Mount Zion Elementary School Faculty

Mrs. Margaret Jeffers
Mrs. Margaret JeffersMrs. Jeffers grew up in Basking Ridge, NJ moving to NH in 1982. She graduated from Eastern College in St. Davids, PA in 1978 with a BSW degree. She furthered her education with Library Science courses and master level education courses. Mrs. Jeffers taught kindergarten and preschool for 16 years opening and directing a Christian day care center for a local church.
Mrs. Jeffers is married to Bob Jeffers, Asst. Headmaster/ Athletic Director at MZCS. They have three grown children, their son recently graduating from MZCS.
Mrs. Jeffers finds joy in sharing the love of God with children as she helps them grow academically. She especially finds working with young children fun and rewarding. .

Mrs. Annette Hurman
Mrs. Annette Hurman Mrs. Hurman grew up in Melrose, MA moving to NH in 1991. She studied Nursing and Business at Bunker Hill Community College. She received her BS degree in Business Managment from Lesley College in Cambridge, MA and owned PC Help Center of New England, a computer training and helpdesk support company for over 10 yrs. She obtained her NH Elementary Education certification, K-8 in 1998 and since then she has taught every age group from pre-K to College level students.
Mrs. Hurman is happily married. She and her husband Tim have 6 children. Their youngest 2 children attend MZCS. Mrs Hurman and her husband are on the Family Life NH Leadership team to promote God's plan for marriage and the Weekend to Remember, a marriage retreat weekend. She is also a Family Life e-mentor for women who need spiritual support. She loves to knit, crochet, cross stitch, cook and bake. Mrs. Hurman finds the most joy in spending time with her husband and family, serving God and teaching. She especially enjoys praising God through worship. She has recorded a Chrisitan CD titled, "Forever Faithful" and looks forward to what God has planned for her next.

Mrs. Marilyn Hughey
Grade 1
Mrs. Marilyn HugheyMrs. Hughey grew up in Upper Arlington, Ohio. She attended Bob Jones University where she met her husband Philip. They were married in 1968. They have three grown married children Jennings, Daniel, and Sarah and four grandchildren.
She graduated from Notre Dame College with a BA degree in Child Development. She has been recognized by the NH Department of Education as a Highly Qualified Teacher. She has been at Mt. Zion since 2003.
The Hugheys live in Manchester and are members at Southside Bible Fellowship Church.
Her passions are teaching children and encouraging parents. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and scrap booking.

Miss Bev Hale
Grades 2 & 3

Favorite Bible Verse: John 8:12
Miss Bev HaleMiss Hale was born in Iowa, moved to Seattle, Washington, and then to N.H. She graduated from Gordon College with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and from Notre Dame College with a Masters of Education.
She has received her Highly Qualified Teacher Certification from the NH Department of Education.
Her home is in Manchester. She heard God's call on her life to become a teacher and taught in a public school for nine years. During her devotional time, she knew God was calling her to serve in the Christian school movement, where she has been teaching since 1989.
Miss Hale attends Goffstown Harvest Christian Church and volunteers in the church's bookstore. She loves serving the Lord and spending precious time with Him each day. Teaching children has been a part of her heart for many years. She enjoys gathering with her family once a week to eat and socializing with friends. Reading is her favorite past time.

Mrs. Diane Katz
Grades 4 & 5

Favorite Bible Verse:
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Mrs. Lisa Flynn
Math Grades 4 & 5
Mrs. Lisa Flynn Mrs. Flynn received her BA in Psychology with a minor in Education from UNH. She has taught math, English, reading, Bible, and computers in Christian schools since 1999.
Mrs. Flynn is a member of Manchester Christian Church and enjoys helping out with AV on Sunday. She also enjoys working with the Women's ministry team.
Mrs. Flynn has called Manchester her home for over 20 years along with her husband, two grown children, and a variety of pets.

Sra. Dorothy Rodríguez

Sra. Dorothy Rodriguez Sra. Rodríguez grew up in Puerto Rico, in a missionary family. Adopting the language and culture as her own, she gradated from Pedro Falú de Orellano High School, and after one year at Greenville College, in Illinois, finished her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and Special Education at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. In 1990, she and her husband, along with their infant son, came to New England to attend graduate school. Sra. Rodríguez has a Master of Education degree in Special Education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has taught all grades from infants through adults, in private and public schools, and particularly enjoys sharing her love of the Spanish language. She is active at Trinity Baptist Church in Nashua, and enjoys being part of the Chick Band, a group of ladies from Trinity who lead worship at Christian events.

Coach Makris
Phys. Ed.
Coach Makris Coach Mak was born in Manchester, NH. After high school, he served in the United States Navy for six years.   He graduated from Plymouth State College in 1976 with a degree in Physical Education and minors in history and math.
    Coach Mak was a teacher at the Youth Development Center for fifteen years. He has coached football and baseball for 28 years at the local high schools, taking four state championships. He taught and coached at Faith Christian/Community Christian Academy for nine years before starting with Mount Zion in 2004.
    He is married to Lynn and has four children. Coach Mak and Lynn attend Manchester Christian Church.

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