Meet The Elementary Faculty

Monica Beal
First Grade Teacher
Miss Beal joined the PCA faculty in 2015. She is excited to be working at PCA and truly enjoys the opportunity she has to impact lives with God’s help.
  • BA in Elementary Education with certifications in Elementary Education, Math and Language Arts, University of Michigan
Marisa Brodhagen
Physical Education & Health Teacher

Mrs. Brodhagen has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2003. She teaches elementary and secondary physical education and secondary health. She is the sponsor for the Class of 2021.

  • BS-Physical Education, Minor in Health, University of Michigan
  • MS-Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University
DeDe Byers
Fourth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Byers has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2007.

  • BS in Elementary Education, Eastern Michigan University
  • MA in School Counseling, Eastern Michigan University
Birgit Daniel
Elementary French & German Teacher

Mrs. Daniel has been a member of the PCA faculty since 2002.

  • MSLA, University of Munich in Germany
Ashley Frey
Sixth Grade Teacher

Mrs. Frey joined the PCA faculty in 2015. She comes to PCA after working at Metro Charter Academy as an Academic Specialist. Mrs. Frey is excited to join the PCA faculty since she grew up in a Christian school setting. She treasures the opportunity to teach students about academics from a Biblical perspective and help them grow in their love of God. She is married to Patrick and they have two beautiful sons, Elliott and Linkin.

  • BS in Liberal Arts of Elementary Education and Elementary Education Mathematics, Eastern Michigan University
  • Certified in Elementary Education as well as Middle School Mathematics