top of page



Dr. Chelsea Foster

Head of School

​Years at VCS:  1

Years teaching:  27


BS Ed, Spanish, West Chester University, 1996

MA, Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, LaSalle University, 1998

PhD, Organizational Leadership, Eastern University, 2019



PA certified: Spanish, English as a Second Language (ESL), History, Supervisory in Administration

Human Resources (SHRM-CP)

Philosophy of Christian Education

I am called to be an educator so that the generations to come might know that they have a great purpose and can put their hope in the Lord. I fully believe that all children have the capacity to grow and that scripture instructs us to teach them about the Lord and his precepts and that this is foundational to whatever specialties, gifts, or talents they may possess because we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.


Testimony & Biography

I accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior at Vacation Bible School when I was 14. The theme “fishers of men” taught me that God loves us, wants a relationship with us, and has a purpose for our lives. I am a wife, a mother of four, a life-long learner, and preacher (a praying teacher) who loves to work with young people and the young at heart. I understand the unique dynamics of education in the traditional public school, charter school, and private school sectors, and I deeply value the Christ-centered mission and legacy that VCS brings to the world. I am honored to serve the school and to walk alongside the VCS community as we grow daily in loving the Lord with all our heart, mind, soul and strength, and loving our neighbors as our own.

Read more about Dr. Foster at


Ms. Suzanne Dougherty

Assistant Head of School

​Years at VCS:  19

Years teaching:  19


BA, Bible/Elementary Education, Philadelphia Biblical University, 2003

BA, Early Childhood Education, Philadelphia Biblical University, 2003



ACSI, 2010; PA, 2003

Philosophy of Christian Education

My philosophy of education stems from my philosophy of life. I believe in a personal, transcendent God that created mankind in His image. I believe God made humans with the capacity to learn. Teachers are one avenue in providing information about His creation. I believe humans are created with the ability to value beauty and have a sense of morality based upon God's character. I also believe that mankind needs to be taught based upon a standard that reflects God's attributes. 


Testimony & Biography

I feel very blessed to be raised in a Christian home. I accepted the Lord as my personal Savior at the age of four, but my faith became firm during high school. I attended public school until college, which increased my appreciation for Christian schooling. The Lord impacted my heart to teach in a Christian school during my student teaching at VCS. The Lord is continuing to mold me into His image as I grow as an educator.


Mrs. Jennifer Levine

Special Projects Coordinator

​Years at VCS:  New this year



Testimony & Biography

Lee I.jpg

Mrs. Iris Lee


​Years at VCS:  8


Secretarial Science, Bradford School of Business, 1983


Mrs. Kathy Vera


​Years at VCS:  18

Thomas L.jpg

Mrs. Lovet Thomas

Information Technology Specialist

​Years at VCS:  7


Masters in Computer Applications, Bharathiar University


Mrs. Kelli Barrulli

Communications Specialist and  Middle School Coordinator

& Yearbook Editor 

​Years at VCS:  13


Certificate, Youth and Family Ministry, Lutheran Theological Seminary, 2014

Lind L.jpg

Mrs. Lisa Lind

Preschool Aide

​Years at VCS:  10


BA, Communications, Loyola University, 1992


Mrs. Debbie Clark

Before School Program Supervisor and 2 Play & Learn/P3 Aide

​Years at VCS:  12


Ms. Camille Cain

Before School Program Aide and Recess Supervisor

​Years at VCS: 1


Mrs. Mariya Gavrylenko

Food Services Manager

​Years at VCS:  New to VCS in 2022-23 school year


Mr. Doug Landersz

Building Maintenance

​Years at VCS:  3

Keywords:  private schools near me

bottom of page