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Our Leadership and Administrative Team

Dedicated to Your Child's Success


Delaine Schiestel - Principal

email: dschiestel@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Schiestel

Mrs. Schiestel has over 15 years of teaching experience and 3 years of administrative experience. She loves to teach science to Immanuel’s Middle School students. She knew during her own elementary school years that she wanted to be a teacher when she grew up; her passion for her chosen career remains steadfast. Mrs. Schiestel feels honored and blessed that God called her to work with the Immanuel students, families and staff.

Mrs. Schiestel attended Concordia University, Chicago, where she earned her bachelors degree in Secondary Education; she continued her education at Concordia University, Wisconsin, where she is currently pursuing her masters degree in Teaching and Learning. Mrs. Schiestel is licensed through the Illinois State Board of Education and completed the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod School Leadership Development program for school administrators.

Favorite Bible Verse

John 14:27
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

Warren Schilf - Senior Pastor

email: pastorwarren@ilcp.org

About Pastor Warren

Pastor Warren grew up at Immanuel! He is so grateful to have been called as one of the pastors and finds it a wonderful blessing to serve in his hometown. Every day God gives him the opportunity to share the love of Christ with the Immanuel congregation and with the people of the Palatine community. God has surrounded Pastor Warren with so much encouragement that he simply finds it a joy to serve in this place.

Favorite Bible Verse

Psalm 37:4-5
Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.

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Marlene Tres - Early Childhood Director

email: ecdirector@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Tres

Mrs. Tres has over 15 years of Early Childhood experience. She is the director of our Early Childhood program and loves to teach the youngest of Immanuel’s preschool students. She decided to become a teacher when she was in Seventh Grade and has not lost her passion for her chosen career and her love of children since. She loves to “play outside” and often uses nature to teach about God’s creation and to share stories about Jesus’ love.

Mrs. Tres attended Concordia University, Chicago, where she earned her bachelors degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education; she continued her education at Northern Illinois University where she earned her masters degree in Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Tres is licensed through the Illinois State Board of Education and holds endorsements in Elementary and Early Childhood Education.

Favorite Bible Verse

Psalm 46:10
Be still, and know that I am God.

Linda Stammer - Admissions Coordinator

email: lstammer@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Stammer

Mrs. Stammer was blessed to attend a Christian school from kindergarten all the way through college. Through this opportunity, she developed a passion for Christian education. Mrs. Stammer loves to share her passion for Christian education with every family she comes in contact with; especially through her role as Immanuel’s Director of Admissions. She treasures being a part of the Immanuel family where the goal is to “Build Strong Minds and Compassionate Hearts, One Child at a Time”.

Favorite Bible Verse

Jeremiah 29:11
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.”

Bailey McConnell - After School Care Director

email: essdirector@ilcp.org

About Miss. McConnell

Mrs. McConnell has six-plus years of experience working in childcare. Two of those years were as an after school care aide and summer camp counselor at Immanuel. During that time she quickly fell in love with the students, parents and staff at Immanuel. Mrs. McConnell has the unique experience of knowing and working with Immanuel students at all levels –  pre-school to eighth grade. Her goal is to provide a caring space for children to grow academically, cultivate healthy study habits and have fun!

Favorite Bible Verse

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

Jan Mayyou - School Office Coordinator

email: jmayyou@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Mayyou

Mrs. Mayyou feels honored to be in the Lord’s service alongside her Immanuel family. While the faculty does a fantastic job of educating Immanuel’s students, Mrs. Mayyou blesses each child that passes through her office with her nurturing and caring nature. Her favorite part of  being on staff at Immanuel is bonding with the school families and witnessing the work of the Holy Spirit; eternally transforming the lives of students and preparing them for a life of Christian service.

Favorite Bible Verse

Psalm 119:115
Your Word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.

Gabriela Casillas - Bookkeeper

email: gcasillas@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Casillas

Mrs. Casillas has been working at Immanuel since 2008. She has over 20 years of experience in bookkeeping. She feels blessed to work at Immanuel where she can use her God given gifts and talents.

Favorite Bible Verse

Colossians 3:12
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

Kari Judge - Summer Camp Director

email: discoverycamp@ilcp.org

About Mrs. Judge

Mrs. Judge cares for Immanuel’s students during one of the most important times of the year—summer break. She works an amazing mix of structure, free play, academics, creativity, spiritual growth, and quiet time into her program in order to meet the needs of her students on any given day. As a working parent, she understands the positive impact a quality summer camp program can have on the entire family; she feels blessed to partner with Immanuel families to this end.

Favorite Bible Verse

John 3:16
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.

School Board

email: schoolboard@ilcp.org

2018-19 School board members

Don Ruhter – Chair
Jonathan Bedell – Secretary
Lorry Wildman
Laurie Pierini
Jennifer Walther

Keith Healy
Corina Duncan
Linda Luna
Don Radlein
Daryl Staback