Dykstra
Aide
616-738-8960
Stacy Hall
Aide
616-738-8960
Sandlar Packard
Aide
616-738-8960
Angela Stille
Aide
616-738-8960
Sierra Vanderlaan
Aide
616-738-8960
Karen VanSlooten
Aide
616-738-8960
Mattie Westrate
Aide
616-738-8960

SCI/AI Program

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Elizabeth Bradford
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4721
Alice Gutierrez
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4745
Jennifer Kavaluskis
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4738
Brittany Loomis
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4670
Katlyn Sweet Brass
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4770
Nicole Weatherspoon
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4626
Allie Welsch
Teacher
616-738-8960

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Marci Andrews
Aide
616-738-8960
Jill Bazan
Aide
616-738-8960
Elizabeth Becksvoort
Aide
616-738-8960
Jenna Dubois
Aide
616-738-8960
Luke Holden
Aide
616-738-8960
Andrew Klein
Aide
616-738-8960
Mary MacDonald
Aide
616-738-8960
Alison Maggio
Aide
616-738-8960
Jeri Moll
Aide
616-738-8960
Deanna Olejnik
Aide
616-738-8960
Tracy Pearson
Aide
616-738-8960
Chelsea Raak
Aide
616-738-8960
Kristin Redder
Aide
616-738-8960
Mitzi Rietman
Aide
616-738-8960
Allison Rumptz
Aide
616-738-8944 x4846
Paul Salyer
Aide
616-738-8960
Cassie Streur
Aide
616-738-8960
Klarissa Tengler
Aide
616-738-8960
Kristen TerHorst
Aide
616-738-8960

Speech

Speech Therapist

Name
Position
Phone
Nicole Schanski
Speech Therapist
616-738-8960 x4625

Speech/Language Pathologist

Name
Position
Phone
Lindsey Anderson
Speech/Language Pathologist
616-738-8960 x4773
Chelsea Green
Speech/Language Pathologist
616-738-8940 x4776

Support Staff

Consultant

Name
Position
Phone
Taylor Otten
Consultant
616-738-8960 x4640

Nurse

Name
Position
Phone
Nancy Boersen
Nurse
616-738-8960 x4792
Mindy Burza
Nurse
616-738-8960
Kate Hewitt
Nurse
616-738-8960 x4790
Sally Klyn
Nurse
616-738-8960
Gweneth Pamer
Nurse
616-738-8960 x4791
Angelique Walter
Nurse
616-738-8960 x4792

School Psychologist

Name
Position
Phone
Nate Nelson
School Psychologist
616-738-8960 x4742

School Social Worker

Name
Position
Phone
Staci MacDonald
School Social Worker
616-738-8960

Specialist

Name
Position
Phone
Cecilia Zaya
Specialist
616-738-8960

Behavior Assistant

Name
Position
Phone
Ashlyn Brinklow
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8940
Tom Grant
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960 x4752
Heather Hester
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960 x4777
Emery Koetje
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960
Amanda Meengs
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960
Abby Mitchell
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960
Ashleigh Pippel
Behavior Assistant
616-738-8960

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Amy Andrini
Aide
616-738-8960
Starr Forist
Aide
616-738-8960 x4612

SXI Program

Teacher

Name
Position
Phone
Kim Boelema
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4701
Amy Gongalski
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4707
Jennifer Hedberg
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4609
Alyssa Hollemans
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4694
Marlo Rose
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4690
Ashley Stedman
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4735
Beverly Stephenson
Teacher
616-738-8960 x4730

Aide

Name
Position
Phone
Michelle Bagley
Aide
616-738-8960
Rickey Clayborn
Aide
616-738-8960
Nichole Dyke
Aide
616-738-8960
Raji Elumalai
Aide
616-739-8960
Casie Essenburg
Aide
616-738-8960
Jessica Faber
Aide
616-738-8960
Mary Ferwerda
Aide
616-738-8960
Dianne Graf
Aide
616-738-8960
Lorrie Henrickson
Aide
616-738-8960
Robin Holthof
Aide
616-738-8960
Beth Meengs
Aide
616-738-8960
Jasmine Suchecki
Aide
616-738-8960
Kim Sullivan
Aide
616-669-4727
Janice VanderPloeg
Aide
616-738-8960
Michelle VanderPloeg
Aide
616-738-8960
Laurel VanDyke
Aide
616-738-8960
Martha Vugteveen
Aide
616-738-8960
Rebecca Worden
Aide
616-738-8960