Mr. Matthew Thurow
Principal & Teacher Grades 5-8
Mr. Matt Thurow has been principal and teacher at Berea since 2003. Previously, he was principal and grades 5-8 teacher at schools in Washington and Nebraska. Mr. Thurow has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Immanuel Lutheran College in Eau Claire, WI, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Middle School Endorsement from Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. Matt holds a Minnesota Teaching License in Elementary Education.
Mrs. Susi Rehm
Teacher Grades 1-4
Mrs. Susan Rehm has been teaching at Berea since 1988. In addition, she has taught at Grace Lutheran School in Valentine, NE, and Redemption Lutheran School in Lynnwood, WA. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Immanuel Lutheran College in Eau Claire, WI.
Mrs. Anne Gullerud
Kindergarten & Preschool Teacher
Mrs. Anne Gullerud has been teaching Kindergarten at Berea since 2010. She added teaching Preschool at Berea in the fall of 2013. Prior to teaching at Berea, she taught from preschool through grade 2 in both the public and private settings. Anne has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie, WI. She holds a Minnesota Teaching License for grades Pre K – 3.
Mrs. Cathy Augustin
Music Teacher & Part-Time Teacher
Mrs. Cathy Augustin currently teaches music to all grades and Social Studies, Science, Spelling, and Penmanship to various levels in grades 1-4. Cathy has been teaching music and various other courses since 1996. Prior to her time at Berea, she taught at schools in New Mexico and Minnesota. She has a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from South Dakota State University as well as a Master of Arts in Music Education from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. Cathy holds a Minnesota Teaching License.
Pastor David Schierenbeck
Devotion Leader & Catechism Teacher
Pastor David Schierenbeck teaches 7th and 8th grade Catechism Class and leads the weekly devotion. David graduated in 1968 from Immanuel Lutheran Seminary in Eau Claire, WI. After serving parishes in Chicago, IL, and Saginaw, MI, he has been shepherding the Berea flock since 1983.