Faculty

Tutors

Mrs. Debbie Cooke, teaching in the sciences and math, earned her bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College.  She has had experience as a lab assistant and research chemist, along with having been a church treasurer, a corporate board member, and the coordinator of a homeschool co-op for many years.  She currently works as office manager in her physician husband’s office, along with being a homeschool mom of 25 years.  Having taught a variety of classes for many years, she desires students to appreciate the beauty and order of God’s creation while not being intimidated by the study of them!

Miss Annie Laurie Holfelder is a 2011 homeschool graduate and 2016
graduate of Grove City College, where she majored in Mathematics with
certification in secondary education. Miss Holfelder, who is a native of Mercer County, loves the outdoors and is an avid gardener. When she isn’t teaching or
adventuring outside, Miss Holfelder can often be found cooking
something delicious in the nearest kitchen.

Mrs. Carolina Holtz will be returning to Trinitas Study Center to teach all three of our Spanish classes.  Senora Holtz substituted at Trinitas during the Spring of 2016 and we are pleased to welcome her back.  She is a native Spanish speaker. Senora Holtz is married and the mother of two young children.  She attends the Grove City Alliance Church. In addition to her interest in teaching Spanish, she has a background in international business and business management.  She works part-time doing book keeping and secretarial work for her family’s contracting business.  

Mr. Ross Kucks teaches our history and literature classes at Trinitas.  He comes to Trinitas with five years of teaching experience in Classical Christian education.  He is a lover of great books and the dramatic arts and is passionate about teaching.  Mr. Kucks also serves as the GCCA 7th and 8th grade teacher.

Mrs. Tracy Jackson teaches our Composition/Writing classes at Trinitas.  She received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Purdue University.  She has a B.A. in English, with a minor in Spanish and an M.A. in English Literature.  Mrs. Jackson’s experience in writing is extensive, teaching several college composition classes at Purdue University and Kaplan University.  She also was a writing instructor in the Purdue University’s Upward Bound Program that serves high school juniors.  Mrs. Jackson and her family are members of East Main Presbyterian Church and live in Grove City.

Mrs. Liz Morris joins Trinitas Study Center with a strong background in teaching Math to high school students.  The mother of three young children, Mrs. Morris and her husband, Joseph, are members of Grove City Alliance Church where she is actively involved in MOPS.  She graduated from Portersville Christian School and attended Grove City College in Secondary Math Education.  She has taught math at Agora Cyber Charter School, Chambersburg Area Senior High, and Butler Intermediate High School.   Mrs. Morris has coached Junior Olympic Volleyball and choreographed high school musicals.  

Mrs. Alice Wiley is a graduate of Grove City College with a B.S. in Christian Thought and Biology.  She is the mother of four GCCA students and served as a counselor/parent at George Junior Republic for more than 10 years and as the Christian Education director at Rocky Grove Ave Presbyterian Church.  Throughout her many years at GCCA, she has helped in a variety of ways such as chapel pianist, substitute teacher, and currently is the preschool aide.  Mrs. Wiley and her husband, Gary, live in the Grove City area and attend the Grove City Alliance church.

Trinitas Study Center Committee

Consisting of a selection of parents, GCCA board members, the Administrator, Coordinator, and Financial Secretary, those currently serving are:

Joe Nash, Chairman
Sidney Henriquez, Headmaster
Carol Greathouse, Study Center Coordinator
Kay Spiker, Study Center Financial Secretary
Laura Paxton
Jeremy Jones
Kathy Whittaker