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Faculty & Staff

Mr. Etchison


Preschool & Elementary Principal

B.A. Elementary Education - Taylor University (1985)

M.A. Christian School Administration - Grace Theological Seminary (1991)

Mr. Scott Etchison has been a part of Aurora Christian School since 1985.  Mr. Etchison was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana, and, after graduating from Taylor University in 1985 with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, he fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming a fifth grade teacher at ACS.  Mr. Etchison graduated from Grace Theological Seminary in 1991 with a Master's degree in Christian School Administration.  In 1992 he became the Elementary Principal.  He then also became the Preschool Principal in 1993.  He and his wife, Naomi, live in Aurora and have four children: Ruth (ACS Class of 2011) and her husband, Jacob, live in Pennsylvania with his first grandchild, Emma.  Kelly (ACS Class of 2013) and Mary (ACS Class of 2015) are both pursuing their college and career goals, and Noah is a high school student and will be an ACS Class of 2019 graduate.  Village Bible Church in Sugar Grove is Mr. Etchison's home church.


Mrs. Behrens
4th/5th Grade
B.S. Ed. - Bachelor or Science in Elementary Education - Illinois State University (1972)  

Mrs. Linda Behrens joined the ACS staff in 1999. She is currently team teaching 4th / 5th grades, but has taught every grade level from K-5 during her almost 40 years of teaching. For a portion of her time at ACS, Mrs. Behrens was also the Reading Coordinator as the school launched a new Reading curriculum. Prior to joining ACS, she taught at two different Christian schools in CA starting in 1984, which began her career in Christian Education. Her first 10 years of teaching were in the public school systems of Yorkville and Joliet. Mrs. Behrens and her husband, Jim, live in Aurora where he is currently pastor of MorningStar Community Church. Jim and Linda are grateful for and proud of their two daughters, Kari and Kati, who are ACS Alumni.

Faculty Members
Mrs. Behrens
4th/5th Grade
Mrs. Bland
Mrs. DiCicco
Reading Resource
Mrs. Greenawalt
Mrs. Gum
3rd Grade
Mrs. Hauser
Mrs. Herbert
1st Grade
Mrs. King
Miss Lindsay
4th/5th Grade
Mrs. Groesch
PS/ES Secretary
Mrs. Schien
4th/5th Grade
Mrs. Talley
Third Grade Teacher
Mrs. Tognarelli
Second Grade Teacher