Foundations Christian School - Staff
"...and when he is old he will not depart from it." Proverbs 22:6
Bradley Sunderland - Headmaster, Teacher and Coach
Brad has a double major from the University of Northwestern St. Paul in Bible and Business. He has been very engaged within our community the past 20 years, taking leadership positions in business, politics and working with youth. These leadership positions include working for a "Fortune 100" high tech company managing relationships with Fortune 500 companies in the upper midwest; being a business owner; serving as Chair for Senate District 35 Republicans; coaching youth sports and teaching at his church youth group. Brad is passionate about taking God's command to "disciple nations" seriously and to "love God with all of my heart" and "love thy neighbor as thyself." He believes that the key to restoring the Godly heritage of our country is to teach our youth biblical principles and an understanding of our Christian heritage.
Bethany Perry - Kindergarten Teacher
Hello! My name is Bethany Perry. I am honored to be a part Foundations Christian School. I grew up in Ogilvie Minnesota. I graduated with an Associate in Science in Child Development in 2013 and Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, with a Minor in Special Education in 2016. I began my teaching career as preschool teacher for Calvary Lutheran Preschool in Alexandria Minnesota. I believe that I have been called to be a teacher at FCS to share the love of Christ with young children. The early years of life are important for not only physical development but for mental, emotional, and spiritual development. It is vital that our children are being nurtured in the love of Christ in the early years to support their spiritual growth, which supports a firm foundation of God’s truth. It is a vision and prayer of mine to equip children I work with to know of God’s word, promises and love. I am committed to modeling Christian Characteristics to provide the children with a loving and developing lifelong passion to learn knowledge, have a relationship Jesus, and love others. I pray that the light and work Jesus does through my teaching will generate a positive image for young children and encourage their character to walk in faith and be rooted in God’s love.
Thank you for sharing your children with me!
Holly Gnitka - Administration (Volunteer)
Holly has a bachelor's degree from the University of Northwestern St. Paul in Business Administration. She is passionate about Christian education and Biblical worldview having home schooled three daughters.
Loretta Sunderland - Teachers' Aide (Volunteer)
Loretta is a "community activist," she has actively engaged in Christian social and political issues for the past forty years, volunteering for organizations like MCCL and Minnesota Family Council, and engaging politically to preserve our religious liberties and our Judeo/Christian culture. She has also been very engaged in the home school movement and taught classes at her local home school coop.