Mrs. Vicki Brinks

Professional Biography I graduated from Central Michigan University in December of 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education.  I have an English major with a minor in physical education.  After graduating I did some substitute teaching, but then I got a job at First Michigan Bank as a teller.  I worked at FMB…

Mrs. Julie Anderson

Professional Biography I became a licensed Cosmetologist after graduating from Empire Beauty school in 2010. After doing hair in two different salons for several years I took a few years off and stayed home with my kids while they were young. God led me into the Children’s Ministry at our Church where I started as…

Mrs. Jennifer Rysdam

Professional Biography: From the moment I stepped into school for the first time, I knew I wanted to be a teacher. After many hours of teaching pretend students, my dream became a reality and I received my elementary education degree from Calvin College in 2003. I earned my Master’s Degree in Reading from Grand Valley…

Mrs. Brenda VanderPloeg

Professional Biography I graduated from Calvin University and received my Master’s degree from Grand Valley State University. I was a teacher at Zeeland Christian School and a substitute teacher at Hudsonville Christian School and Unity Christian High School. I am excited to be part of the Educational Support Services team. Personal Biography God has blessed…

Ms. EmmaJo Wedeven

Professional Biography I graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Bible. I student taught in 1st grade at Borculo Christian School where I was a long-term sub after completing my student teaching. I am so thankful to be at Hudsonville Christian where the light of Christ…

Mrs. Courtney Kloosterhouse

Professional Biography I attended Byron Center Public Schools. After graduating high school, I attended Grand Valley State University where I received an Elementary Education degree as well as a Special Education degree. I am three classes away from my Masters in English as a Second Language. I taught in Kentwood Public Schools for five years before…

Mrs. Paige Kloosterhouse

Professional Biography I graduated from Hope College in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education (K-5) and Special Education: Learning Disabilities (K-12). I am currently working on my masters degree in special education. After graduating, I worked as a paraprofessional in Zeeland Public Schools for one school year. I then accepted a full-time special…

Mrs. Carmen VanDyke

Professional Biography I received my B.A. in education from Calvin University in 1990 and worked for Grand Rapids Public Schools for 3 years.  I then decided to stay home full-time, as I had become a mother.  My husband, Steve, and I eventually had 4 boys: Jared, Tony, Tim and Zach.  When Zach was going not…

Mrs. Jamie Kamp

Professional I attended Calvin College to study social work and graduated with my BSW in 2015. My first job was a foster care case manager with Catholic Charities West Michigan and after that I worked in housing services at The Salvation Army Kent County Social Services. During that time I returned to school for my…

Ms. Harlie Hubers

Professional Biography I graduated from Calvin University in May of 2021 where I earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with an Integrated Science major. During my time at Calvin, I did my student teaching in a fourth grade classroom at HCS in the spring of 2021 and loved it so much that I…