Both pastors and principals have a combined 85 years of experience in education. Having taught in the classroom they all understand the difficulties facing teachers and students alike. They have all had years of experience working with youth and love to see the Lord use children and teens for His glory.
Pastor Byron Herchenroder
Pastor Byron Herchenroder has served at Faith Baptist Church and Deltona Christian School for 34 years, 20 as pastor and school administrator. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the school and has been teaching for all 34 of those years. His father, Pastor Don Herchenroder, started the school in 1974 and he has faithfully continued the vision and burden for DCS for over 40 years.
Mr. Philip Herchenroder
Mr. Phillip Herchenroder has been principal of the school since 2005. He has faithfully served with his father, Pastor Byron Herchenroder, for those years and has helped the school grow both academically and numerically. Mr. H has a desire to see young people grow in knowledge but also in their spiritual walk with the Lord. Many students and parents have been saved as a result of his heart for the Lord.
Mr. Travis Hartsfield
Mr. Travis Hartsfield joined the staff at Deltona Christian School in 2016. Prior to coming to Deltona, Mr. Hartsfield worked as an administrator for eleven years in the greater Tampa area, and taught and coached in North Carolina for four years. He has much knowledge and experience in education and administration and has been a great help to our staff. He has a big heart for young people and desires to see them be used for the Lord in every area of their lives.
Pastor Mike Foster
Pastor Mike Foster has been at Faith Baptist Church since 2014. Pastor Foster came to Deltona from Ohio where he was youth/music pastor in Troy for 4 1/2 years. In 1997 he taught at Juniata Christian School in Vassar, Michigan for several years before traveling and preaching in evangelism, specifically planting churches. Pastor Foster currently serves as the school chaplain and works with the staff and students counseling and helping kids with their spiritual needs, as well as heading up the music and fine arts department in the school.