Pella Christian Grade School
Brenda Nugteren


*Has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Dordt College(University) and have completed some post graduate work at Drake University and Dordt

*Has taught grades 1-4 at either Pella Christian Grade School or Newton Christian School

Has been employed part time as a readiing aide, special education aide, and substitute teacher

*One of the greatest joys I have in teaching is to partner with parents to help God's children grow in their love for Him, explore God's vast creation, and see how they can live and serve Him.


*I am married to Randy Nugteren, a licensed land surveyor Garden and Associates, LTD. We have three children: Amy, Ryan and Steve. Amy is married to Jonathan Vander Vliet where she works at Georgetown University for the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. Her husband is a systems engineer working  with Centauri in the Washington DC area. Ryan also works at Garden and Associates. Steve is married to Chelsey Munneke. They have 3 precious girls: Annika, Ruby, and Vivian. They are in the process of moving to Wageningen, The Netherlands where Steve will work with The Navigators at the University there. 

*When I have time I enjoy gardening, sewing, traveling and spending time with my family. 

*My favorite Bible verses are from Philippians 4:4-8 where we are reminded to find our joy in God, and so we can Fully Rely on God at all times.