Church School Staff

Marsha Cleland – Teacher

This is Mrs. Cleland’s second year at Church School.  Prior to moving back to Michigan with her husband and family, Mrs. Cleland was a Professor of Mathematics at her Alma Mater in Georgia.  While she is a southern girl, this is not her first time living in Michigan.  She lived in Michigan from 2010-2017 where she worked all over the state for many different programs including Michigan State’s Office of K-12 Outreach and University of Michigan’s Teach for America programs.  She also worked as a curriculum director, federal grants writer and administrator, and principal in Cheboygan, Michigan.  Mrs. Cleland also had the opportunity to serve on the United States Department of Education’s Race to the Top grant initiative in Washington, DC.   
Mrs. Cleland loves the summer time and is always looking to spend time in the sun with her family.  She has 4 grown children and a son who attends Bad Axe High School.  She also has fur babies, Mattis, Gracie, and Miley. 

Mrs. Denise Crowe – Paraprofessional

Mrs. Crowe has worked in the HCRS for almost 10 years as a paraprofessional.  She has 4 children and 5 grandchildren.  Most of them have attended the HCRS.  She loves the family atmosphere that the country schools offer, as well as the ability to grow at your own pace.  Her favorite pass time is cooking and spending time with her family.