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Brenda Goodnough has been teaching in Christian Schools since 1985. Her passion is teaching children in creative ways so they become enthusiastic about their learning journey in the classroom. She also enjoys bringing school teams to a high level of competition, reflecting Christ-like conduct on and off the court.
Leanna started as our Administrative Assistant in 2018, though she has been part of the TCS Community since she started SK with Mrs. Pearson in 2000. She also attended Unity Christian High School & Redeemer University College and has a strong passion for Christian education. She is thrilled to be part of the team here at TCS! Leanna loves music and playing volleyball. She loves getting to interact with the students on a day-to-day basis and keeping things running smoothly in the office.
Jody Vanderboon has taught in Christian schools in Ontario and B.C. since 2000. She enjoys unpacking the wonder of God's creation with her young students.
Tina Covert has been a Resource Teacher at Timothy Christian School since 2010. Tina has also had the privilege to co-teach in different classrooms as well as bring leadership to the Special Education/Resource program. Tina has been actively involved in teaching for 25 years in a variety of school settings including IB schools, ACSI, Public and OACS schools. Tina finds great fulfillment in her role as the Resource teacher where she is able to coach and support students, parents and teachers in what can be for some, a challenging educational journey!
Bethany joined TCS as the school secretary and loved getting to know the families and friends who invest in the community at Timothy. In 2018, she transitioned over to grade 7 and is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the teaching staff at TCS! Bethany is passionate about empowering future change-makers and culture-shifters as they bear the image of Christ in their lives.
Wilma has been teaching at TCS since 1988-1989. She has had the privilege to teach every grade except Grade 1. Since 2001, Wilma has enjoyed working with JK and SK students. She loves to inspire young minds to love God and become independent learners. In her spare time, she loves to spend time sewing and creating beautiful window treatments.
Stephanie has been a personal support worker at TCS since September 2013. In the classroom, Stephanie likes to implement Christian aspects into every subject area. She believes it is a true joy to watch children grow in the Lord. When she is not reading to her students, she enjoys scrapbooking, reading and baking.
Michelle has been involved in Marketing and Graphic Design since 1991. She transitioned into Administrative roles within Christian Schools in 2012, beginning in Oakville and now Barrie. She joined the TCS Staff in 2014 and has enjoyed bringing her marketing and development skills to this new team. Michelle is constantly amazed with the warmth & community spirit here at this school and strives to reach out into the community and bring a broader awareness for TCS.
Caroline as been teaching full-time and currently part-time in Christian schools in both Ontario and British Columbia since 1987. She presently teaching Grade 3 at TCS where Caroline strives to instill an amazement and curiosity about God's creation through the various socials and science units she teaches.
Sheri has been a financial administrator for Christian schools since 2009. It's a role she feels privileged to hold because it supports two parts of God's expressed heart - to raise and admonish children in the Lord, and go into all the world with his message of reconciliation. Diligence and grace are hallmarks of her work. When she's not serving at TCS Barrie, Sheri is busy with her husband, two girls and two dogs in Bradford.
Rod has a passion for exciting Christian education! He is fascinated when education causes students to ‘stand in awe’ of our Father’s world! Rod has a heart for people and appreciates working in a community with a common purpose of “inspiring children to be alive in Christ”. He truly enjoys being part of the leadership team at TCS and has fun in the journey.
Andrew Wilcox's career began in 2010 while teaching at an international School in the Philippines. Two years later, he joined the staff here at TCS and has been the grade 8 teacher ever since. Andrew has an affinity for sports, the outdoors and lame, Dad jokes. He can usually be found in the gym, coaching and pushing students to grow in their attitude, confidence, and skills. Andrew loves to challenge students to be creative thinkers who are resilient in failure and take ownership for their learning. He has a passion for empowering students to become Christian leaders who boldly stand out as authentic "images of the invisible".
Cyndy has been teaching since 1995, but has been with Timothy Christian School since 2008. She believes in a solid and foundational focus on skills, but loves to incorporate hands-on learning inside and outside the classroom. Being an English major, Cyndy loves to encourage good literature and avid reading in her classroom.
Tamara has been teaching since 2002 and has been blessed to teach many grades from Kindergarten to Grade 8. She feels that her role as a teacher is to be a coach to young minds; to build their confidence as we build skills together. It is a journey of learning that she is privileged to share with each class of students that God places in her care.
Kelly Ann has been enjoying her dream job of teaching since 1993. She has been a part of the TCS Staff since 2000 and brings laughter and life into each day! Kelly Ann’s greatest joys include learning and laughing along with her students, as well as encouraging them to grow deep roots in the Lord.
Daniel began teaching Gr.6 at TCS in 2015! Prior to teaching here, Daniel was able to spend time overseas doing some volunteer teaching in northern India. He has a desire and passion to see his students catch a glimpse of ‘the great Hope we have in Christ’ in a refreshing and authentic way. He prays that it will cause them to truly embrace Christ as their Saviour and Lord as they learn to live in community together.
Cindy has taught in a Christian school setting for almost 15 years in a regular classroom, with grades 4 through 8 and is now enjoying her time in the core French classroom. She has worn the hat of school administrator, having bridged the gap as an interim principal in 2011-2012 as well as an occasional teacher. Cindy loves to employ a variety of strategies and resources as she teaches second-language skills and encourages students to see language in general as a wonderful gift from our God.
Angie has been teaching part-time since 2001, and at TCS since 2017. She has the unique privilege of working with all classes from JK to grade 8. With a heart for discipleship, Angie loves to help students understand and apply God's Word whether in the classroom, on the playground, or on the basketball court.
This is Joy’s first year being an EA at Timothy Christian School. Before joining the TCS staff, Joy had the opportunity to volunteer teach Christian Education in the northern parts of the Philippines. She has also volunteered in resource at a variety of public schools in Barrie. Joy’s most excited to show God’s love in action to the students she works with and watch as it motivates them to do the same.
Yvonne has been teaching band classes for over 30 years and has a deep love and talent to play every instrument (as she has been known to demonstrate to her students). As a professional flautist, Yvonne approaches her students with a flare and a love for teaching young people how to make a joyful noise. In her spare time, she can be found at the golf course or riding her motorcycle around Simcoe...often in her super cute shoes!
Tamara team-teaches a Grade 3 class of wonderful and curious students. She has taught at TCS for many years now and has come to appreciate each new season and the possibilities that arise from new beginnings! She enjoys being able to share her faith with God's children as they learn Bible lessons and see how God is faithful through the ages. Tamara loves to explore literature with her students and learn about life through books! She believes it is such a blessing to be able to celebrate God's gift of language with her class.
Brijette studied at York University for her teaching degree, taking the concurrent Education program. She has been teaching since 2004, completing 4 years of teaching in the primary grades with King Christian School and worked as a supply teacher for the Simcoe County District School Board. Currently, she is teaching a grade 5 class at TCS. Brijette enjoys being busy with her family of two boys and husband, often doing some type of sport. When I'm not teaching I love to swim, bike and run. My latest accomplishment is finishing a 70.3 mile half- ironman race and I hope to do another one this summer.