Our Staff

Principal Heidi Morehouse
Heidi Morehouse
principal@pacescanada.org

Principal, Home Education Facilitator

// Ecclesiastes 3:11-13 // people matter // bake with my grandma’s recipes // mission tripper // farm girl living // always up for a spontaneous adventure // family game nights // lifelong learner // can’t pass by a piece of chocolate // kindness always //

Mina Desjardins
Mina Desjardins
mina.desjardins@pacescanada.org

Vice-Principal, French, Religious Studies, Home Education Facilitator

// It is well with my soul // master of frenglish // creation lover // God lover // family lover // introverted extrovert // free feet // will work for yarn, wood or fabric // three monkeys jumping on the bed // one chimp that took my heart // prayer, petition, praise // Phil 4:6-7 //

Myla Trenchuk
Myla Trenchuk
office@pacescanada.org

Administrative Assistant, Registrar

// child of God // family is everything // mama to 4 girls // wife to 1 // missionary kid // the world is my classroom // risk taker // people lover // food is the key to my heart // living life like I’m dying // photograph everything // Phil. 4.13 //

Corene Glover
Corene Glover
cglover@albertaadventist.ca

Treasurer

// adding machine enthusiast // 3 girls & a hubby // affinity for jigsaw puzzles // why do we have 3 chickens? // raspberry sherbert with magic shell chocolate // Matthew 11:28 // fair weather paddler // there’s no place like home // with Jesus in the vessel we can smile at the storm //

Kerry Sackett
Kerry Sackett
kerry.sackett@pacescanada.org

Grades K-3, Home Education Facilitator

// a gravel road voyager // lesson plan architect // hate dirty feet but often barefoot // attracted to the rain // surrounded by boys // lover of potatoes // professional car vocalist // Psalms 63:3 // gluten free culinary artist //

Kelly Briere
Kelly Briere
kelly.briere@pacescanada.org

Grades 4-6

// enjoys a good laugh with friends // aims to beat her husband in tennis one day // loves Jesus with all her heart // adores her two beautiful daughters and husband // has a passion for teaching children // appreciates authentic Mexican and Indian cuisine // plans to travel more with her husband to new and exciting places // loves chocolate! // Philippians 4:6-7 //

Shannon Knopp
Shannon Knopp
shannon.knopp@pacescanada.org

Religious Studies 2-10

// big fan of God // farm girl // climb every mountain // all about learning // people matter // let’s talk about it // chips and mangos are the way to my heart // laughter and joy matter // want to be cool like God // love baby animals // go for a drive in the country // want to explore the world // Philippians 4:13 //

Danielle Rochford
Danielle Rochford
danielle.rochford@pacescanada.org

Grades 7-8, Photography, Home Education Facilitator

// small town girl living in a big city // kid at heart // lover of learning // frog obsessed // my boy and I together against the world // paint with light, sound, and acrylics // always up for a new challenge // Galatians 2:20 //

Chelsea Portillo
Chelsea Portillo
chelsea.portillo@pacescanada.org

Physics, Mathematics, Science

// small town girl // terrified when traffic lights turn yellow // easily disguised in a group of students // self-proclaimed board game aficionado // thinks cereal is a food group of its own // gets temporarily lost in the abstract world of physics // tries, with little success, to keep up with student lingo // Phil 4:4 //

Lori MacDonald
Lori MacDonald
lori.macdonald@pacescanada.org

English, Social Studies, Art

// worshipper of the one true God // wife of Scott // wild about Eowynn and Eirik // whimsical word lover // writer with paint // wide open prairie wanderer // wildflower enthusiast // walker of Ripley // wishing for wings // Psalm 55:22 //

Tawnya Willing
Tawnya Willing
tawnya.willing@pacescanada.org

Biology, Chemistry, Science, CALM, Electives

// The heavens declare the glory of God – so do I // blinded with science // relentless learner // kindness is the greatest wisdom // love // never give up // make art with the pieces // adventure is worthwhile // SCUBA // my son is my pride // my daughter is my joy // my husband is my rock // foodie // wide open spaces // Psalm 19:1 //

Lindsay Boscher
Lindsay Boscher
lindsay.boscher@pacescanada.org

Social Studies 9-11

// Combine driving farm girl // History nerd // ❤️ road trips with my man and 2 girls // James 1:5&6 // “Just be kind” // Always have 2 or 3 projects on the go // Viriditas eradicating expert // Psalms 37:4 I’ll delight in the Lord always! //

Matthew Okimi
Matthew Okimi
matthew.okimi@pacescanada.org

Mathematics, Information Technology

// mathematically inclined technophile // saved and amazed by His Grace // Joshua 1:9 // riding boards keeps me from being bored // always down for outdoor adventure // fondness for photography (and also alliteration) // the world is an infinite stream of interesting places //

Andrea Sayler
Andrea Sayler
andrea.sayler@pacescanada.org

Substitute Teacher

// Quoi de neuf? // forager // world explorer // PhD student // National Geographic Educator // Certified Google Trainer // artistically inclined // Micah 6:8 // elevenses, afternoon tea, high tea // Ephesians 4:8 // tres leche cake // gets lost in books–even picture books // married my best friend // nature wanderer //