Meet the Faculty

Rev. James Cicchese, MDiv     President and Faculty

Rev. James Cicchese, MDiv

President and Faculty

Ambassador Courses Taught:

Church History, Disciple-Centered Leadership, Exposition of Mark

Education:

  • M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies (in process), Knox Theological Seminary
  • M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Maranatha Baptist University
  • Graduate Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S. in History, University of Northwestern
  • B.A. in Biblical Studies, University of Northwestern

Biography:

Dan Radke has served at Ambassador since January 2018. He previously served as a Bible and History Teacher at St. Cloud Christian School (2015-2017), in various positions in school age care (2012-2014), and as a Youth Minister at Teens For Christ (2011-2013). Dan is active in his local church as a Sunday School teacher and biblical counselor who is currently pursuing certification through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Dan is married to Rachel and they have been blessed with two young children: Josiah and Anna. Dan enjoys reading, hiking, and playing board games.

Debra Kathan, MS     Adjunct Faculty

Debra Kathan, MS

Adjunct Faculty

Ambassador Courses Taught:

Church History, Disciple-Centered Leadership, Exposition of Mark

Education:

  • M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies (in process), Knox Theological Seminary
  • M.Ed. in Teaching and Learning, Maranatha Baptist University
  • Graduate Studies, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S. in History, University of Northwestern
  • B.A. in Biblical Studies, University of Northwestern

Biography:

Dan Radke has served at Ambassador since January 2018. He previously served as a Bible and History Teacher at St. Cloud Christian School (2015-2017), in various positions in school age care (2012-2014), and as a Youth Minister at Teens For Christ (2011-2013). Dan is active in his local church as a Sunday School teacher and biblical counselor who is currently pursuing certification through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Dan is married to Rachel and they have been blessed with two young children: Josiah and Anna. Dan enjoys reading, hiking, and playing board games.

 
Richard Kathan, MS     Adjunct Faculty

Richard Kathan, MS

Adjunct Faculty

Dr. J. E. Harvey Martin, PhD     Adjunct Faculty

Dr. J. E. Harvey Martin, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

 
Daniel Radke, MEd     Interim Dean, Faculty, Admissions Representative

Daniel Radke, MEd

Interim Dean, Faculty, Admissions Representative

Taunya Ranis, BS     Administrator, Registrar, Faculty

Taunya Ranis, BS

Administrator, Registrar, Faculty

 
Jeff Wright     Internship Director

Jeff Wright

Internship Director

 
 

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