Meet the Trailblazer team! We are the enthusiastic teachers of the 5th and 6th grade multiage program at Renaissance.

Mrs. Bartell

This is Mrs. Bartell’s 13th year of teaching (12th year at Renaissance)! She likes running, lifting weights, hiking and the outdoors. She also teaches courses at Central Michigan University!

Mrs. Nix

Mrs. Nix has been at Renaissance for 6 years. She is passionate about multiage teaching and helping students love to read. She enjoys reading, cooking, and taking care of her family; 2 sons (Jace and Jaxon) and her husband (Mr. Nix).

Mrs. Snyder

Mrs. Snyder has been at Renaissance for 9 years. She likes reading, running, and spending time with her family. She is very excited to be a Trailblazer teacher!

Mr. Whitman

This is Mr. Whitman’s 10th year at Renaissance. He enjoys coaching baseball and spending time with his family (Mike, Alex, Clara, and Mrs. Whitman). He can also be seen at many CMU sporting events throughout the year.