Administrative Staff


Jed Culbertson


Mr. Culbertson has worked with youth in ministry and educational settings for over twelve years, and enjoys teaching math and Latin as well as competing with students on the recess court. He lives with his wife and five children in Shakopee, MN.

Teaching Staff

Angie Hitterdal



Tonidell Early

First Grade

Shelby Miles

Third & Fourth Grades


Josie Lidberg


Miss Lidberg has had experience teaching English in Taiwan, and continues to parlay her thirteen years of violin experience into music lessons across the area.

Aleta Johnson

Early Grammar Spanish, Science

Kristen Nixon

Third and Fourth Grades


Brady Erickson

Fifth & Sixth Grades; P.E.

Mr. Erickson (BS in History and a minor in Biblical Studies) is a strident advocate for classical Christian education. For him, the richness of God’s creation makes any and every subject a joy to teach, especially Bible, History, and Physical Ed. He considers the gospel-centered culture of Agape to be great soil for the growth of students in both heart and mind.


Chrissy Evans

First Grade, Early Grammar P.E.

Mrs. Evans is a graduate of Hillsdale College, and is steeped in the culture of classical and Christian education. Joy pervades her classroom as she leads our youngest students.

Julia Hensel

Second Grade


Danny Francis

Upper School

Mr. Francis achieved his Master’s of Divinity from Bethlehem College & Seminary right before joining the Agape Christi family. Beforehand, he taught Bible and Math for three years in Southern California. He is eager to make disciples, preach Christ in all subjects, and lead students in an excellent education.

Sarah Culbertson

Soroban, Memory Period


Alane Holm



Jenny Rigney



Marla Helseth

Staff Aide