Erin Perryman, Kindergarten
Ms. Perryman teaches kindergarten for Summit Classical Christian, and has a bachelors degree in elementary education, and completed her Pro-Certificate in June 2011. She has been teaching her own classroom the last 5 years.
Carol Kerr, 1st grade
Ms. Kerr teaches first grade at Summit, and brings a rich background of work with children. With a degree in Liberal Arts, Ms. Kerr is well-suited to lay a strong foundation for our first grade students.
Sidney Weller, 2nd grade
Ms. Weller teaches second grade at Summit and as well as choral director for the lower grammar school. Ms. Weller started at Summit as a substitute teacher, leading multiple classes for extended periods of time. She has over 10 years of teaching experience as well as a BA vocal performance.
Laura Dice, 3rd grade
Ms. Dice teaches third grade for Summit Classical Christian school, and is a graduate of W.S.U. where she was a member of the honors program. Ms.Dice attended the Oaks Classical Christian Academy in Spokane for middle school and high school .
Lisa Miller, 3rd grade aide
Ms. Miller has taught full-time for many years at Summit and now serves as a teacher’s aide for third grade. Ms. Miller has a BA from Seattle Pacific University in secondary education, and a BA from Utah State University for elementary education. She has her 5th year certification from EWU and CWU, and more than 20 years teaching experience.
Michele Hare, 4th grade
Ms. Hare teaches fourth grade for Summit Classical Christian School. Ms. Hare has a Bachelor’s degree in education from San Diego State University.
Deidre Cairns, 5th grade
Mrs. Cairns teaches fifth grade for Summit Classical Christian School, and has her BA in English Secondary Education from Western Washington University. She has 3 years of classroom teaching experience and 8 years of experience homeschooling using the classical Christian model of education.
Amber Clinton, Language Arts for Middle School
Ms. Clinton is the core Language Arts teacher for the Summit Classical Christian middle school program, and has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an endorsement in early childhood education from CWU. She has worked in children’s ministry for the last 7 years and as a substitute teacher for 2 years.
Kimbra Baker, Middle School
Ms. Baker teaches language arts and music at the middle school level for Summit Classical Christian as well as Summit’s P.E. program for both the middle school and grammar school level. Ms. Baker has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in education from Seattle Pacific University, and is a dedicated fitness and nutrition authority.
Dr. Cristi Cooper, Science, Logic and Math for Middle School
Dr. Cooper teaches science, logic and math for the Summit Classical Christian middle school program, has a Ph.D. in Human Anatomy from the the U.W., and is a published research scientist.
Sally Rackets, Fine Arts
Ms. Rackets teachers Fine Arts for Summit Classical Christian, specifically illustration and painting in the upper school. Ms. Rackets is a well-known artist in the Snoqualmie Valley whose work can be viewed in the Art Gallery in downtown Snoqualmie.
Dr. Timothy Orton, Bible for Middle School
Dr. Orton teaches bible for the Summit Classical Christian middle school program, and has a Masters degrees from both Western Seminary and Bethel Seminary. Dr. Orton completed the residency for a Ph.D. at Dallas Theological Seminary, and received his Doctorate from George Fox University.
Timothy Orton, Headmaster
Dr. Orton has received Masters degrees from both Western Seminary and Bethel Seminary, completed the residency for a Ph.D. at Dallas Theological Seminary, and received his Doctorate from George Fox University. Dr. Orton has been involved in education and ministry for over forty years.
Administrative Assistant to Dr. Orton
Mrs. Stainer is the administrative assistant to Dr. Orton at Summit Classical Christian, and manages the school office Monday, Wednesday, and Friday during the school year.
Karen Schmit, Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Schmit, an administrative assistant at Summit Classical Christian, focuses primarily on volunteers and school events throughout the year, as well as managing the school office on Tuesday and Thursday during the school year.
Summit Classical Board
Dr. Tim Orton