Donna Patrick -Instructional Director of Supplemental Services
Donna holds a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education, a Masters degree in Reading Education and is trained as an Educational Therapist with the National Institute for Learning Development. Having served as a classroom teacher, elementary supervisor and educational therapist, Mrs. Patrick brought 23 years of educational experience to her role here at New Covenant. She has served as the Supplemental Services Director at New Covenant since 2012-13, which includes duties as Educational Therapist, Language Arts Resource teacher, and developing the services of the Supplemental Services Office. She is passionate about seeing students discover who they are in Christ and developing their unique gifts and abilities to advance His kingdom!
Faith Barrett – Supplemental Services Instructor
Faith describes herself as a a creative do-it-yourselfer who is falling more in love with Jesus every day as she learns more about His love for her. She married her high school sweetheart, Ben, in the summer of 1994. She graduated with a Special Education degree from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Faith and Ben have four children. Kyrie is a junior at Temple University studying Art Education, Davis is a freshman at Penn State Altoona studying Aerospace Engineering, Katrina is a junior at Elizabethtown Area High School, and Truett is in 8th grade at Elizabethtown Middle School.
Faith began at NCCS in 2016 and loves working and developing relationships with the small groups of students as she teaches Supplemental Services math. Before returning to teaching in 2016, Faith home schooled her kids for 10 years, was a TSS at ELCO Intermediate, and a full-time substitute teacher.
The Barrett family worships at serves at LCBC Manheim. They have called LCBC home for 15 years. Faith has lead a small group of high school girls for eleven years. She loves that group of girls like they are her own and looks forward to spending time with them each week as well as when they get together outside of church.
Danielle Fitting – Supplemental Services Instructor
Danielle is excited to be joining the New Covenant family as well as the Supplemental Services team. She comes to us with six years of teaching experience within the Palmyra Area School District, where she served as a Special Education Teacher. In 2012, Danielle graduated from Lebanon Valley College with degrees in both Elementary Education and Special Education. She is currently working towards a Master’s Degree and Reading Specialist Certification through Eastern Mennonite University. When you love learning, you just keep going back for more!
Danielle is married to her high school sweet heart, Jordan. Together, they are blessed with two sons who bring them lots of joy, while also keeping them on their toes. They enjoy creating new memories as a family, singing together, traveling and spending time outdoors.
Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.”