Teachers

Meet Our Teachers

Pastor David Goforth

Senior Pastor and President

Pastor Goforth has been our senior pastor at Providence Baptist Church since 2010.  He is a graduate of Pensacola Christian College.  He and his wife were blessed with five daughters who have attended PCS.  Pastor Goforth and his family have been such a blessing to our ministry.  

Pastor Tim Stevens

Assistant Pastor and Bible Teacher

Pastor Stevens has been with PCS since 2015.  He has a degree in education from Bob Jones University and a master’s degree from Tennessee Temple University.  He has been in education, administration, and coaching for years in different ministries.  We are pleased to have him on our staff as our associate pastor and bible teacher. 

Ron Sainsbury

School Administrator

Our administrator, Ron Sainsbury, has been with PCS since 2017.  Having a PE degree from South West Baptist University and a Masters in Administration from Pensacola Christian College, Ron has a wealth of knowledge to lead our school.  Having 21 years of teaching and administrative positions, he leads this school with a biblical knowledge and understanding of our students.  

Pastor Paul Patterson

Youth Pastor and Athletic Director

Pastor Patterson graduated from PCS and joined our staff in 2012.  He has a degree from Pensacola Christian College in sports management.  He is our youth pastor , athletic director, PE teacher, and head boys athletic coach.  His involvement with our students has been a blessing for many year.

Keri Slater

Secretary

Graduated from PCS in 1999, Keri has been with PCS as school secretary since 2013.  She graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a degree in PE and has been our varsity girls volleyball coach since 2014.  She has 4 girls that attend PCS.

Rhonda Mclaughlin

K5 Teacher

Rhonda graduated from the University of Findley with a degree in Elementary Education.  She has been teaching K5 for PCS for 3 years.  Having 8 children of her own, she is a wonderful asset to have in the classroom.  She has a love for her students, and it shows.

Katie Stevens

Grade 1

Katie has been teaching at PCS since 2015.  She graduated from West Coast Baptist college with a degree in Elementary Education.  She has been our 1st grade teacher and has been a blessing to our students with her enthusiasm for teaching.

Elizabeth Singleton

Grade 2

Elizabeth has been teaching for over 20 years here at PCS.  From high school English to K5, she has touched many student’s lives from over the years.  We are blessed to have her teaching 2nd grade this year.

Rachel Randall

Grade 3

New to PCS, Rachel is coming from Pensacola Christian College with an elementary education degree and over 14 years of experience teaching.  We are excited to have her as our new 3rd grade teacher.

Erin Gardner

Grade 4

Graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2003 in Elementary Education, Erin has taught 1st and 4th grade here at PCS.  She is married to Dan Gardner our 6th grade teacher and has 4 children here at PCS.

Jennifer Head

Grade 5

Jennifer has over 15 year’s experience in education.   Graduating from Clearwater Christian College with a degree in English and a Master’s degree in English from Pensacola Christian College, Jennifer has taught various positions in several school.  We are thrilled to have her at PCS as our 5th grade teacher.

Dan Gardner

Grade 6

Dan has been teaching at PCS since 2003.  Having graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a degree in Elementary Education, Dan has been teaching 6th grade and several middle school classes at PCS.  He is married to Erin Gardner our 4th grade teacher and has 4 children here at PCS.

Pamela Poole

History/English - Guidance Counselor

Pamela has been our guidance counselor and teacher here at PCS since 2013.  Graduating from Louisiana College with a degree in English and a Master’s in Counseling from South East Louisiana University, Pamela has a world of knowledge to impart to our students.  She teachers High school English, history, and helps our students in many aspects here at PCS.

Cindy Herlocker

Elementary Library & Computer

Cindy has been a part of PCS for over 15 years. She has taught various classes from English, yearbook, computer, library, and many more.  Graduating from Clearwater Christian College with an English degree, Cindy has been a huge blessing to our staff for many years.

Deanna Embrey

Math

An alumnus of PCS, Deanna has been teaching math and many other subjects at PCS since 1994.  Graduating from Tennessee Temple University with a degree in Secondary Education and a Master’s degree in Math Education from the University of Southern Florida, Deanna has been an instrumental part of PCS for many year.

Teresa Moreno

English/Speech/Drama

Teresa graduated from PCS and has been teaching English, drama, and Spanish for over 20 years.  Graduating from Tennessee Temple University with a degree in English, she has been an essential part of PCS for many years.

Mark Randall

Middle School & Highschool Science

Mark is starting his 1st year with PCS this year.  He is coming from Pensacola, FL, and has over 20 years teaching experience.  With a degree in Social Studies from Bob Jones University and a master’s degree in History form Bob Jones University, he has a wealth of knowledge to impart on our students.  We are excited to have him teach several middle school subjects and high school science.   

Daye Goforth

Highschool Choir Director

Our pastor’s wife, music director, drama director, and much more, Daye Goforth wears many hats.  She graduated from Pensacola Christian College with a degree in Speech.  She has been a blessing to our ministry and staff since 2010.