Harvest Christian Academy’s administration finds great joy in fulfilling their calling in Christian Education with the families and students of HCA.  This team gathers regularly to pray and discuss the day to day business of the academy.


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Principal Grades 5-12

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M.S. Concordia University
Director of Early Education

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M.A. Northern Illinois University
Director of Student Services & Guidance
B.S. Taylor University
Director of Admissions
B.S. Baylor University

Val Richter

US Science

Tracy Boldog

Grade 2 Teacher

Susan Kennedy

MS Teacher

Steven Kurcz

US Teacher

Steven Bland

Food Services Manager

Stephanie Fast

US Spanish

Shauna Thompson

PS Extended Care

Sarah McCormick

PS Teacher

Samantha Kownacki

Grade 3 Teacher

Sam Reilly

PS Assistant/Stotz

Sally Huston

PS Teacher

Rob Stotz

US Art teacher

Rebecca Meeker


Rachel Wille

Grade 1 Teacher

Ofelia Dagamac

Learning lab

Nora Duran

Athletic Admin

Nolan Brammer

MS Teacher

Nisha Philip

Grade 5 Teacher

Nate Johnson

MS History

Nancy Lewis

Accounting/Tuition questions

Monse Herrera

LS Spanish

Millie Martinez

MS Spanish

Michelle Strissel


Matt Ellett

Athletic Director

Lisa Langfeld

PS Assistant/Soto

Lisa Crowe

Admin- Talbott

Leslie Wilder

LS Search & Teach

Kyle Trosien

US Teacher

Kristy Weidman

Director of Admissions

Krista Peterson

US Math Teacher

Kim Kuk

PS Assistant w/ McCormick

Kim Floyd

LS PE Teacher

Keriann Shomon

MS/US Teacher

Kayla Lazzara

Grade 2 Teacher

Karly Schneiderwind

Grade 3 Teacher

Joy Martin


Joel Aurand

MS Bible

Joanna Newby

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Jesse Crognale

MS/HS Bible

Jennifer Serrato

Art Teacher

Jennifer Melugin

Band Teacher

Jennifer Hawkins

MS/US Teacher

Jennifer Gray

Grade 4 Teacher

Jen Stotz

PS Teacher

Holly Herrick

PreK Teacher

Heather Pfister

Grade 1 Teacher

Hannah Nelson

MS Teacher

Ginger Oostdyk

Grade 5 Teacher

Emily Davis

Grade 4 Teacher

Diana Dobrescu

PS Assistant

Daniela Condrea

PS Assistant

Claudia Chrobak

PS Teacher

Cindy Gafrick

KG Teacher

Christian Constante

US Bible Teacher

Bethany Smith

US English Teacher

Bethany Nestrick

PS Extended Care

Amy Nichols

HS English

Amy McLoughlin

MS/US Math Teacher

Amy Kananen

MS/US History Teacher


Harvest Christian Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

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