Staff

Administrative Staff


Jed Culbertson

Headmaster

Mr. Culbertson has worked with youth in ministry and educational settings for over fifteen years, and has served as the headmaster of Agape Christi since 2013. He lives with his wife and six children in Shakopee, MN.


Teaching Staff


Shannon Huber

Preschool & Art

Mrs. Huber joined Agape Christi in 2018. She has a B.A. from Bob Jones University and has experience in teaching art to all ages and leading a preschool classroom. She and her husband live in Bloomington.


Angie Hitterdal

Kindergarten

Mrs. Hitterdal has been with Agape Christi since our beginning. She has a B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College and has taught for many years, not only in a classroom setting, but also as a ministry to women in BSF. She and her husband Tim have two daughters.


Tonidell Early

First Grade

Mrs. Early joined us for our first year. She has a B.S. from St. Paul Bible College and has over thirty years of classroom experience.

Julia Hensel

Second Grade

Mrs. Hensel joined Agape Christi in 2017. She has an M.A. from St. Mary’s University and has extensive experience in the classroom. She and her husband Corey have two sons.


Ellie Bradley

Third Grade

Mrs. Bradley joined the teaching staff of Agape Christi in 2018 after her family enrolled and had a wonderful year at the school. She has a double B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and has worked to advance the cause of classical and Christian education. She and her husband Mike have five children.


Chrissy Evans

Third Grade, Early Grammar P.E.

Mrs. Evans is a graduate of Hillsdale College, and is steeped in the culture of classical and Christian education. She has been a key member of our staff since our opening. She and her husband Jeff have five children and live in Chaska.


Katie Kavanagh

Fourth & Fifth Grade

Mrs. Kavanagh joined Agape Christi in 2018. She has a B.A. from Patrick Henry College and has served in multiple classical and Christian schools.


Bryn Homuth

Sixth & Seventh Grade

Mr. Homuth joined Agape Christi in 2018. He has an M.A. in English Literature from Kansas State University and enjoys writing poetry, playing tuba, cooking, and coaching tennis. He is thrilled and humbled at the opportunity to illuminate all subjects by the light of Christ and send well equipped, formidable minds into the world for God’s glory. He and his wife Jennifer have two children–a daughter and son.


Danny Francis

Upper School

Mr. Francis achieved his Master’s of Divinity from Bethlehem College & Seminary right before joining the Agape Christi family in 2017. 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. He and his wife Erin have a son and are expecting a daughter.


Josie Lidberg

Music

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. She joined Agape Christi in 2015.


Aleta Johnson

Early Grammar Spanish; Science

Mrs. Johnson has taught at Agape Christi since 2013. She holds an M.A. and brings a level of wonder and excitement to the classroom that is rare to find. She and her husband Dave have three children and live in Minnetonka.


Sarah Culbertson

Early Grammar Math; Review

Mrs. Culbertson has taught in various roles at Agape Christi since 2013. She holds an B.A. from the University of South Alabama and desires to recover the richness of classical education for the next generation. She and her husband Jed have six children and live in Shakopee.


Marla Helseth

Staff Aide

Since joining the Agape Christi staff in 2015, Mrs. Helseth has practiced her passion for classical and Christian education by assisting teachers in many ways, most appreciably by serving as a key substitute teacher.