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FACULTY AND STAFF

FACULTY & STAFF

MISS JAMI PRYOR

Interim Principal

School Secretary

MRS. RISA FALTER

Mrs. Risa Falter started with Zion May of 2021. Risa resides in Gillespie with her husband Brad and daughter Marly. 

MRS. JESSICA DIVELEY

Bio coming soon!

Seventh and Eighth Grade

PIC COMING SOON

Fifth and Sixth Grade

Miss Pryor attended the University of Nebraska where she earned her degree in Elementary Education.

She has taught at Zion for 22 years first starting in 1999.

Miss Pryor has one brother and 2 nieces age 7 and 3.

Miss Pryor loves to read, play board games and spend time with family and friends.

 

MISS JAMI PRYOR

MRS. MINDY FISCHER

Mrs. Fischer is a graduate of The Teacher College in Seward, Nebraska.  She taught for several years in Detroit and then Troy, IL.  She started teaching at Zion in 2019.  She lives in Highland, IL with her husband John, son Laurence, and daughter Maccenna.  Mrs. Fisher is a HUGE HUSKER FAN and enjoys time in her pool and reading. GBR!! (Go Big Red)

Fourth Grade

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Third Grade

MS. ANNA TALLEY

Second Grade

MS. LYDIA COOK

Ms. Cook attended Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska. There she earned her degree in Elementary Education, with an endorsement in Special Education. She also received her Lutheran Teaching Diploma. At Concordia, Ms. Cook ran on the cross country and track teams all four years. This is her first year at Zion. She enjoys art, running, and spending time with friends, family, and her dog, Ella.

MS KATIE GULLEY

First Grade

Kindergarten

Mrs. Sharp attended Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville where she graduated with an Elementary Education degree. She began teaching at Zion in 2000. She currently lives in Staunton, IL with her husband Jim, and her sons Ethan, Jace, and Colton. In her free time she likes to travel.

MRS. LISA SHARP

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MRS. ERIKA FORTNER

 

 

 

 

BIO COMING SOON

Pre Kindergarten

MRS. KAYLA CLELLAND

Pre-Kindergarten Aide

Pre-Kindergarten extended day Program 

MRS. LAURA KNOBLICH

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Art and Fourth Grade Reading

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MRS. MARTHA RUPPERT

Mrs. Ruppert graduated from Concordia River forest with a degree in Elementary Education, concentraiting on Humanities and Performing Arts. She and her husband have 7 wonderful children. She has taught at Zion since 2014. Mrs. Ruppert loves to laugh, read, photography, art and spending time with her family.

MR. ERNIE THOMACK

Bio coming soon!

Choir and Handbells Director

After School Aide