Specials Faculty

Ruthy Brookman
Elementary Music, Piano teacher, Accompanist

B.S. (Bible), Bachelor of Church Music, Philadelphia College of Bible (Cairn)

Favorite Scripture Verse: In everything give thanks for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus! 1 Thessalonians 5:18

LeeAnna Colonnello
5-12 Band Director, Middle School Bible Teacher

B.A Biblical Theology and a minor in Christian Education, Zion/Northpoint

Favorite Scripture Verse: But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. ‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭12:9

Joshua Decker
Physical Education Teacher

B.S. (Health and Physical Education), Cairn University

Favorite Scripture Verse: So they went on their way from the presence of the Council, rejoicing that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.  Acts 5:41

Carlos Eduardo da Costa
Middle & High School Choir Director

B.A. (Architecture and Urban Planning), Universidade Federal Fluminense – Brazil

Favorite Scripture Verse: Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:  According as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.  Ephesians 1:3-4

Debbie Hubler
K-12 Media Specialist, Elementary and Middle School Technology Teacher

M.L.I.S., Rutgers University; M.Ed. (Educational Media), Temple University; B.A. (Elementary Education), Eastern University

Favorite Scripture Verse: Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16

Christine Jensen
Debate Coach

B.A. Religion & Jewish Studies,(Rutgers University)

Favorite Scripture Verse: No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:37 

Elizabeth Simmons
Elementary Instrumental Music

M.A. (Urban Studies), Long Island University, B.A. (Urban Studies), Hunter College, New York, Carnegie-Hall (Weill Music Institute), Music Education, Rutgers-Mason Gross School of the Arts

Favorite Scripture Verse: I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5

Betty Toussaint
Elementary and Middle School Art Teacher

B.A. (Art), The City College of New York

Favorite Scripture Verse: I can do all things through Christ who strengths me. Philippians 4:13

Terry Walker
Middle School Science, Journalism, 8th Grade Computer Teacher, Middle School Girls Volleyball, Girls Basketball Assistant,Track and Field Coach

B.S. (Health and Physical Education), East Stroudsburg University

Favorite Scripture Verse: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is thy keeper: the Lord is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. The Lord shall preserve thy going and thy coming in from this time forth, and even for evermore. Psalm 121:1-8