Barry Batson

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College: University of Charleston

Degree: B.A. in Mass Communications

Church: Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church

Original Hometown: Ormond Beach, FL

Favorite Thing About PCS: "The opportunity to be a part of a special community of believers that share common interests and goals in raising our children to become Godly men and women"

Favorite Bible Verse: II Corinthians 5:17

4th Grade Teacher

Kim Beiler

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Finance Administrator/Technology/Curriculum

Brenda Jameson

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College: Western Illinois University

Degree: B.A. in Accountancy

Church: West Bradenton Baptist Church

Original Hometown: Carman, IL

Favorite Thing About PCS: "I love the balance between home and school. I really enjoy teaching my children while still being part of a community. I also feel very blessed that my family has an opportunity to teach from a Biblical perspective and be in an environment where our values are lived out everyday. "

Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 41:10

Office & Campus Supervisor/Admissions

Kathy Davies

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Campus Coordinator

Tina Cole

College: University of Maryland (in Munich, Germany) and Community College in Naples, Italy and Oahu, HI

Degree: Associates Degree with Liberal Arts Certification, Certified in CPR and First Aid

Church: Christian Retreat

Original Hometown: Bradenton, Florida, but born in California

Favorite Thing About PCS: "Seeing my own children here and because I have been here so long, the growing families - what a treasure. "

Favorite Bible Verse: Phillipians 4:13

Administrative Aide

Jeff Toscano


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Julie Gilmore


Susie Bean

Kindergarten Teacher

Andrea Claxton

College: University of Alabama and N.O. Theological Seminary 

Degree: B.S. in Education and Masters of Divinity in Christian Education

Church: Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church

Original Hometown: Parrish, FL

Favorite Thing About PCS: "I love the children. They're a blessing!"

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalms 73:24-25

1st Grade Teacher

Sandra Hartman

2nd Grade Teacher

Kelly Batson

College: Dowling College / Manatee Community College

Degree: B.A. in Education (DC), A.A. General Education (MCC)

Certifications: Florida Teaching Certificate - Early Childhood Development

Church: Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church

Original Hometown: Bethpage, NY

Favorite Thing About Teaching at PCS: "I love working with families who love the Lord and desire to raise Godly children for His Glory."

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 19:14

3rd Grade Teacher

Cynthia Kinman



5th Grade Teacher

Lauren Thiers

College: University of South Florida

Degree: M.A. Reading Education (K-12), B.S. Elementary Education

Certifications: Florida Teaching Certificate Elementary Grades K-6, Reading Grades K-12, and ESOL Endorsement

Church: First Baptist Church Bradenton

Original Hometown: Bradenton, FL

Favorite Thing About Teaching at PCS: "Having the freedom to teach from a Biblical perspective"

Favorite Bible Verse: Jeremiah 29:11

6th Grade and Middle School Teacher

Sabrina Weis

College: Flagler College

Degree: Education

Certifications: Elementary Education, Math 5-9, Science 5-9 and ESE K-12

Church: Calvary Chapel Sarasota

Original Hometown: Ft. Myers, FL

Favorite Thing About Teaching at PCS: "Empowering moms and students to be successful at homeschooling"

Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:13

High School Teacher

Melissa Royce

Degree: B.S. Mathematics

Church: Lakewood Ranch Baptist Church

Original Hometown: Maine

Favorite Thing About PCS: Community of Believers in staff, families and students

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 and Phillipians 4:4-7

High School Teacher

Florentyna Baggett

High School Teacher

Alex Schahfer

Nursery Supervisor

Crystal Gulotta

  July 2020  
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