Faculty & Staff


Kimberly Arias teaches elementary Spanish. Kimberly started teaching at Trinity Christian in 2022. (Full bio coming soon.)

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

Garrett Crumbliss is the Physical Education and Strength and Conditioning teacher. Garrett graduated from WVU with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Communication Studies. He is also involved with Young Life ministries. Garrett joined the Trinity staff in the summer of 2023.

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 staff in 2016.

Valerie Neill is a second-grade teacher. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education K-6 from Fairmont State University. She brings over seven years of classroom teaching experience having served various grade levels, as well as reading intervention. After serving as a substitute teacher, Valerie joined the Trinity staff full-time in 2022.

Bekah Oliver teaches AP and middle school science. She also serves as a Supported Instruction Program (SIP) Interventionist. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from West Virginia University. Bekah has over 10 years of experience in youth ministry teaching pre-K through high school, tutoring, and a background in working with children in early intervention. She joined the TCS staff in 2022.

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 before he arrived at Trinity Christian in 2019.

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

Josh Salisbury joined the TCS faculty in 2024 as the music teacher and band director. Josh taught music for 19 years in public schools and at the West Virginia Sound Foundry. He is a WVU alumnus with a Masters Degree in Secondary Education. Josh has performed in a wide variety of musical ensembles and also served as a Worship Director. His elementary choirs have performed in front of sold-out crowds at the WVU Coliseum.

Hallie Sims is a kindergarten teacher. She has a BA in Christian Ministries and Biblical Literature with a minor in Psychology from Taylor University and a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Having experience in Children’s Ministry, she loves working with children, especially teaching them about God’s Word! She joined the TCS faculty in 2023.

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 Christian staff in 2019.

Brooke Weese is a fourth-grade teacher. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan and has a B.A. in Elementary Education and a minor in Art. Brooke’s classroom teacher ranges from preschool through fourth grade. She joined the TCS staff in 2021.

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

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