Mrs. Nicole Schafer
Mrs. Schafer has been an educator for 23 years. Prior to coming to IC, she taught first and second grades and was a Literacy Coach and Instructional Interventionist for grades K-05 in the North Little Rock School District. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education P-04, Elementary Education K-06, and Middle School Social Studies 05-08. Mrs. Schafer also holds a Literacy Coach Graduate Certificate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and she is a certified RISE trainer for the Diocese of Little Rock.
Mrs. Schafer’s Teaching Philosophy:
I believe all children can learn! When inspired by faith in Christ, we can support, challenge, and educate our students as they grow as individuals and as members of family, church and world.
Mrs. Sonni Runnells
Mrs. Runnells has been at IC since 2017 and brings with her over a decade of experience in education and educational research. She is a proud product of Catholic education in the Diocese of Little Rock, having graduated from St. Joseph School in Conway. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and a Master's of Secondary Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Mrs. Runnells is a certified teacher for the state of Arkansas, specializing in social studies for grades 7-12. Throughout her tenure at IC, Mrs. Runnells has actively contributed to various committees and has dedicated her services to the Diocese by serving on the Social Studies Curriculum Committee.
Mrs. Runnells' s Philosophy: I believe that education is a transformative process that should nurture the whole person, integrating academic excellence with spiritual formation, character development, and service to others. Through a Christ-centered learning environment, I believe students can grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
|Jr High Science|
|4th Grade and Extended Care Coordinator|
|Jr High Math|
|Jr High Social Studies|
|Tech Ed/Technology Coordinator|
|Jr High English|
|K-8 Music, Band|