Staff

Administrative Staff

Jed Culbertson

Headmaster

Mr. Culbertson is one of the founding members of Agape Christi. He has worked with youth in ministry and educational settings for over fifteen years, and has served as the headmaster of Agape Christi since 2013. He lives with his wife and eight children in Savage, MN and attend Emmaus Road Reformed Church.


Sarah Culbertson

Academic Development

Mrs. Culbertson has taught in various roles at Agape Christi since 2013. She holds a B.S. from the University of South Alabama and desires to recover the richness of classical Christian education for the next generation. She and her husband Jed have eight children and attend Emmaus Road Reformed Church.


Sally Miller

Parent Liaison

Sally joined our staff in 2021 as Parent Liaison and part of the admissions team. She has a desire to serve the school families and is excited about the work the Lord is doing through classical Christian education. The Millers have three daughters and are members of Liberty Baptist Church


Rosie Pike

Registrar, Librarian, Bookkeeper

Rosie Pike joined Agape Christi staff in 2021 after several years as a parent in the school. She has a B.S.B. degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota and B.A. degrees in Spanish and Bible from what was formerly Northwestern College (now University of Northwestern). She and her husband Rob have four children and attend Grace Church of Eden Prairie.


Teaching Staff

Heidi Breitbarth

2nd Grade

Mrs. Breitbarth has a heart to serve, loves showing people young and old the providence of God in all things. She and her husband, Jonathan, have three children at Agape Christi and attend Victory Lutheran Church.


Tonidell Early

1st Grade

Miss Early joined us for our first year. She has a B.S. from St. Paul Bible College and has over thirty years of classroom experience. She has a heart to share the love of Christ with her students.


Anne Engler

Art

Mrs. Engler joined Agape in 2021.  She has a BA and a MA from the University of St. Thomas.  Anne has over 15 years of experience in various educational roles ranging from preschool to business and college settings. Anne’s biggest inspiration for art education comes from our amazing creator God.  Anne is married to Dave and attend Grace Church with their three children.


Chrissy Evans

2nd Grade

Mrs. Evans is a graduate of Hillsdale College, and is steeped in the culture of classical and Christian education. She has been a key member of our staff since our opening and is one of our founding families. She and her husband Jeff have five children and attend Christ Church Twin Cities.


Kate Hann

Art

Mrs. Hann joined the staff of Agape Christi in 2022. She holds a degree in Elementary Education from the University of St. Thomas. She loves teaching art and sharing with children the beauty that comes from our wonderful Creator. She and her husband Stephen have two children and are members of Westview Church.


Angie Hitterdal

Kindergarten

Mrs. Hitterdal has been with Agape Christi since our beginning in 2013. She has a B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College and has taught for many years, not only in a classroom setting, but also as a ministry to women in Bible Study Fellowship. She and her husband Tim have two daughters and attend Park Community Church.


Bryn Homuth

Upper School Composition and Math

Mr. Homuth joined Agape Christi in 2018. He has an M.A. in English Literature from Kansas State University and enjoys writing poetry, playing tuba, cooking, and coaching tennis. He is thrilled and humbled at the opportunity to illuminate¬†all subjects by the light of Christ and send well equipped, formidable minds into the world for God’s glory. He and his wife Jennifer have four children and attend Grace Church Chaska.


Rick Hurlbut

Upper School Humanities

Mr. Hurlbut joined Agape Christi in 2021 and brings a wealth of experience teaching history, literature, and philosophy at high school and collegiate levels. He moved to Minneapolis in 2014 after serving as a missionary in Southeast Asia for twenty years. Mr. Hurlbut received an MA in Humanities from California State University and his interests include classical music, mentoring, leadership, missions, current events, and exploring the Twin Cities with his family. He lives with his wife and two of his four children in Bloomington, MN where he attends Bethany Church


Aleta Johnson

Upper School Science and Math

Mrs. Johnson is a founding member of Agape Christi and has taught since 2013. She holds an M.A. and brings a level of wonder and excitement to the classroom that is rare to find. She and her husband Dave have three children and attend Christ Church Twin Cities.


Rochelle Lunde

5th/6th Grades

Rochelle Lunde joined Agape Christi in 2022. She holds a B.A. from Faith Baptist Bible College. She is passionate about sharing God’s love and plan. She is a member of Westview Church.


Ethan Miller

Greek/Latin, Athletic Director

Ethan joined Agape Christi in 2021. He has a B.S. in humanities from Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky and an M.Div from Bethlehem Seminary. Ethan and his wife Nicole attend Eden Baptist Church in Burnsville, MN. Ethan and Nicole have a growing family of one daughter. Together, they enjoy hiking, camping, good coffee, and Oxford commas.


Olga Pilipchuk

Art, Student Support

Mrs. Pilipchuk joined Agape Christi in 2023.


Julie Roer

3rd/4th Grades

Miss Roer joined Agape Christi in 2019 with the desire to teach children virtue grounded in the knowledge of Christ. She has a B.S. degree from Maranatha Baptist University and attends Eden Baptist Church.


Megan Rudolph

Preschool and Music

Mrs. Rudolph joined Agape Christi in 2022. She holds B.S. and M.M. degrees in music, and takes a special delight in pointing young learners to the wonders of their Creator. She and her husband Mike have three children and are members of Redeemer Bible Church.


Jill Stebner

3rd/4th Grade, Music

Mrs. Stebner joined our growing school in 2021 with 20 years of working with children of all ages. In addition to her classroom teaching role, she is a gifted musician with a music degree from the University of Wisconsin. She attends Plymouth Covenant Church with her family.


Kelina Toney

1-6 Science

Mrs. Toney joined the Agape Christi staff in 2020 with previous teaching experience in a Christian school. She holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from the University of Northwestern and brings into the science classroom a passion for all of God’s creation. She and her husband Brett have four children and live in New Hope. Her husband is the planting pastor at Westview Church.


Andrew Zabel

Upper School Math & Science, PE, Varsity Coach (Cross Country, Track)