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    Private Online Christian School for Grades K-12

    Customized programs that are designed to fit various budgets, support needs, learning styles, and desired academic outcomes.

Meet Our Counselors

 
 
 
 


Kim Allen

Kim Allen

High School: Grades 9-11, Gold and Diamond Students; Grade 12, All Students; Grade 10, Silver and Silver Premium

Mrs. Allen has been with Enlightium since 2015. She grew up in Seattle, Washington and attended a Christian school through 12th grade. She received her bachelor's degree in Social Work at Washington State University. While raising three children, she also became passionate about education and college and career planning. Mrs. Allen returned to school and received her master’s degree in School Counseling K-12 from Gonzaga University. Kim is ACSI certified.

During her spare time, she and her husband enjoy playing volleyball, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Spending time with family usually includes traveling, which Mrs. Allen also loves to do. Her older son is serving with the Peace Corps in Morocco, her middle son works as a Mechatronic Engineer in Seattle and her daughter is in her senior year at a university in the Washington DC area. It is her desire to get to know all of her students and her hope is to build a trusting relationship so her students can come to her with any issue, no matter how big or small it may seem. She especially likes helping students explore their own goals and passions for life beyond high school.

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
Proverbs 27:17

Desiree Towner

Desiree Towner

High School: Grades 11, Silver and Silver+ Students

Desiree Towner earned her BA in Psychology and Pastoral care from Northwest University and her M.Ed in School counseling from Heritage University. She works as an academic consultant for families and students interested in Enlightium Academy. Today she works with high school counselors. Desiree is ACSI certified. Prior to joining the EA team she worked as a public school high school counselor, registered therapeutic riding instructor through the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association. She volunteers at her local church as a bassist for the music team. In her free time, she and her husband enjoy hanging out with family and spending time with their horse, Aspen, and her dog, Grady.

The mountains and the hills shall break forth into singing before you, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Isaiah 55:12

Nikki Yohe

Nikki Yohe

High School: College and Career Counselor; Grade 9, Silver and Silver Premium

Mrs. Yohe has been with Enlightium since 2017. She received her bachelor's degree in Education from Lewis-Clark State College. While raising 8 children, she earned her Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling from City University of Seattle. Currently, Mrs. Yohe is earning her Doctorate in Education with an emphasis in eLearning through Northcentral University. Mrs. Yohe is also certified as a school counselor through ACSI.

Mrs. Yohe enjoys inspiring students to engage in the process of their education with positive facilitation options and technology. She applies high standards and adheres to ethical counseling practices. Mrs. Yohe enjoys nurturing partnerships and supports positive performance, extraordinary work ethic, and forthright communication. She works hard to support students in investigating their interests and exploring options for their future endeavors. Mrs. Yohe continually offers encouraging coaching, highlighting each student’s achievements and specific needs.

During her spare time, she and her husband enjoy camping, hiking, reading and spending quality time with family.

“As for me and my household, we shall serve the Lord.”
Joshua 25:15

Angie Van Egdom

Angie Van Egdom

High School

Mrs. Van Egdom has been with Enlightium since 2018. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington, with a major in Community Psychology as well as Society, Ethics, and Human Behavior and a minor in Education and Society. During her undergrad, Angie worked as an Academic Advisor for the college preparatory program TRIO Upward Bound. It was then when her passion of working with high school students grew. Angie is currently attending Whitworth University for her Master’s of Education in School Counseling.

In her spare time, she enjoys lounging and binge-watching Netflix with her husband, Josiah, who is also a full-time Political Science student at Eastern Washington University. Mrs. Van Egdom is also very family oriented; whenever she gets the chance during weekends, she hops in the car and drives ‘home’ to spend time with her parents, siblings, and dog Sebastian. Growing up the value of education was instilled in Angie, and she wishes to do the same with her students while also building a trusting relationship and sharing the love of Christ with them.

“For we live by faith, not by sight.”
2 Corinthians 5:7

Jane Mills

Jane Mills

Middle School: Grades 6-8, Silver-Diamond Students

Jane Mills joined Enlightium Academy in 2016 as a Junior High counselor. Mrs. Mills received her B.A. in Business and Psychology from the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho and her B.S. in Anatomy and Physiology/Nursing from LCSC in Lewiston, Idaho.

Mrs. Mills loves being outdoors. She and her husband run a small family ranch with horses, cattle, chickens, pigs, and their next goal is goats! She started piano lessons at the age of four and voice lessons at seven. Through her childhood, she was involved in adjudications, performances, theatrical plays, symphony accompaniments, and music venues. She currently teaches piano as a side job. She studied three years at Juilliard in NYC, NY for piano and dance performance. Last, but certainly not least, Mrs. Mills loves the Lord. She and her family are led each day to live in the image of Christ. They believe in loving everyone, as they were made in the image of Christ.

My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth."
1 John 3:18

Marina Vagin

Marina Vagin

Elementary School: Grades 3-5

Mrs. Vagin has been working with Enlightium Academy since 2009. She has a degree in Business Management and is currently pursuing a degree in Social Services at Whitworth University. She worked tirelessly on developing the EA counselors' and admissions departments, and now is leading the counselor’s department and serving as the Elementary School counselor. She loves working with parents and students and making a difference in people’s lives.

Mrs. Vagin teaches Sunday School at her church and is involved with the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) program. In her spare time, she enjoys going hiking, reading, visiting with friends, and traveling.

Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:3-4

Svetlana Fenina

Svetlana Fenina

Primary School Coordinator: Grades PreK-2

Ms. Fenina received her BS in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida and is ACSI Certified.

Ms. Fenina has been substitute teaching in public elementary and middle schools since 2012 and has been teaching at Enlightium Academy since 2015. She teaches Bible, History, English, and elementary electives and is the primary school counselor. Ms. Fenina believes that education with Christian values is a doorway to a flourishing life.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct your paths.
Proverbs 3:5-6

 

AdvancED Accreditation

AdvancED Accreditation

Accreditation ensures that other accredited schools and universities recognize our students’ transcripts, credits, and courses.
Anytime Learning

Anytime Learning

We take the classroom to wherever you may be, regardless of timezone, provided a reliable internet connection is available. Lessons can also be printed to be completed offline.
Anytime Enrollment

Anytime Enrollment

Students can enroll at any time during the year and counselors will work to align the coursework to match up to previously completed work from the other school.
Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

Our program has a strong emphasis on incorporating the Christian worldview in everything we do. The curriculum and staff together provide a strong foundation for Christian living and firmness in faith.