Rio Grande Enrichment Studies L.L.C.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Traditional * Tutorial * Christian Education
John Kinzer- earned a BS degree in Geology and a minor in History from the College of William and Mary. With an MA in Christian School Administration from Grace College, he has taught and administered in Christian schools since 1981. He has held professional certification in history and science and ACSI certification as a school superintendent. He enjoys teaching children and his four children have all been pupils in his classes. From 1991-1995 he was the directer of Hope Christian School Summer Day Camp. John enjoys hiking, fishing, gardening, camping, and reading. He serves on the Board of Noah Webster College in Albuquerque. He is a frequent speaker on Education and America's Providential History topics to both adult and student groups and summer camps. John teaches high school history and science courses.
Jan Burton- attended the University of Illinois for two years and completed her BS in Food Science at CA Polytech State University. Raised by a Home Economics Teacher/Librarian, Jan has been managing a home since her marriage to Mark Burton in 1981. She has been studying and practicing home education with their three children since 1986. She is also a real estate agent with La Entrada Realty.
Denise Cionelo- Denise Cionelo earned Bachelors and Masters degrees from The University of New Mexico in Elementary Education. She married Gerald after teaching in APS for three years. She has home schooled their five children for the past 12 years, supplementing their education at RGES. She now teaches an elementary grades 3-5 class in Rio Rancho.
Waid Griffin- received his BA in Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing from Texas Tech University. He also earned a Masters in Music Theory and Composition. Waid is a professional oil artist with paintings in several major art collections. He resides in Albuquerque and has taught art classes with RGES since 2000.
Marilyn Hershberger - is a graduate of California State University with a BS in Geology. Her MS in Geological Sciences is from the University of Arizona. Marilyn married her husband Vern and has three children. She has taught grades 6-8 in the RGES mid high program since 2010.
Shannon Hoskovec - teaches Physics and Chemistry classes in the RGES program. She is married and has four children. Shannon graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a BS in Mathematics. She has earned many credits in Electrical Engineering. Shannon also presents seminars and workshops to interested groups in Biblical thinking and America's Christian Education.
Laura Wright- received her BA degree from University of New Mexico in English with minors in music and psychology. Once a homeschool student, Laura studied in the RGES mid high and high school programs. Her hobbies include music, broomball, hiking, tea, and football. Laura wants to be a good representative of the Lord and able to encourage students in their walk with the Lord and in their education. She teaches high school literature.
Steven Radigan- received a BA in University Studies from the University of New Mexico. He served the Lord for many years in business and sales. His hobbies include fishing, fishing, fishing, gardening, and history. He hopes to be a good resource for parents and families, and he cares deeply for young people. His class is both an opportunity and a challenge for him to present God's providential work. Steve teaches New Mexico History and is the Electives classes administrator.