Gidget Dinkel joined Sterling College in August of 2013. She currently teaches some of our professional education courses and our elementary education courses for both Secondary and Elementary Majors. Along with teaching courses Gidget also works alongside students to create academic degree plans and goals that exemplify the mission of Sterling College.
Eliserio has a diverse background in education with classroom experience in both public and private schools. She has led her own classrooms in preschool and first through fourth grades, and she worked as a paraprofessional for third through sixth grades. As a graduate from Dordt College, she holds her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and B.A. in Elementary Education with a concentration in special education, an endorsement in early childhood, and a minor in reading.
Mrs. Wannamaker earned the Master of Arts in Teaching from Friends University, and the B.S. in Elementary Education from Newman University. She is an experienced elementary teacher and has been serving Sterling College this year as an adjunct instructor. Rachel has two boys, enjoys reading, watching sporting events with her husband, vacation time with the family and taking her boys to do “Random Acts of Kindness” around town.