Our Staff

We are committed to our Lord Jesus Christ, to the mission of the school, and to the children at LCA.


Christie Spurlock

Christie Spurlock

Administrative Assistant

A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Christie Spurlock graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She has

Gandalf Farnam

Gandalf Farnam

IT Director

Mr. Farnam came to Bloomington in 2004 to attend Indiana University but got more out of it than just a

James Spiegel

James Spiegel

Head of School

Jim earned a BA in Biology at Belhaven University, an MA in Philosophy at University of Southern Mississippi, and a

Joshua Henson

Joshua Henson

Athletic Director

Josh Henson has been Athletic Director at Lighthouse Christian Academy since 2019. Mr. Henson got his start in education as

Lisa Sellers

Lisa Sellers

Bookkeeper

Lisa earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Indiana University and has been at Lighthouse Christian Academy since

Sandy Scherschel

Sandy Scherschel

Principal

Mrs. Scherschel earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Purdue University and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from

Sina Gilbert

Sina Gilbert

Administrative Assistant

Sina has been working at Lighthouse Christian Academy since 2017. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Quentin, and

Timothy Day

Timothy Day

Assistant Principal

Tim earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Science Education from Indiana State University, a Masters in Education from

Support Staff


Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller

Teacher's Aide

Ashley Miller graduated from Lighthouse Christian Academy in 2004. She went on to complete a…

Bethany Stevens

Bethany Stevens

Teacher's Aide

Bethany is a Teacher’s Aide at Lighthouse Christian Academy. She studied Biblical Literature at Free…

Janette Kinser

Janette Kinser

General Support

Janette Kinser has worked at Lighthouse Christian Academy since 2016. Her job responsibilities have included…

Jesika Harden

Jesika Harden

Aftercare Assistant

Jesika is a 2018 graduate of Lighthouse Christian Academy. She recently graduated from Western Governor’s…

Lisa Alcorn

Lisa Alcorn

Teacher's Aide

Lisa is a Teacher’s Aide at Lighthouse Christian Academy. She received an Associate’s degree in…

Teresa Billingsley

Teresa Billingsley

Aftercare Assistant

Teresa Billingsley, or Mrs. B as the kids know her, has been the aftercare assistant…

Our Teachers


Alicia Moore

Alicia Moore

Music

Alicia, a native of Southern Indiana, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education…

Anna Cass

Anna Cass

Math

Anna is a life-long world traveler who aims to help her students broaden their horizons…

Cecelia Stettenbenz

Cecelia Stettenbenz

Kindergarten

Cecelia has taught at Lighthouse Christian Academy since the Spring of 1997. Throughout the years,…

Chere Mosley

Chere Mosley

Middle School and High School Science

Chere earned her Bachelor of Science at Marietta College and her PhD at Indiana University.…

Cheryl Rousey

Cheryl Rousey

Middle School and High School Science

A native of South-Central Indiana, Mrs. Rousey earned her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education,…

Elizabeth Oliveira

Elizabeth Oliveira

5th Grade Teacher

Elizabeth received her BS in Elementary Education from a Bible college in Northwest Indiana. This…

Eric Stockdell

Eric Stockdell

Spanish

As a member of the LCA faculty, Eric Stockdell has most recently been teaching Spanish…

Esther Chen

Esther Chen

Foreign Language

Esther came to the U.S. from Taiwan after graduating from college and after living for…

Hannah Brock

Hannah Brock

First Grade

Hannah graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and…

Jama Dale

Jama Dale

Second Grade

Mrs. Dale earned her BS in Elementary Education from Indiana University and has been teaching since 1995. Teaching…

Jamie Hembree

Jamie Hembree

Reading Specialist

Jamie grew up in Lafayette and earned a Bachelors in Elementary Education from Purdue University.…

Joshua de Jong

Joshua de Jong

Bible and Language Arts

Joshua de Jong was born and raised in Bloomington, Indiana. He has been to many…

Justin Truell

Justin Truell

Music

Justin grew up in Vermont and holds a Bachelor of Music degree in violin performance…

Katie Kauffman

Katie Kauffman

Health and Physical Education

Katie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bluffton University. She later earned a…

Kevin Jackson

Kevin Jackson

High School English

Eclectic is a good word to describe Mr. Jackson. Born in Wisconsin, raised in West…

Leah Brown

Leah Brown

Pre-Kindergarten

Leah earned an Associate’s Degree in Administration from Vincennes University. She has enjoyed being a…

Maria Thomas

Maria Thomas

Middle School Latin, Language Arts, and Social Studies

Maria has been teaching at LCA since 2008. She earned her BS in Biology as…

Martha Lenthe

Martha Lenthe

Math

Originally from the Philadelphia area, Martha Lenthe graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in…

Nate Crum

Nate Crum

Middle School and High School Bible and Art

Nate is a Middle School/High School Bible and Art teacher who has been teaching at…

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Third Grade

Mrs. Jones has been teaching at Lighthouse Christian Academy since 2015. Prior to coming to…

Shelly Connell

Shelly Connell

High School Math and Science

Shelly grew up in Wyoming and earned a BS in electrical engineering from the University…

Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith

Social Studies

Steve was born and raised in Bedford, Indiana and has lived in Bloomington since 1985. …

Vicky Mobley

Vicky Mobley

Fourth Grade

Vicky earned her BS in Elementary Education from University of Southern Mississippi. She believes that…