Jessica Libasci

Kindergarten Teacher

"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: 17 (3 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

"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: 4

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

Kirstin Dodge

4th Grade Teacher

"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: 7

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

Sandra Magee

5th Grade Teacher

"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: 7 (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

Jodie Rodewald

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

"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: 4

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

Mary Jackson

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

"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 at TCA: 10

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 Bible/English/Study Hall Teacher

"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: 2

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

Rebekah Lisk

PE Teacher/Computers/After Care Coordinator

"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: 2

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

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

Schooling/Degree: Bachelors in Art

Years at TCA: 2

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

Tami Zuiderveen

Spanish Teacher



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