Our Staff

Del Jean Murray-Dickens

Del Jean Murray-Dickens

Position: TeacherPrincipal
Phone: 618-997-1430

Certifications

November 2016: SDA Professional Teaching Certificate
May 2013: MA General Elementary Education K-6
Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
May 1983: BA Music Performance
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
May 1976: AA Music Performance
Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee

Education

Highest Degree: MEd
Major Field: Education/Music

Biography

My mission is to use my elementary teaching position in a community that is committed to growing relationships with Jesus, developing kindness and compassion, and igniting the desire to learn, persevere, and be curious.

Pam Turner

Pam Turner

Position: Teacher's Aide K4-5
Phone: 618-997-1430

Certifications

Provisional Teaching certificate 1976-1977
Early Childhood Challenging Behavior Certificate 2018, 2020

Education

Major Field: Elementary Education
College Where Earned: Union College, Lincoln NE 1971-1974, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO 1974-1975

Biography

Stay at home mother 1977-2004, home schooled my children
Helped care for over 40 foster children that my parents fostered during my childhood.

Marietta Kellum

Marietta Kellum

Position: Board Chair
Phone: 6189971430
Email: mkellum53@hotmail.com

Certifications

BSN, RN- Board Certified Ambulatory Care, Retired
Faith Community Nurse

Education

Highest Degree: BSN
Major Field: Nursing
College Where Earned: McKendree University
Year Earned: 2001

Biography

Baptized and church member at Marion SDA church 1979
Member Medical Reserve Corp