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

Linda Howell


Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

April Redfield


Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

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

Lori Turner

Grades 5 & 6

Bachelor of Social Work with
Teacher Certification in Secondary History

Master of Education

Bethany Searfoss

Music (Preschool-10), Team Teacher (4), & Secondary Math

Bachelor of Science in Music Education

Kurt Bricker

Secondary Bible

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
Master of Divinity

Christine Lorow

Secondary Science

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Science Education

Melissa Feldman

Secondary English & History Physical Education

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

James May

Homeschool Connection Director

Master of Divinity


Substitute Teachers

Preschool-Grade 12

SCA has openings for substitute teachers with a daily rate of $85.00. If you are interested in applying, please contact Dr. Marianne Rivers at