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 Master’s in Educational Leadership from Cairn University and an Educational Doctorate from Liberty University. 

Connie Moss 
B.Ed., M.Ed.

VP-Administration & High School Math

Has been teaching since 1985 and currently teaches in the High School Math department. She is a graduate of theUniversity 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 (Christian Education) and the other from University of New Brunswick (Curriculum). She has been teaching at SCS since 2002. 

Staff

Miss Jennifer Carruthers
B.A., TESOL

High School

Teaches High School Social Studies and MIddle/High School ESL. Miss Carruthers is the homeroom teacher for Grade 9. 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.

Mr. Steve Cowper
B.Sc., M.Ed.

High School

Teaches High School Math and Sciences.  Mr. Cowper is the  Support Teacher for our online reports and curriculum, as well as the homeroom for Grade 11. He will be the teacher advisor for the Science and Math focused students. Mr. Cowper is a graduate of the University of New Brunswick. He has recently completed his Master’s of Teaching degree at Liberty University.

Mrs. Sherry Cowper
B.S. (CSE)


Elementary/Middle/High School


Teaches Grade 4 Math and Language. She  co-homerooms Grades 7-8, and teaches High School Studio Art. 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

 Andrew co-directs the WINGS Program (Working with Individuals Needing Guidance for Success). He has extensive experience in working with youth with exceptionalities. Mr.  Dorey works individually with a select group of students, as well as provides direction for elementary chapel, elementary music, and elementary physical education. This couple continues professional development through the University of New Brunswick.
   

Mrs. Tanya Fritz Dorey

Elementary

Elementary Physical Education and Music. Tanya Dorey co-directs the WINGS Program (Working with Individuals Needing Guidance for Success). She has extensive experience in working with youth with exceptionalities. Mrs. Dorey works individually with a select group of students, as well as provides direction for elementary chapel, elementary music, and elementary physical education. This couple continues professional development through the University of New Brunswick.


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. Debra Gray
E.C.E.

JK-Kindergarten

Mrs. Gray is the JK department director. She  oversees our 3 and 4 year-old programs. She is a graduate of NBCC where she received her diploma in Early Childhood Education. Her early childhood program at SCS has received the honour of the #1 preschool in Sussex for the fourth year in a row.

Mrs. Brenda Landry
B.A. (CSE)

Kindergarten/Elementary School

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

Mrs. Vicky Lee
TESOL

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.

Mrs. Sherry McCallum
B.A. (CSE), M.Ed.

Elementary School

Teaches Grades 4-6. Mrs.  McCallum is a graduate of Kingswood University and has finished her Master’s from Cairn University. She is a creative, hardworking teacher who meets her students each year with enthusiasm and a new class theme.

Mrs. Tina McDonald
B.Th.

Individual Studies

Meet Tina McDonald who will facilitate electives for High School students this coming year. Mrs. McDonald is a graduate of New Brunswick Bible Institute and Covington Theological Seminary. Mrs. McDonald has many years of practical experience working with teens. We are excited to have her on our team overseeing our High School elective department. She is currently a Master’s of Education student at Cairn University.


Dr. Jeff McInnis
B.A., M.A. (Hist)., D.Lit.

High School

Teaches a variety of courses in the humanities and ESL.  Grade 10 homeroom teacher. Dr. McInnis is an English Literature specialist who has earned a doctorate in English from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. He is a tremendous asset in areas of ESL, and High School 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. Eleanor is a graduate of Christian School Education from Kingswood University.

Miss Gloria Park
B.A. (CSE)

Intern (Master's)

We are excited to have Gloria Park from South Korea do an extended internship with us for the next two years. Miss Park will be working with our WINGS program as well as teaching and learning throughout our elementary program. She is excited to make SCS International students feel welcome as they come to Sussex from a variety of places in the world. Gloria is a graduate of Kingswood University and Miss Park is pursuing a Master’s of Education from Cairn University.

Mme. Heidi Peddle
B.A.

Teacher K-12

Teaches French for Grades K-12. Ms. Peddle has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from St. Thomas University and is completely bilingual. She brings with her a wealth of experience running programming for children in the Sussex area.

Mrs. Kathye Wilson
B.S. (CSE), M.Ed.

High School

Teaches High School English, Math and is and teacher advisor for humanities- focused students.  Mrs. Wilson is also be the Duke of Edinburgh staff representative. She is a graduate of Kingswood University and has completed a Master’s of Education from Cairn 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. Mr. Worth is also lead pastor at Penobsquis Baptist Church.

Support Staff

Mrs. Lora Carter 
 

Elementary / Hot Lunch Coordinator

Elementary Educational Assistant and Hot lunch coordinator for the school.  After several years of home-schooling, she 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 as the hot lunch coordinator for the school. Mrs. Carter also serves an educational assistant in the elementary grades.


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

Vicki  has worked in the school office since 2001 and  continues to anchor the SCS office. Vicki was a “hockey mom” and continues to volunteer as treasurer of her local hockey club. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of Sussex Wesleyan, and enjoys spending time with her four grandchildren.


Mrs. Denise Kingsley
 

Office Personnel

[More info coming soon!]

Mr. Preston Mowry
Dip. Th.
 

High School

Teaches Computer classes to High School. Mr. Mowry is a graduate of NBBI. He is a former youth pastor and currently serves as a senior pastor in the local area. 

Miss Beth Neill
B.N.

Elementary

Elementary Educational Assistant. Miss Neill received a Bachelor of Nursing Degree from UNB in 1997.  She currently works at the Sussex Health Centre and has been volunteering at SCS since 2006. Beth has worked at local Bible camps as well as being involved with children’s ministries in her home church.  She loves working with children, which is evident from the time that she freely gives to 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.