High School

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Paul Clemens | Fridley Campus
Assistant Principal and Math Teacher | pclemens@availacademy.org

Mr. Paul Clemens teaches 9th-12th grade mathematics at Avail Academy High School. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Northwestern College (Iowa), and a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (Massachusetts).


Michael Schumann | Fridley Campus
Biblical Theology and Service Learning | mschumann@availacademy.org

Mr. Michael Schumann teaches high school Bible (9-12 grade) and leads service learning (9-10 grade). He holds a bachelor's degree in education from Bethel University, a Masters in Theological Studies from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul, and a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


Alex Tien | Blaine Campus
Social Studies, Language Arts, and Advisor | atien@availacademy.org

Mr. Alex Tien leads a high school advisory and teaches high school history and English, along with middle school History. He graduated from Trinity Christian College (Illinois) with a degree in secondary history education and a minor in special education, then taught for one year at Lansing Christian School in Illinois before coming to Avail Academy.

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James Vande Glind  | Fridley Campus
Science, Outdoor Education, and Advisor | jamesv@availacademy.org

Mr. James Vande Glind leads a high school advisory and teaches 9th-12th grade science and outdoor education. He has a B.S. in Science Education, with a biology major and a chemistry minor from Dordt College (Iowa). He also has an M.A. in Science and Environmental Education from Hamline University.


Kayla Veenstra  | Blaine Campus
Spanish and Advisor | kveenstra@availacademy.org

Mrs. Kayla Veenstra leads a high school advisory and teaches 5th-8th grade Spanish (Blaine) and 9th - 12th grade Spanish (Fridley). She attended Bethel University, where she received a B.A. in K-12 Spanish Education. She is currently pursuing her M.A. in Education with Northwestern College (Iowa).


Kelsey Wieberdink  | Blaine Campus
Math, Language Arts, and Advisor | kwieberdink@availacademy.org

Ms. Kelsey Wieberdink leads a high school advisory and teaches 6th grade math (Blaine), 8th-9th geometry (Blaine/Fridley), and language arts (Fridley). She attended Belhaven University (Mississippi) and earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, with a reading concentration and a math endorsement. Before coming to Avail Academy, she taught at Victory Christian Academy in Hibbing, MN for two years.