Our Staff

The team behind Racine Christian School

Melissa Ramcke

Kindergarten and First Grade Teaching Assistant

Ruth Wieland


Bill Frank

Junior High English Language Arts

Dale Large

Junior High Mathematics

David Van Swol


Shiela Richardson

Junior High Social Studies

Tim Bratt

Junior High Science

Tiane Gee


Alison Van Ee

Middle School Resource Teacher

Debbie Jenks

Elementary Resource Teacher

Pete Van Der Puy

Head of School

Linda Koetz is in her third year as kindergarten teacher at RCS. With a degree in Early Childhood Education from North Park University, she has taught in many different capacities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania and South Korea over the past 30 years. Linda has been married to John for 33 years with two sons, Andy and Ben.

Mrs. Kris Noe has taught first grade at Racine Christian School for 32 years. Before Racine Kris taught at both Sheboygan Christian School in Wisconsin and Rock Valley Christian School in Iowa. Kris has two boys, Robert and Jonathan.

Mrs. Debbie Wiegers comes to RCS after 23 years in Christian education. She has served in Tinley Park, IL., Delavan, WI., and at RCS as a sub and now a 2nd grade teacher. Mrs. Wiegers is married to Craig and they have 2 girls: Casey and Abby. She loves to serve God through Christian education!

Mrs. Anna Stavlo has been in Christian education for 21 years. She has taught in Indiana, and Wisconsin. She has been teaching 3rd grade for the past 10 years at RCS. She and her husband Brian have three sons: David, Paul and Philip.

Mrs. Dawn Perez has taught at Racine Christian for 13 years. She has taught in Coral Gables, Hialeah, and Miami, Florida, and Prinsburg, Minnesota over the last 40 years. She has been married to Henry for 36 years and has three sons, Andrew, Aaron and Adam.

Melissa Ramcke graduated from UW-Parkside with a degree in psychology. She has 30 years of experience in early childhood education. She and her husband Brad have been married for 26 years, and they have two daughters who have graduated from RCS.

I was born in Los Angeles, CA but proudly raised in Kenosha and Racine, Wisconsin. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin- Parkside and have been teaching for three years (going into fourth). I have three dogs Mia, Henry and Benji and am engaged to my high school sweetheart. My pastimes are biking, swimming, canoeing and traveling. I love being part of the Racine Christian School family and look forward to continue working with all of the students.

Mr. Frank comes to RCS after 6 years in Christian education. He has served a school in the inner city of Chicago before joining the RCS family last year. Mr. Frank and his wife Christine have one 20-year-old son named Matthew, and two cats, Olivia and Lila.

Dale Large has been teaching at RCS since 1999. Before RCS, Dale taught middle school mathematics in Florida for 6 years. Dale has been coaching a variety of sports and age groups since 1988. He graduated from Calvin College in 1992 with a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Secondary Education with a minor in Physical Education. He has been married to Susan since 1990. Together they have three children who all attended and graduated from RCS. Katie is age 25, Meaghan age 23 and Alex age 19.

Mrs. Richardson comes to RCS with a long history in Christian education. Graduating from RCS, attending Union Grove Christian High School, and finally receiving her teaching degree from Dordt University. She has a degree in Secondary Ed./History, with a minor in theology. Mrs. Richardson taught at Christian Life High School for eleven years, and was then called home to teach at RCS, and has been teaching here for the last twelve years. She is married to Clint, of 24 years, and has three children: Sawyer 17, Cole 14, and Sofia 13. All three of her children have attended or are currently attending RCS. She loves serving the Lord by teaching about God’s grace and His sovereignty.

Mr. Tim Bratt begins his thirty first year of teaching at Racine Christian School. He and his wife Carol have two grown children, Karl and Nolan. They enjoy spending time with their first grand daughter Lily.

Mrs. Tiane Gee is enjoying her third year as the school librarian. For over 25 years she has been working with children in various capacities through church and more recently, the YMCA. Tiane and her husband, Mike, have 6 children (5 RCS grads, and a future grad) and two beautiful grandchildren.

Mrs. Van Ee serves as PE teacher at RCS. As a child she attended Randolph Christian School. Racine Christian School was known as “the other RCS,” until this school year. Her family and she have been residing in the Kenosha/Racine area for the past 6 years. Before that, they lived on a tiny island named Saipan where she taught 5th grade. When the weather’s nice, her family likes to spend time outside, either at parks or at Lake Michigan. When the weather is too cold or rainy, you can find her knitting hats and sweaters. She is looking forward to getting to know more of the RCS family.

Christina Webster is in her second year of working full-time as Office Manager at RCS. After being a stay at home mom for many years, she now enjoys her time at the school. Christina and her husband David have 4 children: Paige, Elise, Mira, and Simon.