Faculty & Staff

Elementary

Marnie Ballentine is a second-grade teacher. She received her bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and her Masters in Reading Education from Ohio University. Marnie joined the Trinity staff in 2020.

 

 


Grace Budwany serves on the Trinity staff. She is very passionate about faith-based teaching. Grace earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and joined the Trinity faculty in 2019 with six years of experience in teaching.

 

 


Jenny Cunningham is the fourth-grade teacher. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and her master’s degree from North Carolina State University. Jenny joined the Trinity faculty in 2018.

 

 


Patricia Garrity is a kindergarten teacher. She holds a B.S. degree from Ohio State University and an M.S. in Educational Leadership from the University of Dayton. Patricia brought over 12 years of experience in education when she joined the Trinity faculty in 2016.

 


Brian Golden teaches physical education. Prior to joining the staff full-time in the summer of 2020,  he served in a variety of positions including coach, substitute teacher, and Summer Camp Director. Brian holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from Cleveland State University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Coaching and Performance Science at WVU.

 

 


Miley Joyce is a first-grade teacher. Miley received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at the University of Northern Colorado. She joined the TCS staff in 2021.

 

 


Ashley Murdock teaches music. Ashley holds a B.A. degree in Communications Studies from West Virginia University. After numerous years of volunteering at Trinity in a variety of roles, Ashley joined the staff in 2017.


Mikail Perrine is a fifth-grade teacher. Mikail holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Frostburg State University. He had experience teaching third and fourth grades prior to his arrival at Trinity in 2019.


Nettie Pollock teaches art. She attended Montgomery County Community College and Liberty University. She has over 20 years of experience in education, beginning her work at Trinity in 2004.

 

 


Jodi Shoemaker is a kindergarten teacher. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Waynesburg University. Jodi has been teaching at Trinity since the fall of 2010.

 

 

 


Amy Shuba is a second-grade teacher. Amy graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.S. in Education focusing on Child and Family Development. She has taught in both a preschool and an elementary setting. Amy joined the TCS faculty in 2019.

 

 


Christy Stinoski is a third-grade teacher. She attended West Liberty University and has a B.A. in Elementary Education. Christy has experience as a classroom teacher, an interventionist, and a reading tutor. She joined the Trinity faculty in 2019.

 

 


Tara Tennant is the Supported Instruction Program (SIP) Interventionist. Tara received her bachelor’s degree from Fairmont State College in Multi-subject Education K-8 and a master’s degree from West Virginia University as a Reading Specialist. She joined the Trinity faculty in 2019.

 

 


Mindy Worley teaches elementary science.  She received her master’s degree in elementary education from WVU. She became part of the Trinity staff in the summer of 2021. Previously she worked in Family ministry at Chestnut Ridge church.

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