School Leadership

Teachers & Faculty

List of 26 items.

  • Mrs. Cindy Smith

    Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten
    Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten at GCCA is a time of new beginnings for our new academy friends.
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  • Mrs. Jamie Good

    Our kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Jamie Good, is returning to our school after a twelve-year career in homeschooling her children.
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  • Mrs. Bethany Campbell

    First Grade
    Mrs. Bethany Campbell is blessed to have the opportunity to teach first grade. 
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  • Mrs. Theresa Burnworth

    First Grade
    Theresa is teaching our second 1st grade class, due to increased enrollment.
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  • Miss Charity Dawson

    Second Grade
    Miss Charity Dawson serves as the second grade teacher at GCCA. She has over fifteen years of teaching experience with lower elementary students at classical Christian academies.
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  • Mrs. Nancy Spears

    Third Grade
    Mrs. Spears received a BA in Elementary Education and a Masters of Education from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA.
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  • Mrs. Lisa Schulter

    Fourth Grade
    If the smell of paint is in the air, it must be auction time, which means Mrs. Lisa Schulter, our artistic fourth grade teacher, is working on her annual contribution: a themed, beautifully hand-painted piece of furniture!
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  • Mr. Michael Acquavita

    Fifth Grade/Pre-Algebra/Algebra 1/High School Old & New Testament Survey
    Mr. Michael Acquavita graduated from Grove City College in 2011 with a BA in Biblical Studies.
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  • Mr. Erik Covert

    Sixth Grade/Logic/High School Modern History
    Mr. Erik Covert is a graduate of Grove City College having earned a BA in History and Secondary Education.
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  • Mr. Joseph Retucci

    7th Grade/Reading/Rhetoric
    Mr. Joseph Retucci is the 7th grade homeroom teacher as well as teaching additional reading classes and high school rhetoric.
  • Mr. Ross Kucks

    Eighth Grade/Latin/11th & 12th Grade History and Literature
    Mr. Ross Kucks earned a BA in English with a minor in French from Grove City College. 
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  • Mrs. Logan Gwynn

    Earth Science/Anatomy and Physiology/Chemistry/Statistics/Technology
    Mrs. Gwynn, a GCCA alum, is serving as our full-time S.T.E.M. teacher in our middle school and high school. She teaches 8th Grade Earth Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, Statistics, and Technology.
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  • Mrs. Alice Wiley

    Middle school Science and High school Biology
    Mrs. Alice Wiley is a graduate of Grove City College and has a BS in Christian Thought and Biology. She is the mother of four current and former GCCA students.
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  • Mrs. Liz Morris

    High School Algebra II, Geometry, & Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry
    Mrs. Liz Morris attended Grove City College and earned a BS in Math in 2005.
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  • Mrs. Sara Shepson

    Spanish I, II, and III
    Mrs. Sara Shepson earned a B.A. in Spanish with a minor in exercise science from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.
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  • Mrs. Tara Severson

    High School Writing
    Mrs. Tara Severson teaches Introduction to Composition and Classical Writing for the ninth and tenth grades.
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  • Rev. Chad Lawrence

    Pre-algebra/Medieval Literature I/Apologetics  
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  • Mrs. Susan McIntyre

    Mrs. McIntyre teaches our calculus class.
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  • Mr. Vaughn Jones

    High School Physics
    Mr. Jones has a BS in Education, with a physics/math major, from Indiana University of PA and a MS in physics from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.  He benefited from a number of summer workshops in physics and chemistry.
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  • Dr. Renae Applegate-Shawgo

    Dr. Shawgo has degrees from Geneva College, Slippery Rock
    University, SUNY Albany, and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 
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  • Mrs. Amy Frank

    SAT/CLT Prep
    Mrs. Frank received as B.S. and B.A. from Grove City College, and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
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  • Megan Nash, D.O.

    High School Health/Athletic Director
    Dr. Megan Nash graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a BS in biology.
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  • Mrs. Laura Coulter

    Mrs. Laura Coulter is an historian by training, earning a bachelor's degree in history at Grove City College, and a master's degree in history at Slippery Rock University.
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  • Mrs. Danell Shidemantle

    General Music K-8 and High School Choir
    Mrs. Shidemantle is a huge asset to our music program here at GCCA.
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  • Mrs. Jodi Sloan

    Physical Education and Custodian
    From the fundamentals of basketball to the techniques of Frisbee golf, Mrs. Sloan keeps one thing before her students, play hard!
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  • Mrs. Jane Gregg

    Strings Instructor
    Mrs. Jane Gregg, violin instructor, has been teaching at GCCA since 1996.
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