Miss Maria Gines


Miss Gines grew up in sunny Merritt Island, Florida. She is a Music Education graduate of Florida Southern College in 2007. After graduation she taught preschool in the morning and K-10th grade music and physical education at New Hope Lutheran Academy in West Melbourne, FL for two years. Miss Gines attended Martin Luther College in 2010 to earn her Synod Certification, completing the program in 2011 and then decided to stay another year to earn her Early Childhood Education degree in 2012. She completed the Master's of Educational Instruction from Martin Luther College in 2017. Miss Gines began teaching at Zion in 2013, teaching kindergarten and preschool, as well as being the early childhood director. She also has served as an adjunct faculty member of Monroe County Community College for their early childhood program. Miss Gines enjoys music, reading, dancing (and is currently studying Irish dancing!), traveling, cooking, and snuggling her Min Pin, Bella Grace!

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186 Cole Rd.

Monroe, Michigan 48162

Phone: (734) 242-1378

Fax: (734) 242-7049

E-mail: office@zionmonroe.org


Zion Lutheran Church and School

​Pictures courtesy of Connie Maedel Diehl