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Administration
Mrs. Jennifer Chase

Mrs. Jennifer Chase

School Administrator
  • MS Non-Profit Administration & Social Work, University of Kansas

  • BS Social Work, Kansas State University

 

Mrs. Chase has served as the RCCA School Administrator since 2018.  She brings nearly 30 years of Christian ministry and educational leadership experience, and carries a contagious enthusiasm and authentic passion for Christian worldview education. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Kansas State University and a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Administration and Social Work from the University of Kansas.  

 

Prior to coming to RCCA, Mrs. Chase served as the Director of the Braided Cord Cooperative, which provides educational opportunities and community for homeschool families in the Greater Binghamton, NY region, and she taught as an adjunct professor at Davis College in Johnson City, NY. Mrs. Chase also served on the Board of Trustees at Davis College. She previously worked as a professional counselor for the Christian Counseling Center in Johnson City, NY and served as the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Crisis Center in Wichita, KS. Mrs. Chase has traveled nationally to speak at Christian education conventions, women’s conferences, marriage retreats, Christian colleges and churches. 

 

Mrs. Chase and her husband, David, have been married for 29 years. They are active members of Gracepoint Church in Vestal, NY.  

 

Mrs. Chase's favorite things are God's Word, laughter, a really good book, Kansas sunsets, basketball, and leading others in encouragement to find their passions and gifts from God. She loves investing in children and teens' lives - for eternity!

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Mrs. Tammy Buck

Executive Assistant to Administrator
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Ms. Barbie Smith

School Secretary
Varsity Girls' Soccer Coach
Faculty & Staff
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Mrs. Melissa Brink

2nd Grade Teacher

BS Elementary Education & Bible, 

Clarks Summit University

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Mr. & Mrs. Crane

Business & Life Skills

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Mrs. LuAnne Ferrill

7th-12th History; Debate; Speech 

BS Social Studies & Secondary Education, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

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Mr. Brian Howell

Jr/Sr High PE, Athletic Director

AA, Physical Education & Business Law,

Palm Beach State College

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Mrs. Kristie Kreis

K-12th Art Teacher

                      B.S. in Physical Therapy

    B.A.in Psychology from the University of Buffalo

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Pastor Mitch Massey

Yearbook Advisor

Master of Intercultural Studies

Alliance Theological Seminary

BA Political Science, University of Hawaii

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Mrs. Leslie Meyers

9th-12th Math Teacher;
School Guidance Counselor;
Class of 2024 Advisor

         MS Education / Curriculum Development,

                             SUNY Cortland

       MA Counseling, Clarks Summit University

           BS Education / Math, SUNY Cortland

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Mrs. Emily Rice

Preschool Teacher's Aide

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Mrs. Sandra Rising

Kindergarten

          BS in Elementary Education & Bible,

                  Clarks Summit University

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Mrs. Jill Smith

4th Grade Teacher

     MS Elementary Education; BS Music Education

                   Pensacola Christian College

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Mrs. Jen Cheney

Preschool Teacher's Aide

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Mr. Mike Demetros

5th- 12th Grade Substitute

M.Ed, Special Education,

University of New Mexico; B.S. Physical Education, Ithaca College

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Mrs. Frances Green

Aftercare Assistant

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Mrs. Lorraine Jenkins

Lunchroom Supervisor

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Miss Ashley Lane

PreK 4 Teacher
Lead Preschool Teacher

                Bachelors of Religious Education,

         Concentration in Counseling, Davis College      

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Miss Denise Maassen

Middle School Math; Spanish I-IV

                  MS Education Administration,

                         Bob Jones University

            BA German, Bob Jones University

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Mr. Jerry Platz

7th-12th Bible,
7th-12th Computer Applications, Physics

              B.S Life Sciences & Biochemistry

           Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    M.Div, Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary

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Mrs. Dominica Rising

PreK 3 Teacher

B.S. Liberty University

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Miss Teri Sanders

Lunchroom Coordinator

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Pastor Matt Smith

Facilities Manager

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Mrs. Lisabeth Colton

6th Grade Teacher

       M.Ed. Curriculum Design and Mathematics,

                        Concordia University

          BS Early Secondary Math Education,

     Faith Baptist Bible College, SUNY Cortland

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Mrs. Stacy Ernst

3rd Grade Teacher

BS, Elementary Education and Theater,

Elmira College

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Mrs. Melanie Hovancik

1st Grade Teacher

BS Elementary Education, SUNY Cortland

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Mrs. Joan Knickerbocker

Librarian

BA SUNY Potsdam  - English
Old Dominion Univ.  - Special Education.
MS SUNY Cortland -  Literacy
School Building Leadership & School District Leadership  - SUNY Cortland

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Mrs. Christine Lane

7th-12th English; Creative Writing; Student Council Advisor

​BA English & Elementary Education,

Houghton College

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Mrs. Jill MacFadden

5th Grade Teacher

M.Ed., Elementary Education,

Grand Canyon University

B.R.E, Church Ministry, Missions and TESOL, Davis College

A.A., Church Ministry & Bible,

Columbia International University

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Mrs. Kathy Platz

7th-12th Grade Science

     MS Occupational Therapy, Boston University

          BA Chemistry/Science, Gordon College

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Miss Jacey Rising

Aftercare Coordinator

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Mrs. Ginny Shea

Elementary PE Teacher
JV Girls' Basketball Coach  

B.S. Early Childhood Education

& Elementary Education,

Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama​

Lunchroom Volunteers

Mrs. Becky DePriest

Mrs. Sandy Griffis

Dr. Alyssa Leonard

Mr. Gregg Lissner

Jackie Sanders

Terri Sanders

Mr. Tom Slawta

Mrs. Brita Terry

Mrs. Sherry Hessler

Mrs. Michaela Wyse

 Substitute Teachers

Mrs. Melanie Davidson

Mrs. Becky Depriest

Mr. Mike Demetros

Mrs. Sandy Griffis 

Dr. Alyssa Leonard

Pastor Mitch Massey

Mr. Tom  Slawta

Pastor Tim Swan

Other School Volunteers

Mr. Randy Hessler- Building Maintenace

Mr. Larry Griffis- Athletic Bus Driver

Mrs. Alyssa Leonard- PTO Director

Mr. Joe Leonard- Lawn Maintenance

 

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