Joni Van Der Pol
Bridge the Gap
My deep hope is that we pursue the heart of God for the nations through building our Spanish language skills and cultural knowledge.
Joni Van Der Pol teaches Spanish 1, English As A Second Language and the support study hall for international students. She also teaches English Comp 3 and is the Yearbook Advisor. She has served in education since 1988 and is in her 10th year at PCHS. Her passion is to nurture students while connecting with them through the classroom, student travel abroad trips and extracurricular activities. When not working, Joni enjoys quality time with family, travel, antiques, thrifting, reading, flowers and her role as a pastor's wife. She and her family have hosted three international daughters from Japan, Brazil and China.