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Matt Van Schepen
Matt Van Schepen
Technology Coordinator, Assistant Principal, 8th Grade Science
Phone: 712-737-2274 x209
Groups: Office Staff,Middle School

Years at OCCS: 2013-present

Education Background:

B.A. Northwestern College (IA) in General Science and Physical Education (2008)

M.Ed. Dordt College in Educational Administration (2017)

Professional Experience:

2008-2013: 8th grade Science, Computer, Physical Education teacher at Timothy Christian (Elmhurst, IL)

2013-present: Middle school teacher, Technology Coordinator, Assistant Principal 


My wife, Lindsey, and I have been married for thirteen years.  We have four children: Lilia (4th grade), Caden (2nd Grade), Callie (Kindergarten), and Sadie (1 year old)

Faith Statement:

I truly appreciate the impact that my seventeen years of Christ-centered schooling has had on my life.  I believe that a school which effectively develops students with godly character can be a powerful tool to change the community and world we live in. I am grateful that God has allowed me to be a part of the OCCS community and to play a part in such life-changing work of His Kingdom.  It is my goal that my students are able to leave my classroom saying with me that "I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus." Philippians 3:14