Meet the SCA Staff

The SCA staff is composed of committed Christians who are devoted to educating students in a Christian environment. Each faculty member holds a degree in a specialized area of education. Our teachers actively disciple students in their knowledge and relationship with the Lord.

Chuck Gard, MS

Supervising Administrator

Bachelor of Science in Religious Education

Master of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis on Teaching

Graduate Studies in Christian Education

Marianne Rivers, EdD

School Principal

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Grades 7-12

Master of Science in Reading Education, Grades K-12

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Postdoctoral Certificate in Advanced Educational Leadership (in progress)

Elizabeth Heuer


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Master of Arts in Teaching
Elementary Education
Middle School English

Linda Howell


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Tiana Haas


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Minor in Bible

Jill May

Grades 1 & 2

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Karla Himka

Grades 3 & 4

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with Language Arts Concentration

April Redfield

Grades 5 & 6

Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Bethany Searfoss

Music (Preschool-10) & Team Teacher (1-4)

Bachelor of Science in Music Education

Blanche Baransky

Secondary Science & Art

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry

James Buchanan, Mdiv

Secondary Bible & Math

Bachelor of Science in Bible and Pastoral Ministry

Master of Divinity

Doctor of Ministry (in progress)

Melissa Feldman

Secondary English & History

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and History with Minors in Speech and Drama

Colin Morley

Physical Education (K-10) & Coach

Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies

James May

Homeschool Connection -- Director

Master of Divinity

Cindy Morrison

Homeschool Connection -- Conversational Spanish

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education

Certificate of Spanish Fluency (University of Valladolid)

Vicki Beam


Substitute Teachers

Preschool-Grade 12

SCA has openings for substitute teachers with a daily rate of $85.

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Marianne Rivers at