Divine Savior School staff have a heart for serving our students and families inside and outside of the classroom.    


Bachelor's of Business Education with Computer Science Minor: Ferris State

University, MI

Master of Science in Educational Leadership: Ferris State University, MI

Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction: Florida International University, FL

Graduate Certificate in Special Education: University of Central Florida

Currently enrolled in ABA program: Florida International University 

Favorite Bible Passage

"Jesus said, 'Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matthew 19:14


Director Message

I've been privileged to work with the Divine Savior ministry for 15 years. Throughout my career, I have served in the classroom as well as in various leadership roles. Both professionally and in my own family, a desire to support those with special needs has become a passion. I am excited to lead Divine Savior School in carrying out this mission!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out at john.althoff@thedivinesaviorschool.com or 786-476-5156.



Bachelor's in Special Education and English, Minor in Speech Language Pathology

Master's in Organizational Leadership: Columbia University

Teacher Message

I believe children need leaders and educators that are equipped with the clear vision and belief that all people, regardless of their race, ability level, socio-economic status, or gender can learn, grow, and succeed when given the opportunity coupled with ongoing support. 

Favorite Bible Passage

"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!" 2 Corinthians 5:17



Bachelor of Arts in Special Education

& Elementary Education

Wisconsin Lutheran College

Teacher Message

I am always excited to build a partnership with each family as we work together in continuing the education of your child. Out-side of the classroom, I enjoy creating art, baking, dancing, running, and of course long walks on the beach.

Favorite Bible Passage

"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, ”Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11



Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design: Howon University, South Korea 

Teacher Message

My highest priority is your child's well being physically, emotionally, and spiritually as we work towards achieving their individual plan. 

Favorite Bible Passage

"Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things." Philippians 4:8-9

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Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communications, Minor in Communication Arts

Florida International University

Office Manager Message

I have always had a passion for administrative work and communicating with people. I enjoy providing our students and families the service they deserve. 

Favorite Bible Passage

"You dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world." 1 John 4:4



Bachelor of Arts in Music

Teacher Message

I teach music at DSS, where we explore melodies, rhythms, and words together with our voices as well as other instruments. Music also helps us experience the wonder and beauty of God and the world in which we live!  

Favorite Bible Passage

"...but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." Isaiah 40:31