Staff

Elementary & Middle School

4th Grade Teacher

DeBlieck, Morgan

Every child that enters my classroom is a redeemed child of God. They are loved, cared for, and respected. I aim to provide a Christ-centered classroom community that encourages students […]

5th Grade Teacher

Dombkowski, Amy

It’s not just the education of the mind, but the education of the heart that matters. Joined St. James Team: 1994 Education: Indiana University Bachelor in Elementary Education (Colloquy from Concordia, Wisconsin) […]

Kindergarten Teacher

Eggold, Lindsey

Each student is a unique child of God and must have a stimulating educational environment where they can grow spiritually, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. It is my hope to create […]

Middle School Math and Science

Farrington, Jenna

God has given everyone amazing gifts and talents which can be fostered and developed. Every student can learn through practice, perseverance, dedication and motivation. Joined St. James Team: 2017 Education: Valparaiso University […]

Director of Music

Goodspeed, Amanda

All children are musical and are encouraged to use their God-given talents and abilities to His glory. My primary goal in the music classroom is to provide students with experiences […]

3rd Grade Teacher

Hamilton, Cara

My classroom is a room where learning happens in a relaxed family environment. We are all learning together and we seek to find ways to make all students successful. Joined […]

Assessment Coordinator

Huth, Carol

Joined St. James Team: 1996 Education: Purdue University Bachelor in Education with Endorsment in Special Education

K-2 Aide

Jeffries, Kourtney

Joined St. James Team: 2017 Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Middle School Language Arts and Social Studies

Keiser, Lynn

Every child is a unique creation of God and education is one path to realize the God-given destiny. Joined St. James Team: 2013 Education: Purdue University B.A. and Masters in English […]

1st Grade Teacher

Roland, Lydia

It is my hope that in first grade, my students will make memories, friends and relationships that last a lifetime. I daily remind each child that they are God’s forgiven child.  […]

Kindergarten Aide

Sattgast, Mandy

Mandy Sattgast is originally from Illinois, where she attended Concordia Lutheran School from Kindergarten through 8th grade. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology […]

Art Teacher

Tietz, Joan

Every child is an artist. Mistakes are opportunities. Each child’s art is unique. Creativity is encouraged. Joined St. James Team: 2013 (Also taught at St. James 1975-1999) Education: Concordia University, Nebraska […]

2nd Grade Teacher

Trautmann, Melissa

It is my goal to provide a classroom environment where all my students are excited to come to school each day. Learning should be fun, interactive, and relevant. I hope […]

PE Teacher

Morehouse, Jeep

With a passion for sports and kids, I am excited for the wonderful opportunity to work at Saint James as the P.E. and Health teacher! With experience at the secondary […]

Early Childhood

Toddler Room Teacher

Bryan, Tasha

PreK Teacher

Caylor, Jennifer

I believe children learn best through play. Each child is a gift from God and I will help them grow by embracing their full potential intellectually and socially/emotionally. Joined St. […]

After School Care

Goodman, Roy

Roy has worked at St. James since August 2000.  He was born in Greensburg, Indiana, moved to Lafayete in 1976, and graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School in 1989.  Roy […]

PreK/3 Teacher

Kurtz, Morgan

I believe that every child is unique in their social/emotional, cognitive, physical, and language development. I believe that each child is full of wonder and needs experiences to foster their […]

Preschool 3's Teacher

McQuinn, Cassie

I have chosen this profession because I felt like I could make a difference in the lives of children, especially children between the ages of 0-5 years of age. My […]

Administration

School Secretary

Northington, Ashley

Joined the St. James Team: 2016 Education: University of Louisville B.S. in Communication, Minor in Elementary Education.

Director of Admissions / Early Childhood Director

Grott, Julie

My hope is to make your admissions, enrollment, financial aid process as easy as possible and to share all things St. James! We are a family, and we look forward […]

Principal

Farkas, Kelly

I’m so very energized to begin the 21-22 school year here at St. James!  I have been extremely impressed by the dedication and passion shown by the staff to prepare […]