Tyler Street Christian AcademyFaculty and Staff
Only the BEst
We Know How to Make Learning Fun For Kids
There is one overarching reason we are here: we love our students. It’s why we get out of bed in the morning and what carries us through the day. It’s why we connect with each of them personally and shape our methods to their needs. Because our students are worthwhile and serving them through education is our dream.
“How was your day at school?” Our students answer with more than mumbles. But then it’s hard not to have something to say after a day filled with inspiration and new connections. We meet students in a loving environment and help them discover the truth behind the world they live in and the truth of who they are becoming. We love seeing students’ “ah ha” moments. As it turns out, those moments are hard to forget by dinner time.
Our Administration plays a big part in making sure TSCA runs smoothly for teachers to be able to do what they do best.
Dr. Ladona Clayton
“I enjoy educating, equipping, and entrusting future generations.”
Kelly Betts, M.Ed.
“Challenging not only the hearts but the minds also.”
Director of Admissions
“Dedicated to helping parents make the best decision for their child’s’ education.”
Director of Development
“I delight in bringing people into the merging of the sacred and secular.”
“The coach can make your practice, the crowd can cheer you on, but only the desire for success can make you a champion.”
Don Treadwell, M.Div.
“I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ lives in me.” Galatians 2:20
“Here to serve you in any way I can!”
OUR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS
Our Elementary Teachers are the heroes for the little ones!
They are experts at what they do.
Librarian/Elementary Art/Spanish Teacher
“It is my job to make learning fun and engaging, to open minds, and to touch hearts.”
“I believe that all children have the ability to learn. My goal is to discover how to teach them to succeed.”
2nd Grade Teacher
“The future of the world is in my classroom today. ~ Ivan Welton Fitzwater”
3rd Grade Teacher
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you whereever you go.” Joshua 1:9
Jennifer Garcia, ThM
4th Grade Teacher
“Education is the kindling of a Flame not the filling of a vessel.” ~Socrates
OUR SECONDARY TEACHERS
Our Secondary Teachers are the heroes for the big ones!
They are experts at what they do.
Science Teacher/Girls Athletic Director
“There’s only one way to be successful at anything, and that is to give it everything you got. I do and I ask the same of the students and athletes.”
“I hope to encourage your students to grow spiritually and academically.”
Tim Hirsbrunner, M.Div.
Bible and English Teacher
“Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.”
Rev. Mario Hernandez, M.Div.
Bible and History Teacher
“For God so loved the world that He gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16
History and Math Teacher
“My role as an educator is to support student learning by encouraging and empowering them to realize their potential; I help create lifelong learners!”
“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philipians 4:13
“It is such a blessing to be able to teach about the Lord through music!”
Joseph Guzman, M.A.
Technology Teacher and Webmaster
“My goal for all of my scholars is not only knowledge of the uses and applications of technology, but also the power and responsibility that comes with the use of technology, through the lens of our Christian biblical worldview.”
Tyler Street 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 program, and athletic and other school-administered programs. (Galatians 3:28)