Faculty – Early Childhood Center

Mr. Michael Welton
Principal

mwelton@stphiliplutheran.com

Rev. Thomas Engel
Pastor

tengel@stphiliplutheran.com

Mrs. Donna Tennis
Early Childhood Director

dtennis@stphiliplutheran.com

Schools Attended

  • Concordia University; BA – Early Childhood
  • Concordia, St. Paul; M.A.- Early  Childhood

Total Years of Experience/St. Philip:

  • 25 Year(s)/20 Year(s): Director: Early Childhood Center

Awards/Accomplishments:

  • Recipient of Chicago Lutheran Education Foundation; Good News Teacher Award
  • St. Philip Church Member

Miss Diana Maanum
Early Childhood Teacher

dmaanum@stphiliplutheran.com

Schools Attended

  • Concordia Ann Arbor: Certification Early Childhood Education
  • Concordia St. Paul: M.A. Childhood Certification

Total Years of Experience/St. Philip:

  • 5 Year(s)/1 Year(s)

Awards/Accomplishments:

  • VBS Director in Urban and Suburban setting
  • Lead youth ministry for 10 years
  • Spiritual Life Chairwoman Concordia Ann Arbor
  • St. Philip Church Member

Mrs. Laura Hanna
Early Childhood Teacher

ihanna@stphiliplutheran.com

Schools Attended

  • Illinois Wesleyan University; B.A. Cum Laude; English Literature
  • Oakton Community College; Early Childhood Certification

Total Years of Experience/St. Philip:

  • 16 year(s)/16 year(s)

Awards/Accomplishments:

  • ESL – Adults: Christopher House
  • Educational Media – Follett Publishing & Coronet Films