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Meet the Staff

The New Life Christian Day School staff is made up of dedicated Christian educators. We seek to treat each student with kindness and to share God's love with every family at our school. We educate to the highest possible academic standard. 

Meet the Staff: Our Philosophy
Learn to Read
Meet the Staff: Events

Our Faculty

Offering the Support that Students Need

We have a fantastic team of caring and supportive instructors. All New Life Christian Day School staff are passionate about making a difference in students' lives, through their tireless dedication and drive to shape the human mind. Get to know our committed team and their role in continuing our tradition of academic excellence.

Michele Flaherty

Teacher: K

A true example of having the joy of the lord, Miss Michelle always has a grateful heart and a big smile to encourage the children and the other teachers.


Patti Misasi

Teacher: 1st

"I love teaching at New Life Christian because I love knowing that I may have an eternal impact on a child's life. It's also exciting for me to see how much each child has grown and learned by the end of each school year. Proverbs 3:5-6 are favorite verses." 


Monica Nolan

Teacher: 2nd, Gym

Mrs. Nolan will be with us for her second year. She loves getting the kids moving at gym time but her true passion is encouraging the children in the Lord

Women's Race

Michelle Theodore

Teacher: 3rd

Mrs. Theodore has been a wonderful addition to our full-time staff. With her cheerful and fun disposition, she makes learning an enjoyable experience for her students.

Wild Flowers

Lauren Felico

Teacher: 4th


Balancing Rocks

Jennifer Polarski

Teacher: 5th & 6th

Mrs. Polarski is a fantastic educator, that brings joy and kindness that radiates throughout the school.

Wild Icelandic Horses

Dora Stoll

Teacher: 2nd, 7th & 8th

Mrs. Stoll has been teaching at New Life for over 30 years. She loves her students and works very hard to make sure each child masters the necessary skills needed for promotion.

Sunrise over the Wheat Field

Shelley Whitley

Teacher: 7th & 8th

Mrs. Whitley is the founder of the school and the school's director and principal. Mrs. Whiltley has been sharing her knowledge of not only school subjects but of the scriptures for over 30 years. She is the glue that holds our school together

Pink Flower

Tonya Jacobs

Teacher: Music, TA

Mrs. Jacobs prepares the students in instrumental and choral music. She can be found helping students make a joyful noise or aiding in some of our upper grade classrooms.

Sheet Music

Carole Montanye

Teacher: Spanish

Mrs. Montanye has been teaching our older students Spanish for many years. We are thrilled to have her on staff blessing our students with her knowledge of the Spanish language.

Porto Historical Houses
Meet the Staff: Meet the Team
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