Our Teachers
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Zach Seeger (Principal and Elementary Teacher Grades 4-5)
Mr. Zach Seeger holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Martin Luther College and has fifteen years of experience in teaching and administration.  He has been at Abiding Peace Academy since 2014 having previously at schools in  Hemlock, MI,  Milwaukee, WI, and Wuhan, China.  He is currently pursuing a master's degree in education.  He looks forward to talking to you about Christian education at Abiding Peace Academy.
 
Karen Rodewald (Director of Early Childhood Ministry and Elementary Teacher Kindergarten)
Mrs. Karen Rodewald holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Martin Luther College and is an experienced musician. She has taught for over 25 years,  with 12 of those years teaching preschool. She is also trained and certified to administer the Gesell Developmental Observation assessment.

Kindergarten Teacher's Aide:  Mrs. Mandy Mullins
Laura Cole (Elementary Teacher Grades 2-3)
Miss Cole holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Martin Luther College. She has had experience in clinical and student teaching with various age levels and multi-grade classrooms. This is her first year teaching at Abiding Peace Academy. 
 
Daniel Granberg (Elementary Teacher Grade 1-2)
Mr. Daniel Granberg holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Martin Luther College. He is in his second year teaching first and second grade at Abiding Peace Academy.  He has previous experience working with a variety of grade levels and schools.
 

PRESCHOOL
Lana Sprain (Teacher K4 and Elementary Aftercare)
Mrs. Lana Sprain is a 2018 graduate of Martin Luther College with a degree in elementary education. This is her first year teaching at Abiding Peace Academy. Previously, Lana was a K3 lead teacher in Wisconsin. 

K4 teacher's aide:  Mrs. Mary Leventis
Robyn Smarr (Teacher K4)
Mrs. Robyn Smarr holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Longwood College in Virginia. She has over fifteen years of experience working with children of all ages in various roles, including twelve years teaching elementary and middle school in both Virginia and South Carolina.  Robyn has been part of the Abiding Peace Academy family as a parent and MMO teacher, and she is excited to be in her fourth year as a teacher in the K4 classroom.

K4 teacher's aide: Mrs. Anita Appel
Carolyn Dahms (Teacher K3)
Mrs. Carolyn Dahms has 10 years of experience working with K3 and K4 students.  Before moving to South Carolina, she worked at Faith Lutheran Preschool in Grand Blanc, MI. This is her seventh year at Abiding Peace Academy.


K3 teacher's aides: Mrs. Pam Miller and Mrs. Kelly Ramos
Becky Seeger (Teacher K2)
Mrs. Becky Seeger holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Martin Luther College with an emphasis in social studies.  After teaching for several years in elementary schools, she took a hiatus to raise her family.  During that time she has been involved with several moms and toddler programs. This is her fourth year teaching at Abiding Peace Academy.

K2 teacher's aide:  Mrs. Jessica Stafford