Mrs. Girlie Zunega-Aguilar
Grades 5 to 8
Girlie Zunega-Aguilar is an international speaker, teacher, a missionary, and a servant of God. She spent thirteen years teaching elementary, middle school and high school students in urban, rural, and international settings. She has experience working in Adventist, as well as public and non-profit educational systems.
Additionally, she worked as an Academic Advisor, Student Teaching Supervisor, Graduate Teaching Assistant and Administrative Assistant at Andrews University. She is passionate about developing teachers and resources that are prepared to meet the needs of all students. She also engages in equipping future leaders, enjoys leading out Master Guide, Pathfinders, organizing international mission trips, and conducting seminars. She served as a missionary and English teacher in South Korea for 3 years and 7.5 years in Saipan, Northern Marianas Island (USA). She’s married to Antonee Leo Aguilar who is a pastor, a nurse, a teacher, and an accountant. Pastor and Mrs. Aguilar pursued their education at Andrews University where Pastor Aguilar is taking Master of Divinity and Master of Business Administration while Mrs. Aguilar is a PhD Candidate in Religious Education with emphasis in Campus Spiritual Leadership. Her hobbies include reading, preaching, cycling, and spending time with her husband on road trips.
Kim Eder lives in the woods of St. Helens, OR with her son, husband, dog, ducks, and chickens. In her classroom students are taught with loving kindness, patience, and intention. Curriculum is play-based, hands-on, individualized, and facilitates theory building. Teaching, spending time in nature, gardening, creating, designing, arts, crafts, and music are my passions. Kim obtained a B.A. in Psychology, minored in Sociology and Business. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Early Childhood Education – Curriculum and Instruction. Kim is inspired by the educational theories of Maria Montessori and the Reggio Emilia approach. One of her favorite Bible texts is; “Let all that you do be done in love” 1 Corinthians 16:14.
Toni Renner is married to Donald Renner, they have two older boys and daughter all adults now. There newest addition to the family is a baby girl growing up into a toddler. Toni grew up in the SE Portland area and has a dog named Bella. She has found her calling for working with children back in high school, she has always loved kids and started babysitting at the age of 12 and volunteered at her church growing up. She now has over 15 years of experience working with children. Her favorite Bible verse is Hebrews 13:5 “Keep your lives free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.””
Don Renner has received a Bachelor of Science in Business – Accounting (BSB/ACC) from University of Phoenix. He also owns his own small business in construction were he and a partner assemble storage sheds that he has been doing for over three years. He has also worked in the retail parts industry for many years where he discovered his love for bookkeeping / accounting. He Is married to Toni and they have daughter a daughter together, Don also has three children from his first marriage two sons and one daughter all adults now. He met Toni several years ago and with her encouragement found his way back to the Lord and came back the Adventist Church where he found his calling to be the treasurer for the school. One of his favorite bible verses is Philippians 4:13 "I can do all this through him who gives me strength."
Antonee Leo Aguilar
Antonee Leo Aguilar, is an Accountant, Nurse and a Minister by Profession, he finished his Bachelor of Science Major in Accounting (1997) and Bachelor of Science in Nursing (2006). He has worked in various capacities as a Hospital Accountant, Hospital Nurse, Teacher, Conference Auditor, School and Church Treasurer for more than 18 years and a Church Elder/Lay Pastor for 4 years. He is finishing his Masters in Divinity and Masters in Business Administration at Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. Antonee is happily married to an amazing woman, Girlie Zunega-Aguilar, who is the SAS Principal. His favorite verse reminded him that Christ loves everyone. “But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
Antonee loves outdoor activities and is an avid road and mountain bike rider. He loves photography, robotics and videography.