Arie Ringnalda

Director of Arts+Media - Marketing Lead

Appointed 2007. Prior to his appointment at Valor, Mr. Ringnalda served as a founding teacher and Fine Arts Department Chair at Oaks Christian High School in California. He was honored with the Atsinger Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004-2005. At Valor, he founded and directed the Arts+Media program as well as taught photography, ceramics and applied media in the early years.

From 2012-2015, Mr. Ringnalda served on the design and construction team of  The Valor Center for Culture and Influence, where the Arts+Media and Arts Conservatory programs now reside. He launched a robust Visual Arts and Performing Arts Conservatory with his team in 2015, making Valor a national destination high school for the Arts. In 2021 he was also appointed as Director of Marketing and Communications.


B.A. Fine Arts — Calvin College B.S. Education — K-12 Arts