Teachers

Karyn Vande Glind, Kindergarten Teacher
I am very excited to teach Kindergarten. I love seeing eager faces in the morning that cannot wait to hear what they will be learning!
Kristy Bergstrom, Grade 1 Teacher
I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside the other staff here at Living Waters Christian Academy. I graduated from Concordia University of Alberta in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and again in 2005 with my Bachelor of Education degre
Shannon McGann, Grade 2 Teacher
I feel so blessed to be able to join the staff of Living Waters Christian Academy. I am a child of God, a wife and mother and a teacher. I have always wanted to be a teacher. I started teaching piano lessons to beginner students when I was fifteen year
Carly Moss, Grade 3 Teacher
I am so excited to be teaching grade 3 at Living Waters this year! I have been teaching in northern Manitoba the past four years; but am originally from northern Ontario. It seems like God has called me into the west, and I am thrilled to be h
Anik Threinen, Grade 4 Teacher
My passion in life is my relationship with God and sharing about the love of God with others. It is a privilege to work at a Christian school where I can be open with my students about...
Lindsay English, Grade 5 Teacher
I am excited to teach grade five at Living Waters. I graduated with my Bachelor of Education degree from the U of A in 2009. Throughout my university years, I volunteered at a number of schools, including Living Waters...
Nicole Askes, Grade 6 Teacher
My name is Nicole Askes, and I am the grade six teacher at Living Waters. I graduated with a Bachelor of Education from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. In the years that I have been teaching, I have been able to teach students from grades K-9. I
Leland Makaroff Grade 7 Teacher
I have discovered that teaching junior and high school students is about the most interesting job in the world, and teaching P.E. and poetry are about the most fun things to teach (just not at the same time). So, I am very glad to be joining...
Lisa Clarke - Grade 8 Teacher
I am very excited to be joining the staff at Living Waters this fall. My life journey has taken me on quite a ride. One thing I am thankful for is that God always directs my steps. I may not always know where He is going to lead me, but lead me He does.
Nik Gauthier, Grade 9 Teacher
Did you know that teachers write their own biographies? Keep that in mind the next time you read something like, “This teacher is driven by his own passionate commitment to the educational process”...
Kevin Dunbar, Jr. High Science & High School Teacher
I have been teaching since 1999, after graduating from the University of Alberta with my Education degree (major in physical sciences). Since September 2002, I have been a part of the teaching staff at Living Waters...
Brian Westra,
My desire to walk closely with God is teaching me a lot about hearing His voice and finding rest in Him. My desire is to serve God and encourage others with the Truth of God's Word; helping them discover who God has created them to be...
Paul Haberstock, Jr. High Math & High School Teacher
I started my educational journey at Concordia College and graduated from the U of A with a Bachelor of Education Degree. My teaching career began in 1990 with stops along the way...
Jan Haberstock, Elementary Spanish Teacher
I am thrilled to be teaching Spanish to the grade four, five and six students using the Accelerative Integrated Methodology (AIM). This method has been extremely successful in French classrooms across Canada.
Jodi Hoogendoorn High School Teacher
I graduated from Trent University and Queen’s University in Ontario, with my Bachelor of Science (majoring in Biology and English) and my Bachelor of Education. I began teaching in 1999, and have had the pleasure of teaching in a variety of settings. I h
Zach Smith, Music Teacher
My Name is Zach Smith, and I am the music teacher here at Living Waters. I graduated in 2011 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Education combined degree. I am very excited to meet all of you,