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Our Multi-Grade Team

Dedicated to Your Child's Success


Ruth Crimmins - Assistant Principal of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment & Learning Center Director

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About Mrs. Crimmins

Mrs. Crimmins has over 15 years experience as Immanuel’s Learning Center Director. She became a Lutheran educator because she grew up in the Lutheran School system and wanted to impact students the way her life was impacted. Her favorite thing about being the Learning Center Director is seeing students learn to read and get excited about books. As the Learning Center Director, she feels privileged to get to know every student in the school.

Mrs. Crimmins attended Concordia University, Chicago, where she earned her bachelors degree in Elementary Education; she continued her education at  Dominican University where she earned her masters degree in Library & Information Science. Mrs. Crimmins is licensed through the Illinois State Board of Education and holds  endorsements in Language Arts, Elementary Education, Social Science, and Media.

Favorite Bible Verse

Ephesians 2:8-9
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.

Joel Moritz - PE Teacher & Extended School Supervision Director

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About Mr Moritz

2017 is Mr. Moritz’ first year at Immanuel and he brings with him over 15 years experience in Lutheran education and athletics. Through his training and experience Mr. Moritz brings a fresh outlook to physical education (PE) as well as a commitment that Immanuel’s PE program will impart fitness, wellness, nutrition, lifestyles, rest, recovery, physiology, health, neurophysiology and disease prevention while engaging students with movement, activity and exercise in accordance with national and state standards. Mr. Moritz is excited and honored to be granted the trust and backing of the Immanuel community as he continues to respond to God’s call to continue in “feeding His lambs.”

Mr. Moritz attended Concordia University, Chicago, where he earned his bachelors degree in Elementary Education; he continued his education at Concordia University, Chicago where he earned his masters degree in Reading Education. Mr. Moritz is licensed through the Illinois State Board of Education and holds an endorsement in Elementary Education.

Favorite Bible Verse

Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your way submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.

Ashley Proksa - Extended School Supervision Assistant Director & 8th Grade PE

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About Miss Proksa

Miss Proksa assists with our Grade 8 physical education. Additionally, she assists Mr. Joel Moritz in the delivery of after school care (ESS). Miss Proksa has experience as a leader in camp counseling, exercise science, and other youth programs.

Favorite Bible Verse

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.