Meet Our Staff

Administration

Dr. Marsha Boyd-Mitchell

B.Sc., M.Ed., Ed.D.

Principal

Has been teaching since 1998 and has served as Principal of Sussex Christian School since 2001. Marsha has a B.Sc. in Christian School Education from Kingswood University, a M.Sc in Education from Cairn University and an Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Liberty University. Dr. Boyd Mitchell’s doctoral research focus was spiritual formation of adolescents who attend a Christian High School. She also serves as the Executive Director of Christian Action Federation of NB.


CONNIE MOSS

B.Ed., M.Ed.

VP-Administration &
High School Math

Has been teaching since 1985 and has served SCS in various capacities since 1987. She currently serves as Vice-Principal Administration and teaches in the High School Math department. She earned her B.Ed. from the University of New Brunswick and completed her Master’s Degree from Cairn University with research emphasis in 21st Century math methods.


Mrs. Pamela Alward

B.Sc., M.Ed.

Head Teacher &
Co-homeroom Grades 7-8

Began teaching in 1985 and currently serves as SCS Head Teacher. She is also a mentor and a coach to new and existing staff. Pam holds two Master’s Degrees in education one from Pensacola Christian College (Elementary Education) and the other from University of New Brunswick (Educational Foundations). She has been teaching at SCS since 2002. Mrs. Alward is also the program director for Christian School Education at Kingswood University.


Staff

MR. Jonathan Aliprandi

B.R.Ed.

High School

Mr. Aliprandi started his education in the field of engineering and has always been passionate about Mathematics. He will be teaching in our High School department. He has earned a Bachelor of Religious Education from New Brunswick Bible Institute and Covington Theological Seminary. He also has training in trade-related fields, training in computer programming, music, basketball, and experience working with youth.


Miss Jennifer Carruthers

B.A., TESOL

High School

Teaches High School Social Studies and Middle/High School ESL. Miss Carruthers is a homeroom teacher for Grade 10. She has a depth of experience working in different cultures. Miss Carruthers is a graduate of Kingswood University and is working on a Master’s degree in Education from Cairn University.


Mrs. SHERRY COWPER

B.S.(CSE)

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL

Co-homeroom for grades 7-8 and teaches high school Math and Studio Arts. She has over 25 years teaching experience at SCS. She is a graduate of Kingswood University’s Christian School EducationProgram as well as a graduate student at Cairn University.


MR. ANDREW DOREY 

REGISTERED BEHAVIOUR TECHNICIAN

WINGS DIRECTOR

Mr. Dorey directs the Working with Individuals Needing Guidance for Success (WINGS) program, in addition to serving as the elementary chaplain and teaching elementary music. Mr. Dorey is a Board-Certified Behaviour Technician and continues to pursue further professional development through the University of New Brunswick. In addition to his role at SCS, Mr. Dorey is the children’s pastor at Encounter Church and the proprietor of Dorey Behavioural Services.


MRS. TANYA Fritz-Dorey

ECE, ABA LEVEL 2


ELEMENTARY & 
WINGS CO-DIRECTOR

Mrs. Fritz Dorey teaches elementary and middle school physical education and elementary music. Additionally, she co-directs the Working with Individuals Needing Guidance for Success (WINGS) program. Mrs. Fritz Dorey has extensive experience working with students who have exceptionalities and works one-on-one with those requiring individualized instruction. Mrs. Fritz Dorey has a diploma in Early Childhood Development and has received her Level 2 ABA from Special Learning, Inc.


Mrs. Nora-Lynn Jones

B.A.(English & History),
B.Ed.(Special Education), M.A.(Speech/Language Pathology)

HIGH SCHOOL & ESL

Mrs. Jones served as elementary school Vice Principal and teacher for 12 years, returning this year after an eight year hiatus. Mrs. Jones holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major (English & Psychology) and minor in history from Acadia University. Also a Bachelor of Education with a major in Special Education (Remedial Reading) and a Masters in Communication Disorders (Speech/Language Pathology) from University of Maine. Mrs. Jones is known for her great stories and enthusiasm for student success.


Mrs. Anne Graham

B.A.(Psychology),
M.A.(Applied Psychology), L.P.

School Psychologist

Works in a part time role at SCS to provide private office hours, classroom time with students and consultation to administration. Over the past twenty years Anne has worked with children, adolescents, and their families in various capacities. Anne has a BA in Psychology, MA in Applied Psychology and is licensed with the college of applied psychologists of NB.


Mrs. Brenda Landry 

B.A.(CSE)

Kindergarten/Elementary School

Mrs. Landry is our Kindergarten to Grade 1 teacher. She leads her classroom with great zeal and desires every student feel valued. Mrs. Landry is a graduate of Kingswood University and taught for 9 years at Halifax Christian Academy before coming to SCS.


Mrs. Vicky Lee 



International Director

Director of ESL program and assists our foreign students in ESL. She also heads up our ESL Maritime Adventure Camps. Mrs. Lee also provides support to our International students throughout the school year.


Miss Lauren Lee 

B.A.(CSE), M.Ed., Ed.D.(Student)

Elementary School

T​eaches Grade 6. Miss Lee is an alumna of Sussex Christian School. She has earned her B.A. in Christian School Education from Kingswood University and her M.Ed. from Cairn University with a research emphasis in Autism Inclusion. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree from Liberty University. Miss Lee brings creativity and enthusiasm to the upper elementary classroom. She provides support to the SCS office/administration as well as a Google Classroom coach to her peers.


Mrs. Sherry McCallum 

B.A.(CSE), M.Ed.

Elementary School

Teaches Grades 4-5. Mrs. McCallum is a graduate of Kingswood University and has finished her Master’s from Cairn University. Mrs. McCallum’s master’s research emphasis was in implementing Reader’s Theater into the elementary classroom. She is a creative, hardworking teacher who meets her students each year with enthusiasm and a new class theme.


Mrs. Tina McDonald 

B.Th., M.Ed.

high school/Athletic Director

Mrs. Tina McDonald is one of our grade 10 homeroom teachers; she is also our Athletic Director, Spirit Club coordinator and teaches/facilitates electives for High School students. Mrs. McDonald is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute and Covington Theological Seminary. She also has a Masters of Science in Education from Cairn University. Mrs. McDonald’s Master’s research emphasis was reading comprehension and LD students.


MISS NAOMi MEED 

B.Th., B.S.

Middle/High School

Miss Meed is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute where she earned a Bachelor of Theology. She has also earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of New Brunswick. Where she majored in biology with a concentration in biodiversity and a minor in earth science, Miss Meed, will bring a finely tuned biblical worldview to her Middle and High School Science classes.


Dr. Jeff McInnis 

B.A., M.(Litt.), PhD.

High School

Teaches a variety of courses in the humanities and ESL. He is also the Grade 9 homeroom teacher. Dr. McInnis is an English Literature specialist who has earned a doctorate in English Literature from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland with a research emphasis in C.S. Lewis and George MacDonald. He is a tremendous asset in areas of ESL, History, and English.


Mrs. Eleanor McVicar 

B.S.(CSE)

Elementary School

Teaches Grades 2-3. Mrs. McVicar comes with a career of supply teaching and children’s ministry in the life of the church. She serves as “first lady” at Havelock Wesleyan Church alongside husband Glenn. Mrs. McVicar is a graduate of Kingswood University where she earned her B.S. in Christian School Education.


Miss. Jennifer Morris 

B.A. Diploma of Performing Arts

HIGH School

Miss Jennifer Morris comes to SCS with a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Allison University, as well as a Diploma in Performing Arts from Randolph College for the Performing Arts. She teaches high school Music and Dramatic Arts, as well as directs the spring performance. She has had countless years of experience acting and singing on stage, as well as leading worship at her local church. She is so happy to be a part of a school that incorporates the love and life of Jesus into its curriculum!


Mme. Heidi Peddle 

B.A.

FRENCH K-12

Teaches French for Grades K-12. Mme. Peddle has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from St. Thomas University and is completely bilingual. She has 16 years of previous experience in Early Years Education in Sussex. MME. Peddle continues to update her education, currently with CSE courses at Kingswood University.


Mrs. Kathye Wilson 

B.S.(CSE), M.Ed., Ed.D.(Student)

High School

Teaches High School English, Math and is the teacher advisor for humanities- focused students. Mrs. Wilson is also the Duke of Edinburgh staff representative. She is a graduate of Kingswood University and has completed a Master’s of Education from Cairn University with a research emphasis in the Socratic Method. Mrs. Wilson is currently working on her doctorate from Liberty University.


Rev. Mark Worth 

B.A. , M.Ed.

Middle School/ High School Chaplin

Teaches Bible and is the Middle/High School Chaplain. Mr. Worth is a graduate of Kingswood University and has completed a Master’s of Education degree from Cairn University with a research emphasis on spiritual formation in the classroom. Mr. Worth is also lead pastor at Penobsquis Baptist Church.


Little Lights Staff

MRS. NAOMI MACKAY  

B.A.

DIRECTOR

Is our Director of Early Childhood Education and runs our Little Lights Early Learning Centre. Mrs. MacKay has a Diploma of Biblical and Theological Studies from NBBI as well as a B.A. in Christian School Education from Kingswood University. She has been involved with education for the past 10 years teaching at Christian Schools in both Portugal and Nova Scotia. Little Lights Preschool was directed and operated in Sussex by Mrs. MacKay for the past 8 years. The SCS newly renamed preschool, Sussex Christian School Little Lights Early Learning Center, brings Miss Naomi and her experience in preschool education to SCS.

MRS. DEBRA GRAY  

E.C.E.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Mrs. Gray is a graduate of NBCC where she received her diploma in Early Childhood Education. She works as the assistant director of SCS Little Lights Early Learning Center.

MRS. michelle Mowry  

Dip.Th.

DIRECTOR

Mrs. Mowry’s education background includes LPN training and a Diploma of Biblical & Theological Studies from New Brunswick Bible Institute. She has been active as a volunteer teacher for children in church and camp settings since her teens. She joined the staff of Little Lights Preschool in 2014 as an Educator and Assistant. Since then she has taken two online courses related to Early Childhood Education.

MRS. Rachel Stevens  

 


MisS. sydney lee  

MR. Aaron McVicar  

B.A.


Mr. McVicar is a Graduate of NBCC where he received his certificate in Human Services. In addition Aaron graduated from Kingswood University where he graduated with a B.A. in ministry with a double minor in Christian Counselling and Children’s Ministry. He is also the assistant pastor at Center Point Wesleyan Church. When he is not working he can be found cheering on his two favourite teams the Cleveland Browns and the Montreal Canadiens.

Support Staff

mrs. Lydia Brillinger 

B.R.E.

ED TECH

Mrs. Brillinger interned at SCS for the 2019-20 school year working primarily with the elementary department. She currently works as an EdTech and assists in all things technology related. She is also the social media coordinator. Mrs. Brillinger earned her Bachelor’s of Religious Education from New Brunswick Bible Institute and Covington Theological Seminary.


Mrs. Lora Carter 


ADJUNT FACULTY

High School Educational Assistant and Culinary Teacher. After several years of home-schooling, Mrs. Carter and her husband, Jason, chose to enroll their three daughters in Sussex Christian School. Lora has her own home-based baking business, and as such, has her food-handling certification. Her skills in the kitchen have made her a valuable asset to the school. Mrs. Carter also serves as an educational assistant in the high school department.

Mr. John Carroll 

D.Min.

Adjunct Faculty

Pastor Carroll studied at Acadia University and Acadia Divinity School from 1975-1981 (B.A. B.Th, M.Div.). He was in full time church ministry from 1981-2005. In 2005 he earned D. Min. in preaching from Gordon Conwell. We are pleased to have Dr. Carroll teaching a bible based worldview course to our oldest high school students.


Mrs. Vicki Graham 



Office Personnel

Lead Office Administrator
Mrs. Graham has worked in our office since 2001 and faithfully continues to anchor the SCS office as it has expanded over the years. Known around the school as “Mama Vick” she is the unofficial SCS matriarch. These days she also enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren.

MR. MATTHEW HANSON 



SCHOOL SUPPORT

Matthew Hanson is a former marketing student from NBCC and current marketing director for the #ClimbHigher campaign. Captivated by imagination, Matthew cannot help but get excited about creating things for people. Whether it is strategy, graphics or videos, Matt gets excited to see a vision through to completion. He's excited to work on future campaigns for CAFNB.

Mrs. Denise Kingsley 



Office Personnel

Mrs. Kingsley was an insurance broker in Ontario for 10 years before moving to New Brunswick 4 years ago. She has always been involved with teaching children in Sunday School and has a desire to see young people grow in Christ. She brings tremendous administrative skills to the SCS office on a part time basis.

MrS. LISA MACCALLUM 

B.A.

WINGS

Lisa is a graduate of Kingswood University and holds a B.A. in Christian Education. She has been working in the WINGS Program since 2018 providing one on one assistance to a variety of students. Mrs. MacCallum also contributes to the middle school drama by co-writing and co-directing the fall plays.

Mr. Preston Mowry 

Dip. Th.

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Teaches Computer Technology to Grade 9 and Computer Science to Grade 11. Mr. Mowry is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute . He is a former youth Pastor (Sheffield Baptist, Halifax NS) and currently serves as a Senior Pastor at the Hatfield Point and Belleisle Creek Baptist Churches.

MisS. BETHANY RICKETSON 

B. Th.

wings

Bethany Ricketson works in the WINGS program as an Educational Mentor. She attended Faith Bible College International in Charleston, Maine to obtain a Bachelor of Theological Studies with a minor in Christian Education. She wants to help children learn and grow in their God given potential at Sussex Christian School.

Mrs. Pat Taylor 



Office Personnel

Administration assistant. Mrs. Taylor and her husband have been career missionaries, having spent twelve years in Haiti and four in Africa (Rwanda and Swaziland). Previously, Pat was the secretary for SCS and Sussex Wesleyan Church for seven years before going to Africa. She now offers her time to the school once a week to assist the Administration of the school in whatever capacity needed.


Mrs. Kharissma Williamson 



WINGS/LUNCH COORDINATOR

Mrs. Williamson is originally from British Columbia but has lived in Sussex since 2005. She has been with SCS in various volunteer and supporting staff roles over the past 5 years. Mrs. Williamson works with the WINGS department, lunch delivery program, and COVID-19 sanitation protocols. Currently, she is working on a general studies Bachelor's degree from Athabasca University, with a focus on education.

Mrs. Jody Brown-Wilson  

B.A.

HIGH SCHOOL

Mrs. Brown-Wilson acquired a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies in 2001 from Crandall University. Mrs. Brown-Wilson has been working at SCS since 2018 providing support to students and teachers as needed. She is currently taking a photography course through the New York Institute of Photography.