Our dedicated team of faculty and staff are committed to their students with an emphasis on developing the whole person – mind, body, and soul. Their love of children and commitment to excellence motivates them in all they do. All teachers are degreed professionals and Christians with a lifelong love of learning.

Jacoba Alderink

7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher
Math Department Chair

BA, Calvin College

At CCA Since: 2016

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Catherine Arnold

Librarian

BA, The College of St. Thomas More; MS, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2011

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Madison Baehner

Chemistry and Math Teacher

BS, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Jamie Baker

High School Math Teacher

BS, Hardin Simmons University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Myrandi Ballesteros

Early Childhood and Elementary School Principal

BA, M.Ed, Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2005

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Crissy Barton

Early Childhood Music Teacher

BA, Music Education, Howard Payne University; MA Music, Kent State University

At CCA Since: 2013

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Bianca Beytell

Food Services Coordinator

BA, York College

At CCA Since: 2017

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Jon Blume

High School History, Government, & Economics Teacher

BA, The College of Wooster; MBA, Michigan State University; JD, Michigan State University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Michael Boughton

PE Teacher

BS, Northwood University

At CCA Since: 2014

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Julia Brandenburg

Middle and High School Strings Teacher

BM, Mercer University; MM, Southern Methodist University

At CCA Since: 2020

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Tonia Britton

Middle School CASP Teacher

BS, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2016

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Julie Bullington

Elementary School Executive Assistant

BS, Wake Forest University; MBA, Rollins College

At CCA Since: 2018

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Amber Coley

PE Teacher

BA, University of Texas at Arlington

At CCA Since: 2021

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Melissa Conklin

Math Instructional Facilitator

BA, Stephen F. Austin University

At CCA Since: 2019

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Carina Covington

High School Art Teacher

BFA, Abilene Christian University

At CCA Since: 2006

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Kyla Cox

Admissions & Data Coordinator

BBA, Texas A&M University

At CCA Since: 2016

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Sam Cruz

High School Spanish

BA, Universidad Valle Continental

At CCA Since: 2022

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Zahamira Cruz

High School Spanish Teacher

BA, Universidad Valle Continental; M.Ed., Framingham State University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Leanna Cullum

PreK-4 Teacher

BS, Valdosta State University; MS University of Phoenix

At CCA Since: 2019

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Dawn Dale

High School CASP Teacher

BS, Texas State University

At CCA Since: 2005

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Frank Dang

High School Bible & Math Teacher

BS, Tulane University; MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological; Ph.M, Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2018

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Katie Dickard

Middle School Executive Assistant

At CCA Since: 2021

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Lauren Edens

High School Executive Assistant

BS, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Susan Emison

Receptionist

BBA, University of Texas

At CCA Since: 2021

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Jessica Funderburk

High School Humanities Teacher

BS, Texas A&M University

At CCA Since: 2020

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Sarah Galyon

High School Math Teacher

BS, Dallas Baptist University; MA, University of Texas Dallas

At CCA Since: 2022

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Kim Garcia

Executive Assistant to the Headmaster and COO

At CCA Since: 2013

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Debbie Gentry

7th and 8th Grade Science Teacher

BS, Middle Tennessee State University

At CCA Since: 2008

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Rachel George

PreK - 4 Teacher

BS, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2022

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Sara Grantham

School Nurse

BS, Hardin-Simmons University; MA, Liberty University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Laura Guelker

CASP Director and DRA Coordinator

BS, Texas Christian University

At CCA Since: 2019

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Joy Hale

Director of Community Care & Alumni Relations

BBA, University of North Texas; MA Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2008

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Floyd Hall

Facilities Technician

At CCA Since: 2021

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Shelley Hannegan

College Guidance Counselor and Accreditation Coordinator

BA, Baylor University; MS, Texas A&M University Commerce

At CCA Since: 2021

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Jenny Holmes

4th Grade Teacher

BS, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2021

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Sharon Huddleston

7th and 8th Grade Math Teacher

BA, University of California

At CCA Since: 2021

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Tony Jeffrey

Headmaster

BA, American Christian University; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary; Ph.D. University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2020

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Leslie Jennings

AP Biology

BSN, University of Texas; MSN, University of Phoenix

At CCA Since: 2022

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Altie Jones

PE Teacher

BS, Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Julie Krull

Chief Financial Officer

BBA, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2022

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Margo Labib

High School French Teacher

BA, University of Alexandria Egypt; M.Ed., University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2021

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Misty Lackey

4th Grade Teacher

BS, Abilene Christian University

At CCA Since: 2018

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Candace Lambert

5th Grade Math and Bible Teacher

BS, Western Michigan University; M.Ed., Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2017

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Paul Laywell

Physics and AP Chemistry Teacher
Science Depsrtment Chair

BS, MS, Texas A&M University

At CCA Since: 2006

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Tricia Lewis

Middle & High School Worship Ensemble Teacher and Chaplain

BS, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2016

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Claire Long

4th Grade Teacher

BS, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2019

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Isaac Magana

5th and 6th Grade Latin Teacher

BA, The Master's University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Trey Martinez

Facilities and Safety Director

BA, Thomas Edison State University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Sheila McDoniel

Chief Operating Officer

BBA, Abilene Christian University

At CCA Since: 2014

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Lauren McEndree

3rd Grade Teacher

BS, Abilene Christian University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Shawn McGinnis

Middle & High School Techonology Teacher

BA, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2017

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Rob McIlhaney

7th and 8th Grade Bible Teacher

BS, MS, Midwestern State University

At CCA Since: 2018

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Katie McKee

Athletic Coordinator & Trainer

BS, University of Georgia; MS Louisiana Tech University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Teddi Miller

High School Science Teacher

BS, Tarleton State University

At CCA Since: 2017

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Stephanie Milligan

PreK-3 Teacher

BS, University of Oklahoma

At CCA Since: 2022

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Grady Moyer

6th Grade Math and Bible Teacher

BA, Texas Baptist College

At CCA Since: 2022

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Michelle Niemeyer

Kindergarten Teacher

BS, Stephen F. Austin State University

At CCA Since: 2015

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Travis Niemeyer

Middle School Principal

BBA, Univeristy of North Texas; MS, University of Texas Arlington

At CCA Since: 2022

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Rich Ogden

5th and 6th Grade Science Teacher

BFA, University of Georgia

At CCA Since: 2020

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Corrie Ott

Garden Center Coordinator

BS, Texas Women's University

At CCA Since: 2020

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Denise Perona

Pre-K 3 Teacher

BS, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2015

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Karen Phillips

3rd Grade Teacher

BS, University of Texas at Permian Basin

At CCA Since: 2018

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Becky Portillo

Early Childhood Executive Assistant

At CCA Since: 2005

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Amy Pryor

High School Principal

BA, M.Ed., University of Texas Arlington

At CCA Since: 2017

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Mark Reeves

Head Cross Country Coach and Assistant Track Coach

BBA Business, Sam Houston State University

At CCA Since: 2014

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Mandy Renfrow

7th and 8th Grade English and
High School Yearbook Teacher

BA, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2013

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Cindy Richardson

Accounts Manager

AA, Tarrant County College

At CCA Since: 2006

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Becca Risley

High School Math Teacher

BA, Texas Tech University; MA, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2016

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Jordan Rodriguez

PreK - 4 Teacher

BS, Abilene Christian University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Samantha Rohde

6th Grade English and History Teacher

BA, Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2014

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Tessa Russell

Kindergarten Teacher

BA Education, Southwestern Assemblies of God University

At CCA Since: 2011

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Kathryn Sandoval

5th and 6th Grade Latin Teacher; Foreign Language Department Chair

BA, Texas A&M University

At CCA Since: 2014

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Lisa Schreiber

Kindergarten Teacher

B.Ed, Hardin-Simmons University

At CCA Since: 2003

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Melissa Sevener

1st Grade Teacher

BA, M.Ed., University of Texas at Arlington

At CCA Since: 2017

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Shelley Smith

Early Childhood and Elementary
Art Teacher

BFA, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2014

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Meredith Sontag

Middle Choir Director

BM, Texas Tech University; MM, Arizona State University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Sally Steubing

PreK-3 Teacher

BS, Texas State University

At CCA Since: 2018

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Karon Sutton

5th Grade English and Geography Teacher

BA, Louisiana Baptist University; BS, Arlington Baptist College

At CCA Since: 2013

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Cindy Taylor

Middle School CASP Teacher

BBA, University of Texas at Arlington

At CCA Since: 1998

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Brian Thomas

High School English Teacher

BA, Dallas Baptist University; MA, Humanities, University of Dallas

At CCA Since: 2015

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David Thompson

Elementary Music and High School Choir Teacher

BM, University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2021

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Phil Towe

Athletic Director

BS, Liberty University

At CCA Since: 2016

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Amy Turner

2nd Grade Teacher

BS, Appalachian State University

At CCA Since: 2007

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Becca Turner

7th and 8th Grade History Teacher
History Department Chair

BA, History, Louisiana State University

At CCA Since: 2011

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Steve Turner

Director of Admissions

BS, M.Ed, Louisiana State University

At CCA Since: 2002

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Katie Tuttle

High School Math Teacher

BS, Texas Christian University; ME, Lamar University

At CCA Since: 2015

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Dana Walker

Middle and High School Drama Teacher

BA, Northwood University; M.Ed., SW Oklahoma State University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Kelly Webber

Elementary School Operational Aide and Purchasing Coordinator

BS, Oklahoma State University

At CCA Since: 2019

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Carol White

2nd Grade Teacher

BS, LSU; M.Ed., University of North Texas

At CCA Since: 2015

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Michele Whitten

1st Grade Teacher

BFA, Baylor University

At CCA Since: 2015

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Kyle Wilson

High School Bible Teacher
Bible Department Chair

BA, MA, Dallas Baptist University

At CCA Since: 2021

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Victoria Wimmer

High School History/English Teacher; English Department Chair

BA, Dallas Baptist University; M.Ed. Texas A&M University Commerce

At CCA Since: 2022

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Aaron Wise

IT Director

BS, Strayer University

At CCA Since: 2022

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Jessica Witt

Middle School Art Teacher

BFA, Texas Women's Univeristy; MFA, Texas Christian University

At CCA Since: 2022

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