Faculty and Staff

School Leadership

Nate Kallies

Principal, Domestic Admissions, Instructor, Coach

62% of SCLA faculty hold master's level or doctorate degrees in education, and all are highly qualified in their fields of study. Students are challenged academically and consistently by the faculty and staff who care deeply about their personal and spiritual well being.

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Faculty and Staff Directory

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Lisa Anderson

Kitchen Staff

Rachel Barkow


Anna Biedenbender

Domestic Admissions Counselor

Lucas Boehm

Instructor, Fine Arts Instructor Chair, Coach

Phil Bunkowske

Activities Director

Grey Davis

Dormitory Director, Instructor

Tony Drkula

Social Studies Chair, Instructor

John Dvorak

Director of Mission Advancement

Austin Eisenmann

Instructor, MS Activities Director

Kayla Eisenmann


Jonathan Enter


Bradley Essig

Middle School Director

John Fenske

Band Director

Jim Fox

Maintenance, Daily Operations Manager

Steve Frenz


Adam Frey

Instructor, Dean of Student Life, Physical Education Department Chair, Instructor

Rachel Grev

Activities Administrative Assistant, Instructor, Coach, Business and Life Skills Department Chair

Sandi Grotewold

Instructor, Substitute Teacher

Rebecca Hillstrom


Jonathan Huebner

Instructor, Coach

Rev. David Huebner

Guidance Director, Instructor, Coach

Naomi Johnston


Jim Julian


Tamara Julian

Dormitory Student Advisor

Kelsey Kahlhamer

Kitchen Staff

Mark Kaiser

Instructor, Coach

Nate Kallies

Principal, Domestic Admissions, Instructor, Coach

Lorna Kapanke

Learning Resource Center Coordinator, Instructor

Drew Kock

Instructor, Guidance Counselor, Head Boys Basketball Coach

Lori Kowitz

Operations Manager

Jamee Kroll

Lead Dorm Supervisor, Instructor

Jonah Kroll

Lead Dorm Supervisor

Kristin Lehmann

Chinese Student Admissions Counselor, Instructor, Tennis Club Head Coach

Kristina Lewerenz

Communications Director, Marketing Assistant

Caleb Little

Dorm Supervisor, Instructor

Oliva Luna

Kitchen Staff

Ryan Maertz


Chris Maki

Instructor, Boys Soccer Head Coach, Stream Team Coordinator

Rebecca Maki

Instructor, Coach

April Marquardt

Accompanist, Instructor

Mike Marquardt

Choral Director, Instructor

David Mielke


Curt Montgomery


Cory Olson

Instructor, Coach

Ellen Pieper


Ryan Plath


Abby Plocher

Instructor, Cross Country Head Coach

Gabe Plocher


Dr. Ryan Rathje

Academic Dean, Instructor

Maria Reese

Dorm Supervisor, Instructor

Curt Richter

Director of Building and Grounds

Sara Rieke

Instructor, Dorm Supervisor

Kaitlin Rupprecht

Manager of Alumni Relations

Sarah Sauer


Brittney Sawyer

Lead Chef, Food Services Coordinator

Brent Schacht


Hannah Schmiege

Director, International Admissions & Programs

Calla Schoch


Garrett Schoch


Karen Scislow


Brian Shult

Executive Director

Rev. Dustin Sievert

Director of Ministry Recruitment, Instructor

Tammy Sloane-Kloss

Study Hall Supervisor, Attendance Secretary

Leanne Stob

Science Department Chair, Instructor

Lisa Streckert

Administrative Assistant

Amanda Tess

Admissions Coordinator, International Registrar, Guidance Office Assistant

David Tess

Instructor, Information Specialist, Robotics Coach

Chris Tollefson

Executive Assistant, Office Manager

Rachael Wallace


Amanda Weddle


Tim Weddle

Instructor, Dorm Supervisor

Paul Weihing


Glenn Will

Business Manager

Christine Wolfrath

International Admissions Assistant

Allen Wright


As a Christian school, SCLA takes great care in providing a Christ-centered, Bible-based education in a supportive community where students can grow spiritually, intellectually, and physically. 

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St. Croix Lutheran Academy is the global leader in Christian education, welcoming students in grades 6-12 from all backgrounds since 1958.


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