Faculty & Staff

Meet Our WONDERFUL Faculty and Staff

Park Place Christian Academy endeavors to employ born again, Bible-believing, Spirit-filled Christians who are professionally trained, certified, and ready to inspire, encourage, and educate K3-12th grade students.

PPCA is blessed to have these administrators, teachers, coaches, and support staff engaged and ready to meet the educational and spiritual needs of its children.

Acevedo, Christy

Elementary Art Teacher

Ballard, Holly

Elementary Teacher: 3rd Grade

Barrett, Bobby

Athletic Director

Bennett, Cathy

Elementary Computer Teacher and Yearbook Sponsor

Bridges, Kim

Secondary Teacher: Spanish

Brasher, Kim

Elementary Teacher: 3rd Grade

Brunson, Larami

Secondary Teacher: English

Burns, Monna

Elementary Teacher: 2nd Grade

Clendinning, John

Secondary Teacher: English / Chapel Band Sponsor

Clendinning, Lori

Director of Admin. Resources / Records / News / Publications

Cliburn, Erin

Secondary Teacher: Bible

Cochran, Jenny

Athletic Secretary

Cook, Jason

Head of School / Coach

Cooper, Heather

Elementary Teacher: 1st Grade

Crawford, Kim

Secondary Teacher: Science / Coach

Dykes, Daniel

Secondary Teacher: History

Files, Tammy


Fitzgerald, Caryn

Dyslexia/Resource Staff

Fonville, Becky

Preschool Teacher

Freeman, Marla

Elementary Teacher: 5th Grade

Gannon, Sarah Joy

Secondary Teacher: Art / Youth Legislature Sponsor

Gant, Brandi

Preschool Teacher

Grubbs, Holly

Preschool Teacher

Ham, Tami

Secondary Teacher: Bible, Drama, History

Harbison, Doc

Elementary Principal

Hemphill, Lee Ann

Elementary Teacher: Kindergarten

Hester, Michelle

Dyslexia/Resource Teacher: 2nd Grade

Hinton, GyElla

Secondary Teacher: Math / NHS Sponsor

Hunt, Donna

Director of Dyslexia and Resource Center/ Dyslexia Teacher: 1st Grade

Jacobsen, Kelly

Elementary Bible Teacher

Jenkins, Allie

Elementary Teacher: 4th Grade

Jenkins, Michelle

Elementary Secretary

Jernigan, Kelsey

Secondary Teacher: Math / FCA Sponsor

Jones, Delisa

Preschool Teacher

Jones, Jessica

Crusader Care Director

Jones, Megan

Secondary Teacher: History

Jordan, Jim Deputy

Director of Security and Transportation

Kelly, Dwayne

Secondary Teacher: Government/ A.C.T.S. Sponsor

Kennedy, Mitch

Building Maintenance

Leach, Burell

Secondary Teacher: Science and Computer / BETA Sponsor

Mann, Faith

Elementary Music Teacher

McCullough, Kristy

Preschool and DRC Secretary

McElveen, Corey

Secondary Teacher: Science / Coach

McGehee, Sunny

Preschool Director/ Admissions Director

McIntyre, Melanie

Elementary Teacher: Kindergarten

Mercer, Melody

Secondary Teacher: 6th Grade

Miller, Zach

Secondary Teacher: Computer / Coach

Munn, Joy

Elementary Teacher: 6th Grade

Murphy, Leah

Elementary Teacher: 1st Grade

Neely, Wyck

Secondary Teacher: Science / Coach

Newell, Josh

Secondary Teacher/ Coach

Peace, Gay

Elementary P.E. Teacher

Price, Kim

Business Office: Assistant Financial Officer

Prystupa, John

Internet Technology

Ridgway, Faith

Elementary Teacher: 4th Grade

Roberts, Chryste

Business Office: Financial Officer/ Business Manager

Roberts, Katie

Dyslexia/Resource Teacher

Rushing, Megan

Dir. of Student Life Promotions / Varsity Cheer Coach

Rutland, Darrell

Secondary Teacher: Computer

Simpkins, Kelli


Stegall, Ashley

Nurse / JV Cheer Coach

Stewart, Courtney

Elementary Teacher: 5th Grade

Sykes, Stacey

High School  Principal

Thames, Jessica

Preschool Teacher

Thurman, Wendy

Preschool Assistant

Tubb, Larry

Secondary Teacher: English

Wallace, Lisa

Elementary Teacher: 2nd Grade

Watkins, Jessica

Secondary Teacher: Math, Student Council Sponsor, Coach

Westbrook, Leigh Ann

Preschool Teacher

Willoughby, Abby

Secondary Teacher: Math / Student Council Co-Sponsor

Wise, Susan

Secondary Secretary