Jessica Libasci

Kindergarten Teacher

jessica.libasci@trimont-academy.org

"I work at TCA because I LOVE JESUS! I love children. I love teaching children about Jesus."


Schooling/Degree: AAS in School Age Education, ECE Certificate, NCECC, NCECAC

Years with TCA: 16 (2 as Kdg teacher)

Favorite Bible Story: The Parable of the Sower

Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 6:26

Favorite Place to Eat: El Charro

Favorite Place to Shop: Walmart, Michaels

Favorite Food: Hummus, Feta, and Cucumber wraps

Favorite Snack/Candy: Milk Chocolate (Hershey)

Hobbies: Gardening, Crafting, Being a mommy to a foster child

Ashley Burnett

1st/2nd Grade Teacher

ashley.burnett@trimont-academy.org

"I felt the Lord called me here after homeschooling my 4 children for five years. I work here because I believe in Christian Education and I love teaching children."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors

Years with TCA: 3

Favorite Bible Story: Jesus Healed the Sick, Jesus & the Children

Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:4-5, Ephesians 4:2, Philippians 4:6

Favorite Place to Eat: Thai, Red Lobster, Fat Buddies

Favorite Place to Shop: H&M, Old Navy, Target

Favorite Food: Seafood, Black Beans & Rice, Homemade Bread

Favorite Snack/Candy: Snickers, Cereal, Lindor Chocolate

Hobbies: Running & Work Out, Kickboxing, Reading, Watching movies, Baking

Sandra Magee

3rd Grade Teacher

sandra.magee@trimont-academy.org

"Christian education offers a foundation built on the Bible and a relationship with Jesus Christ. TCA offers this, thus giving students a solid foundation to prepare them for life."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Education

Years with TCA: 6 (5 from 2002-2007)

Favorite Bible Story: Paul and Silas

Favorite Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

Favorite Place to Eat: Gondolas

Favorite Place to Shop: Small specialty shops

Favorite Food: Italian

Favorite Snack/Candy: Caramel M&Ms

Hobbies: Crocheting, Reading, Spending time with grandchildren

Kirstin Dodge

4th Grade Teacher

kirstin.dodge@trimont-academy.org

"My daughter started here when she was two-years-old. When a position opened up in 4th grade, I applied. I have a deep love for the school and the children."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Biology

Years with TCA: 6

Favorite Bible Story: The story of Ruth and Naomi

Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 6:34

Favorite Place to Eat: The Boiler Room

Favorite Place to Shop: Kohls

Favorite Food to Eat: Seafood, Pizza

Favorite Snack/Candy: Grapes, Nerds

Hobbies: Reading, Exercising, Swimming

Jodie Rodewald

5th Grade Teacher

jodie.rodewald@trimont-academy.org

"I love teaching at TCA because I get to teach the Bible and Creation throughout my curriculum. I can pray with the students and help them on a level that I couldn't in a public school."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Education, Masters in Counseling

Years with TCA: 3

Favorite Bible Story: The story of Joseph and his brothers

Favorite Bible Verse: Psalm 29:11

Favorite Place to Eat: Sakura

Favorite Place to Shop: Target

Favorite Food: Sushi

Favorite Snack/Candy: Dark Chocolate

Hobbies: Reading, Hiking

Edana Deas

6th/7th/8th Grade Math/History Teacher

edana.deas@trimont-academy.org

"I love TCA because it's a family-oriented environment, Bible-based curriculum, character development emphasis, small class size, and missions emphasis. The school is made up of excellent Christian families that lend to positive friendships/influence of students."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Education

Years with TCA: 3

Favorite Bible Story: Joseph - A story of Perseverance and Redemption

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

Favorite Place to Eat: Texas Roadhouse, Las Barracas

Favorite Place to Shop: Belks, Goodwill

Favorite Food: Cookies

Favorite Snack/Candy: KIND Bars, Twix

Hobbies: Ebay/Thrifting, Sewing, Reading, Painting

Mary Jackson

6th/7th/8th Reading/Science Teacher

mary.jackson@trimont-academy.org

"I enjoy the smaller class sizes and being able to form closer relationships with the students. I also love being able to teach the curriculum through a Christian perspective."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Criminal Justice/History, NC Teachers Certification

Years with TCA: 9

Favorite Bible Story: Jonah

Favorite Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6

Favorite Place to Eat: Indian

Favorite Place to Shop: Target, Amazon

Favorite Food: Carrots

Favorite Snack/Candy: Circus peanuts

Hobbies: Sewing, Reading, Painting, Gardening

Joanna Parker

6th/7th/8th English/Study Hall/Yearbook Teacher

joanna.parker@trimont-academy.org

"I work at TCA because I believe in Christian Education. I also get to teach where my children attend school."


Schooling/Degree: Masters in Elementary Education (K-6)

Years with TCA: First

Favorite Bible Story: The Christmas Story

Favorite Bible Verse: Deuteronomy 31:6

Favorite Place to Eat: Cafe' REL

Favorite Place to Shop: Cosco

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Snack/Candy: Dark Chocolate

Hobbies: Reading, Hiking, Traveling

Evan Jensen

6th/7th/8th Bible Teacher

evan.jensen@trimont-academy.org

"I work at TCA because I want middle school students to develop a love for God and His Word."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Youth Ministry

Years with TCA: 3 months

Favorite Bible Story: Abraham's Sacrifice of Issac

Favorite Bible Verse: Isaiah 6:1-8

Favorite Place to Eat: Chick-fil-a

Favorite Place to Shop: No Clue

Favorite Food: BBQ Chicken Quesadilla made by my wife - YUM!

Favorite Snack/Candy: Twix, Kit-Kat

Hobbies: Anything frisbee or volleyball related  

Rebekah Lisk

PE Teacher/Computers/After Care Coordinator

rebekah.lisk@trimont-academy.org

"I work at TCA because I can share the love of Jesus with students and help them understand the importance of staying active."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Religion, Masters Div. (Duke)

Years with TCA: First

Favorite Bible Story: Mary telling Elizabeth she is pregnant with Jesus

Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Timothy 4:12

Favorite Place to Eat: The Cowfish (Charlotte)

Favorite Place to Shop: Amazon

Favorite Food: Potatoes (anyway), Fried Okra

Favorite Snack/Candy: Oreos with peanut butter, Skittles

Hobbies: Crochet, Reading, Crossfit, Walks with my husband/dog,

    Playing with my nephews and niece, Drinking coffee

Nichole Bradford

Art Teacher

nichole.bradford@trimont-academy.org

"I work at TCA because of the family-like environment that promotes Christian values."


Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Art

Years at TCA: First

Favorite Bible Story: Story of Esther, Jesus & the Children

Favorite Bible Verse: Ephesians 3:16-19

Favorite Place to Eat: Mela's

Favorite Place to Shop: Hobby Lobby

Favorite Food: Indian, Asian

Favorite Snack/Candy: Salty Snacks, Chocolate, Caramel

Hobbies: Pottery, Sewing, Crafts