Staff & Faculty

The staff and teachers of Living Waters are all disciples of Christ committed to their own spiritual  growth so that they can model Christ’s love in action.  All teachers are certified to teach in  Alberta. Teachers attend professional development workshops including those for Christian educators.  We utilize the services of Special Education personnel and chartered psychologists. 

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Keith Penner, Principal
My vision for Christian Education started many years ago when I was studying at Trinity Western University . It was there I first encountered the idea that every area of applied & academic knowledge could and should be rooted in the revelation of God...
Savaya Hofsink, Community Resource and Enrolment Director
I feel honoured to be part of the Living Waters staff and excited to be working as Community Resource Director. I am eager to be used by God to serve Living Waters students, parents and staff. The Lord blessed me with an opportunity to...
Regina Hiebert, Office Manager
For the past two years our children have had the privilege of attending Living Waters Christian Academy. We as a family have been blessed by a staff who strives to provide their students with a Christ-centered, Bible-based education...
Karyn Vande Glind, Kindergarten Teacher
I am very excited to teach Kindergarten. I love seeing eager faces in the morning that cannot wait to hear what they will be learning!
Kristy Bergstrom, Grade 1 Teacher
I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside the other staff here at Living Waters Christian Academy. I graduated from Concordia University of Alberta in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and again in 2005 with my Bachelor of Education degre
Shannon McGann, Grade 2 Teacher
I feel so blessed to be able to join the staff of Living Waters Christian Academy. I am a child of God, a wife and mother and a teacher. I have always wanted to be a teacher. I started teaching piano lessons to beginner students when I was fifteen year
Carly Moss, Grade 3 Teacher
I am so excited to be teaching grade 3 at Living Waters this year! I have been teaching in northern Manitoba the past four years; but am originally from northern Ontario. It seems like God has called me into the west, and I am thrilled to be h
Anik Threinen, Grade 4 Teacher
My passion in life is my relationship with God and sharing about the love of God with others. It is a privilege to work at a Christian school where I can be open with my students about...
Lindsay English, Grade 5 Teacher
I am excited to teach grade five at Living Waters. I graduated with my Bachelor of Education degree from the U of A in 2009. Throughout my university years, I volunteered at a number of schools, including Living Waters...
Nicole Askes, Grade 6 Teacher
I am very excited to teach grade six at Living Waters. This will be my fith year teaching and my third year teaching Grade 6. I graduated in 2006 with a BA in Education from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa...
Leland Makaroff Grade 7 Teacher
I have discovered that teaching junior and high school students is about the most interesting job in the world, and teaching P.E. and poetry are about the most fun things to teach (just not at the same time). So, I am very glad to be joining...
Lisa Clarke - Grade 8 Teacher
I am very excited to be joining the staff at Living Waters this fall. My life journey has taken me on quite a ride. One thing I am thankful for is that God always directs my steps. I may not always know where He is going to lead me, but lead me He does.
Nik Gauthier, Grade 9 Teacher
Did you know that teachers write their own biographies? Keep that in mind the next time you read something like, “This teacher is driven by his own passionate commitment to the educational process”...
Jodi Hoogendoorn High School Teacher
I graduated from Trent University and Queen’s University in Ontario, with my Bachelor of Science (majoring in Biology and English) and my Bachelor of Education. I began teaching in 1999, and have had the pleasure of teaching in a variety of settings. I h
Paul Haberstock, Jr. High Math & High School Teacher
I started my educational journey at Concordia College and graduated from the U of A with a Bachelor of Education Degree. My teaching career began in 1990 with stops along the way...
Brian Westra,
My desire to walk closely with God is teaching me a lot about hearing His voice and finding rest in Him. My desire is to serve God and encourage others with the Truth of God's Word; helping them discover who God has created them to be...
Kevin Dunbar, Jr. High Science & High School Teacher
I have been teaching since 1999, after graduating from the University of Alberta with my Education degree (major in physical sciences). Since September 2002, I have been a part of the teaching staff at Living Waters...
Amber Harbridge
Amber Harbridge, Elementary Teacher aharbridge@lwca.ab.ca
Jan Haberstock, Elementary Spanish Teacher
I am thrilled to be teaching Spanish to the grade four, five and six students using the Accelerative Integrated Methodology (AIM). This method has been extremely successful in French classrooms across Canada.
Zach Smith, Music Teacher
My Name is Zach Smith, and I am the music teacher here at Living Waters. I graduated in 2011 from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Music / Bachelor of Education combined degree. I am very excited to meet all of you,
Ellen Whatley, Book Keeper
Our family joined the LWCA community in 2013, having just moved to Alberta, and have already been greatly blessed by this school and its wonderful staff. I now have the privilege of experiencing this God- filled environment from within in the role of...
Mary Meckley, Librarian
I am so honoured and thrilled to be joining LWCA as Librarian. My husband and I have two children attending and from day one we have felt the sense of community and servanthood. I’m so excited to extend that same attitude to the students as they use the l
Dyane Henderson-Gordon, Data Manager
I am so blessed to have the opportunity to learn and grow here at Living Waters and I am greatly looking forward to this next year! I was very excited to join the Living Waters team in 2010 as the manager for Data and Submissions. I enjoy the differe
Janet Goller, Educational Assistant
Janet Goller, Educational Assistant
Liezel Klassen Educational Assistant
Liezel Klassen, Educational Assistant
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