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Meet Our Staff

Administration

Pastor Norris Belcher
Pastor Norris BelcherPastor, Church of the Open Door
B.A. – Bible, Bob Jones University
M.A. – Bible, Bethany Theological Seminary
PhD – Bible, Bethany Theological Seminary
Honorary PhD – Berean Baptist College
*Pastor, Church of the Open Door for 22 years
*Pastor in West Virginia for 12 years
*Pastor in Illinois for 5 years
*Member of the Executive Board of The Sword of the Lord
*Resides in Westminster, MD with his wife, Karen. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren
Mr. Matthew Reisberg
Mr. Matthew ReisbergAdministrator/Principal
B.A. – History & Coaching, Pensacola Christian College
M.A. – Christian Education Administration, Patriot University, Del Norte, CO
*History Teacher & Coach for 21 years
*School Administrator for 9 years
*Years at CCS: 4 as Administrator; 12 as Teacher
*Resides in Westminster, MD with wife, Felicia, and 4 children
Pastor John Campbell
Pastor John CampbellFinancial Administrator
PhD – Ministry, Open Door Bible College
* Years at COD/CCS: 35 years
* Leads the Sunday School program and the Super Sixties (COD’s senior adult ministry)
* Teaches the Royal Blue Sunday School class

Mrs. Dawn Wooden
Mrs. Dawn WoodenAssistant to the Administrator
B.A. – Psychology, UMBC
M.A. – Education, Notre Dame of Md Univ.
* Teacher for 17 years
* Student Teacher Supervisor for 5 years
* Resides in Finksburg, MD with husband, Chris, and 3 children

Preschool

Mrs. Beth Richardson
Mrs. Beth RichardsonPreschool Teacher K2
BA – English (University of Baltimore)
Years of Experience: 10
Years at CCS: 2
Life Verse: III John 4
Mrs. Kellie Muller
Mrs. Kellie Muller
CCS Alum
Years of Experience: 9
Years at CCS: 5
Mrs. Vicki Myers
Mrs. Vicki MyersPreschool Teacher K3
BS – Education (Mt. St. Mary’s College)
Years of Experience: 9
Years at CCS: 7
Life Verse: Genesis 31:49
Mrs. Danette Hoffman
Mrs. Danette HoffmanPreschool Aide
Years of Experience: 9
Years at CCS: 5
Life Verse: Philippians 1:20-21
Mrs. Susan Crago
Mrs. Susan CragoPreschool Director/Preschool Teacher K4
Years of Experience: 19
Years at CCS: 10
Life Verse: Joshua 23:8
Mrs. Karen Parekh
Mrs. Karen ParekhPreschool Aide
Years of Experience: 5
Years at CCS: 5
Life Verse: Lamentations 3:22-24

Elementary

Mrs. Shauna Bassler
Mrs. Shauna BasslerKindergarten Teacher
BS (University of Tennessee)
MA – Teaching & Learning/Elem. Ed.
Years of Experience: 17
Years at CCS: 7
Life Verse: Philippians 2:13
Mrs. Kelly Hendra
Mrs. Kelly HendraKindergarten Teacher
BS (Bemidji State University)
Years of Experience: 13
Years at CCS: 2
Life Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Mrs. Peggy Goodwin
Mrs. Peggy GoodwinKindergarten Aide
AS – Math Education (Glenville State College)
Years of Experience: 11
Years at CCS: 5
Life Verse: John 3:8
Mrs. Darlene Beard
Mrs. Darlene BeardFirst Grade Teacher
BA – Biblical Education
Years of Experience: 46
Years at CCS: 34
Life Verse: Jeremeiah 33:3
Miss Claire RobinsonFirst Grade Teacher
BS – Humanities (Messiah College)
Years of Experience: 1
Years at CCS: 1
Life Verse: Psalm 27:1
Miss Kara Sachs
Miss Kara SachsSecond Grade Teacher
BS – Elementary Education (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 2
Years at CCS: 2
Life Verse: Psalm 34:8
Mrs. Brenda McLaughlin
Mrs. Brenda McLaughlinThird Grade Teacher
BS (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 30
Years at CCS: 19
Life Verse: Psalm 17:15
Dr. Dawn Eckard
Dr. Dawn EckardFourth Grade Teacher
BA, Masters, PhD – Christian Education
Years of Experience: 40
Years at CCS: 31
Life Verse: Philippians 1:6
Mrs. Julie Szczepanik
Mrs. Julie SzczepanikFifth Grade Teacher
CCS Alum
BS – Elementary Education (Liberty University)
Masters of Education (Baptist Bible)
Years of Experience: 6
Years at CCS: 4
Life Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

Middle School/High School

Mr Jonathan Andrews
Mr Jonathan AndrewsScience Teacher
BA – Bible and Science (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 3
Years at CCS: 3
Life Verse: Jude 22
Mr. Gary Beard
Mr. Gary BeardEnglish Teacher
BA – Biblical Education
Years of Experience: 46
Years at CCS: 34
Life Verse: I Thessalonians 5:18
Mrs. Barb Becker
Mrs. Barb BeckerMath Teacher
BS – Mathematics and Economics (University of Delaware)
Years of Experience: 22
Years at CCS: 3
Life Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6
Mrs. Jennifer Brown
Mrs. Jennifer BrownEnglish Teacher
BS – Health Science (Liberty University)
Years of Experience: 14
Years at CCS: 9
Life Verse: Galatians 2:20
Miss Noemi Castaneda
Miss Noemi CastanedaSpanish Teacher
BA Spanish
Years of Experience: 2
Years at CCS: 2
Life Verse: Psalm 37:4-5
Miss Jennifer CarterMath Teacher
BA – Elementary Education-Endorsement in Middle School Mathematics (Shepherd College)
MA – Teaching & Learning Mathematics (Kaplan University)
Bible Diploma (Faith Bible Institute)
Years of Experience: 13
Years at CCS: 1
Life Verse: Joshua 1:8
Mr. Joshua CollinsBible Teacher
BA – Pastoral Ministries (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 1
Years at CCS: 1
Life Verse: Galatians 2:20
Dr. Harold Fried
Dr. Harold FriedBible Teacher
BS (Lancaster Bible College), MA (San Diego Seminary), PhD (Trinity Theological Seminary)
Years of Experience: 22
Years at CCS: 19
Life Verse: Philippians 4:10
Mr. Dan McLaughlin
Mr. Dan McLaughlinMath/Science Teacher
BS in Math/Science Education (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 32
Years at CCS: 20
Life Verse: Psalm 20:7
Mr. James Skidmore
Mr. James SkidmoreHistory Teacher
CCS Alum
BA in History/English (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 11
Years at CCS: 4
Life Verse: Philippians 4:6
Mr. Nathan Szczepanik
Mr. Nathan SzczepanikBible/History Teacher
CCS Alum
BS in Bible and History (BJU), Masters in Cultural Ministries (BJU)
Years of Experience: 5
Years at CCS: 3
Life Verse: Philippians 1:21
Mr. Yonnathan VarelaScience Teacher
BA – Secondary Ed./Science & PE (Pensacola Christian College)
Years of Experience: 1
Years at CCS: 1
Life Verse: Romans 8:38-39
Mr. David Wright
Mr. David WrightIT Manager/Computer Teacher
BA in Bible (West Coast Baptist College)
Years of Experience: 3
Years at CCS: 3
Life Verse: II Corinthians 5:7
Mrs. Leeanne Zablosky
Mrs. Leeanne ZabloskyMath Teacher
BS in Business Management (State University of NY at Binghampton), MS in Education (Pace University)
Years of Experience: 21
Years at CCS: 5
Life Verse: Romans 5:8

Support Staff

Mrs. Karen Albaugh
Mrs. Karen AlbaughHome Economics, Yearbook, Art
Frederick Community College/Liberty
Years of Experience: 28
Years at CCS: 28
Life Verses: Proverbs 3:5-6 and I John 5:13