Duty makes us do things well. But love makes us do them beautifully.
At the heart of Covenant Christian Academy is an accomplished and diverse faculty whose members comprise one of the top academic institutions in the Lehigh Valley.
Each faculty member brings unique experience, academic specialty, published contributions to a field of study, and a dedication to classroom education, offering students a rigorous challenge each and every day.
Mr. Philip Miller, A.S., B.Mus.
Associate in Science, United Wesleyan College, formerly in Allentown, PA
Bachelor of Music, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA
With CCA since 2003
Principal since 2004
Mrs. Donna Parry, B.S.
Eastern Nazarene College, Boston MA
Began teaching in 1972
With CCA since 1991
Mrs. Damaris Oberman, B.S.
First Grade Teacher
BS in Christian Elementary Education, United Wesleyan College
Began teaching in 1985
Has experience teaching Toddler, Pre-K, and K-4
Began teaching at CCA in 2015
Mrs. Michelle Ruiz, B.S.
Second Grade Teacher
Taught from 1990 – 1997
Substitute Taught from 2004 – 2008,
2009 – 2012
Part–Time Second Grade Teacher at CCA: 2008 – 2009
Began as Full–Time Second Grade Teacher at CCA in 2012
ACSI Certified since 1990
Mrs. Marcie Ritter, B.A.
Third and Fourth Grade Teacher
Siena Heights College, Adrian MI
With CCA since 1999
Continuing education: Cedar Crest College
Mrs. Helen Edwards, B.Th.
Middle School Bible, Math, History
Sign Language Teacher for All Grades
Global Bible Institute
Former Principal of CCA - 6 years
Also served CCA as Librarian, Fourth Grade Teacher, Secretary
Involved in Christian Education since 1974
Mrs. Penny Miller, B.S.
Middle School Science,
7th & 8th Grade Math
Elementary Education, Kutztown University
Taught at CCA from 1997 – 2001
Middle School Math and Science (1997 – 1999)
7th Grade (1999 – 2001)
Returned to teach Physical Education in 2012 Entered Middle School teaching in 2016
Mrs. Donna Hinkle, B.S.
Music Teacher/Piano Instructor
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Post Graduate Work: East Stroudsburg
University, East Stroudsburg, PA
Taught 1st grade in Whitehall School
District 1971 - 1978
With CCA since 1997
Ms. Joanna Jones, B.A.
Librarian, Remedial Teacher, Substitute Teacher
Cedar Crest College, Allentown, PA
Post Grad Studies, Moravian College,
Began at CCA in 2019
Mrs. Judith Nester, B.S.
Remedial Teacher, Substitute Teacher, Fifth Grade Bible
Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.
Began teaching in 1969
Taught 2nd Grade at CCA from 1992 - 2012
Pastor Troy Craft
Began at CCA in 2019
Mrs. Connie Longenberger
Day Care Teacher in 1970's
Taught 1st Grade, 3rd -4th Grade
at CCA 1983 - 1999
'Taught 4th Grade at Bethlehem
Christian School 1999 - 2016
Volunteer/Teacher's Aide at CCA
Mr. Roger Rehm
40 Years Experience in Information
Technology with Bethlehem Steel
and Johnson & Johnson
Discipleship Director at CrossPoint
Gym Teacher at CCA since 2014
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