About

Faculty


D.G.J. Agema, M. Div

Biography

Rev. Agema is a minister at Living Word Canadian Reformed Church in Guelph. 

Courses
DT 101 - Survey of Old and New Testament 1
DT 102 - Survey of Old and New Testament 2
DT 103 - Reformed Doctrine: Survey of Reformed and Presbyterian Confessions


T. Boisvert, B.A

Biography

Under construction

Courses
DT 402 - French as a Second Language I
DT 403 - French as a Second Language II


B. Faber, D. Phil

Biography

In development.

Courses
DT 503 - Perspectives on Literature


A. Gunnink, BA; M.Ed. Administration: Practicum Placement Coordinator; Practicum Guidelines

Biography

Mr. Allard Gunnink is a lecturer and practicum coordinator at the college. He was born in the Netherlands and graduated from the Albertus Zijlstra Teachers College in Groningen. He was teacher and principal in a number of schools in Ontario, British Columbia, and Manitoba before accepting a position as lecturer at the Teachers College. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo with a major in Psychology and he completed his Master of Education degree at the University of Manitoba with an exit paper on School Inspection and Independent Schools.

He has presented to teachers and students across Canada and the United States on a variety of topics. Included in the 40+ presentation topics are “Modelling, Memory, Motivation”, “Assessing Attitudes to Aboriginals: Reality and Regret”, and “Differentiated Instruction”.

Courses
DT 301 - Learning Theories
DT 302 - Assessment
DT 303 - Child Development
DT 412 - Social Studies/History and Geography
DT 507 - Foundations of Reformed Ethics and Ethical Standards of Practice
DT 601 - Teaching Studies 1
DT 606 - Teaching Studies 6: Induction


J. Huizenga, B.Sc.; B.Ed.; M.Ed.; PhD (Candidate); OCT; OSAP Liaison

Biography

Under construction

Courses
DT 205 - Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
DT 407 - Mathematics
DT 410 - Science and Technology
DT 602 - Teaching Studies 2
DT 603 - Teaching Studies 3


J. Kingma, BA (Hons); M.Ed.; OCT; Goverance and Handbook Committee

Biography

Miss Judy Kingma received her Ontario Teaching Certificate at the St. Catharines Teachers College. She attained her Bachelor of Art (Honours) from McMaster University and completed her formal education at Brock University with a Master of Education. She has served as the principal at Timothy Christian School in Hamilton and at John Calvin School in Smithville. Her excellent teaching skills and specialization in language arts and passion for children’s literature benefit all students. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at CCRTC.

Courses
DT 405 - Language Arts - Writing


K. Sikkema, Dutch Teaching Certificate; BA; M.Ed. Administration: Registrar (Admissions)

Biography

Mr. Sikkema was born in the Netherlands, where he obtained his Teaching Certificate at the Reformed Pedagogische Academie Albertus Zijlstra. After emigrating to Canada, he earned a BA in Geography and Management, and later an M.Ed, at Brock University. His Master’s thesis explored resolving community conflict. He taught grades 1-12, including over 20 years in grade 7-8.

Mr. Sikkema has an interest in church history, geography, science and scripture, first nations, and curriculum. He has published in Compass Magazine and Clarion, and hosted workshops and presentations for teachers and others on a range of topics. As a fulltime lecturer, his focus is on curriculum and church history. He also serves as Registrar-Admissions, Recruitment Officer, and Safety Protocol Coordinator.

Courses
DT 106 - Church History 3 - From Revolution to the Present Including Developments in North America
DT 202 - Foundations of Curriculum
DT 204 - History of Education
DT 604 - Teaching Studies 4
DT 605 - Teaching Studies 5


S. Sikma, M.A.

Biography

under construction

Courses
DT 502 - Romantic to Postmodern (AD 1800-2000)


C. Van Halen-Faber, Ph. D Principal; Dean of Students; Accreditation Coordinator

Biography

Under Construction

Courses
DT 201 - Foundations of Reformed Education
DT 203 - Introduction to Educational Research
DT 304 - Special Education
DT 408 - The Arts - Music
DT 504 - Survey of Children’s Literature


C. VanEerden, B.Ed; B.A

Biography

Under Construction

Courses
DT 401 - The Arts - Visual Art


T. Wildeboer, B.Sc. (Kin); B.Ed.; OCT

Biography

Mr. Tim Wildeboer is a sessional instructor at CCRTC and is responsible for teaching Health and Physical Education. After completing his studies at Western University where he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, he completed his Bachelor of Education at Brock University, and obtained the additional qualification certificate in health and physical education.  He currently holds the position of Athletic Director at Guido de Brès Christian High School, and participates regularly in men’s league hockey, triathlons, and road races.

Courses
DT 409 - Physical Education and Health