Alicia Vander Wal began teaching in 2005 at Ripon Christian School in Ripon, California after graduating from Dordt College (University). Over the course of her 15 years in Ripon, she taught 2nd grade, 5th grade, resource, and 1st grade. In 2020, Alicia and her family moved to Iowa. She has been teaching 4th grade at Oskaloosa Christian for 4 years.
Alicia is married to Paul, and together they have 3 daughters: Reese (13), Avery (11), and Scarlett (9). The girls all attend Oskaloosa Christian.
Alicia’s Deep Hope is that her students would BE BOLD Disciples of Christ.
2 Timothy 1:7-”For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.”