Staff

 

Janelle Boothby, grades K-4
Contact: 269.628.5291     jboothby@misda.org
Janelle has been at Gobles Jr. Academy since 1997, teaching our lower-elementary students, and bells & choir to all grades. She earned a BA Elementary Education from Washington Adventist University (then known as Columbia Union College) and an MAT from Andrews University. She enjoys gardening, hiking, music, photography, and scrap-booking. She is married, with three adult children. 

 

 

 

Chad Higgins, grades 5-8, principal
Contact:  248-935-8282   chiggins@misda.org
Chad is in his fourth year of teaching our upper-elementary students and his second as principal. He recieved his BBA and teaching certification from Southern Adventist University and MPP from Pepperdine University. Chad enjoys cooking, fishing, and all kinds of sports. He is ecstatically married and has a gregarious baby girl. 

 

 

Tom Coffee, grades 9-10
Contact: 269.628.4685     tcoffee@misda.org
Tom has been at Gobles Jr. Academy since 1983, teaching our upper-elementary and junior academy students. He earned both a BA Secondary Education and a MAT Elementary Education from Andrews University. Tom enjoys photography, athletic activities, and baking. He is married to Renee and has no relation to the hot beverage.

 

Renee Coffee, grades 9-10
Contact: 269.628.4685 rcoffee@misda.org
Renee has been at Gobles Jr. Academy since 1983, teaching our upper-elementary and junior academy students, and also the school band. She earned a BS Business Education, with minor in English, from Andrews University, and also earned an MAT Elementary and Secondary Education from Andrews. Renee enjoys running, skiing, and flea markets. She is married to Tom.