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Hildy started as a parent-volunteer in 2010, and will be temporary staff for one year in the role of librarian/office staff. She is grateful for the Christ-centered, loving atmosphere of spiritual and academic growth for her two children who attend CLCS. Her educational background includes a B.S.N. in nursing (Univ. of Colorado) and M.S.N. as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Univ of Texas). She enjoys ministry with her husband, a pastor at First Ithaca Chinese Christian Church, and being with children and dogs.
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Dorene is our 5th and 6th grade science teacher. She grew up locally in Candor. Dorene attended SUNY Cortland where she obtained a degree in ElementaryEducation. She has been married for over 25 years and has three sons, the oldest of whom attends CLCS. Dorene and her husband have been foster / adoptive parents since 2000. Their family is also very involved in Scouting. Dorene has been a Scout leader since 2009 and has taught science at Cub Scout Day Camp since 2010. She became a teacher at CLCS this year after seeing the wonderful work God is doing through the staff to help children like her son learn and grow. Dorene enjoys reading mysteries and English literature, crafting with any kind of fiber or paper, and gardening.
- Student enrollment:
43 full-time and 3 part-time students
- Churches represented:
18 in Tompkins and Cortland counties
- School districts served:
Dryden, Groton, Ithaca, Lansing and Whitney Point
- Instructional class sizes:
2 – 10 students
- Financial aid recipients: