Staff & Leadership

Calvary Lutheran School employs some of the brightest, most experienced, most dedicated staff that the Kansas City area has to offer. Our staff strives to drive our students down a path towards excellence, equipping children with a Christ-centered education that will impact the rest of their lives.

Schedule a tour to get to know the dedicated teachers, administrators, and board members at Calvary Lutheran School!

Rev. Bryce Bereuter
Senior Pastor

Angie Mundt

Wendi Fleming
EEC Director

Linda Steffens
Administrative Assistant

Ashley Walz
Business Office

K–8 Teachers

Mrs. Laurie Riddle

Mrs. Bev Jamison
1st Grade

Mrs. Corrie Klatt
2nd Grade

Ms. Melody Riddell
3rd Grade

Mrs. Lori Diveley
4th Grade

Mrs. Janet Begley
5th Grade

Mrs. Candi VanVolkenburgh
6th Grade, Athletic Director, Middle School PE

 Mr. Bruce Kletke
6th Grade, Technology

Mrs. Jenny Liu
7th Grade

Mr. Chris Auger
8th Grade, Elementary PE

Mrs. Ruth Kunkel
Music & Enrichment

Ms. Elita Bohn
Art & Enrichment

Mrs. Roxanne Reimer

Mrs. Donna Goeglein
8th Grade Math

Mr. Peter Olson

Early Education Lead Teachers

Our early education team is passionate about going above the highest standards of care for children in their youngest stages of life. Our staff prepares each of our youngest students to enter the elementary level of education by meeting all of your children’s needs and cultivating a familiarity of a Christian education environment.

Oak Campus:

  • Sharon Burger, Infant A
  • Chris Kuehnast, Infant B
  • Michelle Daub, Infant C
  • Judy Luellen, Infant D
  • Sara Bennett, Toddler A
  • Cynthia Hoyle, Toddler B
  • Nancy Hoelscher, Toddler C
  • Peggy Stewart, Toddler D
  • Joyce Burge, 2-Year-Old A
  • Ta’Sha Johnson, 2-Year-Old B
  • Jill Groce, Pre-School 3/4
  • Pamela Lewis, Pre-School 3
  • Hong Pham, Pre-School 4
  • Laurie Persich, Pre-K

Wornall Campus:

  • Shanay Smith, Infant 1
  • Sharell Turner, Infant 2
  • Tessa Jianas, Toddler 1
  • Stephanie Kitchen, Toddler 2
  • Trellisa Smith, 2-Year-Old
  • Janice Kuske, Pre-School 3
  • Jessica Castel, Pre-School 4
  • Ann Knopps, Pre-K

Board of Christian Education

Our board consists of volunteer leaders who work with faculty, administrators, staff, and parents to foster a thriving academic environment for our children, centered on Christ’s love. The congregation of Calvary Lutheran Church elects the Board of Christian Education, and all members serve a minimum two-year term.

  • Kathy Alber – Director
  • Julie Springer
  • Kathy Williams-Griffin
  • Jonelle Hizer
  • Christian Nord
  • Brian Yoder

To contact the Board of Christian Education, please email

2021-22 Board Meeting Dates*

  • August 24, 2021
  • September 15, 2021
  • October 20, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • January 19, 2022
  • February 16, 2022
  • March 22, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • May/June TBA

*Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the school office to confirm the date, time and location.