The Grace Faculty

Joe Dirksen

Principal- Junior High
M.S., Purdue University
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Joe became the junior high principal in 2012. He has been a principal or teacher at three previous Christian schools located in the states of Indiana and Iowa. Joe earned his bachelor’s degree from Dordt College in Iowa and his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Purdue University in Indiana. During his teaching days, Joe taught science, math and P.E. and coached several sports. Joe has a lifelong passion for Christian education and he says he is honored to be working with the Grace junior high families, teachers, and staff.