Elementary teachers are loving, caring, compassionate, qualified teachers. All are FACCS certified; many are Florida State Certified and First Aid/CPR certified. The average teaching experience for elementary teachers is over 18 years.
Kindergarten: Mrs. Neida Seda and Mrs. Judy Meloy
First Grade: Mrs. Mandi Roque and Mrs. Heather Fullerton
Second Grade: Mrs. Katie Hemingway
Third Grade: Mrs. Bethany Broadfield and Miss Sarah Pickard
Fourth Grade: Mrs. Margaret Wagner and Ms. Donna Whitney
Fifth Grade: Miss Denise Thompson
Characteristics of the Christian Teacher
Gives evidence of knowing Christ as personal Savior; is committed to following and obeying Christ and a life of service to man for Christ’s sake; is diligent in devotional life and to walking humbly before God; demonstrates the fruit of the spirit and is committed the ministry, mission and philosophy of First Baptist Church of Westwood Lake and Westwood Christian School.
Has passion and commitment to the specific subject areas and teaches with an understanding how they fit into the larger mission and goals of the school
Shows a desire for constant improvement in the teaching ministry, a familiarity of what is happening in her subject area—reviewing appropriate literature, gleaning new ideas, incorporating what is suitable into ones teaching ministry
Possesses academic and professional training necessary to perform the tasks
Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining and improving academic credentials needed to carry out responsibilities
Teaches with a variety of teaching methods that are directed toward specific objectives