Kindergarten Faculty

Angie Smith : Child Care Director, K-3

Angie Smith

Child Care Director, K-3
Kristina Smith : K-2

Kristina Smith


Pat Galloway : K-3

Pat Galloway


After teaching many years in various grades, Pat Galloway has taught preschool since 1990.  She  holds a B.A. from N.J. State College and is certified in elementary and early childhood education in Florida, where she taught before coming to Charleston four years ago.

She has a son in the Air Force stationed in Charleston whose three children attend Northside Christian.   Her married daughter lives in Greenville,S.C.  She is blessed with seven grandchildren and one "on the way" in December.

Pat counts it a joy to teach little ones about our great God as she helps develop their love of learning and social skills.
Sarah Kirkland : K-3

Sarah Kirkland


Karrie Malmanger : K-4

Karrie Malmanger


Mrs. Karrie Malmanger is one of our K4 teachers this year.  She grew up in Wisconsin and then attended Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Minnesota, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Bible and Elementary Education.  She then went on to teach in both Wisconsin (Union Grove-First Grade, Volleyball/Basketball coach) and Minnesota (Brainerd-K4, K5, Jr/Sr. High, coaching) before the Lord led her and her husband, Mark, to Charleston, SC.  Mrs. Malmanger has been teaching at NCS since 2005.  During that time she has taught K4, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades.

The Malmangers have a son, Evan, who was born in March of 2013 and two dogs, Dexter and Arabella.  Mrs. Malmanger is a Packer and Notre Dame football fan as well as a MN Twins baseball fan.  In her spare time she likes to sew and work on gutting and renovating her home.

Mrs. Malmanger accepted Christ as her Savior when she was 4 years old.  Her favorite Bible characters are Esther and Ruth.
Candi Brittain : K-5

Candi Brittain


Candi Brittain has been teaching K5 at Northside for 17 years.  She graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Education.  After college she taught school in Sydney, Australia and then served as a Signal Corp Officer in the US Army.  Her husband, Dan Brittain is retired from the Air Force and Boeing.  She has two daughters that both graduated from Northside and live locally.  Three of her grandchildren are attending Northside in K4, K5, and 4th grade.  She home schooled her daughters for 6 years before coming to teach at Northside.  This year will be her 30th year in education.
Deanna Simenson : K-5, Housekeeping

Deanna Simenson

K-5, Housekeeping

Deanna Simensen has been teaching K3 and K5 at Northside for 16 years.  Prior to living here, she was teaching K5 in Puerto Rico where her parents were missionaries.  She grew up in a military home and spent some of her childhood In Japan.  Besides her love of teaching, she spends much of her time with her dogs Sadie and Ty.

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